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Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo signs a declaration supporting Ukraine joining the EU. The Lithuanian and Polish leaders sign a similar agreement. European Union member states have been divided over a proposed limit of $65 to $70 per barrel. The proposed limit is due to come into effect on Dec. 5.
#AlexanderDeCroo #EuropeanUnion #Belgian #Lithuanian #Ukraine #News #Business #Economy

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Polish tennis chief resigns after Iga Swiatek called for action against him

Miroslaw Skrzypczynski has resigned from his position as the Polish Tennis Federation president. Iga Swiatek and Hubert Hurkacz have called for action against him. Katarzyna Kotula has accused the Polish tennis player of sexual abuse. Kotula was just 13 when she allegedly sexually abused her at the age of 13.
#MiroslawSkrzypczynski #Polish #News #Sports #Tennis

2 days ago

Iga Swiatek reacts to se*ual abuse accusations made against Polish tennis chief

Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek insists victims of abuse need to be approached with sensitivity. Katarzyna Kotula has accused PTA President Miroslaw Skrzypczynski of se*ually abusing her when she was 13 and a junior tennis player. Kotula, who currently serves as Polish MP, described the allegations as a serious matter.
#IgaSwiatek #PTA #Polish #News #Sports #Tennis

2 days ago

WTA Awards 2022: Iga Swiatek, Serena Williams and the other nominations

The 2022 season officially ended after the WTA Finals. Polish no.1 Iga Swiatek was crowned the athlete of the year. Caroline Garcia and Elena Rybakina were nominated for best doubles and best return. The WTA have released a list of the best players and coaches nominated to win recognition.
#IgaSwiatek #WTA #WTAFinals #Polish #News #Sports #Tennis

3 days ago

‘As the current leader of women’s tennis I can’t remain silent’: Iga Swiatek speaks out agaist Polish Tennis chief

US and French Open champion Iga Swiatek spoke about the sexual harassment accusations against Miroslaw Skrzypczynski, Poland’s tennis federation president. A Polish parliamentarian, Katarzyna Kotula, revealed that she was abused as a young teenager at the hands of her then-coach.
#IgaSwiatek #SportsNews #Polish #FrenchOpen #Poland #News #Sports #Tennis

4 days ago

"Well done for owning and using your platform to speak out about abuse towards women" - Chris Evert hails Iga Swiatek for condemning sexual abuse allegations against Polish Tennis Association president

WTA World No. 1 Iga Swiatek has spoken out in support of victims of abuse. Miroslaw Skrzypczynski has been accused of molesting many young Polish players over the years. Polish Member of Parliament Katarzyna Kotula, a former tennis player herself, recently shared her harrowing experience, accusing the Polish Tennis Association president of assaulting her as a teenager. Tennis legend Chris Evert has praised the US Open champion for speaking out in light of the allegations.
#IgaSwiatek #PolishTennisAssociation #Polish #USOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

4 days ago

Swiatek's father full of pride after incredible 2022 season: "It's time for a well-deserved rest"

Iga Swiatek had a tremendous 2022 campaign winning over 60 matches and losing less than 10. The Polish player won two grand slam events as well as a couple of other big events such as WTA 1000 premier events. Her father shared his thoughts on social media saying it's time for a well-deserved rest for the number one.
#Swiatek #Polish #WTA1000 #News #Sports #Tennis

2 weeks ago

EMERGING MARKETS-EM currencies rise on improved global sentiment, softer dollar

MSCI's index of emerging market currencies gained 0.2%, while the stock index rose 1.4%, extending its rally to third session. South Africa's rand strengthened 0.4% against a weaker dollar. Central and eastern European currencies slipped in early trading, with the Polish zloty leading losses against euro.
#MSCI #European #Polish #SouthAfrica #News #Business #Markets

1 months ago

"Screaming I thought she was mentioning Rafa again" - Tennis fans left puzzled over the mention of 'Nadal' in Iga Swiatek's US Open celebration message

Iga Swiatek won her third grand Slam singles title at the 2022 US Open. The polish player captioned her post in both English and Polish. It turns out that 'Nadal' is a Polish word meaning 'still'
#IgaSwiatek #grandSlam #USOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

2 months ago

Poland to ask Russia to return paintings looted by Red Army in WW2

Polish culture minister said about 20 previous requests to Moscow had fallen on deaf ears. Items included archives of former nazi death camp at Auschwitz and manuscripts by Polish authors.
#RedArmy #Polish #WW2 #Moscow #News #Entertainment #Art

