`Feminist drone` delivers abortion pills to Poland

Feminist activists on Saturday sent a drone from Germany to Poland carrying abortion pills to highlight the staunchly Catholic country`s restrictive abortion laws.

Computer error a possible cause of Poland airline outage: Prosecutors

 Polish prosecutors are looking into whether the outage which grounded dozens of jets operated by Polish airline Lot at Warsaw`s main airport on Sunday may have been caused by a computer system error, a spokesman for the Warsaw prosecutor`s office said on Wednesday.

Hackers target Polish airline LOT, ground 1,400 passengers

 A cyber attack against Polish flagship carrier LOT grounded more than 1,400 passengers at Warsaw`s Frederic Chopin Airport on Sunday, a spokesman said.

Euro 2016 qualifying: Robert Lewandowski scores four-minute hat-trick in Poland win over Georgia
Euro 2016 qualifying: Robert Lewandowski scores four-minute hat-trick in Poland win over Georgia

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick in the space of four minutes late in the game as Poland beat Georgia 4-0 in Euro 2016 qualifying on Saturday.

Poland offers asylum to Christian Syrian refugees

Poland will take in 60 Syrian refugee families of the Christian faith, Warsaw said Tuesday just days after it opposed European Union plans for binding quotas on asylum seekers for its 28 member states.

Andrzej Duda wins presidential election in Poland: Exit poll
Andrzej Duda wins presidential election in Poland: Exit poll

The preliminary exit poll results of Sunday's second round of presidential elections in Poland indicated that Andrzej Duda from the Law and Justice Party received 53 percent of all votes, thus winning the election.

Poles to vote in presidential cliffhanger today

Poles vote Sunday in the second round of a too-close-to-call presidential election with incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski trying to fend off the populist challenge of conservative newcomer Andrzej Duda.

Poland pays damages to CIA detainees

 Poland has paid part of the damages to two men detained in a secret CIA prison on Polish soil before they were transferred to Guantanamo Bay, the foreign ministry told AFP on Monday.

Holders Sevilla, unheralded Dnipro, into Europa League final
Holders Sevilla, unheralded Dnipro, into Europa League final

Holders Sevilla swept into a second consecutive Europa League final when a 2-0 victory at Fiorentina on Thursday secured a crushing 5-0 aggregate success for the La Liga club in their semi-final tie.

Poles vote for president, incumbent Komorowski tipped to win

 Poles vote Sunday in the first round of a presidential election after a lacklustre campaign focused on national security and social issues, with incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski expected to win, but not without a struggle.

Poland holds presidential vote, Komorowski tipped to win

 Poles vote Sunday in the first round of a presidential election after a lacklustre campaign focused on defence and social issues, with popular incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski expected to win.

Poland denies entry to pro-Putin bikers planning victory ride

Poland on Friday said it had denied entry to a Russian biker gang backed by the Kremlin, which is planning to ride through Europe to celebrate the Soviet Union's role in the World War II victory over Nazi Germany.

US envoy apologises to Poland over FBI chief's Holocaust claim

US ambassador to Warsaw apologised on Sunday after being summoned by the foreign ministry over comments by the head of the FBI that Poland shared responsibility for the Holocaust with Germany.

Germany honours anti-Nazi Warsaw Uprising fighters

Germany on Thursday awarded its highest honour for the first time to Poles who fought the occupying Nazis in the ill-fated Warsaw Uprising of 1944, one of World War II`s bloodiest episodes.

Frenchman packs Russian wife in suitcase to enter EU

A Frenchman tried to smuggle his Russian wife into the European Union by hiding her in a massive suitcase, without realising there had been no need for the would-be James Bond scheme.

Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw square

Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet World War II brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place in a city square.

Poland plans to send military instructors to Ukraine

Poland said Wednesday it plans to send a small contingent of troops to Ukraine to help train Kiev`s military officers, echoing a similar deployment from Britain.

Firefighters contain 12-hour blaze on main Warsaw bridge

Firefighters battled for 12 hours to contain a blaze that tore through the main bridge in Warsaw, cutting off one of the capital's key transport links.

Poland votes to ratify treaty to protect women

Poland`s parliament voted Friday to ratify a treaty combatting violence against women, despite considerable opposition from the right and the country`s powerful Catholic Church.

Polish priest sexually abused boys, sentenced to 7 years

A Polish court on Tuesday found a Roman Catholic priest guilty of sexually abusing underage boys and sentenced him to seven years in prison.