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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.

Huawei uproar widens as Poland arrests two in China-spying probe

2019-01-11 21:02

Poland has arrested a Huawei employee and a former Polish security agent and accused them of spying for China, public television news channel TVPInfo said on Friday.

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

2018-12-17 13:42

The US, China and nearly 200 other nations at UN climate talks have agreed on a 'rulebook' for putting Paris accord into action.

Polish Church urged to check sex abuse claims against priest

2018-12-08 09:12

Gdansk city mayor has asked the local Catholic archbishop to look into allegations that a prominent priest of the Solidarity pro-democracy movement sexually abused minors

World 'way off course', UN warns at crunch climate summit

2018-12-03 14:48

The world is "way off course" in its plan to prevent catastrophic climate change, the United Nations warned as nations gathered in Poland to chart a way for mankind to avert runaway global warming.

Greenpeace protests ahead of Poland climate summit

2018-11-27 20:56

Greenpeace protestors scaled a massive chimney at Poland's Belchatow coal-fired power plant as one of Europe's largest polluters gears up to host the COP24 global climate summit.

Victims group in Poland maps 255 sex abuse cases by priests

2018-10-08 16:18

A private foundation published a map showing where Catholic priests in Poland have been accused of child sexual abuse, adding pressure on the church in the predominantly Catholic country to respond.

 

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

5 teenage victims of Poland fire to be buried together

2019-01-08 06:45

The five teenage girls who died in a fire at an escape room entertainment site in northern Poland will be buried together in a joint ceremony this week, the city mayor said.

UN chief calls for compromise, sacrifice at climate talks

2018-12-13 18:38

The United Nations secretary-general called on countries to make compromises in tackling global warming, amid concern that a UN talks on the issue could end without a substantial agreement.

Climate talks shift to nitty-gritty details of Paris accord

2018-12-04 14:02

Negotiators gathered for the UN climate talks in Poland are getting down to the nitty-gritty part of the two-week meeting.

Coal question looms large as climate talks begin in Poland

2018-12-03 12:00

Negotiators from around the world opened the United Nations' annual climate change conference in a Polish city built around mining coal, widely seen as a main culprit behind global warming.

Polish leader honours WWII diplomat who tried to help Jews

2018-10-09 21:39

Poland's president and descendants of Holocaust survivors have held a graveside ceremony to honour a Polish diplomat in Switzerland who helped Jews escape Poland during World War II by issuing phony Latin American passports.

Best man dies en route to wedding, bride and groom proceed with ceremony

2018-09-14 12:08

A best man and a wedding guest died in a horrific car crash while rushing to church to deliver rings to the bride and groom.

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