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2005-09-25 22:12:30

By Tomasz Janowski WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's center-right parties crushed the ruling left in parliamentary elections, exit polls and early results showed on Monday, but faced tough coalition talks on splits over how far to go in embracing the free market. Exit polls put the Law and Justice conservatives on 28 percent and their pro-business Civic Platform allies on 25-26 percent, the biggest triumph for the heirs of the Solidarity movement which helped trigger the fall of communism...

2005-09-25 16:33:52

By Pawel Sobczak WARSAW (Reuters) - Center-right parties rooted in Poland's pro-democracy Solidarity movement crushed the ruling left in an election on Sunday, winning a clear mandate for reforms in the new European Union member, exit polls showed. Two polls gave the conservative Law and Justice party, led by twins Lech and Jaroslaw Kaczynski, 28 percent of the vote and its pro-business allies, the Civic Platform, 24-26 percent. The two parties look poised to control at least 303...

2005-09-25 13:59:34

By Pawel Sobczak WARSAW (Reuters) - Center-right parties rooted in Poland's pro-democracy Solidarity movement crushed the ruling left in an election on Sunday, winning a broad mandate for reforms in the new European Union member, exit polls showed. The polls issued after voting stations closed at 1800 GMT gave the conservative Law and Justice party, led by twins Lech and Jaroslaw Kaczynski, 28 percent of the vote and their pro-business allies, the Civic Platform 24-26 percent. The...

2005-09-25 03:32:48

By Tomasz Janowski WARSAW (Reuters) - Poles began voting on Sunday in elections expected to push the European Union's biggest new member to the political right and set the pace of economic reform stalled under the ruling left. In the 16 years since the fall of communism, no Polish government has won re-election and opinion polls have showed the parliamentary elections -- the first since Poland joined the EU -- look like being no exception. "I came here certain of voting for the...

2005-09-25 03:16:17

By Tomasz Janowski WARSAW (Reuters) - Poles vote on Sunday in an election expected to push the European Union's biggest new member to the right and set the pace of economic reform stalled under the ruling left. In 16 years since the fall of communism no Polish government has ever won re-election and the first vote since the EU entry is no exception. Opinion polls show voters will punish the ex-communists for their four years in power marred by corruption scandals and high...

2005-09-24 09:08:43

By Tomasz Janowski WARSAW (Reuters) - Poles vote on Sunday in a parliamentary election expected to move the European Union's biggest newcomer to the right and set the pace of economic reform. Opinion polls show voters will punish the left for its four-year rule marred by corruption scandals and high unemployment and back two center-right parties rooted in the anti-communist Solidarity movement. The surveys point to a joint landslide for the Civic Platform and Law and Justice with...

2005-09-09 07:32:38

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Giants running back Tiki Barber has signed a two-year extension to his contract that will keep him with the team through the 2008 season, the Giants said. Barber also will receive a raise for the remaining two years of his current contract, according to New York newspapers. "I wanted to make sure I was a Giant for life," the 30-year-old Barber told reporters. Barber will earn about $6 million this season, a $2 million increase, The New York Times...

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2005-06-14 06:45:00

WARSAW, Poland -- The identical twins entered the spotlight as child actors playing a pair of rascals. Now, the Kaczynski brothers are promising to solve Poland's problems with a return to clean government and traditional morality. Not much distinguishes this power pair, whose similarity extends from their cherubic faces and silver hair to a back-to-basics message that has helped put them in position to vie for Poland's two top jobs. Warsaw Mayor Lech Kaczynski is leading in the polls for...