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September 20, 2020
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Ritual animal slaughter for export banned by Poland

WARSAW (POLAND) – Poland plans to prohibit religious slaughtering of animals for export purposes. The state will offer compensation to businesses that are struggling, a ruling party member of parliament said on Thursday. Poland figures among the biggest European exporters of halal and kosher meat. The 2017 shipments are more than 70,000 tonnes, which was […]
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Poland to reopen schools amid coronavirus

WARSAW (POLAND) – Poland on Monday insisted schools would be reopened next week. This would be the first time since mid-March in spite of hitting a record with regard to daily registered coronavirus infections late last week. Poland was at first able to contain the outbreak, however, cases have started increasing in recent weeks and […]
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Polish foreign minister hints at stepping down

WARSAW (POLAND) – Polish foreign minister Jacek Czaputowicz indicated on Monday that he may step down as the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party is mulling a shake-up in the government after the presidential election earlier this month. The election victory of incumbent Andrzej Duda, a PiS ally, was seen by analysts as significant for […]
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Poland to extend ban on international flights to June 16

WARSAW (Europe) – Poland plans to extend a ban on international flights until June 16 due to the coronavirus pandemic, state-run news agency PAP said late on Friday, citing a government decree. State-controlled Polish airlines LOT restarted flights between the country’s biggest cities, including Warsaw, Gdansk, Krakow, and Wroclaw, from June 1. As of Friday,