Poland


WATCH | Poland's governing conservatives win general election

2019-10-14 11:28

Poland's governing right-wing populist party has won an absolute majority in general elections, official results show.

Germany asks Polish forgiveness 80 years after WWII outbreak

2019-09-02 10:59

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has asked Poland's forgiveness 80 years after Germany's attack triggered World War II while his Polish counterpart denounced Russia's recent "imperialist" aggression against its neighbours.

Warsaw stops to remember the 1944 uprising

2019-08-06 05:28

This annual moment of silence is how Poles commemorate the Warsaw Uprising of 1944, the largest military operation by a resistance movement in Europe during the second world war.

Polish woman gives birth to sextuplets

2019-05-21 14:04

A Polish woman has given birth to sextuplets with each newborn weighing about 1kg, the University Hospital in the city of Krakow announced.

Catholic priests burn Harry Potter books in Poland

2019-04-02 10:37

Catholic priests in Poland burned books they say are sacrilegious this weekend, including tomes from British author J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series of fantasy novels.

WATCH: In Poland, robots in workplaces are there to stay

2019-03-20 11:27

Employers struggling to fill vacancies in Poland's tight labour market can now hire digital workers to do the mundane tasks humans would rather avoid.

US Vice President Pence makes his 1st visit to Auschwitz

2019-02-15 20:36

US Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the memorial site of Auschwitz along with the Polish president.

WATCH: In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

2019-01-19 11:33

Poles will gather on Saturday in the Baltic port city of Gdansk for the funeral of murdered liberal mayor Pawel Adamowicz, whose public stabbing has raised questions about hate speech in politics in the country.

Polish mayor dies of stab wounds after attack at charity event

2019-01-14 19:37

The centrist mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk has died, a day after a man stabbed him in the heart in front of hundreds of people at a charity event.

Poland denies cull aimed at wiping out wild boar

2019-01-14 05:24

Polish authorities denied any plans to wipe out nearly all Poland's wild boar to stem an outbreak of disease threatening its pork industry as petitions against a mass cull drew hundreds of thousands of signatures.

 

OPINION: A crime that cost more than 50 million people their lives

2019-09-05 13:05

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier pointed out in his speech in Wielun, Poland, that Germany, despite its history, was allowed to grow to new strength in Europe and in this world. He said that's why as Germans, we must do more for Europe, writes Martin Schäfer.

Russia slams Google | Al-Aqsa clashes resume: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-08-12 06:09

Russia slams Google after election protests | Al-Aqsa clashes resume after Israeli police allow entry of non-Muslim visitors; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH: Meet the pianist from Poland who is still playing at 108

2019-06-06 19:54

She broke her hands when she was 80 years old and she was told by doctors that she would never play the piano again.

Facebook closes fake news pages in Poland: rights group

2019-05-18 13:19

Facebook has closed 27 pages in Poland for spreading fake news and hate-filled content ahead of the European parliamentary elections, the civil rights group Avaaz said on Friday.

Boy, 6, saves 3-year-old who jumped from window

2019-03-28 09:24

A six-year-old boy in southern Poland has relayed how he caught a three-year-old who jumped from a window while his drunk relatives were asleep.

Poland's ruling party allegedly financed politics from charity

2019-02-22 10:10

Poland's opposition lawmakers are demanding explanations from the ruling party about reports that its regional chapter used donations for the Red Cross to finance its parliamentary campaign.

WATCH: Poland exported 5 500 pounds of meat from sick cows to EU

2019-02-01 07:06

Poland's top state veterinary official says about 2 500kg of meat from sick cows who were slaughtered illegally has been exported to 10 other countries.

Poles place candles and flags at half-staff for slain mayor

2019-01-16 05:27

In Gdansk, people placed flowers and candles and signed a condolence book at the town hall, where Mayor Pawel Adamowicz had his office since he was first elected mayor in 1998.

Polish mayor 'critical' after being stabbed in heart at fundraiser

2019-01-14 07:39

A knife-wielding assailant stabbed the mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk in front of hundreds of people at a charity event, leaving the politician fighting for his life.

Polish mayor stabbed while on stage during a charity event

2019-01-13 22:17

A Polish private television broadcaster is reporting that a man has stabbed the mayor of the city of Gdansk

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