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11 hours ago
Many of the migrants currently languishing at the Poland-Belarus border come from Iraq. Most of them hail from the autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan in the north of the country. This area is often described as a haven of peace, but the reality is somewhat darker. Our correspondent Lucile Wassermann went to meet the Iraqis ready to risk everything to flee their region.
16 Nov
The EU has once again clashed with Poland over questions regarding the rule of law. The European Court of Justice has declared powers given to the justice minister to appoint judges to cases are against EU law.
24 Oct
The two sides seem worlds apart after the first day of discussions, which were intended to be about rising energy prices, but ended up being overshadowed by an increasingly bitter feud over the rule of law.
24 Oct
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki tells MEPs in the European Parliament that Poland rejects EU "blackmail" on legal matters, saying the Constitution remains "the supreme law" for his country.
9 Oct
The standoff over migrants entering the EU between Minsk and Warsaw has hit local Polish businesses near the border, many reliant on tourism. With the winter coming and no end in sight to the crisis, DW visited the area.
26 Sep
Polish officials cited a "difficult and dangerous" situation on the border with Belarus. Tension has grown in recent weeks over groups of migrants attempting to cross into the EU.
24 Sep
A province in southern Poland near Krakow has overturned its symbolic anti-LGBTQ designation. The EU held up recovery funds because of the discriminatory declaration.
21 Aug
The US and Israel opposed the law restricting restitution claims to a 30-year period. The law concerns prewar property owners and critics say Jewish claimants are disproportionately affected.
10 Jul
Warsaw has announced plans to establish a state-owned consortium in a bid to support domestic producers and rein in rising prices. But as the ruling party weakens politically, is it just another PR stunt?
19 Apr
Moscow is ousting 10 US and three Polish diplomats in direct response to the expulsion of Russian diplomats from both countries. Other moves included sanctions on US officials and a crackdown on US NGOs.
3 Apr
In the wake of Poland's near-total ban on abortions, the need for support for pregnant women with severe foetal defects is greater than ever but few know there are specialised clinics they can turn to for help. Run by an NGO, a perinatal hospice in Warsaw offers counselling, medical tests and classes on parenting a sick child, helping more than 400 women every year.
9 Aug 2019
Speaker Marek Kuchcinski will step down on Friday after it emerged he used government planes for private trips. The scandal has consumed Polish politics and could not have come at a worse time for the ruling PiS party.

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