Seven people in the southeastern Polish city of Rzeszow have died and 76 have been contaminated in an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, the authorities said on Friday.
The death toll has climbed to four in a Legionnaire's disease outbreak in Rzeszow in south-east Poland, a local hospital said on Wednesday. The latest victim is a 70-year-old man with underlying conditions, including severe cancer. "The checks confirmed he had been infected with the bacteria," director of the municipal hospital in Rzeszow Grzegorz Materna…
Poland has arrested two Russians for allegedly distributing propaganda leaflets for mercenary group Wagner in the country's two biggest cities, Warsaw and Krakow, the interior minister said on Monday. "Both were charged with... espionage and arrested," minister Mariusz Kaminski said on Twitter, which has been rebranded as X. The Polish counter-intelligence agency named the two…
Poland announced Thursday it would reinforce its eastern border surveillance, two days after two Belarusian military helicopters violated its airspace. "Russia and Belarus are intensifying pressure on the border, increasing the number of provocations, and we must be aware that this number will increase," Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said. "Today, Polish borders and the…
Poland and Lithuania are considering closing their respective borders with Belarus amid concerns over the presence there of the Wagner mercenary group, a Lithuanian deputy interior minister said on Friday.
Poland's foreign ministry Saturday issued an "urgent" summons to the Russian ambassador to protest what Warsaw termed "provocative declarations" by President Vladimir Putin. Putin had Friday accused Warsaw of harbouring territorial ambitions in western Ukraine, an oft-repeated Russian claim, as well as by Belarus, a close Moscow ally which Putin on Friday promised to protect…
Five lions including three cubs evacuated from Ukraine have found temporary refuge in Poznan in western Poland, the city's zoo said Wednesday.
The European Commission on Wednesday launched legal action against Poland over its creation of a controversial body probing "Russian influence" that is seen as targeting the opposition.
Half a million protesters packed the streets of central Warsaw on Sunday, Poland's opposition organisers said claiming one of the biggest anti-government demonstrations in the 30 years since the end of communism.
Poland on Thursday said it was inspecting the remains of an aerial military object found near the northern city of Bydgoszcz which local media said was a missile with Cyrillic writing. "In addition to prosecutors, military experts, police, gendarmes and representatives of SKW (Poland's military counter-intelligence agency) are at the scene," Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro…
Germany coach Hansi Flick has admitted his team have "a lot of work to do" to be ready for a tilt at the Euro 2024 title, just over a year before hosting the tournament. The four-time world and three-time European champions on Tuesday slumped to a 3-2 home defeat in a friendly against a Belgium…
The United States on Tuesday inaugurated its first permanent army base in Poland, which the ambassador to Warsaw said was a sign of NATO unity in the face of Russian aggression. More than 10,000 US soldiers are currently stationed in Poland, which has become the main transit country for international aid and equipment to neighbour…