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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.