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2008-10-01 12:00:16

Text of report in English by Polish national independent news agency PAP Warsaw, 1 October: Mission-oriented public media for whom profits are at best a side aim and not a main issue are a "major value", president Lech Kaczynski said Wednesday [1 October] on Polish TV's news channel TVP Info commenting government plans to introduce a new media law.

2008-07-30 09:01:27

Text of report in English by Polish national independent news agency PAP Konstantynow Lodzki, 30 July: Polish hospitals will face "wild privatisation" unless healthcare reform legislation prepared by ruling Civic Platform has been adopted, Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk said.

2008-07-27 12:00:30

Text of report in English by Polish national independent news agency PAP Warsaw, 27 July: The Sejm on Friday upheld the presidential veto to an amendment to the media law, drafted by the ruling Civic Platform PO.

2006-04-27 01:01:04

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's ruling conservatives expect to sign a deal to form a majority coalition with two fringe parties on Thursday, with talks still ongoing with a third group, a party leader said late on Wednesday.

2006-02-13 13:53:01

By Natalia Reiter and Pawel Sobczak WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish President Lech Kaczynski looked set on Monday to call an early election despite clashing over the decision with his powerful twin brother Jaroslaw, a political ally who leads the ruling conservatives.

2005-10-23 20:04:51

By Pawel Sobczak WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's conservatives face a formidable task of forming the next government after crowning their march to power with a victory by their leader Lech Kaczynski in Sunday's presidential run-off.

2005-10-23 17:16:15

By Pawel Sobczak WARSAW (Reuters) - Conservative Lech Kaczynski won Poland's presidential run-off on Sunday on a platform combining traditionalist Catholic values with promises to curb corruption and shore up the welfare state.

2005-10-23 15:29:08

By Pawel Soczak WARSAW (Reuters) - Conservative Lech Kaczynski won Sunday's Polish presidential run-off on a Catholic platform that promised to weed out corruption and shore up welfare in the European Union's biggest new member.

2005-10-19 10:38:13

By Pawel Sobczak and Natalia Reiter WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's new parliament failed to choose its speaker on Wednesday, exposing a rise in tensions between would-be center-right government partners ahead of Sunday's presidential election.

2005-10-09 18:04:34

By Pawel Kozlowski WARSAW (Reuters) - Poles picked two center-right candidates with roots in the Solidarity movement for a run-off presidential ballot on October 23, which may be decided by leftist voters suspicious of both contenders.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.