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Poland reintroduces restrictions on accessing areas along Belarus border due to migration pressure

Jun. 13, 2024 07:18 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland on Thursday reintroduced restrictions on movement along parts of the border with Belarus because of increased migration pressure that has involved violence against Polish security officials. The ban taking effect Thursday will be valid for 90 days and...

An explosion and a fire at an armaments plant in Poland kills 1 person and injures another

Jun. 10, 2024 16:06 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An explosion at an armaments plant in Poland on Monday caused a fire that killed a 59-year-old man who worked there and injured another person, officials said. Prime Minister Donald Tusk said that there was no reason to assume that an “external force” was...

Poland's centrist premier Tusk is strengthened by EU election win but populists are at his heels

Jun. 10, 2024 02:53 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk's centrist party clinched its first electoral victory over a right-wing populist party in a decade by taking the most votes in the European Parliament election, official results released Monday showed. Many viewed Tusk’s...

Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk declares victory for his centrist party after exit poll shows it with strong showing

Jun. 09, 2024 15:20 PM EDT
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk declares victory for his centrist party after exit poll shows it with strong showing.

Polish soldier stabbed at the Belarus border dies of his injuries as pressure from migrants rises

Jun. 06, 2024 14:23 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish soldier who was stabbed last month at the eastern border with Belarus has died, Poland's military said Thursday. It said earlier the soldier was stabbed in the chest by a migrant who reached through the bars of the border barrier. The soldier was...

Commission investigating Russian and Belarusian influence in Poland begins its work

Jun. 05, 2024 10:07 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A special commission tasked with investigating Russian and Belarusian influence in Poland was beginning its work on Wednesday, Prime Minister Donald Tusk announced. At a news conference in Warsaw, Tusk and other officials described the commission as a...

AI could supercharge disinformation and disrupt EU elections, experts warn

Jun. 05, 2024 09:40 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in the European Union are set to elect lawmakers starting Thursday for the bloc's parliament, in a major democratic exercise that's also likely to be overshadowed by online disinformation. Experts have warned that artificial intelligence could supercharge...

Poland says a fake news report on mobilizing 200,000 men was likely the work of Russia

May. 31, 2024 11:38 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A fake news report that appeared on Poland's national news agency saying that Prime Minister Donald Tusk was mobilizing 200,000 men starting on July 1 was probably the work of Russia-sponsored hackers and was designed to interfere with the upcoming European Parliament...

Poland's leader says the border with Belarus will be further fortified after a soldier is stabbed

May. 29, 2024 10:48 AM EDT

DUBICZE CERKIEWNE, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Wednesday that its forces would further fortify the border with Belarus and can use “all available means” to defend the NATO nation’s frontier, after a soldier was seriously wounded with a knife by a migrant. ...

Poland rolls out plans for fortifications along its border with Russia and Belarus

May. 27, 2024 06:40 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Defense officials in NATO member Poland on Monday presented a plan to strengthen anti-drone surveillance and on-ground military defense through a system of fortifications and barriers along about 700 kilometers (430 miles) of its eastern border with Russia and Russian ally...