Poland News

US will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland; Warsaw may call them 'Fort Trump'

Trump announced the troop deployment at a joint news conference with Duda in the White House Rose Garden shortly after the two leaders signed a joint declaration affirming defense cooperation and watched a US-made F-35 fighter jet fly overhead.

Polish sextuplets surprise parents and doctors expecting five

Ryszard Lauterbach, head of Clinical Neonatology at the University Hospital in Krakow said the children, born at 29 weeks, were in "surprisingly good condition" for sextuplets, but they showed symptoms of immaturity of the respiratory system and the central nervous system that were typical for premature babies.


The theater at the forefront of Poland’s culture wars

In 2017, Poland’s government withheld funds from two theater festivals: one because it planned to stage “The Curse”; another, because Oliver Frjlic, “The Curse’s” director, was one of the festival’s curators.

China says countries should end "fabrications" about Huawei

Huawei, the world's biggest producer of telecommunications equipment, faces intense scrutiny in the West over its relationship with China's government and US-led allegations that its devices could be used by Beijing for espionage.

Legacy of ‘Our Pope’ forms one more battle line in a divided Poland

In the Poland of 2019, even the pope’s childhood can have a contested meaning: While it was suffused in Polish patriotism, it occurred in a place of pluralism.

Poland: Huawei exec, Polish security expert spied for China

Some European governments and telecom companies are following the U.S. lead in questioning whether using Huawei for vital infrastructure for mobile networks could leave them exposed to snooping by the Chinese government.


Poland's eurosceptic leaders to hold joint march with far right groups

The march is a focus of debate about whether the conservative Law and Justice Party (PiS) party of government tacitly encourages groups with roots in the fascist and anti-Semitic movements.

Victims group in Poland maps 255 sex abuse cases by priests

Clergy abuse, both alleged and substantiated in court, has put church leaders in Poland under growing pressure to confront the problem.

Poland totals WWII occupation's cost amid Germany claim talk

Poland leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski argues that as the first country the Nazis attacked in 1939, Poland also was the first to put up resistance and suffered greatest losses.

Poland opposition boycotts parliament independence day centennial

Despite street protests and mounting international pressure, PiS has not budged and enjoys strong public support, in part due to more generous social spending.