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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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

Czech president orders minister to resign after Dalai Lama meeting

A meeting with the Dalai Lama could cost the Czech culture minister his job - after President Milos Zeman, who is pushing for closer ties to China, demanded his resignation, news website...

Thousands demonstrate against abortion ban in Poland

Tens of thousands of Polish women dressed in black protested in Warsaw despite heavy rains against a threatened ban on abortion Monday.

Polish parliament debates strictest abortion law in the EU

Polish women face years in prison if a law tightening abortion legislation is passed. Activists opposed to the measure are demonstrating dressed in black outside parliament in Warsaw. Poland...

Merkel in Warsaw to bridge gaps between EU states before key summit

Britain's decision to leave the European Union cut deep into the bloc's integration aspirations, which is all the more reason to stick together, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday during...

Polish minister bashes German "ego" ahead of Merkel's Warsaw visit

Germany can be too egotistical when negotiating foreign policy, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told dpa on Friday, ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's arrival in Warsaw.

Dig for Nazi gold train under way in Poland

The search for a World War II-era German train thought to be laden with treasures in an underground tunnel in Poland got under way on Tuesday.