Poland

US, Europe expand Belarus sanctions for 'orchestrating' migrant crisis

The sanctions targeted senior security and justice officials, prominent media figures, one of Lukashenko's sons, defense-related firms and a major fertilizer exporter.

published on : 3rd December 2021

European Union court calls for dismissal of Hungary-Poland challenge

The EU had found itself unable to do much to alter the course of either nation, and therefore turned to linking money to their adherence to democratic behavior.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Poland PM Mateusz Morawiecki​ urges COVID vaccinations as deaths rise

Poland PM Mateusz Morawiecki's appeal on Wednesday was made to a nation with a vaccination rate of just 54%.

published on : 1st December 2021

Border crisis is 'greatest' bid to destabilise Europe since Cold War: Poland PM Mateusz Morawiecki

Later on Sunday, the Polish head of government will meet his counterparts from the Baltic states -- two of which also share a border with Belarus -- to discuss the conflict.

published on : 21st November 2021

Poland says Belarus is taking away migrants at border camp

Most are fleeing conflict or hopelessness at home and aim to reach Germany or other western European countries.

published on : 17th November 2021

Polish forces use water cannon on migrants who threw stones

The situation marks an escalation in a tense migration and political border crisis where the lives of thousands of migrants are at stake.

published on : 16th November 2021

European Union top court again rules against Poland in rule-of-law case

EU headquarters and Poland have been in a long-running standoff over the Polish government's efforts to control the judiciary.

published on : 16th November 2021

Poland says police hit with stones by migrants at border

Police said that incident occurred Saturday evening near Kolonia Klukowicze, a village close to the border with Belarus.

published on : 14th November 2021

Belarus accuses Polish border forces of beating migrants

Hundreds of desperate migrants are trapped in freezing temperatures on the border and the presence of troops from both sides has raised fears of a confrontation.

published on : 10th November 2021

Migrants camp overnight at Polish border after tense day

Poland has received strong signals of support and solidarity from the EU and EU member states and the United States as it faces its border crisis.

published on : 9th November 2021

Poland reinforces security on Belarus border

A spokeswoman for Poland's Border Guards, Ewelina Szczepanska, said the presence of guards, police and the military has been reinforced at the border.

published on : 8th November 2021

Poland's Health Ministry backs abortion after pregnant woman's death

The document addressed to obstetricians comes in reaction to the hospital death of a 30-year-old mother whose 22-week pregnancy had medical problems.

published on : 7th November 2021

Poles protest strict abortion law after pregnant woman dies

The protesters held portraits of the woman, 30-year-old Iza, who died in hospital in Pszczyna, southern Poland, from septic shock.

published on : 7th November 2021

European Union court tells Poland to pay USD 1.2 million a day in judicial dispute

Radoslaw Fogiel, a spokesman for Poland’s nationalist ruling party, brushed the penalties off, saying Poland’s contribution into the EU coffers is much larger than that.

published on : 28th October 2021

European Union says war rhetoric unacceptable after Poland PM Mateusz Morawiecki's comment

Morawiecki faced less sanguine criticism from his Polish political opponents, many of whom are deeply worried about Poland's increasing isolation within the EU.

published on : 25th October 2021
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