Tag: Poland
World 18.08.20 | 09:39

V4: EU member states call for common position on Belarus

Members of the European Council are to hold a video conference to discuss the elections in Belarus. Last week, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called on EU leaders, stressing the need for joint action and stating that “we must show solidarity and support Belarusians in their pursuit of freedom.”...

World 27.07.20 | 11:11

V4: Polish justice minister urges withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

Polish Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro urges Poland to withdraw from the Council of Europe’s Istanbul Convention, because he believes the treaty aimed at preventing violence against women supports gender ideology on the pretext of protecting women, the V4 news agency reported citing Polish media outlets. Ziobro...

World 21.07.20 | 17:50

Poland and Hungary protected their interests in EU budget negotiations, Orban and Morawiecki say

At the European Union summit on the bloc’s 2021-2027 budget and its pandemic recovery package, Hungary and Poland have succeeded in ensuring substantial funds and in protecting their national pride, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said. Counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki at the Polish embassy in...

World 14.07.20 | 10:22

V4: Viktor Orban calls Andrzej Duda’s victory “critically important”

In his congratulatory letter he wrote to the re-elected Polish president, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban called the victory of Andrzej Duda “critically important” to strengthening Central Europe, the prime minister’s press chief informed the Hungarian public news agency MTI. Through...

World 13.07.20 | 11:29

V4: Andrzej Duda wins presidential elections in Poland

After counting almost all votes, the election committee announced that incumbent President Andrzej Duda has won the presidential elections in Poland, the V4 news agency reported. With 99.97 per cent of the votes counted, the election committee announced on Monday morning that Andrzej Duda, the candidate...

World 21.05.20 | 17:21

V4: Polish presidential elections possible in late June

Although Poland’s presidential race had to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, it now seems that the elections can go ahead in the foreseeable future. Given the current situation, the vote is scheduled for the end of June, within the current presidential cycle, the V4 news agency reported. Polish...

World 07.05.20 | 11:52

V4: Poland delays its presidential election because of the coronavirus

Poland’s ruling party PiS said late Wednesday that it plans to delay the country’s presidential election scheduled for Sunday. In a statement, party leader Jarosław Kaczyński said that because of an “anticipated decision by the Supreme Court to invalidate the election the Speaker...

World 06.05.20 | 19:24

V4: Poland opposition’s move raises constitutional concerns

The opposition-majority Senate on Tuesday night rejected a government proposal to hold the presidential elections on May 10 by mail vote due to the coronavirus pandemic. The opposition would postpone the election, so Lower House Speaker Elzbieta Witek is turning to the Constitutional Court, the V4 news...

World 28.04.20 | 18:02

Former EU head Tusk appeals for boycott of Poland’s election

Former European Council president Donald Tusk appealed Tuesday for a boycott of the upcoming presidential election in his native Poland, saying the postal vote the government has proposed carries health risks amid the coronavirus pandemic and would not meet democratic standards for free, equal and transparent...

World 04.03.20 | 13:26

Poland announces first confirmed new coronavirus case

Poland announced its first confirmed case of the new coronavirus on Wednesday, highlighting the disease’s spread around the world despite health officials’ efforts to contain it. Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski said on Wednesday that the patient is feeling well and is being treated in a hospital...

Macedonia 05.02.20 | 17:36

Macedonian flag mistaken in Poland

During the official visit of President Stevo Pendarovski to Poland, at a joint press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda, the state flags of the two countries were displayed behind the presidents, but the Macedonian flag was modified, writes “Plusinfo”. Pendarovski’s Office...

Macedonia 17.10.19 | 11:15

Zaev says Poland and Hungary have problem with rule of law, internal problems

In his address in Vienna, talking about the European perspective in the region and why Macedonia should get a date for negotiations, Prime Minister Zaev emphasized that EU member states have similar problems as ours. According to Zaev, Poland and Hungary have problems with the rule of law and internal...

World 14.10.19 | 10:37

Ruling right wing party wins big in Polish elections

The Polish right wing PiS party won the general elections with 45 percent of the vote, far ahead of its nearest rival – the centrist – conservative Civic Coalition with 22.3 percent. With this result, PiS can expect a majority in the Seym of 239 seats out of 460, reprising its previous result. The...

Sport 13.10.19 | 22:59

Poland scores twice late in the game to beat Macedonia

Macedonia was close to securing a draw against Poland in Warsaw, but two late goals from reserve players broke our bunker. Macedonia was reduced to playing defense for most of the match, and was successful at it. But a messy charge toward our goal in the 74th minute allowed Frankowski to score literally...

Macedonia 04.09.19 | 16:35

Macedonian national killed in a collision in Poland

A thirty-five-year-old Macedonian died yesterday in a car crash around 16h near Piotrkow, Poland. The crash resulted in a collision of two trucks, with the Macedonian driver stuck in the truck’s cab. Emergency crews arrived immediately at the scene of the accident but failed to rescue him. According...

Macedonia 09.06.19 | 15:48

Unruly Polish football fans fined 150 EUR each

The large group of 223 Polish football fans who were detained on Friday evening, after a series of incidents and brawls between them, were fined 150 EUR each. Macedonia was playing Poland in a European championship qualifier (0:1) and throughout Skopje the visiting fans were involved in dozens of incidents....

Sport 07.06.19 | 23:11

Poland beats Macedonia 1:0 in Skopje

Poland beat Macedonia in the 2020 European football championship qualifier that ended a little while ago in Skopje. The score was 0:1. Krzystof Piatek scored the only goal of the game in the 47th minute, after a corner that was badly judged by Macedonain goalkeeper Dimitrievski. Goran Pandev and Enis...

Macedonia 07.06.19 | 21:56

Police arrests 200 Polish football fans after a massive pre-game fight

Macedonian police arrested some 200 Polish football fans who are in Skopje for the football match between the two countries. A fist fight broke out between Polish fans yesterday, in a downtown cafe, and today another fight was reported in the park in front of the Philip II stadium where the game takes...

Macedonia 06.06.19 | 22:53

Four Polish football fans detained after an incident in downtown Skopje

A fist-fight broke out today between two groups of Polish football fans. Macedonia plays Poland tomorrow, and visiting fans are rallying to Skopje. The incident happened in a cafe in downtown Skopje, on the main Macedonia Square. Four Poles have been detained. Pamje ekskluzive PAMJE EKSKLUZIVEPërleshje...

World 04.02.19 | 18:11

Polish bad meat sold to dozen EU countries

Poland finds itself at the heart of an escalating tainted meat scandal that has spread outside its borders to nearly half of EU countries. According to the most recent reports, a dozen European countries have imported beef from a Polish slaughterhouse that was accused of handling sick cows. European...

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