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Amid Germany troop pullout, Pompeo seeks friendly faces to east

Washington - As President Donald Trump orders US troops out of Germany and faces a tough re-election battle, his top diplomat, Mike Pompeo, is heading to friendly climes in Central and Eastern Europe.

Thousands protest in Poland after LGBT activist's arrest

Warsaw - Thousands of people protested across Poland on Saturday waving rainbow flags, a day after a gay rights activist was taken into custody for two months of pre-trial detention.

Polish police detain 48 protesting LGBT activist's arrest

Warsaw - Polish police said Saturday they detained about 50 demonstrators who tried to prevent the arrest of a gay rights activist in the capital Warsaw, which sparked criticism from rights groups.

Protest as LGBT activist jailed for 2 months in Poland

Warsaw - Dozens of protesters tried to stop Polish police from arresting a gay rights activist in Warsaw on Friday after a court ordered the campaigner held for two months preventive detention.The activist, who was referred to officially in court as Michal Sz.

MPs in LGBT flag protest against Polish president

Warsaw - A group of Polish opposition MPs wore the rainbow colours of the LGBT flag in protest against President Andrzej Duda at his swearing in ceremony on Thursday.

'Alarm' at Poland's plan to leave treaty protecting women

Strasbourg - The EU and the Council of Europe on Sunday voiced regret and alarm over the Polish right-wing government's move to withdraw from a landmark international treaty combating violence against women.

'Alarm' at Poland's plan to leave treaty protecting women

Strasbourg - The Council of Europe said Sunday it is "alarmed" that Poland's right-wing government is moving to withdraw from a landmark international treaty combating violence against women.

'We don't want that time to be reborn': Witness in SS guard's trial speaks out

Warsaw - The pyres of burning bodies in the forests around Nazi Germany's Stutthof concentration camp still haunt 93-year-old Marek Dunin-Wasowicz, a crucial witness in the trial of former SS guard Bruno Dey which is expected to close on Thursday.

EU leaders agree to link funds to rule of law

Apo - European leaders for the first time on Tuesday agreed to link payment of EU funds to a member state with respect for the bloc's legal norms -- although Poland and Hungary insisted they had blocked tougher planned measures.

EU leaders compromise on linking funds to rule of law

Apo - European leaders have reached a summit compromise on the question of whether EU funds can be withheld from a member state that breaches legal norms, officials and diplomats said Tuesday.

Polish opposition challenges presidential vote result

Warsaw - Poland's main opposition coalition on Thursday challenged the result of an election that returned to power President Andrzej Duda with backing from the populist right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party.

Divided Poland votes in close presidential run-off

Warsaw - Poles voted on Sunday in a razor edge presidential run-off election between a populist incumbent allied with US President Donald Trump and a europhile liberal challenger, with experts saying the result will define the future of the country's young demo...

Hopes and fears as polarised Poles choose president

Godzisz - A farmer and father of five, Grzegorz Myszak is crystal clear about his reasons for backing Poland's right-wing President Andrzej Duda on Sunday in a knife-edge run-off against liberal Warsaw mayor Rafal Trzaskowski.

Polish Church faces reckoning over sex abuse

Warsaw - Jakub Pankowiak's story of sexual abuse by a local priest is shaking up Poland's Catholic hierarchy, amplifying calls for full transparency after decades of cover-ups in the former communist country.

Polish president speaks out against same-sex couple adoptions

Warsaw - Poland's President Andrzej Duda, who is running for re-election in the conservative, Catholic EU member, on Saturday said he wanted the constitution to explicitly forbid the adoption of children by same-sex couples.

Two Polands to fight for presidency in run-off

Warsaw - Two Polands will battle it out in a presidential run-off next month -- the often rural, older voters of the conservative incumbent against the younger city dwellers who mostly support Warsaw's liberal mayor.

Polish president, liberal rival face tight run-off

Warsaw - Polish President Andrzej Duda is set for a tight run-off against Warsaw's liberal mayor next month after Sunday's inconclusive first-round vote, leaving the fate of the populist right-wing government in the balance.

Europhile Trzaskowski has sights on Polish presidency

Warsaw - The main challenger for the Polish presidency, Warsaw mayor Rafal Trzaskowski, is a europhile liberal with an easy smile who has been rising fast in the polls.

Andrzej Duda: Polish president loyal to ruling right-wing

Warsaw - Polish President Andrzej Duda, the frontrunner in an election Sunday that was delayed several weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic, is a loyal ally of the EU member's ruling conservatives.

