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Polish lawmakers back removing judicial body EU criticized

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish lawmakers on Thursday approved removing a controversial disciplinary body within Poland's top court that the right-wing government has used to sanction outspoken judges an...

Pope greets Russian patriarch, criticized for 'naive' policy

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has sent a protocol greeting to the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, assuring him of prayers on his patron's feast day and stressing the value of human life and wisdom, as...

Poland, Bulgaria say Russia suspending natural gas supplies

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish and Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that Moscow is cutting off natural gas deliveries to their countries due to their refusal to pay in Russian rubles, a demand made by P...

New blasts at Polish coal mine halt search for 7 missing

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — New blasts at a Polish coal mine injured 10 rescue workers and forced authorities on Friday to suspend the search for seven coal miners and rescuers still missing after deadly me...

Anxious about refugees, Polish cities reject memorial sirens

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Anxious about the wellbeing of their Ukrainian refugees, city mayors across Poland are refusing the government’s instructions to sound air raid alarm sirens Sunday as part of mem...

Poland's Kaczynski unusually bashes right-wing ally Orban

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s deputy prime minister and de-facto leader used surprisingly strong words Friday to criticize his long-time ally and friend, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, and sa...

Google chief: IT focus on reliable information for Ukraine

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Information technology companies are focused on providing reliable information and stymying Russian propaganda about the invasion of Ukraine, the CEO of Google and Alphabet Inc. ...

Priceless paper: Refugees get IDs for new lives in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hoping to restore some normalcy after fleeing the war in Ukraine, thousands of refugees waited in long lines Saturday in the Polish capital of Warsaw to get identification cards ...

Railway glitch delays, halts trains in Poland, Italy

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Major malfunctions in the electronic control systems of railway networks in Poland and Italy have caused significant delays and cancellations along train routes, railway authorit...

Russian missile strike near NATO's Poland stirs anxiety

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Russian missile attack that killed at least 35 people in western Ukraine, some 15 miles from NATO member Poland, has stirred anxiety and spurred Poles to rush to passport offic...

Trudeau: Canada will take as many Ukraine refugees as it can

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday during a visit to Poland that his country will take as many refugees fleeing war in Ukraine “as we can.” T...

NATO chief sees no need to change nuclear alert level

LASK AIR BASE, Poland (AP) — NATO's chief said Tuesday that, despite Russia's threats about nuclear weapons, the alliance sees no need to change its own nuclear weapons alert level. ...

Storm helps Poland hit wind energy record: 30% of power

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Deadly high winds that struck Northern Europe last week generated a record level of wind energy for Poland, covering some 30% of the demand in a country where most of its electri...

Rubens' 'Portrait of a Lady' to go up for auction in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Peter Paul Rubens' 17th century masterpiece “Portrait of a Lady” is set to go up for auction in Poland next month, the DESA Unicum auction house said Thursday. ...

Polish president proposes abolishing disputed court chamber

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda said Thursday he is sending to parliament for approval a draft law that would abolish a top court’s disciplinary chamber in order to end a bitter di...