Opinion

Adieu, Zygmunt Bauman!

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

Adieu, Zygmunt Bauman!

by Irfan Ahmad

Adieu, Zygmunt Bauman!

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.

Polish doctors hide pregnancy risks to limit abortions

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.

President Andrzej Duda in bid to defuse political row

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.

New protests erupt in Warsaw as political crisis grows

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'

Poland

Poland exhumes leaders killed in plane crash in Russia

Controversial autopsies on former president Lech Kaczynski, among 80 others, aims to determine cause of 2010 crash.

Poland exhumes leaders killed in plane crash in Russia

Poland

Poles join 'umbrella protest' against abortion curbs

Street protests are expected to continue on Monday, when some women also planning a strike, boycotting jobs and classes.

Poles join 'umbrella protest' against abortion curbs

Russia

Russia moves nuclear missiles to NATO doorstep

Poland and Lithuania express concern as Russia deploys nuclear-capable ballistic missiles to Kaliningrad on Baltic Sea.

Russia moves nuclear-capable missiles to NATO doorstep

Poland

Snow returns to Poland's Tatras Mountains

Poland's prospects for winter sports start well as southern mountains see 45cm of snowfall.

Snow returns to Poland's Tatras Mountains

Europe

Polish parliament rejects plans for total abortion ban

In a setback to the ruling conservatives, MPs reject near-total ban on abortion after massive street protests.

Polish parliament rejects plans for total abortion ban

Politics

Pope Francis: Not right to identify Islam with violence

The pope says it is not fair to speak about violence by Muslims without talking about violence committed by Catholics.

Pope Francis: Not right to identify Islam with violence

Weather

Poland battered by damaging storms

Violent winds sweep across Poland, leaving trees snapped, roofs stripped off and roads flooded.

Poland battered by damaging storms

Opinion

NATO's meeting in Warsaw is the 'Second Chance' Summit

Since the end of the Cold War, NATO has been trying to find its new role.

NATO's meeting in Warsaw is the 'Second Chance' Summit

by Luke Coffey

NATO's meeting in Warsaw is the 'Second Chance' Summit