Migrants suffer in deep freeze across Balkans

2016-01-21 07:04

A deep freeze and snow have settled in over Central Europe and the Balkans, adding to the difficulties of migrants making their way to Western Europe.

Nine held for price fixing trips to Nazi death camps

2016-01-20 07:07

Israeli police have arrested nine people for involvement in price fixing high school trips to Nazi death camps in Poland.

Poland to be target of unprecedented EU probe

2016-01-13 20:00

The European Commission has decided to investigate Poland over concerns that recent constitutional court reforms are in breach of fundamental EU values.

Polish cops find $27m cocaine stash among bananas

2015-12-21 21:03

Polish police say they have seized cocaine worth around $27m, that arrived via Belgium in a shipment of bananas from Colombia.

Thousands march in Poland

2015-12-12 18:38

Thousands of Poles riled by political conflict have marched in Warsaw to protest against the president who they say is breaking the constitution.

Wolves return to Warsaw area

2015-11-25 22:04

Wolves have returned to a large national park on the northern outskirts of Warsaw, decades after they were wiped out in the area under a hunt launched by the communist authorities.

Pope plans to visit Auschwitz

2015-11-09 17:52

Pope Francis intends to stop at the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp when he visits Poland next year, Polish President Andrzej Duda says.

Sacked priest: Vatican making life 'hell' for gays

2015-10-29 05:18

A high-ranking Polish Catholic priest who was sacked after he came out as gay, has in a letter to the pope accused the Vatican of making the lives of homosexuals "a hell".

Polish parliament houses vial of pope's blood

2015-10-16 18:30

A vial containing pope John Paul II's blood has been installed in the Polish parliament's chapel for the veneration of devout Catholic lawmakers.

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.


Kiev, Warsaw clash over Ukrainians in Poland

2016-01-20 21:35

Kiev and Warsaw have disagreed on whether the one million Ukrainians living in Poland are refugees or economic migrants, as Europe tackles an unprecedented immigration crisis.

Warsaw bans circus animals

2016-01-19 20:56

Poland's capital will no longer allow travelling circuses with animals to raise their big tops on public grounds.

Sub-zero weather kills 21 in Poland

2016-01-04 16:56

Poland says 21 people have died over the weekend as a result of freezing weather amid one of the country's deadliest cold spells.

Polish geology experts: No hidden Nazi train

2015-12-15 21:25

Polish geology experts say they have found no traces of a train at a site allegedly hiding a WWII Nazi train.

Bounty Brands expands into Poland

2015-12-04 18:10

Coast2Coast’s consumer brands business Bounty Brands has made two food acquisitions in deals with a combined value of over R1.2bn.

Poland won't accept refugees after Paris attacks

2015-11-14 17:57

Poland will not take in refugees under a hotly contested EU programme to distribute them among member states because of the Paris attacks, the country's incoming European affairs minister says.

Migrant-smuggling ring that enslaved Pakistanis in EU busted

2015-11-03 21:01

Twenty-nine arrests have been made in Spain and Poland in raids targeting a migrant-smuggling operation that illegally brought Pakistanis to the EU and forced them to work in slave-like conditions upon arrival.

Women dominate Polish election, with 3 vying to lead country

2015-10-22 10:17

Poland's upcoming general elections are making history by having three women campaigning to lead the nation, with one almost certain to win.

Climate change clips wings of migratory birds

2015-10-12 16:27

Pointed wings better adapted to travelling long distances are giving way to more rounded ones that work better on shorter trips.

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.

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