Poland president Andrzej Duda: due to visit Ukraine this week to try to soothe strained relations. Photograph: Janek Skarzynski/AFP/Getty Images

Warsaw and Kiev have condemned an apparent grenade attack on a Polish tourist bus in western Ukraine, days before Poland’s president Andrzej Duda is d(...)

Polish graves at the Lychakiv Cemetery in Lviv, Ukraine. Many Poles have been buried in the cemetery, one of the oldest in Europe,  as Lviv was a Polish city until 1939. Photograph: Darek Delmanowicz/EPA

Poland and Ukraine have clashed again over their second World War history, a period of bloody and disputed events that threatens to poison a key east(...)

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán: will write to the European Commission to request payment towards fences. Photograph: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

Hungary and Poland are refusing to give ground in disputes with the European Union that have deepened divisions in the bloc and exposed disagreement a(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron stands next to his wife, Brigitte Macron, Bulgarian president Rumen Radev and his wife, Desislava Radeva. Photograph: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images

French president Emmanuel Macron has accused Poland’s populist government of being isolated and out of touch with a changing European Union, as he end(...)

Donald Tusk: promised to promote unity when he was reappointed to a second term as European Council president. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Poland will block European Union leaders from issuing formal conclusions at the end of a two-day summit in Brussels after the country’s former prime (...)

Poland’s foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski: “You can’t criticise anyone for wanting to improve relations with Russia.” Photograph: Gian Ehrenzeller/EPA

As Central European leaders from the Baltic to the Black Sea congratulate Donald Trump on his accession to the White House, some can hardly wait for (...)

Minster for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan and the Polish foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski at Iveagh House, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Poland recognises the “unique position of Ireland” on Brexit because of the North, and expects the special position will be recognised in the negotiat(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry   with Poland’s foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski at the Nato summit in Warsaw, Poland.  Mr Waszczykowski said Europe and the US need  “a more active, energetic Nato that takes practical steps to ensure the real safety of its citizens.” Photograph: Jerzy Dudek/Reuters

Nato leaders gathered for dinner on Friday night in the historic surroundings of the Column Hall in Warsaw’s presidential palace. The room was the sit(...)

Puppets of Polish prime minister Beata Szydlo (left), PiS party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski (centre) and president Andrzej Duda in a pro-EU membership march. Photograph: Pawel Supernak/EPA

A highlight of being The Irish Times’s Berlin correspondent is being able to hop aboard a train and head over the border to report from Poland. This(...)

Polish foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski: Noted close ties with Ireland. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

Poland’s foreign minister, Witold Waszczykowski, has dismissed as overblown European fears that his new national conservative government is pursuing a(...)

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