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Farmers bring Poland to a standstill

Demonstrations have been staged across the country, demanding an end to the flow of cheap Ukrainian produce. Traffic in cities and town across Poland was...

Polish farmers announce Ukrainian border blockade

Brussels’ position on cheap imports is unacceptable, the Solidarity trade union declared. Polish farmers will block border crossings with Ukraine during a general strike planned...

Polish opposition cries foul at arrest of ex-minister

The charges stem from a 2015 court case in which the two were accused of abuse of power. Former Polish interior minister Mariusz Kaminski and...

Poland covered up for Nord Stream attackers – WSJ

The newspaper claims that various European officials believe Warsaw fed “disinformation” to investigators and tried to blame the blasts on Russia. Polish officials have withheld...

Mystery ‘missile’ enters Polish airspace

Warsaw has blamed Russia, but NATO is reserving judgment. The Polish military has claimed that a Russian missile entered the country’s airspace from the direction...

Watch: Polish MP takes fire extinguisher to Hanukkah candles

Poland’s parliament quickly slapped the controversial politician with the highest financial penalty allowed. A far-right lawmaker in Poland used a fire extinguisher to douse menorah...

Ex-EU boss elected as Polish PM following no-confidence vote

Donald Tusk has regained the PM post nearly a decade after his departure. Veteran pro-EU politician Donald Tusk on Monday became Poland’s new prime minister,...

Zelensky rival says he’s banned from leaving Ukraine

Ex-president Poroshenko blamed Kiev for canceling his papers as he tried to enter Poland. Former Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko has blamed his successor Vladimir Zelensky...

Polish farmers join Ukraine blockade

Workers protesting the EU’s trade regulations with Kiev have created a roadblock at one of Poland’s busiest border crossings. Farmers from Poland’s Deceived Village Association...

Pfizer sues Poland over Covid-19 vaccine

The US drugmaker has escalated a dispute with Warsaw over unwanted doses. US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has escalated its feud with Poland over excess Covid-19...

Polish farmers to join Ukraine blockade – Bloomberg

Truckers have been protesting unfair transport competition for two weeks. Polish truckers protesting on the border with Ukraine could be joined by a group of...

Poland makes U-turn on Ukraine aid

Warsaw says it will continue to send weapons to Kiev despite escalating tensions over grain shipments. The Polish government has attempted to walk back Prime...

Poland stops weapons supplies to Ukraine – PM

One of Kiev’s strongest backers has cut back support amid an ongoing trade dispute. Poland will no longer provide arms to the Ukrainian military, Prime...

Poland named EU’s worst-performing economy

Poland recorded the biggest drop in GDP among the 27 members of the bloc in the second quarter of 2023, according to Eurostat. Poland’s economy...

Poland suffers huge military hack – media

Poland’s War Studies University has reportedly suffered a breach in which sensitive defense data was stolen. The CyberTriad hacker group, which allegedly has links to...

Poland probes outbreak of Legionnaires disease near Ukraine border

Legionnaires disease has killed seven in the city that is key to supplying Kiev with weapons. Poland’s Internal Security Agency (ABW) is investigating whether the...

Lukashenko shares thoughts on future of Ukraine

Kiev should sue for peace before it loses the remnants of its sovereignty, the leader of Belarus said in an interview. Ukraine needs to stop...

Poland brands Belarus a ‘hostile’ state

The call to mend ties between two nations, voiced by Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko, met a mixed reaction in Warsaw. Belarus must fulfill a list...

Russian tennis player refused entry to Poland

The Women’s Tennis Association says it is “evaluating” why Vera Zvonareva was barred from entering Poland. Russian tennis star Vera Zvonareva was blocked from entering...

Putin warns of Poland’s intentions in Ukraine and Belarus

Warsaw is looking to take control over western parts of Ukraine, the Russian president claims. Polish leaders are planning to form a NATO-backed coalition to...

South African president’s security detail prevented from going to Russia

Hungary refused to let the aircraft into its airspace after Polish authorities blocked dozens of South African security personnel. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has...

South Africa calls out Reuters’ air-raid ‘misinformation’

Sirens reportedly blared as a delegation from Pretoria arrived in Kiev, but a spokesman for President Ramaphosa claimed everything was peaceful. South African presidential spokesman...

Pole attacks John Paul II statue over sex scandal

The Polish police have arrested a man for defacing a John Paul II statue following pedophilia revelations. Two monuments to Pope John Paul II have...

Polish president questions if Ukraine will survive

The West must send Kiev more weapons to stave off defeat, Andrzej Duda said in Davos. Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday,...

Poland responds to Ukraine’s Nazi-collaborator celebration

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has vowed to raise the issue of Stepan Bandera’s glorification with Kiev at the first opportunity. There can be "no...

Watch: ‘We are witnessing the death of Ukraine’ – US Military Expert

Former US Marines Intelligence Officer and UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter talks to retired New Jersey Superior Court Judge Andrew Napolitano on the 'Judging...

Poland to charge Ukrainian refugees for housing

Polish taxpayers should pay as little as possible for those fleeing the neighbouring country, PM Mateusz Morawiecki says. Ukrainians who have fled to Poland, because...

Polish tennis chief resigns amid sexual abuse claims

The move was confirmed on Thursday after allegations of harassment. The president of the Polish Tennis Association (PZT), Miroslaw Skrzypczynski, has left his post after...

Pranked: ‘I don’t want a war with Russia,’ Polish leader tells fake Macron

Andrzej Duda was tricked into thinking that he was speaking to his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. Polish President Andrzej Duda has said that he is...

EU report accuses four member states of abusing spyware

All EU member states have spyware at their disposal, whether they admit it or not, a Dutch MEP said. At least four EU countries are...

EU citizens burning trash for heat – Bloomberg

As Poland adjusts to life without Russian gas, desperate measures could drive up pollution. Polish households are increasingly burning garbage to stay warm, Bloomberg reported...

Poland Slaps Germany With $1.3 Trillion Bill for WWII, Including For Crimes Against Jews by Poles

Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party (Polish acronym PiS) announced last month that it would be demanding 6.2 trillion zlotys ($1.3 trillion US) from...

Poland passes reparations bill

The request of $1.3 trillion from Germany is based on flawed research, critics say. The lower house of Poland’s parliament voted on Wednesday to demand...

Poland wants Ukraine to admit genocide

A deputy culture minister says the 1943 Volhyn massacres fit the definition of genocide and Kiev will have to recognize that. The mass murder of...

Watch: Poles Protest in Warsaw Against Mass Immigration From Ukraine

The government has halted payments to citizens who received refugees, but nonetheless continues to supply Kiev with weapons. The latter, in the Kremlin's view, only...

General calls for death penalty to be given to soldier who defected

A Polish soldier who deserted his post to seek asylum in Belarus amid the migrant crisis unraveling on the EU’s borders deserves to pay...

Polish soldier defects to Belarus – reports

A Polish soldier has crossed the border into Belarus and is seeking asylum, insisting that he is opposed to his government's response to the...

Watch: ‘Attempted murder’ – Unconscious fighter has head continuously pummeled into canvas in mass brawl

A recent combat sports event in Poland which featured two 'teams' fighting each other simultaneously inside the cage has been slammed by fans after...

Poland’s PM issues demand to NATO over standoff with Belarus

Words are not enough to resolve the refugee crisis on Poland’s border with Belarus, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said, demanding that NATO take...

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