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Palestinians like Poles under partitions - Palestinian ambassador

The situation of the Palestinians is like that of the Poles during the partition years, Palestinian Ambassador in Poland Mahmoud Khalifa said in a Tuesday radio interview.

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President signs amended Supreme Court regulations into law

President Andrzej Duda has signed into law a draft amendment to the law on the Supreme Court (SN) under which extraordinary appeals against court verdicts to the Supreme Court will be filed only by the Prosecutor General and the National Ombudsman.

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Government seeks zero excise duty on gas for combustion engines to combat smog

Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced a new bill to reduce the excise duty on gas for combustion engines to zero percent.

Art & Culture

Motif film festival kicks off in Warsaw

The 14th edition of the “Jewish Motifs International Film Festival” begins tomorrow (Wednesday) in Warsaw.

Business

Poland's top bank PKO BP nets EUR 176 mln in first quarter

Poland's flagship bank PKO BP posted PLN 757 mln (EUR 176 mln) in net profit in the first quarter of 2018, above the consensus expectations at PLN 704.8 mln (PLN 163.7 mln) and up from PLN 525 mln (EUR 122 mln) in the first three months of 2017.

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Our goal is to work out a solution for Gaza Strip - Polish FM

"We are trying to work out a solution for the Gaza Strip thanks to which no more people will be killed. We encourage both sides in the conflict to further talks and we still hope for its peaceful resolution, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said in New York.

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Ukraine a victim of aggression and illegal occupation - Polish FM

"Ukraine is still an object of military aggression and the illegal occupation of its territory; ceasefire in this country is still far from implemented," Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said in New York on Tuesday.

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Poland an informal EU-US mediator on Iran - PM

Poland has become something like an informal mediator between the EU and the US following US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from a nuclear agreement with Iran, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday.

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Number of Polish migrant workers drops - Work Service report

Around 11.8 percent of professionally active Poles or future employees consider labour migration in the coming year, according to a report published by the human resources consulting company Work Service.

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Czaputowicz and Pompeo discuss global security, Polish-US ties

Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have met in Washington to discuss global and regional security as well as Polish-US bilateral ties.