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Polarised and Partisan: Polish Media and Presidential Election

In the re-election of Poland's president, how much of a helping hand did media offer? Plus, Ghassan Kanafani's legacy.

Poland

Poland's incumbent Duda narrowly wins presidential vote

Election commission says Duda secured 51.2 percent of vote in runoff election while rival Trzaskowski won 48.8 percent.

Poland's incumbent Andrzej Duda narrowly wins presidential vote

Europe

Poland holds presidential election that could define EU ties

Duda's re-election crucial if ruling PiS is to deepen reforms that EU says increase political control over courts.

Europe

Poland's presidential hopefuls make final push before runoff vote

Incumbent President Andrzej Duda faces Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski in the closely contested race for the top job.

Poland's presidential hopefuls make final push before runoff vote

Europe

Duda to face Warsaw mayor in Poland's presidential runoff vote

Incumbent president secures 43.7 percent of votes while runner-up Trzaskowski has 30.3 percent, official results show.

Poland

Poland's Duda leads in presidential election first round

Latest poll shows Andrzej Duda ahead with almost 42 percent of votes against Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski with 30.4 percent.

Poland's Duda leads in presidential election first round

Europe

Poland votes in presidential election delayed by pandemic

Incumbent President Andrzej Duda is running for re-election that could weaken the country's right-wing government.

Poland votes in presidential election delayed by pandemic

Poland

Poland's presidential election: Five things to know

Poland gears up for delayed poll in which incumbent Andrzej Duda faces challenge from Rafał Trzaskowski.

Poland's presidential election: Five key questions answered

Poland

Trump, Polish president promise new defence cooperation in EU

The Republican president wants to take thousands of US forces out of Germany and move some of them to Poland.

Trump, Polish president promise new defence cooperation in EU

United States

Trump to meet Polish president known for anti-LGBTQ rhetoric

Trump is accused of supporting those who discriminate against LGBTQ people by hosting Polish President Andrzej Duda.

Trump to meet Polish president known for anti-LGBTQ rhetoric

AJ Impact

Poland's energy U-turn: Gov't steps up efforts to reduce coal use

As renewable energy costs plummet, Poland's governing party has gone from a blocker to a booster of wind farms.

Poland's energy U-turn: Gov't steps up efforts to reduce coal use

Europe

Poland picks new date for rescheduled presidential election

Poles will vote on June 28 in election that was delayed for weeks by coronavirus pandemic, parliament speaker says.

Poland picks new date for rescheduled presidential election

Europe

Poland picks chief justice candidates amid judicial overhaul

Supreme Court judges select five candidates for court president as government critics fear for judicial independence.

Poland picks chief justice candidates amid judicial overhaul

Elections

Poland postpones presidential vote amid coronavirus lockdown

President Duda ahead in polls originally set on Sunday but pandemic left uncertainty about voting and his future.

Poland postpones presidential vote amid coronavirus lockdown

Poland

Polish presidential election in chaos with four days to go

An official says the election cannot be pulled off on Sunday, but the vote has not been officially postponed, either.

Polish presidential election in chaos with four days to go