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Polish Ruling Party Distances Itself From Proposal To Exit Domestic Violence Treaty

Polish Ruling Party Distances Itself From Proposal To Exit Domestic Violence Treaty

Poland’s conservative ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) distanced itself on Sunday from a proposal by the justice minister to withdraw from a European treaty on violence against women, saying not all in the coalition were in favour. PiS and its coalition partners closely align themselves with the Catholic Church have previously criticised the Istanbul […]

Adamawa, Poland Govt To Partner In The Area Of Economic Development

Adamawa, Poland Govt To Partner In The Area Of Economic Development

The government of Poland have agreed to partner with Adamawa State government in the areas of agriculture, mining, technology transfer for the sole aim of economic development and legislative trainings for the state’s legislators. The member of the state House of Assembly, Hon Sunday Peter, who represented the Adamawa State Governor, Senator Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla […]

Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru, Poland, Ivory Coast Elected To UN Security Council

Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru, Poland, Ivory Coast Elected To UN Security Council

The 193-member United Nations General Assembly elected Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru and Poland to the U.N. Security Council on Friday for a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2018. The Netherlands was elected for a one-year term after reaching a deal with Italy last year to split a two-year term. Voting between the pair […]

Pope Francis Calls For Solidarity With Refugees During Speech In Kraków

Pope Francis Calls For Solidarity With Refugees During Speech In Kraków

Pope Francis has urged people to welcome refugees fleeing war and hunger in his first public words after arriving in Kraków, indicating that he would not duck the issue likely to be a significant cause of tension between him and the Polish government during the five-day papal visit. Speaking at the city’s Wawel cathedral two […]

NATO Summit: Obama Says Brexit Will Not Harm US-Europe Solidarity

NATO Summit: Obama Says Brexit Will Not Harm US-Europe Solidarity

Barack Obama has insisted that solidarity between the US and Europe will not be affected by Brexit, as leaders flew to Warsaw for a Nato summit that the US president said was the “most important moment” for the alliance since the end of the cold war. Speaking in the Polish capital after a meeting with […]