World Jaroslaw Kaczynski becomes deputy head of government in Warsaw
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The PiS boss has not held a government office for years - and was nevertheless the most powerful politician in Poland. The fact that Kaczynski no longer (only) wants to be a puller reveals a lot about the state of the government.
The chairman of the Polish national-conservative ruling party PiS, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, will in future hold the office of Vice Prime Minister take over. "This will be a strong reinforcement for our government," Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in Warsaw. Kaczynski's entry into government comes as part of a long-planned cabinet reform.
Victoria records just 12 new COVID-19 cases in major step forward
Victoria has recorded just 12 new COVID-19 cases and one more death in the past 24 hours, in another major step forward for the state. The Department of Health and Human Services announced one of the lowest death tolls in months on Saturday.Metropolitan Melbourne is currently in the First Step to reopening the state - but could move to the second step soon.The Second Step is when the daily average case rate drops between 30 to 50 cases over a 14-day period.The DHHS announced this wouldn't happen before September 28.
Taskmaster for rival wings
The project had triggeredin the national conservative government camp in recent weeks. Kaczynski's presence is intended to discipline the rival wings. The 71-year-old was Prime Minister in Poland from 2006 to 2007. Since his party's takeover of power in 2015, he was considered to be an important puller
Victoria's COVID-19 crisis by the numbers
Victoria has reported 12 more cases of COVID-19 and one death, which takes the state toll to 782.VICTORIA'S COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR SEPTEMBER 25
Both Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau, who only took up his post at the end of August, and Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro remain in office. Ziobro stands for the controversial reforms of the Polish judiciary, which have brought the government in Warsaw into a permanent clinch with Brussels.
Hate campaigns against LGBTA controversial personality is the future education and science minister Przemyslaw Czarnek. The 43-year-old law professor has excelled with smear campaigns against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans people (LGBT). "These people are not the same as normal people," he said in June as a member of President Andrzej Duda's campaign staff.
Duda himself, who secured a second term in the run-off election on July 12, had bet on homophobic tones in the election campaign. Just recently, 50 ambassadors and representatives of international organizations called on Poland to respect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. sti / gri (dpa, rtr)
Georgia Deputy Fired After Pointing Gun at Handcuffed Man's Face .
Nicole Colleen Pitts was fired after an internal investigation was launched overnight, Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill said. Clayton County Sheriff's Office Another deputy who witnessed the incident reported it to his supervisor, who then alerted Hill. According to the release, Pitts was placed on administrative leave without pay on Tuesday evening and an internal affairs investigation was launched. The internal affairs team "worked into the middle of the night" on the investigation, Hill said. Pitts was terminated on Wednesday afternoon on Hill's orders.