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.