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Poland to build wall on its border with Belarus

Poland to build wall on its border with Belarus

The Polish government has signed deals with several local companies to build a wall along its border with Belarus, Deputy Interior Minister Maciej Wasik announced on Tuesday. The barrier is built on the basis of a law on border security …

Turkish Embassy in Poland attacked with Molotov cocktails

Turkish Embassy in Poland attacked with Molotov cocktails

The Turkish Embassy in Poland was attacked with Molotov cocktails on Tuesday. The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. local time (1 p.m. GMT) when a 34-year-old man of Turkish descent threw three Molotov cocktails at the embassy …

No agreement on energy prices in EU

No agreement on energy prices in EU

EU leaders failed to agree on how to respond to the ongoing problem of high energy prices at Thursday's (16 December) European summit

Spartak Moscow advances to 1/8 of Europa League

Spartak Moscow advances to 1/8 of Europa League

Russia’s Spartak Moscow defeated Poland’s Legia Warsaw 1:0 during the final round of the UEFA Europa League’s group stage and advanced to the championship’s playoff. The only goal in the game was scored by …

Polish PM slams Merkel for talking with Lukashenko

Polish PM slams Merkel for talking with Lukashenko

Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki slammed Germany's outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks with Belarusian ruler Alexander Lukashenko amid a growing migrant crisis on Europe's border that many say has been orchestrated …

Polish police stabilizes riot in migrant detention center

Polish police stabilizes riot in migrant detention center

Polish law enforcement managed to stabilize the situation in the guarded detention center for illegal immigrants, where the detainees started a riot earlier, the local police said in its Twitter. According to the police, all rioters …

Polish PM: flow of migrants to Belarus stemmed

Polish PM: flow of migrants to Belarus stemmed

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Warsaw's diplomatic efforts were helping reduce the numbers of migrants travelling to Belarus in the hope of entering the EU, but Poland and its neighbours warned the border crisis was far from …

Breakthrough attempts reduced at Poland border

Breakthrough attempts reduced at Poland border

The Polish border service reported a decrease in the number of attempts made by illegal migrants to break into the country from Belarus. "Yesterday, there were several attempts to cross the border by force. The largest group …

Tehran says removal of sanctions is Iran's goal in JCPOA talks

Tehran says removal of sanctions is Iran's goal in JCPOA talks

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Iran is going to take part in the next round of negotiations on the revival of the JCPOA with the purpose of having the illegal sanctions lifted. In a telephone conversation …

Germany refuses to admit refugees from Belarus-Polish border

Germany refuses to admit refugees from Belarus-Polish border

Germany will not take in refugees stranded on the Belarus-Polish border, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said after talks with his Polish counterpart. "If we took in refugees, if we bowed to the pressure and said 'we are …

Belarus border crisis: Poland detains 100 migrants

Belarus border crisis: Poland detains 100 migrants

The Polish Defense Ministry reported Thursday that there had been numerous attempts to cross the border from Belarus. It said on Twitter that around 100 migrants had been detained. As regional leaders consider the next step in …

Polish PM scolds Germany on Nord Stream 2

Polish PM scolds Germany on Nord Stream 2

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Germany should stop the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Europe if it wants to work for peace, linking the project to his country’s handling of migrants on the Belarus border. …

Polish border guards unleash tear gas on Belarusian border

Polish border guards unleash tear gas on Belarusian border

The Polish border guards used a water cannon and unleashed tear gas on the border with Belarus in response to actions by migrants who started to pelt them with sticks and stones. A group of about 100 migrants on the border with Poland …

Lukashenko pleads for migrants to go home

Lukashenko pleads for migrants to go home

Belarus is ready to facilitate the repatriation of refugees stranded on the border with Poland back to their homeland, but they do not want to return home, President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus said on Monday according to BelTA news …