Polish populists tested as country votes

Warsaw - The future of Poland's populist right-wing government hung in the balance as Poles voted on Sunday in round one of a tight presidential race that was delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Andrzej Duda: Polish president loyal to ruling right-wing

Warsaw - Polish President Andrzej Duda, the frontrunner in an election Sunday that was delayed several weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic, is a loyal ally of the EU member's ruling conservatives.

US, EU keep close eye as Poland votes in key election

Warsaw - The future of Poland's right-wing government hangs in the balance as Poles prepare to vote on Sunday in a tight election that had to be delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Belarus president accuses Russia, Poland of election interference

Minsk - Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on Thursday accused Russia and Poland of interfering in an upcoming presidential election, claims that were quickly denied by the Kremlin.

Trump says US moving troops to Poland after Duda meeting

Washington - President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the United States plans to move some troops from Germany to Poland, speaking as he hosted Polish leader Andrzej Duda at the White House just four days ahead of the nation's election.

Trump to meet with Polish president at the White House

Washington - US President Donald Trump will host Poland's President Andrzej Duda at the White House for wide-ranging talks next week, the White House said on Wednesday.

Polish right targets LGBT, Jewish claims in election fight

Warsaw - Poland's ruling nationalists are ramping up rhetoric against gay people and Jewish compensation claims in an attempt to boost President Andrzej Duda's flagging campaign before this month's election, say experts."They fear failure.

Virus mine closures stir unease in Poland's rust belt

Jastrzebie-zdroj - A spike in reported coronavirus cases in Poland's coal mines has put the country on edge but residents worried about jobs are playing down the health crisis.

Poland reports virus spike linked to mine

Warsaw - Poland saw a record spike in new confirmed coronavirus cases over the weekend, with most of the hundreds of infections reported by the health ministry linked to a coal mine in the country's south.

Vatican investigates Polish bishop for abuse cover-up

Warsaw - The Vatican has given the go-ahead for an investigation into a Polish bishop suspected of covering up sexual abuse of children by clergy -- a subject that has long remained taboo in predominantly Catholic Poland.

Poles to vote on June 28 in presidential election delayed by virus

Warsaw - Poland will vote on June 28 in a presidential election delayed by the coronavirus, the parliament speaker announced Wednesday, as opinion polls suggested a liberal opposition candidate could oust the government-backed incumbent.
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Mt. Seymour snow hike, Vancouver, Canada.
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At the entry door to Le Regina restaurant, Warsaw, Poland.
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Polish beekeepers & Anti-GMO protesters in Warsaw, Poland
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Families and friends while visiting decorated graves of their loved ones who passed away, holiday of All Saints Day, cemetery in Nadarzyn, Poland.
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At least 16 people died and 57 other were injured in a head-on train collision in Szczekociny near Zawiercie, southern Poland on Saturday evening.
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The Promnitzs' castle, the south wing, Żary, Poland.
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The castle's north-western wing, damaged during the 2nd World War and soon after rebuilt, Żary, Poland.
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A bus driver heating up frozen lock of a bus at the bus station in Klodzko, south-western Poland, 2010.
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(TV screen shot) The big man, Spanish coach looks on in the beginning of the final game of EURO 2012, Kiev, Ukraine.
At least sixteen persons have died and 57 other were injured in a head-on train collision in Szczeko...
At least sixteen persons have died and 57 other were injured in a head-on train collision in Szczekociny near Zawiercie, southern Poland on Saturday evening. All the injured were taken by ambulances and helicopters to hospitals in the region. President Bronislaw Komorowski on Sunday evening announced a national mourning on March 5 and 6 following the tragic accident
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Protesters wearing masks of the world leaders in front of the national stadium during the last day of the 19th conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP19) in Warsaw, November 22, 2013
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Spanish National Police broke up a ring of Polish car thieves.
Spanish National Police broke up a ring of Polish car thieves.
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Golancz castle in northern Poland.
Golancz castle in northern Poland.
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Children putting lights at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier on the cemetery in Grodzisk Mazowiecki, central Poland.
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From left to right, Deputy Director Andrzej Biernat, General Director Jerzy Skowronek, Stanley Diamond, Michael Richman, October 1995
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TV screen shot after the game Greece and Russia (1-0) as part of 2012 EURO Football Tournament in Warsaw, Poland.
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The neo-classical structure of the Palace of Culture and Science Warsaw, Poland.
TV screen shot after the game Greece and Russia (1-0) as part of 2012 EURO Football Tournament in Wa...
TV screen shot after the game Greece and Russia (1-0) as part of 2012 EURO Football Tournament in Warsaw, Poland.
All Saints Day on the cemetery in Grodzisk Mazowiecki  Poland.
All Saints Day on the cemetery in Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland.

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