Italian mafia member detained in Poland

Polish police say they have detained an Italian man on a European wanted list after an Italian court convicted him in 2011 of drug trafficking and mafia activity, AP reported. The Central Investigation Bureau said Tuesday the man, identified as Antonio C. under Poland’s privacy regulations, was arrested at a home

Polish bourse chooses new CEO

A Warsaw Stock Exchange AGM has chosen Marek Dietl as its new CEO and now awaits the green light from the Polish financial watchdog before he takes over the bourse's reins. Dietl, a PhD economist from the Warsaw School of Economics, said on Monday before his election that he wants

British royals William and Kate to visit Poland in July

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate will visit Poland and Germany in July, Kensington Palace has said, The Polish Radio reports. “The Duke and Duchess will tour Poland and Germany from 17-21 July visiting Warsaw, Gdansk, Berlin, Heidelberg and Hamburg,” Kensington Palace said on Twitter on Tuesday. A spokesman for the

Liberal opposition is re-establishing itself

“In Europe, one is either at the table or on the table, being eaten,” Grzegorz Schetyna told an audience of a hundred or so people last week in the sleepy southwestern Polish town of Legnica. Mr Schetyna, the leader of the centre-right Civic Platform (PO) party, was there to convince

Trump adds stop in Poland to G20 itinerary

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President Trump will visit Poland ahead of his trip to the July G20 summit to be held in Hamburg, Germany, the White House announced in a statement Friday. "President Donald J. Trump accepted the invitation of the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, to visit Poland," the statement read.

No ‘refugees’ – no terror for Poland, Hungary

Just days after the Islamic terror attack in Manchester, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło reinforced her opposition to taking in migrants in a speech to parliament. WND reports. Her statement was followed by another terror attack in London last weekend. The European Union has called on Poland to accept more than 6,000

No terror threat in Poland: Mariusz Błaszczak

There is no terror threat in Poland, the country's Interior Minister Mariusz Błaszczak has said following a terrorist attack in London which killed seven and injured nearly 50, The Polish Radio reports. Błaszczak added that Poland was different from Western Europe because “we are not engaged in multicultural policy or political

Ukrainian immigrants in Poland: a taste of second-hand

There are already over a million Ukrainians working in Poland. Despite a rise in xenophobic attitudes, their number could grow. If you begin your visit to Poland from Warsaw Central Station, you may think you’ve found yourself in a western European metropolis, no different from Paris or London. Here, you

Polish foreign ministry “concerned” over attack on Polish school in Ukraine

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Poland's foreign ministry has expressed concern over an arson attempt at a Polish school in Mostyska, eastern Ukraine, which caused PLN 3,000 (EUR 717) worth of damage. Ukrainian police said that a window was smashed and two plastic cans containing an unknown liquid and an ignited material were thrown into one

Storms cause havoc in Poland

Storms have caused local flooding, ripped roofs off buildings and disrupted power supplies in Poland. Firefighters were called out 1,100 times. Some 12,000 households were left without electricity at one point after fierce winds damaged power lines on Tuesday afternoon and evening. Gusts damaged roofs on 33 buildings across the country,