- Poland says it wins protection for Poles in British EU deal Updated: Feb-05-16 11:44 am
WARSAW, Poland - British Prime Minister David Cameron found support Friday for a renegotiated deal with the European Union from Poland and Denmark, marking a positive start to a two-week tour of European capitals aimed at winning over European partners to his plans for a looser union with the bloc.
- Poland reopens probe into 2010 crash that killed president Updated: Feb-04-16 12:22 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's government opened a new investigation Thursday into the 2010 plane crash in Russia that killed President Lech Kaczynski, with the defense minister saying that evidence pointing to Russian involvement was covered up in an earlier probe.
- Central Europe guardedly welcomes US military spending boost Updated: Feb-03-16 12:43 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Countries in Central and Eastern Europe are welcoming a U.S. plan to quadruple military spending in Europe in reaction to Russia's military resurgence, yet the tone from several governments appears guarded as it remains unclear how much of the spending will translate into a real and lasting presence of troops and weapons on NATO's nervous eastern flank.
- Poland salutes plan to boost NATO presence in Eastern Europe Updated: Feb-03-16 8:22 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Poland's foreign minister says the protection of NATO's eastern borders needs to be increased in light of the "apparently unresolvable" conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
- Croatian, Polish presidents discusses migrants, security Updated: Jan-28-16 11:15 am
WARSAW, Poland - The European Union should agree on criteria for accepting migrants and on how to secure the Greek border, where most of them arrive in Europe, Croatia's president said Thursday.
- Holocaust victims honored 71 years after Auschwitz liberated Updated: Jan-27-16 12:20 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Dozens of elderly Holocaust survivors lit candles at Auschwitz on Wednesday, exactly 71 years after the Soviet army liberated the death camp that has become the most powerful symbol of the human suffering inflicted by Nazi Germany during World War II.
- Minister: Poland will veto forced relocation of migrants Updated: Jan-26-16 9:15 am
WARSAW, Poland - Poland will veto any plan by the European Union that would oblige member states to accept set numbers of migrants, the nation's interior minister said Tuesday.
- Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017 Updated: Jan-25-16 10:23 am
WARSAW, Poland - A new brigade consisting of Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian troops should be fully operational in the region by 2017, Poland's Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said Monday.
- Poland welcomes increased British military presence Updated: Jan-22-16 10:49 am
WARSAW, Poland - Polish and British defense officials say there are plans for a stronger British military presence in Poland to reassure members on NATO's eastern flank concerned about Russia's resurgence.
- Hungary's Orban defends Poland from 'groundless' EU measures Updated: Jan-22-16 5:03 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary's prime minister has described plans by the European Union to assess several laws passed by the new Polish government as "groundless measures from the rather pompous older democracies."
- German, Polish leaders take conciliatory tone amid tensions Updated: Jan-21-16 8:46 am
WARSAW, Poland - The foreign ministers of Germany and Poland took a conciliatory tone with each other as they met Thursday at a time of heightened tensions between the neighboring nations.
- Ukraine disputes Poland claim of taking 1 million refugees Updated: Jan-20-16 12:43 pm
WARSAW, Poland - A Ukrainian official is disputing a claim by the Polish prime minister that Poland has taken in 1 million Ukrainian refugees, adding a new element into the debate over refugees in Poland.
- Polish premier: EU wasting time on perceived problems Updated: Jan-19-16 1:13 pm
BRUSSELS - Poland's prime minister chided the European Union on Tuesday for spending too much time on perceived problems in Warsaw and said the country's changes to its constitutional court and media legislation are an internal matter.
- Polish president calls for beefed-up NATO presence Updated: Jan-18-16 11:43 am
BRUSSELS - Polish President Andrzej Duda called on NATO Monday to make its presence "as permanent as possible" in Poland to safeguard his country and region from an aggressive Russia.
- Blizzards, high winds batter Eastern Europe, cause havoc Updated: Jan-17-16 11:57 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Blizzards battered parts of Eastern Europe on Sunday, forcing roads to close, trains and flights to be canceled and producing power outages.
- Poland's defense chief: We want constant NATO, US presence Updated: Jan-16-16 12:35 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's defense minister says his country wants to have permanent NATO and U.S. troops' presence to ward off security threats.
- Poland's lawmakers adopt new rules on police surveillance Updated: Jan-15-16 9:09 am
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's Parliament on Friday adopted disputed new regulations for police surveillance that widen its scope but also put it under stricter court control.
- FM: Poland's democracy doing better than it seems outside Updated: Jan-11-16 9:18 am
WARSAW, Poland - The shape of Poland's democracy under the new right-wing government is better than some foreign commentators suggest, the foreign minister said Monday, inviting German politicians to visit and check.