Europe

Poles advised against moving to UK after Brexit vote

Britain was the pick of the crop for Polish people looking for work since their country joined the European Union 13 years ago. And many industries in the UK relied on them to fill jobs locals will not do.

Iran

The complex story of Polish refugees in Iran

Thousands of Poles sought shelter in Iran during World War II, but today Poland has slammed the door on refugees.

The complex story of Polish refugees in Iran

Opinion

Poland's Bialowieza: Losing the forest and the trees

In the post-truth era, Polish government is trying to convince us that it needs to chop down a forest to protect it.

Michael Marder

by Michael Marder

Michael Marder

Europe

Tens of thousands protest against Polish government

'Freedom March' protesters in Warsaw say Poland's ruling right-wing party is undermining the rule of law and democracy.

Poland: Anti-government rally draws tens of thousands

United States

Why remembering the Holocaust matters more than ever

Auschwitz survivor Philip Riteman says the Holocaust must be remembered so 'it doesn't happen again'.

Why remembering the Holocaust matters more than ever

Latin America

Profile: Henrique Capriles

Henrique Capriles has rejected a ruling that prevents him from challenging President Nicolas Maduro in 2018 polls.

Poland

NATO deploys troops to Poland near Russian border

More than 1,100 soldiers to be stationed in Orzysz, about 57km south of Russia's Baltic Sea enclave of Kaliningrad.

NATO deploys troops to Poland near Russian border

Europe

Tusk wins second term as EU chief despite Polish fury

European Union leaders re-elect Donald Tusk as president despite opposition from his native Poland.

Tusk wins second term as EU chief despite Polish fury

Opinion

Adieu, Zygmunt Bauman!

With Zygmunt Bauman's death, we lost a brilliant sociologist, writer and thinker.

Irfan Ahmad

by Irfan Ahmad

Irfan Ahmad

Abortion

Polish doctors hide pregnancy risks to limit abortions

By refusing to reveal details to expectant mothers, such as genetic conditions, doctors hope to reduce terminations.

Media

Poland's president seeks to defuse political crisis

Andrzej Duda holds talks with opposition leaders after thousands protest and MPs hold sit-in over media restrictions.

Media

New protests erupt in Warsaw as political crisis grows

Poles return to the streets for a second day over plans to limit reporters' access to politicians in parliament.

Media

Thousands protest new media restrictions in Poland

Angry Warsaw residents block parliament as they rally against measures that would limit journalist access.

Thousands protest new media restrictions in Poland

Military

US accelerates troop deployment to Poland and Baltics

NATO and the US insist military presence is not aimed against anyone, but Russia has threatened measures in response.

US accelerates troop deployment to Poland and Baltics

Europe

Russia: New missiles in Kaliningrad answer US 'shield'

Russian exclave to receive new S-400 and nuclear-capable Iskander missile systems in response to NATO's defence system.

Russia: New missiles in Kaliningrad answer US 'shield'