2 months ago

‘Gave everything for him’: Model slams ‘ungrateful’ Lewandowski after Barca move

Robert Lewandowski has joined Barcelona from Bayern Munich. The Polish striker recently completed his medical tests with the La Liga outfit. Despite many Bayern fans hailing Lewandowski for his contribution to Bayern Munich, some fans lashed out at him. Mexican model and TV presenter Vanessa Huppenkothen also joined the bandwagon of criticising the player.
#RobertLewandowski #Barcelona #Polish #Mexican #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

4 months ago

Robert Lewandowski credits Xavi for 'easy' decision on Barcelona move

Robert Lewandowski hails coach Xavi as main reason for his move to Barcelona. Polish striker says Xavi's ideas and methods painted an amazing future for Barca. Lewandowski joined Barcelona from Bayern Munich in a deal worth 45 million euros ($45.84 million) The 33-year-old had been forcing a move from Bayern since May.
#RobertLewandowski #Barcelona #Polish #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

4 months ago

Robert Lewandowski lifts lid on reasons behind joining Barcelona; 'His ideas fit mine'

Robert Lewandowski officially confirmed his move to Barcelona on Monday. The Polish striker has signed a three-year contract worth £42.5 million with the La Liga side. Lewandowski scored 344 goals in 375 games for Bayern Munich during his time with the Bundesliga side. The 33-year-old ended his eight-year stint with Bayern Munich.
#RobertLewandowski #Barcelona #Polish #Bundesliga #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

4 months ago

Robert Lewandowski meets his new Barcelona teammates after leaving Bayern: WATCH

Robert Lewandowski sealed his dream move to Barcelona from Bayern Munich for £42.5Million. Poland striker had earlier expressed his desire to leave Bayern Munich despite one year left in his contract. Lewandowski was recently unveiled on the beach in Miami, where he completed his medical. The Polish striker also vowed to help Barcelona achieve their glory days.
#RobertLewandowski #Barcelona #Polish #Poland #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

4 months ago

Will Robert Lewandowski's exit pave way for Cristiano Ronaldo at Bayern Munich? Read

Bayern Munich and Barcelona have agreed a fee for Robert Lewandowski's transfer to Barcelona. The Polish striker is not set to leave the Bundesliga champions. Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with a move to play for a Champions League challenger in 2022-23. Ronaldo scored 18 goals in 30 Premier League games in the 2021-22 season.
#RobertLewandowski #BayernMunich #Polish #Bundesliga #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

4 months ago

Robert Lewandowski: Bayern star agrees £42.5m deal to join Barcelona - Reports

Spanish giants Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich. The Polish striker will be flying to Barcelona for his medical before signing the contract. Lewandowski had a year remaining in his contract with Bayern Munich but decided not to renew the deal, ending his 8-year stint with the German club.
#RobertLewandowski #Barcelona #Spanish #Polish #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

4 months ago

Remains of 8,000 Nazi war victims found in Poland

Remains unearthed near the Soldau concentration camp, now known as Dzialdowo, north of Warsaw. Estimates put the number of prisoners killed at Soldau at 30,000, but the true toll has never been established. Victims buried in mass grave were probably assassinated around 1939 and mostly belonged to the Polish elites.
#HindustanTimes #Polish #Nazi #Soldau #SensitiveSubjects

4 months ago

Zelenskyy meets Poland's Dy PM, thanks Warsaw for supporting Kyiv in war against Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a meeting with Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defense of Poland, Mariusz Blaszczak, on Tuesday, July 12. Zelenkyy expressed gratitude to Poland for supporting Ukraine in its fight against Russia. Poland has been offering support to Ukraine since Russia launched its military offensive against Ukraine in late February.
#VolodymyrZelenskyy #NationalDefense #Ukrainian #Polish #Poland #LawGovernment #Government

4 months ago

Poland: Prosecutors investigate explosives placed in central Warsaw

Prosecutors in Poland's capital questioned witnesses and gathered evidence Tuesday after a 31-year-old man allegedly placed powerful explosives in a busy downtown area of Warsaw. Over 300 people were participating in a commemorative march for Polish victims massacred during World War II when police detained the man and evacuated the area.
#Polish #WorldWarII #Poland #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #SensitiveSubjects

4 months ago

German-Polish history schoolbook project attracts criticism

The Joint German-Polish Textbook Commission, founded in 1972, played an important role in assisting both governments in realizing the project. It was meant to ensure German and Polish schoolbooks promote neither biased nor nationalist narratives. Polish Foreign Minister Radoslav Sikorski gave the go-ahead for the four-volume textbook project in May 2008.
#RadoslavSikorski #JointGermanPolishTextbookCommission #German #Polish #JobsEducation #Education #CollegesUniversities

4 months ago