Apr 26, 2015

Germany says will deny entry to some Russian Night Wolves bikers

Germany will block some members of an ultra-nationalist Russian motorcycle club from entering the country, government sources said Saturday, a day after Poland also announced an entry ban for the group which is blacklisted by the United States. Some 50 members of the Night ...

Apr 22, 2015

Poland to buy Patriot missiles from U.S.

The United States welcomed news Tuesday that Poland is planning to buy the U.S.-made Patriot missile system in an unprecedented revamp of its military in a deal worth up to $5 billion. “Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and its defense modernization program . ...

Poland's politicians, filmmakers hail Oscar for 'Ida'

Feb 24, 2015

Poland's politicians, filmmakers hail Oscar for 'Ida'

Poland’s politicians, filmmakers and fans rejoiced Monday over the nation’s first-ever foreign language movie Oscar for “Ida,” seeing it as a sign of the country’s cinematography coming of age. President Bronislaw Komorowski said the award is a “source of satisfaction for all Poles” and ...

Feb 19, 2015

Poland to pay $262,000 to inmates held at secret CIA prison

Poland will pay €230,000 ($262,000) in compensation to two terror suspects who say they were tortured at a CIA secret prison that Poland hosted from 2002-2003, a government minister said Wednesday. Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna spoke after the European Court of Human Rights in ...

Warsaw's main Lazienkowski bridge on fire

Feb 16, 2015

Warsaw's main Lazienkowski bridge on fire

Warsaw’s main bridge caught fire on Saturday night, according to an AFP reporter on the scene, disrupting a key route through the Polish capital as the blaze burned into the night. Firefighters said there have been no victims from the fire but the damage ...

Japan, Poland plan Tokyo summit this month

Feb 8, 2015

Japan, Poland plan Tokyo summit this month

The Japanese and Polish governments are arranging to hold a postponed summit meeting in Tokyo in late February, diplomatic sources said Saturday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will propose to Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski cooperation between the two countries in their efforts to promote global ...

Feb 4, 2015

By blunder, Polish in-vitro mom has another woman's baby

Poland’s health minister said Tuesday that he has canceled the in-vitro contract with a fertility clinic in northwestern Poland where a woman was implanted with a wrong egg. The blunder apparently made at the Pomerania Medical University clinic in Szczecin became evident when the ...