Europe

Poland demands huge monetary compensation for Nazi invasion

The Polish government is demanding that Germany pay as much as a trillion dollars in compensation for the Nazi invasion during World War II. It is a sign that after seven decades, the wounds from Hitler's war have yet to heal.

Europe

EU mulls sanctions against Poland over court reforms

EU commission to debate action against Poland after President Andrzej Duda vetoes two of three contentious court bills.

EU mulls sanctions against Poland over court reforms

Europe

Poland's president vetoes judiciary reform

Duda vetoes bills that are widely seen as assaults on the independence of the judicial system after days of protests.

Poland President Andrzej Duda vetoes judiciary reform

Europe

Poland: Former president joins protests against courts reforms

Poland's former president Lech Walesa has warned that democratic advances made since communism ended will be destroyed if controversial reforms to the legal system go ahead.

Opinion

Poland is turning authoritarian

Will the Polish people be able to stop it?

Claudia Ciobanu

by Claudia Ciobanu

Claudia Ciobanu

Europe

Poland's senate approves contentious court bill

The bill sponsored by the ruling party gives politicians substantial power over Supreme Court in defiance of EU.

Human Rights

Poles protest parliament proposal to reform judiciary

Thousands turn out to rally against new bill allowing parliament to appoint supreme court, with EU also voicing concern.

Europe

Poles protest over government's effort to 'boost legal influence'

Protesters in Poland's capital Warsaw say they will remain camped outside parliament until the government scraps a series of reforms of the legal system.

Europe

Thousands rally against court reforms in Poland

Protesters rallied against the new judicial reforms which they say gives Poland's ruling party power over the courts.

Thousands rally against court reforms in Poland

Europe

Trump criticises Russia in Poland speech

US President Donald Trump made Poland his first stop during the G20 summit on Thursday.

Poland

EU projects strong economic growth amid Brexit negotiations

As Brexit negotiations began in Brussels new data has shown there is a strong economic growth across the European Union.

Europe

Muslim girls complain of Polish racism on study trip

Group of German high school pupils say they were threatened and spat on during Holocaust study trip in Poland.

Muslim girls 'racially abused' on Polish Holocaust trip

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