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Battle over abortion law heats up in Catholic Poland

Poland`s abortion battle will resume Thursday when the devoutly Catholic country`s parliament debates rival initiatives to either liberalise or further tighten a law that is already one of the strictest in Europe.

Poland calls on UK to protect Poles after attacks on migrants

Poland`s foreign minister on Monday called on Britain to protect Poles living in the UK, during an urgent visit to London following a spate of attacks against migrants.

Poland to make urgent UK visit following attacks on Poles

Poland on Sunday announced three ministers would make an urgent visit to London following attacks on its nationals in Britain, including a murder which may have been a hate crime.

RESPECT! Rio silver medallist sells medal for 3-year-old cancer patient; Harbhajan Singh overawed

RESPECT! Rio silver medallist sells medal for 3-year-old cancer patient; Harbhajan Singh overawed

Poland's Piotr Malachowski received a letter from the mother of a boy called Olek who said he had been battling eye cancer.

Poland now most common foreign country of birth in UK

There were an estimated 795,000 UK residents born in India, which had been the most common country of birth outside Britain for the previous 11 years.

New caterpillar-like robot can climb slopes, transport loads

New caterpillar-like robot can climb slopes, transport loads

Scientists have developed a tiny bioinspired soft robot capable of mimicking caterpillar gaits in natural scale, that can climb slopes, squeeze through narrow slits and transport loads. The 15-millimetre long soft robot harvests energy from green light and is controlled by spatially modulated laser beam.

Hunt for Nazi `gold train` resumes in Poland

Treasure hunters on Friday relaunched their search for a lost Nazi gold train allegedly loaded with loot and buried in southwestern Poland, despite there being no scientific evidence it exists.

Use the Gospel as your GPS, Pope tells huge mass in Poland

Pope Francis celebrated mass Sunday with over 1.5 million pilgrims in a vast sun-drenched field in Poland, wrapping up an emotionally charged trip with some choice technological metaphors.

Pope visits Auschwitz, says same horrors happening today

Pope Francis made an emotional and silent visit to the former Nazi death camp at Auschwitz on Friday and later said many of the horrors committed are happening in places at war today.

Pope Francis walks alone through Auschwitz

Pope Francis walks alone through Auschwitz

The pontiff clutched his crucifix to his chest as he walked slowly along a row of memorial plaques, written in the 23 languages spoken by the prisoners.

Pope Francis to pay `silent` visit to Auschwitz

Pope Francis was set to meet Holocaust survivors at the former Auschwitz death camp in Poland on Friday, as well as people who risked their lives to save Jews from the Nazis.

In a country wary of migrants, Pope tells Poles to welcome refugees

Pope Francis urged young people on Thursday to welcome migrants and refugees, putting himself in direct contrast with the government of Poland on the second day of his visit there.

Pope Francis falls in Poland, escapes injury

Pope Francis falls in Poland, escapes injury

Pope Francis fell today after apparently stumbling down a step on an altar during a visit to Poland but quickly got back to his feet, seemingly without injury.

Poland calls EU threats over changes to top court illegal

The leader of Poland`s governing conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party on Thursday lashed out at an EU disciplinary process that is piling pressure on Warsaw, saying the European Commission is acting illegally.

Pope gets mystical with Poland`s Black Madonna

Pope Francis visited Poland`s most revered monastery on Thursday, home to an ancient Catholic icon believed to work miracles, ahead of a trip by tram to meet young pilgrims from the world over.

Pope Francis faces tepid welcome in migrant-wary Poland

A portrait of Pope Francis hanging in Warsaw`s St. Saviour Church is flanked by another, much larger one, showing the smiling late Polish-born pontiff and saint, John Paul II.

Neeraj Chopra sets new U20 Javelin WORLD RECORD in Poland – WATCH VIDEO

Neeraj Chopra sets new U20 Javelin WORLD RECORD in Poland – WATCH VIDEO

Neeraj Chopra, who broke the earlier record of 84.69 meters held by Latvian Zigismunds Sirmais, recorded a throw of 86.48m.

Iraqi charged with having `trace` explosives in Poland

The Iraqi man was charged in the central city of Lodz and remanded in custody for two months.

Some 38 of 84 killed in Nice truck attack were foreigners: Ministry

Some 38 of the 84 people killed on the seafront in Nice by a truck-driving man as they celebrated Bastille Day on July 14 were foreigners, the French foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

U.S Defense Secretary pays unannounced visit to Kabul

U.S Defense Secretary Ash Carter made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday where he will meet President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah alongwith senior U.S military commanders.