Jaroslaw Kaczynski - updates

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Poland president in crisis talks on 3rd day of protests

Dec 19, 2016 - 12:10 AM

President Andrzej Duda meets with opposition party chiefs to try to ease the escalating tensions

People shout slogans as anti-government protesters gather in front of the Constitutional Court to thank the outgoing head of court Andrzej Rzeplinski for his efforts to defend its independence, in Warsaw on December 18, 2016. Polish President Andrzej Duda was holding talks Sunday to try to end a seething political crisis which has seen mass anti-government protests across the country and a parliamentary blockade. / AFP PHOTO / Janek SKARZYNSKI

A divided Poland mulls total abortion ban

Jul 03, 2016 - 11:46 AM

Poland is mulling a near total ban even as tens of thousands of women opt for sometimes risky illegal abortions or if they can afford it travel to foreign hospitals

ABORTION. Pro-choice campaigners march on June 18, 2016, in Warsaw, Poland, against proposed changes to Poland's restrictive abortion law that would effectively ban terminations in the EU country of 38 million people. Photo by Janek Skarzynski/ AFP

Thousands attend Polish 'pro-democracy' demonstrations

Dec 19, 2015 - 11:12 PM

The ruling party attempts to install 5 judges of its own choosing in the 15 member court refusing to recognize judges who are appointed by the previous parliament when the liberal Civic Platform PO party was in power

Polish euroskeptic conservatives score landslide victory

Oct 26, 2015 - 7:33 AM

Analysts say the next government s first moves will be closely scrutinized given the risk that nationalist policies could inflame tensions with the European Union and Russia

VICTORY CELEBRATION. Conservative Law and Justice (PiS) leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski (R) kisses Law and Justice candidate for the Prime Minister Beata Szydlo (L) as they celebrate during parliamentary elections night in Warsaw, Poland, October 25, 2015. Pawel Supernak/EPA

Poland appears poised to hand conservatives victory

Oct 25, 2015 - 10:52 AM

The Law and Justice party led by ex premier Jaroslaw Kaczynski commands an 8 to 12 point poll lead over the liberal Civic Platform of Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz

NEW PEOPLE. New Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz (2-R), deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Janusz Piechocinski (R), Minister of Foreign Affairs Grzegorz Schetyna (L), Minister of Infrastructure and Development Maria Wasiak (2-L), Minister of Defense, additionally being designated as a deputy Prime Minister Tomasz Siemoniak (3-L) during the swearing-in ceremony in the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, 22 September 2014. Radek Pietruszka/EPA