Europe

Remembering Auschwitz: 75 years since camp's liberation

Survivors attend a memorial ceremony to mark 75 years since the Soviet army liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Europe

Auschwitz survivor recounts horror 75 years after liberation

Menachem Haberman spoke to Al Jazeera about the suffering he endured and still lives with today.

History

Auschwitz survivor Leon Schagrin: 'The suffering doesn't go away'

At 93 and having lost his survivor friends, Leon Schagrin educates young people on the horrors of Nazi Germany.

Auschwitz survivor Leon Schagrin: 'The suffering doesn't go away'

Poland

Polish parliament backs law allowing government to punish judges

The law has been condemned by the European Union, the United Nations and Polish legal experts and opposition figures.

Polish parliament backs law allowing government to punish judges

Human Rights

Pelosi expected to raise judicial independence on Poland visit

US Democrats have asked Poland's president to veto legislation which they say undermines the separation of powers.

Pelosi expected to raise judicial independence on Poland visit

Poland

Polish senate votes down draft law aimed at punishing judges

Draft now returns to parliament, where lawmakers from governing right-wing Law and Justice party hold the majority.

Polish senate votes down draft law aimed at punishing judges

People & Power

Beyond the Wall: From Germany to Bulgaria, What Happened to Hope?

Thirty years ago, the Cold War came to an end and Europe was awash with hope, but have the years since been squandered?

Europe

Culture wars: Art world reflects Poland's political divide

Tension is high between liberals and conservatives in Poland.

Poland

EU seeks to suspend chamber disciplining Polish judges

Chamber poses 'risk of irreparable damage for Polish judges', says European Commission, in blow to eurosceptic gov't.

EU seeks to suspend chamber disciplining Polish judges

Europe

Poland forced to confront coal problem

Poland tops countries listed by EU special fund for those most disrupted by moving to cleaner industries.

Europe

European judges join Polish peers in protest against 'muzzle law'

Bill proposes strict disciplinary measures against Polish judges critical of the government’s judicial overhaul.

European judges join Polish peers in protest against 'muzzle law'

Europe

Thousands protest in Warsaw against Poland's 'muzzle-law'

Demonstrations have been taking place in the Polish capital Warsaw against a controversial judiciary law.

Europe

Polish turkey cull expected after bird flu outbreak

Up to 40,000 poultry are due to be slaughtered after bird flu was found responsible for deaths of 25,000 turkeys.

Bird flu kills tens of thousands of turkeys in Poland

Indonesia

Indonesia increases jail term for Pole convicted of treason

Supreme Court rejects Jakub Skrzypski's bid for freedom, instead increasing his sentence to seven years over Papua ties.

Indonesia increases jail term for Pole convicted of treason

Europe

Duda targets rural voters in Poland re-election bid

The incumbent right-wing president embarked on an ambitious campaign tour.

Duda completes re-election tour of all 380 Polish counties