TVN24 News in English

TVN24 News in English

The negotiations lasted until the early hours and, as planned, the contract was signed in front of live TV cameras in the presence of Minister Antoni Macierewicz. A great success was announced. Without a doubt, this is a historic moment as, for the very first time, the Polish soldier will be equipped with an all Polish assault rifle that is really good. The problem is that this success is based on trust, as the final tests are still in progress. In addition, the contract bypasses the traditional Army procurement procedures.

The Government has accepted the concept of the Central Communication Port - PM Beata Szydło announced this Tuesday. The Agent for the Central Communication Port, Mr. Mikołaj Wild, said that the new port will be based in Stanisławów located in the municipality of Baranów.

The one who uses a knife when defending themselves against a burglar shall not be punished - the Minister for Justice, Zbigniew Ziobro, has announced. The Government has passed and will soon forward to the Parliament the draft legislation of amendments to the Polish Penal Code. This happened despite the heavy criticism of the Office of the Attorney General that is of the opinion that the Ministry presented no evidence supporting the opinion that current laws are not correctly applied.

“We came here to honour courage – simple, plain, pure courage,” the deputy speaker of the Knesset, Yehiel Hilik Bar said on Monday in Warsaw. During the official ceremony at the Warsaw zoo, Antonina and Jan Żabiński awards were bestowed on Poles who saved Jews during World War II. This time, the recipients were the Franciscan nuns from the Convent of St. Mary, Natalia Jakoniuk with her family and – posthumously – members of the Kawczyński family.

The inside story of the court revolution symbolized not only by the predecessors’ photos and exhibition about the history of the constitution disappearing from the Constitutional Tribunal’s halls. Even more telltale is the institution’s door – closed for the media, and open for the governing party’s politicians. The story is told to Tomasz Marzec by clerks and lawyers working, until recently, at the Constitutional Tribunal. Material of the TVN24 "Czarno na białym" show.

Polish parliamentary legal experts ruled on Monday that Warsaw has the right to demand reparations from Germany for its actions in the country during World War Two, although Poland's foreign minister indicated that no immediate claim would be made.

“I would like you to have the feeling that not only you remember one another, that not only the Polish church remembers you and sends priests here, but also that the Republic of Poland remembers your,” president Andrzej Duda said on Thursday to the Poles living in Kazakhstan.