Tensions between the EU and Russia have heightened amid a spate of tit-for-tat diplomat expulsions. Russia said several of its embassy staff had been expelled from Poland and that it had taken what it described as an “adequate” response. A Russian Foreign Ministry statement said Poland’s actions were “unfriendly and unfounded,” adding that four Polish […]
Poland has closed its embassy in Syria and evacuated its diplomats because of the deteriorating security situation in Damascus. The embassy had also representing U.S. interests in the country in recent months. Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski said he took the decision out of concern for the security of the embassy’s staff, who have already […]
Swedish, Bulgarian and Polish foreign ministers met politicians in Beirut on Friday in an EU-backed attempt to urge Lebanese political blocks to cooperate in preventing violence in neighboring Syria spilling over the border.
A POLISH tourist bus returning from Spain careered into a bridge on a rain-soaked German highway today, killing 12 people and leaving seven in critical condition. “A car collided with a Polish tourist coach… (which) then lost control and crashed with full force into the bridge pillar
Poland’s acting president is to review travel rules for military officials after the president and army generals were killed in a plane crash.
The death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski in a plane crash is likely to raise questions about the 20-year-old Tupolev-154 he was travelling in. The BBC’s Adam Easton reports from Warsaw that there had been calls for Polish leaders to upgrade their planes. And in late 2008 Mr Kaczynski had suffered a couple of scares. […]
World leaders, agencies and officials mourned the death of Polish president Lech Kaczynski who was killed in a plane crash early Saturday. U.S. President Barack Obama: “Today, I called Polish Prime Minister Tusk to express Michelle’s and my deepest condolences to the people of Poland on the tragic deaths this morning of President Lech Kaczynski, […]