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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Poland

Last year
Russian ambassador to Poland hit with red paint by protesters
Sergey Andreev was ambushed by activists as he arrived at the Soviet soldiers’ cemetery in Warsaw.
The Explainer: What is the situation like for people fleeing Ukraine now?
Listen to hear what reporter Céimin Burke saw while reporting from the Polish-Ukrainian border last week.
Ryanair complains to European Commission over Polish decision to reduce flights in capital
Up to 80% of air traffic controllers in the Warsaw region have threatened to walk out due to a conflict over wages and safety.
Four dead, seven missing in Polish coal mine accident
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is to travel to the area.
‘I have to go back’: Polish city remains a major hub for Ukrainians fleeing war (and going home)
A report by
Céimin Burke
Volunteers from all over the world are helping the city to handle the crisis.
Przemyśl became a hub for Ukrainian refugees as soon as the war broke out.
The city has adapted its operations to deal with a new phase of the crisis.
Volunteers from all over the world are helping the city cope with the influx of people.
Over 50 days in, things have changed at the main border crossing between Poland and Ukraine
There are now almost as many people returning to Ukraine as there are people fleeing from it, reports Céimin Burke at the Poland-Ukraine border.
There are now large numbers of people returning to Ukraine as well as leaving it
Security is much tighter, with more organisations rather than individuals on the ground
The traffic at the border stretches out of sight filling three lanes, reports Céimin Burke from the border
'Powerful' strikes on Lviv kill seven people as Russia tries to seize full control of Mariupol
'We couldn't imagine how the world let this happen': Nadia's journey from Bucha to Ireland
2010 Smolensk air crash due to onboard explosions, Polish probe says
Poland’s then-president and 95 other people died in the 2010 crash.
Fernandes stars for Portugal and Lewandowski strikes for Poland as World Cup spots booked
North Macedonia and Sweden bowed out.
Joe Biden to visit town near Poland-Ukraine border in show of solidarity
Air Force One will jet into the eastern Polish town of Rzeszow.
Coveney praises Poland's 'incredible solidarity' during visit to discuss Ukraine
Coveney will meet his Polish counterpart Zbigniew Rau and speak to humanitarian organisations assisting those fleeing the war.
Polish, Czech and Slovenian prime ministers meet Zelenskyy in Kyiv
This is the first visit by foreign leaders to Ukraine’s besieged capital since the invasion began.
Measures being taken at the Polish/Ukrainian border to prevent trafficking of refugees
Reporter Niall O’Connor has been reporting from the Polish/Ukraine border for The Journal.
At the border: 'People should stop sending us summer clothes. We need food and things for babies'
Niall O’Connor reports from the Polish/Ukraine border.
Medics and aid workers bracing for influx of worst affected refugees from Ukraine
Reporter Niall O’Connor is reporting from the Polish/Ukraine border at Medyka.
How the mid-size Polish town of Przemysl has been transformed into a transport hub for refugees
The Journal’s Niall O’Connor is reporting on the growing refugee crisis from the Ukraine-Polish border.
Przemyśl, the Ukraine/Poland border town where tens of thousands of refugees cross daily
The Journal’s Niall O’Connor will be reporting from the Polish border and in the frontier town of Przemysl.
Why did the US reject Poland's offer of Soviet-era fighter jets?
Security analyst Dr Tom Clonan said the West giving Ukraine fighter jets is much more “provocative” than anti-tank missiles.
People of colour report racism and discrimination while trying to flee Ukraine
“We’ve been sleeping here, on this pavement,” one student said.
‘I walked to Poland’: Thousands embark on ‘harrowing’ 43-mile walk to border
Manny Marotta described the ‘brutal’ 20-hour journey, seeing toddlers ‘dragged out of bed’ and Ukrainian men being conscripted to fight ‘on the spot’.
Rubens’ ‘Portrait of a Lady’ to go up for auction in Warsaw
The painting – owned by a British citizen – will go up for auction in Poland on 17 March.
EU court approves linking of funds to member states’ respect for rule of law
The governments of Hungary and Poland had argued that such action lacked a proper legal basis.
Polish minister resigns after tax reforms to target inflation give some low earners a pay cut
Poland is experiencing one of the EU’s highest levels of inflation, recording an annual rate of 8.6% in December.
Poland starts building metal wall to stop migrants crossing border from Belarus
Critics and environmentalists say the wall will fail to stop migrants, but will harm one of Europe’s last pristine woodlands.
All time
European Union takes Poland to court amid fears for bloc’s legal order
Poland’s constitutional court has ruled that Polish laws have supremacy over EU laws.
Poland makes 'unprecedented' challenge to European rights pact
The Polish justice ministry had asked the Constitutional Court to rule after a judgement from the ECHR in May.
More than 100 migrants flown out of Belarus as standoff appears to de-escalate
118 migrants were flown out of Belarus yesterday, with another group due to leave today.
Belarus leader criticises EU for refusing to negotiate on migrant standoff
The EU has accused Lukashenko’s government of orchestrating the migration surge as a “hybrid attack”.
Poland says border crisis 'greatest' bid to destabilise Europe since Cold War
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is visiting the Baltic states to discuss the conflict.
Belarus-Poland border camp cleared as Iraqis fly home from migrant stand-off
Around 2,000 people, mainly Iraqi Kurds, had been stuck in freezing temperatures at the camp.
Hundreds of migrants arrive back in Iraq on flight from Belarus
Belarussian officials believe there’s still 7,000 migrants in the country.
Polish forces use water cannons on migrants at Belarus border
Polish police said they responded after one officer was seriously injured when the migrants threw objects
Belarus: EU and US vow new sanctions, Lukashenko talks to Angela Merkel
Belarus President Lukashenko today discussed the crisis with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Dozens of migrants detained as EU readies Belarus sanctions
Aid agencies say at least 10 migrants have died so far and have warned of a humanitarian crisis unfolding.
Irish aid worker claims migrants in Poland/Belarus area have been beaten and electrocuted
At least ten people have already died in the region in recent weeks.
Explainer: Why tensions are flaring between Poland and Belarus over migrant crossings
The situation has escalated rapidly since last weekend.
Belarus accuses EU of 'provoking' migrant stand-off at Poland border
Thousands of migrants have been trying to illegally enter the country and are now trapped on the border.
Hundreds of migrants trapped in Belarus-Poland border standoff
Washington and Brussels called on Minsk to stop what they described as an orchestrated influx.
Poland to be fined €1 million daily by EU for not suspending controversial 'disciplinary chamber'
Poland’s Prime Minister said the country ‘would not act under the pressure of blackmail’
Aston Villa defender given all-clear to play for Poland
Matty Cash has been granted permission to represent the country from which his mother hails.
Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’
Several EU officials insisted that there would be no ganging-up against Poland.