A synagogue is born in a little Polish town, but no Jews are left
A non-Jewish Polish retiree had a dream to rebuild his hometown like it was before the Nazis wiped out all the wooden temples and the Jews there.
Inspired by US activists, Poland moves toward Europe's most restrictive abortion law
A total ban on abortion? Despite protests, Poland is moving in that direction.
A drone loaded with abortion pills is flying to Poland. Activists hope it'll start a trend
Women on the other end of the drop — abortion activists in the fiercely Catholic country — will be waiting to collect the pills at a yet-to be-disclosed location.
Poland says it will deny entry to pro-Putin biker gang
Poland will not allow members of a Russian motorcycle club linked to President Vladimir Putin to cross its border and enter the European Union's territory.
This hardcore Russian biker gang is about to invade Poland
Tensions are rising.
These countries are for freedom of speech in France but not at home
It's a bit of the 'pot calling the kettle black,' wouldn't you say?
A Polish town council rejected Winnie the Pooh as its playground mascot because he's a 'hermaphrodite'
Not the Onion, folks.
Is Washington losing central Europe — or throwing it away?
As American officials respond to Russian actions in Ukraine, some worry Cold War-style rhetoric may be alienating the countries it’s supposed to help secure.
EU has spent billions to help the Roma. So why are their lives only getting worse?
Hostility and segregation in Central Europe are growing.
How Europe's counter-Putin policy could go terribly pear-shaped
After the little green men, Putin's new weapons against the West: little yellow fruit.
The West is raising the stakes over Ukraine
France halts warship sale to Russia, the EU is poised to impose more sanctions and NATO is boosting its defenses. But will it deter Putin?
A summer of violence is exposing Europe’s foreign policy weaknesses
Conflicts raging just outside its borders are challenging the EU's focus on 'soft power.'
Poland’s biggest rising star may have just flamed out
Meet the foreign minister whose bid for a top EU post is under threat from a tape scandal.
Polish PM says leaked tapes of officials' conversations is an attempt to destabilize the nation
A Polish news magazine said on Sunday it had obtained a secret recording of Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski saying that Poland's relationship with the United States was worthless.
These are the countries where you can drink without being judged
And the ones where you really shouldn't order that second round.
The remarkable economic boom that began in Poland in 1990 has now become a remarkable economic divide
Born from a union protest, here's how democratic Poland lost the spirit of Solidarity.
How the crisis in Ukraine might be just beginning
The world awaits Putin’s next move as Ukraine’s incendiary crisis moves to new phase.
Poland wrestles with the legacy of a secret CIA torture site
The crisis in Ukraine may help convince Poles to close their eyes to alleged US wrongdoing.
Crimea’s referendum plans are dividing the population
Although most Russians back the Kremlin’s invasion, some are skeptical that joining Moscow will solve their problems.
Ukraine crisis confirms Poland's rising role in Europe
Europe's eastern troubles are giving Warsaw a seat at the big table.
Ukraine's acting president calls separatism a 'serious threat' (LIVE BLOG)
Opposition leader Vitali Klitschko said he would run for president, while Ukraine's parliament referred ousted Yanukovych to the International Criminal Court.
Ukraine’s Yanukovych flees capital, Kyiv in opposition hands
Protesters appear to have full control over Kyiv as parliament moves to dismantle regime.
Polish foreign minister to go to Kyiv at the request of the European Union
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said he would call on the European Union to impose sanctions on Ukraine, blaming the government for the deadly clashes on on Tuesday.
The operation to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons is an impressive act of international cooperation
More than a dozen countries, not all of them friends, are working together to make this happen.
It's 'Suspended Coffee Day'!
You might not know what that is, but it's awesome.
Biggest tidal surge in 60 years threatens UK, Europe
Britain assessed the damage of a storm that killed two people, forced thousands from their homes.
World’s longest braid saves Polish river
An artist invigorates environmental activism in a country struggling with the legacy of communist industrialization.
Russia demands apology over Warsaw riots outside embassy
Russia on Tuesday demanded an apology from Poland and slammed what it called a delayed police response after ultra-nationalist rioters went on a rampage in Warsaw.
Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Poland’s first non-communist PM, dies
Mazowiecki became Poland’s prime minister in 1989 and spent just one year in office.
Poland’s Archbishop Jozef Michalik blames porn, divorce, gay marriage for sex abuse scandal
Poland recoils after leader of Catholic Church in that country, Archbishop Jozef Michalik, appears to blame victims of sex abuse who are "seeking love."
100,000 gather in Polish unions' anti-government protest
One hundred thousand angry Polish trade unionists marched through Warsaw Saturday in the finale of a four-day protest against the unpopular and increasingly fragile centre-right government.