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Violent storms hit Poland

Violent storms swept across Poland during the weekend, damaging roofs, delaying trains and flooding buildings. Firefighters were called out 1,392 times on Sunday to deal with the aftermath of torrential

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U.S. Senator Dick Durbin met with Polish Senator Anna Maria Anders

Washinton, D.C. – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) met June 21 with Senator Anna Maria Anders of Poland in his Capitol office to discuss the relationship between the United States

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EU and US leaders to hold Warsaw meeting in July

European Council President Donald Tusk and US President Barack Obama will attend an EU-US summit in the Polish capital in July. “The meeting will take place in the margins of

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Polish activist announces hunger strike over constitutional crisis

One of the founders of Polish NGO the Committee for the Defence of Democracy (KOD) is to carry out a hunger strike in response to the prime minister’s refusal to

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Kaczyński dismisses court ruling as ‘private’ opinion of certain people

Head of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party Jarosław Kaczyński has dismissed a ruling of the Constitutional Tribunal as the “private” opinion of “a certain group of people”, reaffirming that

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Protests across Poland demand free media

Thousands staged protests across Poland on Saturday against a new law they say threatens the independence of the country’s public broadcasters. Demonstrators chanting “Free Media!” took to the streets in

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Poland brings in 2016

Street parties were held in cities across Poland on Thursday night, with revelers bringing in the new year. In Warsaw, parties gathered by the National Stadium for the third year

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Poland among world’s top 20 tourist destinations

It is the 18th most favored country to visit across the globe, the Polish Tourist Organisation (POT) reveals.  Over the first three quarters of 2015, the number of tourists staying at larger

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Fifty thousand protest in Warsaw against ruling party

Thousands took to the streets of several Polish cities Saturday to protest against what they claim is an erosion of democracy under the country’s new Law and Justice (PiS) government.

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Poland named as enemy of Islamic State in new film

Poland has been listed as one of sixty countries ‘in the global coalition against the Islamic State’, in a new promotional film released by the militant group. The four-minute film,

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Poland second most supportive of free speech worldwide

A new study reveals that Poland is second to the US in terms of freedom of speech on a global scale. Poland scored 5.66 on the Free Expression Index by

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PiS announces new cabinet

The Law and Justice (PiS) party which won the 25 October general election has announced the names of its ministers. In a press conference on Monday, PiS head Jarosław Kaczyński

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Warsaw’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier turns 90

A commemorative ceremony, attended by Polish Defence Minister Tomasz Siemoniak, was held at the Piłsudski Square in Warsaw on Monday afternoon. High-ranking officials, military personnel, veterans and Warsaw residents gathered

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Conservatives command majority in Polish Parliament

The conservative Law and Justice (PiS), which was in opposition for the last eight years, won 235 seats in the 460-seat lower house of Parliament, giving it a majority in

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First refugees to arrive in Poland in early 2016?

The Polish ministries of Internal and Foreign Affairs have said that Poland will not start receiving refugees before early 2016, as part of an EU program to resettle 200,000 asylum

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12 months of continuous growth in the number of passengers at Chopin Airport in Warsaw

In September Warsaw Chopin Airport handled more than 1,1 million travelers. This result lets us celebrate a whole year of consecutive record-breaking monthly results in the number of passengers, which