Russian ambassador says he regrets words that offended Poles

2015-09-28 14:23

Russia's ambassador to Poland has partly backtracked from an accusation that Poland bears some blame for starting World War II because of its policies in the 1930s, words that outraged Poles.

Growing east-west split over migrant quotas

2015-09-23 18:01

Four EU members, namely the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, are at the forefront of a growing east-west split in the bloc after they voted against a controversial deal to relocate 120 000 refugees.

Polish twins reunited after almost 70 years

2015-08-28 12:01

Twin brothers who were separated shortly after they were born in Germany in 1946 to a former Polish forced labourer have been reunited, the Polish Red Cross reports.

Late Polish president's son-in-law held over fraud

2015-08-24 15:48

The son-in-law of Poland's late president, Lech Kaczynski, has been arrested in a case of the suspected embezzlement of at least $3.5m from a state fund for handicapped people.

Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Warsaw

2015-07-30 16:39

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 en route to San Francisco has made an emergency landing safely in Warsaw.

Poland near-collision drone siezed

2015-07-22 16:13

A drone has been seized in Poland and a man questioned after a near-collision with a passenger plane.

Polish cow on the run for 2 years finally caught

2015-07-14 22:05

A Polish farmer has celebrated the return of a cow who ran away 2 years ago, damaging local crops.

Abandoned dog rescued from Poland's highest mountain peak

2015-06-09 22:59

The brown-eyed dog was abandoned on Poland's highest mountain, possibly taken there to die. Instead, he found new friends and a new life.

Pope's blood-stained cassock on display

2015-05-13 22:13

The blood-stained cassock worn by the late pope John Paul II on the day of a failed assassination bid on at the Vatican is on display in the Polish city of Krakow.

Thousands march at Auschwitz

2015-04-16 20:44

Thousands of young Jews from Israel and across the globe have marched alongside Polish teenagers in memory of Holocaust victims at the former Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau WWII death camp in southern Poland.


Poles furious after Russia blames them for starting WWII

2015-09-26 16:36

The Russian ambassador to Poland has sparked outrage for putting some of the blame for World War II on Poland, creating a new spat amid deepening tensions between the Slavic nations.

Polish official 99% sure Nazi train exists

2015-08-28 21:23

Poland's deputy culture minister says he is 99% sure of the existence of the alleged Nazi train that has set off a gold rush in the country.

Nazi 'gold train' may be booby-trapped

2015-08-27 21:12

Poland's government has warned treasure-hunters that the Nazi "gold train" allegedly discovered in the country's west, is probably booby-trapped.

Purported Nazi hoard found

2015-08-19 18:59

The location of a train full of Nazi treasure has been promised to Polish officials - just as soon as its discoverers get a guarantee of a 10% finders' fee.

Poland's richest man, Jan Kulczyk, dies at 65

2015-07-29 12:41

Poland's richest man, Jan Kulczyk, died on Tuesday night at 65 due to surgery complications, a spokesperson at Kulczyk Holding says.

300 000 homes without power in Poland after storms

2015-07-20 14:37

Around 330 000 homes have been without power after violent winds swept the country, the government says.

Jeb Bush: US needs to expand military presence in central Europe

2015-06-11 21:59

Likely US presidential candidate Jeb Bush says the United States needs to increase its military presence in central Europe.

Poland sees tough talks on Britain's EU immigrant plan

2015-05-29 14:09

Poland will be very firm in its talks with PM David Cameron over the situation of Polish immigrants in Britain and would reject changing EU treaties, ministers from Eastern European country says.

Auschwitz bookkeeper set to stand trial in Germany

2015-04-21 08:37

A 93-year-old former bookkeeper at Auschwitz will go on trial in Germany, accused by prosecutors of being an accessory in the murder of 300 000 people, even though he was not involved in any actual killing.

Russian air controllers charged for Polish presidential jet disaster

2015-03-28 13:50

Pilot error was to blame for the 2010 crash of a Polish presidential jet in Russia, but two Russian air traffic controllers also triggered the disaster that killed Poland's then head of state, prosecutors in Warsaw say.

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