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Warsaw warns against calling Nazi death camps 'Polish'

2016-08-17 05:42

Poland's rightwing government has said it would seek fines or jail terms of up to three years against anyone who refers to Nazi German death camps as Polish.

Polish govt faces reputation test at famed horse auction

2016-08-14 20:13

Poland's right-wing government is facing a test of its reputation at - of all places - a horse auction at a 199-year-old stud farm.

Pope to youth: Believe in a new humanity stronger than evil

2016-07-31 20:40

Pope Francis has encouraged hundreds of thousands of young people at a global gathering of the faithful to "believe in a new humanity" that is stronger than evil.

World at war, but not a religious war - pope

2016-07-27 17:42

Pope Francis says the world is at war, but argued that religion was not the cause, as he arrived in Poland a day after jihadists murdered a priest in France.

British MPs to vote on nuclear deterrent: Cameron

2016-07-10 08:17

Britain's parliament will soon vote on renewing the Trident nuclear weapons programme says Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Nato to deploy 'robust' battalions in Poland

2016-06-14 06:30

Nato will deploy four international battalions to Poland and the three Baltic states as part of the wider pushback against Russia's intervention in Ukraine, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg says.

3 Polish men held for planting explosives

2016-05-25 21:31

Officials in Poland say three men have been caught red-handed while planting homemade explosives under two police cars in Warsaw.

240 000 Poles flood central Warsaw in anti-govt protest

2016-05-07 18:01

Almost a quarter of a million people have gathered in central Warsaw to show their opposition to government policies which they view as anti-democratic and harmful to Poland's position in the EU.

Poland crisis risks foreign investment - Moody's

2016-04-05 19:29

A battle over Poland's constitutional court has heightened political risk and "may impair" foreign investment, Moody's warns.

 

Search resumes for Nazi gold train that might not even exist

2016-08-16 22:46

Explorers in Poland have resumed searching for a legendary Nazi train laden with treasure and armaments, dissuaded by decades of fruitless searches and a scientific determination that no train is even there.

Octogenarian Polish temptress drugged, swindled suitors

2016-08-09 20:08

Polish authorities have arrested an 80-year-old woman who allegedly drugged and robbed a string of senior citizen suitors.

Pope Francis walks alone through horrors of Auschwitz

2016-07-29 15:22

Pope Francis has walked alone through the notorious wrought-iron 'Arbeit Macht Frei' gate at Auschwitz-Birkenau, beginning a historic visit to the former Nazi death camp.

Poland arrests foreigner for possession of explosives

2016-07-25 15:54

A foreigner has been arrested in Poland on charges of possessing explosives.

WRC: Mikkelsen wins, heartbreak for Tanak in Poland

2016-07-04 09:00

Norway's Andreas Mikkelsen won a drama-filled Polish WRC as overnight leader Ott Tanak of Estonia finished a heartbreaking second after suffering a puncture.

Cameron condemns post-Brexit xenophobia

2016-06-27 17:29

Prime Minister David Cameron's spokesperson says the government "will not tolerate intolerance" after a series of racist incidents were reported following Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

Out of control Soviet tank crashes Polish disco

2016-06-06 18:10

A decommissioned Soviet-era tank has gatecrashed a party this weekend when it slammed into a disco in Poland during a promotion gone wrong.

Poland starts logging primeval forest

2016-05-25 21:01

Poland has begun logging in the ancient Bialowieza forest, which includes some of Europe's last primeval woodland, despite fierce protests.

Poland primeval forest plan complaint lodged

2016-04-19 22:02

Environmental groups have lodged a complaint with the European Commission over a Polish government plan for extensive logging in Europe's last primeval forest.

1000s protest as Poland government battles court

2016-03-13 07:18

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Warsaw in the latest round of a constitutional row that has put the government on a collision course with the country's top court.

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