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Poland: Republic in Central Europe
Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres (120,733 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With a population of approximately 38.5 million people, Poland is the sixth most populous member state of the European Union. Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin.

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Lockheed Martin wins $562 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $562 million contract for sales of Army tactical guided missiles to Bahrain, Poland and Romania, the Pentagon said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Polish driving test candidate runs over and kills examiner

An examiner was run over and killed by a 68-year-old woman taking her driving test in the southern Polish city of Rybnik on Monday, police said.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Poland

U.S. to deploy troops in Poland as Warsaw raises alarm over Russian ambitions [Video]U.S. to deploy troops in Poland as Warsaw raises alarm over Russian ambitions

Under the new deal Donald Trump, says he will send an additional 1000 troops to Poland on the condition that Poland foots the bill to build any new military base.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 05:24Published

'Why aren't you at the Mexican border?': Trump to DHS acting sec. [Video]'Why aren't you at the Mexican border?': Trump to DHS acting sec.

During a working lunch with his cabinet and Polish President Andrzej Duda, President Trump on Wednesday asked acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan why he wasn't at the Mexican border...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published

Trump shows off F-35 fighter to Poland's Duda [Video]Trump shows off F-35 fighter to Poland's Duda

It was not practical to give Polish President Andrzej Duda a ride in a U.S-made F-35 fighter jet, so President Donald Trump did the next best thing - he had one of the pricey planes fly over the White..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Fire breaks out at high-rise building in Warsaw [Video]Fire breaks out at high-rise building in Warsaw

A fire broke out on the upper floors of an under-construction building in the Polish capital Warsaw on Friday night.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Torrential rain causes flooding in western Poland [Video]Torrential rain causes flooding in western Poland

A number of drivers found themselves stranded as their cars stalled in floodwaters.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

108-year-old pianist doesn't let age stop her playing [Video]108-year-old pianist doesn't let age stop her playing

As Wanda Zarzycka's fingers move over the keys, the lines on her hands are the only thing betraying her age. Roselle Chen reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published

New sex abuse scandal rocks Catholic Church in Poland [Video]New sex abuse scandal rocks Catholic Church in Poland

A new documentary exposing child sex abuse by members of the Roman Catholic Church is forcing the country's bishops to meet in Warsaw today. Released over the weekend, the film entitled 'Tell No One'..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:53Published

'There shouldn't be any gays or deviations': Polish towns go LGBT free [Video]'There shouldn't be any gays or deviations': Polish towns go LGBT free

The PiS party have also targeted WHO based sexual education guidelines.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:37Published

Dutchwoman Visser dominates second round of W Series [Video]Dutchwoman Visser dominates second round of W Series

Beitske Visser leads from start to finish to win the second round of the W Series women's motor racing

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:59Published

Road Trip Day 45: The youth flocking to Poland's far right [Video]Road Trip Day 45: The youth flocking to Poland's far right

Euronews meets a group known as the All Polish Youth

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 05:41Published

Polish support for EU booming despite clashes with Brussels [Video]Polish support for EU booming despite clashes with Brussels

Fifteen years after Poland joined the European Union, 91% of Poles support the country's membership, according to a poll.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:43Published

Road Trip Day 44: Poland's only openly gay politician on European campaign trail [Video]Road Trip Day 44: Poland's only openly gay politician on European campaign trail

Poland is generally perceived as one of Europe's more socially conservative countries - but European Parliamentary candidate and former city mayor Robert Biedroń, Poland’s only openly gay..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:36Published

Road Trip Europe Day 41: Picking up the baton in Austria ahead of visits to Czech Republic & Poland [Video]Road Trip Europe Day 41: Picking up the baton in Austria ahead of visits to Czech Republic & Poland

Road Trip Europe Day 41: Our reporters reach Vienna as Vincent McAviney and Leszek Kablak take over the road trip car to visit Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland and finally Germany in the next few..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:27Published

Polish far-right demonstrators protest against restitution of Jewish property [Video]Polish far-right demonstrators protest against restitution of Jewish property

Polish far-right supporters protested against a US law that calls for the restitution of Jewish property.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:28Published

Colour-changing bench detects dirty air [Video]Colour-changing bench detects dirty air

Two coal miners in southern Poland are fighting air pollution with specially designed benches which detect and purify dirty air. Matthew Stock reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

 

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful

The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's judiciary reform to lower the retirement age for the country's supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish..
Reuters - Published

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit

A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thursday after resistance from Poland, the Czech..
Reuters - Published

Polish government to 'repolonize' media in next term, deputy PM says

Poland's ruling party will have the task of "repolonizing" the country's media if it wins elections scheduled for October or November, a deputy prime minister said.
Reuters - Published

Eastern EU states would back Barnier for Commission President: Hungary

European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will be among the candidates that East European member states Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia can support to become the next European..
Reuters - Published

Poland's lowering of retirement age for judges breaks EU laws: EU court adviser

Poland's new rules that lower the retirement age for judges, introduced in 2017, break European Union law, an advocate general for the EU's top court said in an opinion on Thursday in a blow to..
Reuters - Published

Visegrad group to agree common stance on EU's 2050 climate goals: Hungary

Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic - the so-called "Visegrad Four" countries - will agree a common stance on the European Union's 2050 climate goals, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor..
Reuters - Published

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, ombudsman says

Poland's crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union's biggest ex-communist member, the country's ombudsman for human rights said.
Reuters - Published

Deploying U.S. troops in Poland wholly defensive, ambassador says in riposte to Russia

A U.S. agreement with Poland to send 1,000 extra troops to the country is a defensive measure needed for its security, the U.S. ambassador to Warsaw said on Monday, replying to accusations from..
Reuters - Published

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