Poland

Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe

Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe

Published 18/10/2018

WARSAW - Last winter, Monika Pawlik spent her days crawling through mud and digging trenches in frozen ground, training for Poland’s home guard. Her daughter, [more…]

Paper says South Africa’s finance minister asked to be sacked, rand…

Paper says South Africa’s finance minister asked to be sacked, rand…

Published 08/10/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to remove him after he admitted to visiting the home of [more…]

U.S., Sweden and Italy bid to supply Bulgaria with fighter jets

U.S., Sweden and Italy bid to supply Bulgaria with fighter jets

Published 01/10/2018

SOFIA (Reuters) - The United States, Sweden and Italy have filed bids to supply Bulgaria with eight fighter jets aimed at replacing its ageing Soviet-designed [more…]

Movie about corrupt priests outrages politicians in Catholic Poland

Movie about corrupt priests outrages politicians in Catholic Poland

Published 28/09/2018

WARSAW (Reuters) - A new movie featuring drunk, fornicating and child-abusing priests has outraged some conservative politicians in Poland and fueled debate about the Catholic [more…]

Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts, but not anti-government…

Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts, but not anti-government…

Published 16/09/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday accused Twitter of closing accounts of “real” Iranians, while allowing anti-government ones backed by [more…]

African swine fever hits Romania’s biggest pig farm

African swine fever hits Romania’s biggest pig farm

Published 25/08/2018

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania has confirmed an outbreak of deadly African swine fever at the country’s largest pig breeding farm and all 140,000 animals will [more…]

New York art turns Bulgarian village into outdoor gallery

New York art turns Bulgarian village into outdoor gallery

Published 04/08/2018

STARO ZHELEZARE, Bulgaria (Reuters) - With fewer than 500 inhabitants, Staro Zhelezare in southern Bulgaria is a world away from the mean streets of Manhattan, [more…]

Some banks in Finland face card payment problems

Some banks in Finland face card payment problems

Published 29/07/2018

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Clients at some banks in Finland have faced problems with the use of their payment cards on Sunday, payment firm Nets said. [more…]

Polish avant-garde jazz trumpeter Tomasz Stanko dies at 76

Polish avant-garde jazz trumpeter Tomasz Stanko dies at 76

Published 29/07/2018

WARSAW (Reuters) - Tomasz Stanko, a Polish trumpeter, composer and prominent figure in avant-garde and free jazz for decades, died on Sunday at the age [more…]

Mick Jagger quips about Polish courts overhaul at Warsaw concert

Mick Jagger quips about Polish courts overhaul at Warsaw concert

Published 09/07/2018

WARSAW (Reuters) - The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger took a swipe at the Polish government’s shake-up of the judiciary during a concert in Warsaw, adding [more…]