Warsaw News

Poles place candles and flags at half-staff for slain mayor

Poland's national flags flying at half-staff in front of the townhall in Warsaw, Poland.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

Huawei's Poland crisis threatens to intensify spying concerns

But Warsaw is now considering formally recommending caution toward the company, and potentially excluding Huawei from its information technology market, Polish cyber security chief Karol Okonski told RMF Radio.

IOL , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

Poland's liberal Mayor of Gdansk dies after stabbing

Warsaw (Reuters) - Pawel Adamowicz, the liberal mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, died on Monday of his wounds a day after being stabbed by a former convict who rushed the stage during a charity event.

Reuters , Africa Jan 14, 2019

Poland denies cull aimed at wiping out wild boar

Activists holding a sign saying "Wild boar massacre" "I want to live too" rally in front of Poland’s parliament in Warsaw.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

Mayor of Gdansk stabbed onstage at Polish charity event

Agencja Gazeta/Bartosz Banka via REUTERS Warsaw (Reuters) - The popular veteran mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, Pawel Adamowicz, was stabbed on Sunday evening by a man who burst onto an open-air stage at a national charity event, police said.

Reuters , Africa Jan 13, 2019

Iran protests to Poland over Iran-focused summit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the summit — to be held in Warsaw on Feb. 13-14 — would focus on stability and security in the Middle East, including on the “important element of making sure that Iran is not a destabilising influence”.

Reuters , Africa Jan 13, 2019

Poland could limit use of Huawei products after worker arrested

Warsaw - Poland could consider banning the use of Huawei products by public bodies, a senior government official said on Sunday, following the arrest of a Chinese Huawei official in the east European country last week.

EWN , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

EU, NATO should agree on joint position towards Huawei - Poland

Logo of Huawei is seen in front of the local offices of Huawei in Warsaw, Poland January 11, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Jan 12, 2019

Iran's Zarif calls Iran-focused summit in Poland a 'desperate circus'

Earlier on Friday Washington announced that the summit would be held in Warsaw from Feb. 13 to Feb. 14, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the meeting would focus on stability and security in the Middle East, including on the “important element of making sure that Iran is not a destabilising influence.” Writing on his Twitter account, Zarif said: “Reminder to host/participants of anti-Iran conference: those who attended last U.S. anti-Iran show are either dead, disgraced, or marginalized.

Reuters , Africa Jan 11, 2019

US to host Iran-focused global summit in Poland Feb. 13-14

Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo The gathering will take place in Warsaw from Feb. 13 to Feb. 14, it said in a statement.

Reuters , Africa Jan 11, 2019