- 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.
- US proposes more Pentagon funding for Europe aid, equipment Updated: Feb-02-16 1:58 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration said Tuesday it will propose quadrupling what it spends on its troops and training in Europe, as part of the U.S. military's accelerating effort to deter Russia.
- The Latest: Hungary accepts UK efforts to stop benefit abuse Updated: Feb-02-16 10:17 am
BRUSSELS - The Latest on negotiations on changes to EU law aimed at keeping Britain in the bloc (all times local):
- 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.
- Obama honors 4 who protected Jews during Holocaust Updated: Jan-27-16 11:10 pm
WASHINGTON - As he honored four people on Wednesday for risking their lives to protect Jews, President Barack Obama warned that anti-Semitism is on the rise and that an attack on any faith is an attack on all faiths.
- 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.
- Polish court rules that a priest's son inherits his wealth Updated: Jan-27-16 9:35 am
WARSAW, Poland - A Polish court has ruled that a 6-year-old boy is the only heir of a prominent priest, who was his father.
- 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.
- Survivor sheds light on divisive WWII-era Jewish Councils Updated: Jan-26-16 8:05 am
JERUSALEM - Throughout the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, and while incarcerated in two prison camps, Mirjam Bolle wrote letters to her fiance that she never sent but hoped to share with him after the war. Yet when the two ultimately reunited she decided to leave the past behind and stashed them away. Now, decades later, she has published them as a memoir.
- 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.
- US official seeks support for European trade deal in Poland Updated: Jan-24-16 6:06 pm
WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman was welcomed Sunday by Polish entrepreneurs as he worked to finalize a free trade pact between the United States and the European Union.
- Poles fearing attack on democracy by government join protest Updated: Jan-23-16 11:48 am
WARSAW, Poland - Thousands of Poles across the country marched Saturday in freezing temperatures to protest a slew of measures by the country's new right-wing government that they say are anti-democratic.
- 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."
- NATO top brass agree to recommend changes in alliance Updated: Jan-21-16 2:56 pm
BRUSSELS - Top NATO brass on Thursday agreed on changes to recommend in the alliance's force posture and decision-making procedures to better deal with a more aggressive Russia and other evolving security threats.
- Polish court: lease of Hitler's WWII bunker rightly canceled Updated: Jan-21-16 1:16 pm
WARSAW, Poland - A Polish court ruled Thursday that the state was right to terminate the lease of Hitler's World War II bunker to a private company that failed to pay rent or upgrade it as a tourist attraction.
- 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.
- Deep freeze across Balkans makes migrant journeys harder Updated: Jan-20-16 11:13 am
WARSAW, Poland - Subfreezing temperatures and snow have settled over Central Europe, adding to the difficulties of migrants heading to Western Europe but not weakening their determination to continue their journeys.
- 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.
- Central bank head warns of banking crisis in Poland Updated: Jan-19-16 10:27 am
WARSAW, Poland - The head of Poland's central bank warned Tuesday that a bill offering relief to holders of Swiss franc mortgages combined with new taxes on banks amount to a "recipe for a banking crisis."
- 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.