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Inauguration of NEIU President Gloria J. Gibson 

Northeastern Illinois University will officially celebrate the arrival of Gloria J. Gibson as the institution’s seventh president with an Inauguration Ceremony on the Main Campus on Sept. 13, 2018. The

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Presidential front-runners fire up campaign

Both Andrzej Duda and Bronisław Komorowski, who went through to the second round of the presidential ballot following Sunday’s election, have started to heat up their respective campaigns to try

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Komorowski leads Flag Day celebrations

President Bronisław Komorowski presented national flags to several NGOs on Saturday as Poland marked Flag Day, the second of the annual three-day May break. “The Polish flag is a symbol

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President announces air defence deal with US

The governments of Poland and the US will negotiate an agreement on the purchase by Poland of Patriot medium-range air/missile defence systems, President Bronislaw Komorowski announced Tuesday after talks with

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Poland charges Russian air traffic controllers over Smolensk

Military prosecutors in Poland have filed criminal charges against two Russian air traffic controllers over the 2010 crash in Smolensk, but Russia rebuffs the claims. “One of the controllers has

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President Komorowski registers candidacy, as poll shows run-off

President Bronisław Komorowski registered his candidacy for a second term with 250,000 signatures of support on Friday, as a poll showed him facing a run-off. Andrzej Duda, the member of

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Russia claims Poland is manipulating WWII history

President Putin’s chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, claimed on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz that Poland is attempting to manipulate the legacy of the Second World War.

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President Komorowski condemns Paris terrorist shootings

President Bronislaw Komorowski has condemned the alleged Islamic terrorist attack on the offices of a Parisian satirical weekly, with at least 12 shot dead on Wednesday morning. In a communiqué

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Volleyball association president charged with corruption

The president and vice-president of the Polish Volleyball Association (PZPS) were formally charged on Saturday morning of accepting bribes of up to 1 million zloty. President Miroslaw P. and his

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President confirms incoming PM Ewa Kopacz

President Bronislaw Komorowski accepted the candidacy of Speaker Ewa Kopacz as Poland’s new prime minister on Friday at Warsaw’s Belvedere Palace. The new cabinet is set to be appointed on

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Polish, U.S. presidents announce increased military spending

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski and U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday in Warsaw declared increased defence spending. Komorowski wants to see military spending at 2 pct of GDP while Obama

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Definition of happiness has changed over 25 years – Komorowski

The definition of happiness has changed since the 1989 transformations but the feeling of happiness remained, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said opening a debate „Our freedom…Poles after 25 years of

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President refers law on dangerous criminals to tribunal

President Bronislaw Komorowski sent the law ordaining closed medical treatment for prison-released persons with mental disorders or placing them under police supervision to the Constitutional Tribunal.  The president signed the

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Round Table helped Poland regain freedom – Komorowski

President Bronislaw Komorowski, history professors and political writers took part in a debate on the importance of the 1989 Round Table talks for Polish modern history held in the Presidential