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Poland welcomes US troops sent to strengthen NATO's eastern frontier

Polish leaders extended an enthusiastic welcome on Saturday to US troops deployed to support NATO's Eastern European flank.

Political uncertainty reflected in Moody's credit rating for Croatia and Poland

Croatia and Poland are two countries in central and eastern Europe whose domestic political risks are reflected in the negative outlook on their credit ratings, Moody's credit ratings agency said...

Below-freezing temperatures cause deaths in Poland, Czech Republic

Temperatures have plummeted to -25 Celsius in Poland and the Czech Republic, killing at least 12 people over the last two days, the authorities said Sunday.

First US soldiers arrive in Poland to bolster NATO eastern flank

The first troops from a US armoured brigade arrived in Poland on Saturday as part of measures to support NATO's Eastern European flank, according to news agency PAP.

Poland bids farewell to truck driver killed in Berlin attack

Relatives and friends were saying their final goodbyes on Friday amid tight security measures, to Polish truck driver Lukasz Urban, who was killed in the Berlin Christmas market attack.

EU gives Poland two months to address rule of law concerns

The European Commission gave Poland a two-month deadline on Wednesday to address EU concerns about rule of law in the country, where new judicial reforms have been criticized as weakening...

Thousands of protesters block Polish parliament

Anti-government protesters blocked the exits of the parliament building in Warsaw for hours on Saturday to voice their anger at the policies of the right-wing government.

German entry "Toni Erdmann" wins best European film prize

The German comedy «Toni Erdmann» by Maren Ade has won the award for best European film, the European Film Academy announced at a gala in the Polish city of Wroclaw Saturday.

Poland's Supreme Court blocks Polanski extradition to US

Poland's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a lower court's decision to block filmmaker Roman Polanski's extradition to the United States on a decades-old child sex abuse conviction.

Eight miners killed as quake causes shafts to collapse in Poland

The death toll from a mine collapse triggered by an earthquake in Poland climbed to eight on Wednesday after the bodies of three missing workers were found.

Rights of 1 million Poles will be respected post-Brexit, May says

The rights of nearly 1 million Poles living in Britain will not be curtailed after the country leaves the European Union, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.

Poland's former president reburied after probe into 2010 plane crash

The bodies of Poland's former president Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria were reburied in Krakow late Friday after being exhumed as part of a new investigation into the 2010 Smolensk plane crash...

Poland exhumes former president for probe into 2010 plane crash

Poland started a new investigation on Monday into the 2010 Smolensk plane crash by exhuming the body of its most high-profile victim: former president Lech Kaczynski.

Tens of thousands of Polish nationalists rally in Warsaw

Tens of thousands of nationalists demonstrated in Warsaw on Friday, Poland's Independence Day, under the slogan "Poland is the bastion of Europe."

Six European countries confirm bird flu outbreaks

Six European countries have confirmed outbreaks of a dangerous strain of bird flu, which has caused alarm in Germany where the H5N8 virus spread further on Thursday.