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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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Israeli charged with assault for spitting on Polish ambassador

Israeli prosecutors filed charges on Thursday against a man accused of spitting on Poland's ambassador, an incident that drew strong condemnation from Warsaw and underscored tensions between the..
Reuters - Published

Polish leader to visit Trump in June: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, in Washington on June 12 to talk about security and defense among other issues, the White House said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Poland

Dutchwoman Visser dominates second round of W Series [Video]Dutchwoman Visser dominates second round of W Series

Beitske Visser leads from start to finish to win the second round of the W Series women's motor racing

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:59Published

Road Trip Day 45: The youth flocking to Poland's far right [Video]Road Trip Day 45: The youth flocking to Poland's far right

Euronews meets a group known as the All Polish Youth

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 05:41Published

Polish support for EU booming despite clashes with Brussels [Video]Polish support for EU booming despite clashes with Brussels

Fifteen years after Poland joined the European Union, 91% of Poles support the country's membership, according to a poll.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:43Published

Road Trip Day 44: Poland's only openly gay politician on European campaign trail [Video]Road Trip Day 44: Poland's only openly gay politician on European campaign trail

Poland is generally perceived as one of Europe's more socially conservative countries - but European Parliamentary candidate and former city mayor Robert Biedroń, Poland’s only openly gay..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:36Published

Road Trip Europe Day 41: Picking up the baton in Austria ahead of visits to Czech Republic & Poland [Video]Road Trip Europe Day 41: Picking up the baton in Austria ahead of visits to Czech Republic & Poland

Road Trip Europe Day 41: Our reporters reach Vienna as Vincent McAviney and Leszek Kablak take over the road trip car to visit Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland and finally Germany in the next few..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:27Published

Polish far-right demonstrators protest against restitution of Jewish property [Video]Polish far-right demonstrators protest against restitution of Jewish property

Polish far-right supporters protested against a US law that calls for the restitution of Jewish property.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:28Published

Colour-changing bench detects dirty air [Video]Colour-changing bench detects dirty air

Two coal miners in southern Poland are fighting air pollution with specially designed benches which detect and purify dirty air. Matthew Stock reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

Polish rights: How Gdansk is rising against the conservative establishment [Video]Polish rights: How Gdansk is rising against the conservative establishment

Widow of Pawel Adamowicz, the liberal-minded Gdansk mayor murdered in January, spoke to Euronews about how she is now taking up the fight for more liberal policies for migrants, the LGBT community and..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:21Published

Contaminated crude shuts Russian oil pipeline [Video]Contaminated crude shuts Russian oil pipeline

Germany and Poland have suspended imports from one Russian oil pipeline after the crude was found to be contaminated. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Jewish Congress condemns Jewish Congress condemns "ghastly" Judas ritual

The World Jewish Congress says it is "deeply disturbed" by the revival of a folk tradition in the Polish town of Pruchnik, in which an effigy of Judas Iscariot is beaten, hanged and burned. Children..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

Marriott Is Building The World's Tallest Modular Hotel [Video]Marriott Is Building The World's Tallest Modular Hotel

Business Insider reports that the world's tallest hotel will soon be constructed in New York City. Marriott is building the 360-foot-tall structure. The hotel which will feature 168 guest rooms is..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Berlin Bluecaps crowned European Quidditch champions [Video]Berlin Bluecaps crowned European Quidditch champions

The European Quidditch Championships Division 2 attracted more than 300 players from across Europe and is based on the fictional game invented by Harry Potter Author J.K Rowling which involves magical..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Berlin Bluecaps crowded European Quidditch champions [Video]Berlin Bluecaps crowded European Quidditch champions

The European Quidditch Championships Division 2 attracted more than 300 players from across Europe and is based on the fictional game invented by Harry Potter Author J.K Rowling which involves magical..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

This robot helps sick children 'visit' a zoo [Video]This robot helps sick children 'visit' a zoo

A robot at Poland's Poznan Zoo livestreams its wanderings n the park, allowing sick children to see the zoo from the safety of their hospital beds. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

Robot offers virtual tour of zoo to sick kids in Poland [Video]Robot offers virtual tour of zoo to sick kids in Poland

Sick kids can now visit animals in the Poznan zoo from their hospital beds with the help of a robot named Leos, who strolls around livestreaming its movements.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Mobile phone wall unplugs partygoers at Polish house party [Video]Mobile phone wall unplugs partygoers at Polish house party

Two thousand recycled mobile phones creating a LED-lit room in Warsaw remind clubbers to focus on the party on the dance floor, and not on their devices. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:43Published

Schurter and Forster shore up lead in Cape Epic mountain bike race [Video]Schurter and Forster shore up lead in Cape Epic mountain bike race

Nino Schurter and Lars Forster extend their overall lead in the Cape Epic Mountain Bike race with a second-place finish in Stage 6 behind Louis Meija and Johnny Cattaneo.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:28Published

Extremely rare albino penguin debuts at Polish zoo [Video]Extremely rare albino penguin debuts at Polish zoo

An extremely rare albino penguin has made its debut at Gdansk Zoo in northern Poland.The albino penguin hatched in mid-December and has been under veterinary care. In the wild, such an unusual-looking..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published

 

Polish bishops to discuss child sex abuse as documentary spurs outrage

Polish bishops will meet on May 22 to discuss steps to tackle paedophilia in Poland's powerful Catholic Church after a documentary that showed victims confronting priests who had sexually abused them..
Reuters - Published

EU should give Britain more time to reconsider Brexit: Poland

The European Union should allow Britain as much time as needed to reconsider Brexit, Poland's Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

Polish ambassador spat at in Israel amid rising tensions

Poland's ambassador to Israel was spat at while sitting in his car in Tel Aviv, Israeli police said, and the Polish government condemned the incident, which coincided with rising tensions between the..
Reuters - Published

Polish leaders should clearly condemn antisemitism: World Jewish Congress head

Poland's religious and political leaders should unequivocally condemn antisemitic behavior following a number of troubling events in the country, the head of the World Jewish Congress wrote on..
Reuters - Published

Poland backs pedophilia law after Church documentary rattles ruling party

Poland announced plans on Tuesday to tighten sentences for child sex abuse, just days after the country's politics were upended by a documentary on pedophilia in the Catholic Church, closely allied to..
Reuters - Published

Poland's Walesa urges Catholic church action on abuse after his priest accused

Polish Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa has urged the Catholic Church to prevent further sexual abuse of children by members of its clergy after a new documentary film showed his priest to be one..
Reuters - Published

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse

The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile priests created a fresh battleground in an..
Reuters - Published

Polish far-right supporters protest against restitution of Jewish property

Hundreds of far-right supporters marched in Warsaw on Saturday to protest against a U.S. law on the restitution of Jewish property seized during or after World War Two, an issue increasingly featuring..
Reuters - Published

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