Polish horse auction sales much lower after government purge
JANOW PODLASKI, Poland (AP) — Sales at a famed horse auction on a remote state-run farm in eastern Poland on Sunday were much lower this year, with some potential buyers staying away after the country's right-wing government carried out a controversial political purge of managers in the respected Arabian horse breeding program.
27 March, 2016 Political horse-trading threatening Poland’s prized Arabians? Nostrils flared and tails thrust high, a glorious herd of Arabian purebreds gallops across a paddock at Poland's world-renowned Janow Podlaski stud farm, which insiders charge is the latest state enterprise threatened by political horse-trading. The 200-year-old facility in the EU […]
17 February, 2017 Polish prime minister leaves hospital a week after car crash Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo left hospital on Friday after suffering minor injuries in a car accident a week ago and said she would attend next Tuesday's government meeting. Szydlo's car hit a tree in southern Poland on Feb. 10, the third crash ...
10 October, 2016 Teachers’ protests add to growing pressure on Polish gov’t WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Teachers in Poland staged protests Monday over a government plan to overhaul the public school system, putting added pressure on the conservative ruling party, which has already been facing growing criticism both domestically and internationally.
10 July, 2016 Top Asian News 6:31 a.m. GMT SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister said on Sunday that his conservative coalition government was re-elected for a second three-year term, after a chaotic national election that left the country in a state of political paralysis for more than a week while officials scrambled […]