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World Nov 17Belarus moves some migrants camped in the cold at Polish border to heated building
The migrants, mostly from the Middle East, have been stuck at the border since Nov. 8. Most are fleeing conflict or despair at home and want to reach Germany or other western European countries.
World Nov 10Merkel asks Putin to ‘exert his influence’ on Belarus regime over migrants
Poland’s Defense Ministry and local police reported Wednesday that multiple groups of migrants tried to enter the country late Tuesday and early Wednesday but that all the people who made it were detained.
World Oct 07Court rules Polish Constitution has primacy over EU laws
The Constitutional Tribunal held Thursday that some provisions of the treaties binding EU members and some rulings by the 27-nation bloc's highest court conflict with Poland's Constitution.
World Aug 25Poland, Belgium end Afghan evacuation as clock ticks down
President Joe Biden says he will stick to his Aug. 31 deadline for completing the U.S. pullout. European allies pressed for more time but lost the argument.
World Jun 28Polish church report lists sex abuse of over 300 children
Poland's Catholic Church lists 292 clergymen who are alleged to have abused over 300 boys and girls from 1958 through 2020.
World Jun 09Polish miners, power workers, protest shift away from coal
Some four thousand Polish coal mining and power workers have protested in Warsaw against the gradual phasing out of coal use and against a European Union court order to immediately close down a mine.
World Nov 03Poland delays implementing abortion ruling amid protests
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s right-wing government is delaying the publication and implementation of a high court ruling that tightens the abortion law and that has triggered almost two weeks of nationwide protests. A government official said Tuesday that the…
World Oct 29Polish prime minister calls for stop to mass protests, citing pandemic
Poland's prime minister has appealed for a stop to a week of angry protests against a high court ruling that tightens already strict abortion laws, amid a huge spike in the country's coronavirus infections.
World Oct 27Poland’s leader wants churches defended, condemns protests
Poland's powerful ruling party leader has called on his supporters to come out and defend the predominantly Catholic nation's churches from protesters angry over a court ruling restricting abortions.
World Oct 26Women’s groups lead more protests over Poland’s abortion law
Women’s rights activists are holding a fifth day of protests across Poland after a top court tightened the predominantly Catholic nation’s already strict abortion law.