Poland

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.

Polish woman charged with possession of radioactive isotopes

A Polish woman who was arrested on the Croatian border with Montenegro in mid-September for possession of a small amount of radioactive isotopes has been charged with handling dangerous substances...

Dalekovod terminates contract for transmission line in Poland

The consortium Dalekovod Polska S.A. - ZUE S.A. and the Polish power supplier Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE) have consensually terminated a contract for the construction of a 132-...

Croatia and Poland can enhance economic cooperation

Croatia and Poland have potential for developing stronger economic cooperation, notably in the energy and transport sectors, Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and his Polish counterpart...

Juncker: EU powerless against authoritarian slide in Poland, Hungary

The European Union is powerless to act against the slide towards authoritarianism being seen in Poland and Hungary, the head of the bloc's executive, the European Commission, admitted in a...

EU mulls next steps after Poland dismisses rule of law concerns

The European Commission was considering its next steps Friday after Poland issued a defiant response to concerns about its controversial judicial reforms, with the possibility of invoking...

Ministry: Eggs from Poland taken off market

The Croatian Agriculture Ministry said in a press release on Thursday that eggs from Poland suspected of being the source of a salmonella outbreak were being taken off the market.

Council of Europe: Polish court reform still problematic

Plans by Poland's right-wing government to reform its constitutional court still do not meet democratic standards, an expert panel of the Council of Europe

Report: Poland's Kaczynski says EU must reform or fall apart

The chairman of Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, called for a reform of the European Union that would strengthen the nation state in an interview published Sunday,...