A Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September.
Former Polish leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa slammed plans by his country's incoming government to stop welcoming refugees.
Tens of thousands of protesters poured into Warsaw's streets for a demonstration organised by the far-right, marching under the slogan "Poland for the Polish" and burning an EU flag.
Poland is prepared to take Russia to court over what it sees as foot-dragging in the investigation of the 2010 air crash in which then president Lech Kaczynskidied.
The resounding victory of Poland's conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party in general election has given a boost to European eurosceptics.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk warned that any attempt to hold "unlawful" elections in rebel-run areas in the country's east would constitute a breach of a February peace deal.
NATO flexed its muscles in Poland during the first full drill of its new spearhead force, a structure designed to boost security on its eastern flank.
NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday the alliance was implementing its biggest defence reinforcement since the Cold War.
Filming is underway in Poland on a new biopic about the life of Marie Sklodowska-Curie, the first woman ever to win not one, but two, Nobel prizes.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated the winner of the presidential elections in Poland Andrzej Duda.
Polish voters have opted for change and chosen the conservative and relatively unknown lawyer Andrzej Duda as their next president, spelling a possible return to power of his eurosceptic mentor.
Andrzej Duda, the 43-year-old conservative MEP and lawyer who won Poland's cliffhanger presidential election on Sunday, has strong ties to the powerful Kaczynski twins.
Conservative opposition challenger Andrzej Duda pulled off a surprise first-round lead in Poland's presidential ballot.
Writer Yuriy Serebryanskiy has become the winner of the Russian Award for the second time.
Poland said it had denied entry to a Russian biker gang backed by the Kremlin that plans to ride through Europe to celebrate the Soviet Union's role in the World War II victory.
Poles marked the fifth anniversary of the deadly plane crash in Russia that killed then president Lech Kaczynski and 95 officials.
The Astana Arlans defeat Raffako Hussars 5:0.
A Kazakh native turned Polish human rights advocate shares her presidential ambitions.
Poland's "Ida," about a young nun who discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation, won the best foreign language movie Oscar.
Kazakhstan has returned its second place at the 17th Winter Universiade overall medal count.