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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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Poland's fragmented opposition coalesces into left, center blocs

Poland's main opposition parties have formed two coalition blocs to vie for left-leaning and centrist votes ahead of a national election later this year, in the hope of denting the popularity of the..
Reuters - Published

Poland says Trump to attend World War Two event in Warsaw

Poland said on Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump would attend events in Warsaw marking the 80th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the country - though the White House said the trip was not yet..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Poland

Polish newspaper criticised over plans to print 'LGBT free zone' stickers | #TheCube [Video]Polish newspaper criticised over plans to print 'LGBT free zone' stickers | #TheCube

A newspaper in Poland has ignited a debate after announcing a plan to print "LGBT free-zone" stickers with its next issue.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:12Published

EU's Tusk on jobs deal: ‘Europe is a woman’ [Video]EU's Tusk on jobs deal: ‘Europe is a woman’

The European Council President says he is "really happy" about the deal to assign women to head two senior EU jobs for the first time. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:41Published

Europe Breaking Temperature Records During Dangerous Heat Wave [Video]Europe Breaking Temperature Records During Dangerous Heat Wave

A heat wave has settled over Europe, with France breaking its high-temperature record with a scorching 45.9 degrees Celsius. French and Italian officials have issued a "red alert" weather warning,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

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

 

Next EU executive won't let Poland, Hungary off hook on democracy: diplomats

The European Union's next executive will keep up forceful pressure on Poland and Hungary over rule of law deficiencies, diplomats and officials said on Thursday, countering the hopes of Warsaw's ruling..
Reuters - Published

Poland's ruling nationalists seek to broaden appeal as election nears

Poland's ruling nationalists want to appeal to more educated urban voters beyond their conservative rural base ahead of a parliamentary election later this year when they hope to gain a large enough..
Reuters - Published

Poland sees positives in von der Leyen remarks on rule of law

Poland sees potential positive elements in remarks on the rule of law by the nominee to lead the European Commission, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

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