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12 killed after bus carrying Polish pilgrims crashes in Croatia

Twelve people have been killed after a bus carrying Polish pilgrims veered off a road in Croatia on Saturday and ended up in a ditch. All 32 surviving passengers are said to be injured, 19 of them seriously. The trip, organised by the Brotherhood of St Joseph Catholic group, included three priests and six nuns. […]

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United States blocks Poland’s offer to send MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine

The United States has rejected Poland’s offer to send its MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine via a US airbase in Germany, saying the proposal raised “serious concerns” for the entire NATO alliance. Warsaw made the surprise offer on Tuesday amid repeated appeals from Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy for more warplanes to replenish his country’s air […]

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Large pro-EU protests across Poland amid fears the country could be leaving the bloc

Poles backing EU membership have taken part in protests across the country, amid fears it could leave the bloc. On Thursday Poland’s top court ruled that key articles of EU law were “incompatible” with the constitution. It sparked fears that Poland could exit the union, prompting calls for major demonstrations nationwide on Sunday. Organisers said […]

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Poland’s parliament passes new media bill to ‘silence outlets critical of government’

Poland’s parliament has passed a new media bill that opponents say is an attempt to silence a TV channel critical of the government. The government says the law is needed to stop hostile foreign powers taking control of its broadcasters. But critics say it is an attempt to push US company Discovery to sell the […]

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Now the mysterious monolith has POPPED itself on the riverbank of Vistula in Warsaw

Now the mysterious metal monolith has popped up on a riverbank in the Polish capital Warsaw after making several appearances in Europe and The Americas. Residents noticed the triangular pillar along the Vistula river while jogging during the morning. The structure is about 10 feet in height, has a dull silver-coloured surface, is held together […]

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Thousands of Polish women hit the streets to protest against new abortion laws

Thousands of women are protesting against Poland’s new abortion laws in cities across the country. The ruling on Thursday was delivered by the Polish constitutional court. It said legislation allowing for the abortion of malformed foetuses was “incompatible” with the constitution. The court banned almost all abortions – with exceptions only for cases of rape, […]

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Poland mistakenly annexed small part of Czech Republic last month

The Polish military has admitted it accidentally invaded the Czech Republic last month, but it insists its brief occupation of a small part of the country was simply a “misunderstanding.” Polish soldiers mistakenly crossed the country’s border with Czech Republic in late May before setting up there, the Czech foreign ministry said. The soldiers, who […]