Poland: State-run oil company buys leading media group
12 December 2020 | 4:14 pm
PKN Orlen has bought Polska Press from its German owners. Critics have expressed concern over the government's successful takeover of private media.
The FRANCE 24 Observers team have conducted an investigation since November 2022 and have spotted a variety of fake anti-Ukraine ads throughout the globe – a product of Russian disinformation and propaganda. Find out more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
The five largest Western oil firms announced nearly $200 billion in profits after the Ukraine war sent energy prices soaring. As China reopens, oil demand is likely to stay strong, alongside calls for windfall taxes.
Turkey is unilaterally blocking Sweden's accession to NATO. Can Poland use its close relationship with Turkey to end the impasse? DW takes a closer look at the history of the relations between these two countries.
The US president is spending two days in Poland to discuss the possibility of permanently stationing American troops there. His visit comes ahead the anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The region of Volhynia was still occupied by German forces when a wave of violence was unleashed on the Polish population there. It is estimated that by August of that year, up to 120,000 Poles were killed in Volhynia by Ukrainian nationalists in a series of massacres.
President Andrzej Duda has confirmed that the Polish prime minister "went to Kyiv to bring Leopard tanks" to Ukraine, where he offered a "clear signal of support."
A French court has rejected a demand to suspend a controversial oil and gas project largely owned by energy giant TotalEnergies in East Africa. But a lesson could be drawn from the verdict.
Germany has said it wouldn't be buying Russian crude oil this year as it weans itself off its erstwhile biggest energy supplier. But an oil deal with Kazakhstan means Moscow would continue to hold some sway over Berlin.
An explosion on a Nigerian oil pipeline owned by Shell killed at least 12 people on Friday (March 3), authorities at the scene said, while members of the affected community in Emohua said they feared many more had died in the blast.
Tunisia is one of the biggest olive oil producers in the world. Now one company has found a way to use the considerable leftover biomass from making the oil by turning it into heating briquettes.
Saudi Arabia's national oil producer Aramco achieved "record" profits totaling $161.1 billion, a nearly 50% increase. The firm saw prices skyrocket after Russia invaded Ukraine, leading to soaring global energy prices.
Polish counterintelligence has crushed a Russian spy ring, Poland's Defense Minister said. The spies had hidden cameras in the southeast of the country, which has become a major hub for arms shipments to Ukraine.
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