US teen gets suspended sentence over Auschwitz vandalism

2017-12-04 20:28

A Polish court has handed an American teenager a suspended one-year prison sentence for etching his name on a barrack at Auschwitz.

11th day of 11th month: War dead honoured

2017-11-11 17:04

Millions of people in Britain and France have paused to remember victims of war on Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of World War I.

Polish man confesses to deadly knife attack

2017-10-22 06:46

Police in Warsaw say a Polish man has confessed to the deadly knife attack at a shopping mall in Stalowa Wola in south-eastern Poland.

Wheels of change: Wheelchair beauty queen wants to change the status quo

Lebohang Monyatsi is South Africa's very first wheelchair runway model. Lebohang is currently in Warsaw, Poland where she will be competing for the inaugural title of Miss Wheelchair World. Watch.

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WRC drops Poland Rally due to out-of-control fans

2017-08-24 10:15

Reports indicate that Poland has been dropped from the 2018 World Rally Championship calendar after organisers failed to comply with safety regulations in recent years.

New protests planned in Poland over court law

2017-07-22 16:10

A pro-democracy movement in Poland says that former president and democracy icon Lech Walesa will join a protest they are holding against new legislation that gives politicians significant control of the nation's top court.

Poland evacuates 10 000 people after massive WWII bomb found

2017-07-09 14:55

Officials have said that the evacuation of thousands of people has started in eastern Poland to allow sappers to remove and destroy a massive World War II bomb recently uncovered during roadworks.

Trump on Russian meddling: 'Nobody really knows for sure'

2017-07-07 11:53

President Donald Trump stops short of condemning Russia for meddling in the US presidential election, hours before his first face-to-face meeting with the country's leader.

WRC: Neuville avoids trouble to win in Poland

2017-07-03 08:06

Thierry Neuville cranked up the pressure on four-time defending world rally champion Sebastien Ogier by charging to a third win of the season in Poland.

Polish taxi drivers protest against Uber

2017-06-05 20:43

Nearly 2 000 Polish taxi drivers have snarled traffic in the capital Warsaw by driving at a snail's pace to protest against competitors, including Uber drivers.


Poland says compliant with EU court order against ancient forest logging

2017-11-21 19:46

Polish Environment Minister Jan Szyszko on Tuesday insisted that Warsaw is already "100 percent" compliant with an EU injunction to stop logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests after the bloc's top court threatened heavy fines.

Polish government asks citizens to multiply like rabbits

2017-11-08 19:28

The health ministry of Poland, which has one of the lowest birth rates in Europe, has put out a short video praising rabbits for producing many offspring.

SA's wheelchair beauty named runner-up in international pageant

Lebohang Monyatsi, South Africa's first wheelchair runway model, was crowned runner-up in the Miss Wheelchair World beauty pageant.

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Polish police suspect old Jewish cemetery was damaged

2017-08-31 22:21

Police in western Poland are investigating whether a historic Jewish cemetery was damaged after workers uncovered human remains and tombstones at a construction site

Poland ordered to suspend logging in primeval forest

2017-07-29 22:09

The European Union's top court has ordered Poland's right-wing government to suspend logging in the ancient Bialowieza forest pending a final judgement.

Old German caves, Poland silver mines make UN heritage list

2017-07-09 20:30

The UN'scultural agency has added to its list of World Heritage sites six caves in west Germany with art dating back to the Ice Age and old silver ore mines in southern Poland.

10 000 to be evacuated in Poland to remove bomb

2017-07-08 09:39

Authorities in Poland have ordered the evacuation of about 10 000 people to allow for the removal and disarming of a massive World War II bomb.

Green activists, rangers face off over Poland's ancient forest

2017-07-04 20:33

Several hundred environmental activists and forest rangers have held rival protests in southern Poland over large-scale logging in the ancient Bialowieza forest, which includes some of Europe's last primeval woodland.

1000s protest logging in Poland's ancient forest

2017-06-25 20:33

Thousands have demonstrated in Warsaw demanding an end to large-scale logging in Poland's ancient Bialowieza forest.

Breyten Breytenbach honoured in Poland

2017-05-26 11:06

South African writer and anti-apartheid activist Breyten Breytenbach has received the 2017 Zbigniew Herbert International Literary Award, named after the anti-communist Polish poet and philosopher, at a ceremony in Warsaw, Poland.

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