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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.

Polish treasure hunters clear land before dig for Nazi gold

Two amateur historians began preparations on Friday to excavate a site in south-western Poland where they say a World-War-II-era armoured train hidden underground for decades could contain gold...

Polish treasure-hunters to stream search for Nazi gold live online

A Polish treasure-hunting duo is planning to put decades of hearsay to rest in the search for an underground train rumoured to be laden with Nazi gold

Decisions and pledges at the NATO summit in Warsaw

NATO leaders wrapped up a two-day summit in the Polish capital Warsaw on Saturday. Here are the main decisions reached and pledges made at the meeting.

NATO leaders agree to carry on Afghanistan military training, aid

NATO leaders agreed Saturday to continue training Afghan security forces through 2017 and finance them through 2020, as the country continues to struggle with violence and instability.

Obama sums up "painful" week, says US is not as divided as suggested

Americans "cannot let the actions of a few define all of us," US President Barack Obama said Saturday, calling on Americans grieving from three consecutive shootings this week to stand together...