Israeli, Polish foreign ministers meet, seeking to mend ties
The Israeli and Polish foreign ministers are due to meet in Warsaw as the two nations work to resolve a dispute that has led to a cancellation of Israeli youth trips to Poland, one of several issues behind a years-long chill between the two countrieswashingtonpost.com
1st US Army garrison on NATO's east flank formed in Poland
Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak and U.S. officials attended a ceremony Tuesday to formally upgrade the U.S. military presence in NATO member Poland amid the war in neighboring Ukraine. There are more than 10,000 American troops stationed in the former communist bloc country.news.yahoo.com
Why Ukraine is finally getting new fighter jets from NATO
Ukraine is now getting warplanes, although not the coveted U.S.-made F-16s it has been pushing for. In what counts as another milestone in the West’s willingness to increase security assistance to the war-ravaged nation, NATO members Poland and Slovakia announced last week they will jointly be donating their entire inventory of Soviet-era MiG-29s to Ukraine.news.yahoo.com
Polish Ambassador to France: Poland will be forced to enter war if Ukraine fails to defend itself
Poland's Ambassador to France Jan Emeryk Rościszewski said in an interview that a situation could arise in which Poland would have to enter the war. The embassy urged audiences to refrain from sensationalising his words.news.yahoo.com
Pentagon video shows Russian jet dumping fuel on US drone
The Pentagon has released video of what it said was a Russian fighter jet dumping fuel on a U.S. Air Force surveillance drone before the warplane clipped the drone’s propeller in international airspace, leading to its crash in the Black Sea and raising tensions between Moscow and Washington.
Fox's Hall talks survival after nearly dying in Ukraine
A year after Russian bombs nearly killed him while reporting in Ukraine, Fox News' Benjamin Hall writes about the miracles that helped him survive — from the voice of his daughter urging him to get out of danger, to the harrowing journey that got him out of the country.
Belarusian border guards say they are intimidated by effigy hung up their Ukrainian colleagues
Belarusian border guards have complained on state television that they are being intimidated by their Ukrainian colleagues, who allegedly hung an effigy of a Russian serviceman on the border with Belarus.news.yahoo.com
John Paul abuse claims trigger angry reaction from Poland
The fallout over an explosive television report alleging that St. John Paul II covered up clergy sex abuse cases escalated Thursday, with Poland’s Catholic Church strongly defending “one of the greatest Poles” and the Polish government inviting the U.S. ambassador for talks. A report this week on TVN24, which is owned by the U.S. company Warner Bros. Discovery, named three priests whom John Paul allegedly moved around during the 1970s after they were accused of abusing minors. At the time, John Paul was Archbishop Karol Wojtyla, the head of the church in Krakow in southern Poland.news.yahoo.com
Biden did not trip down plane stairs arriving in Poland
Social media users are claiming a video shows Joe Biden tumbling down the stairs as he disembarked from Air Force One upon arrival in Warsaw, Poland, on February 20, 2023. This is false; other footage shows the US president exiting the aircraft without incident and via a separate ramp, and the White House confirmed a different person fell."BREAKING! Biden has landed in the Poland and already fell!" says one February 21 tweet sharing the video, which shows an unidentified person spilling down thenews.yahoo.com
Senior Russian official threatens Polish borders as Moscow mounts aggression against other European nations
Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev issued a direct threat against NATO on the anniversary of the war in Ukraine by calling on Moscow to push Western defenses across Polish borders.foxnews.com
Biden calls Putin's actions on nuclear treaty a 'big mistake'
During a meeting with NATO leaders in Warsaw, Poland, President Biden told reporters that Russian President Vladimir Putin had made a "big mistake" by announcing that Russia will suspend its participation in the New START treaty.news.yahoo.com
Sneaking a president from DC to Kyiv without anyone noticing
President Joe Biden’s motorcade slipped out of the White House around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. No big, flashy Air Force One for this trip -– the president vanished into the darkness on an Air Force C-32, a modified Boeing 757 normally used for domestic trips to smaller airports. The next time he turned up — 20 hours later — it was in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine.news.yahoo.com
A look at Leopard 2 tanks that could soon be sent to Ukraine
In the wake of intense pressure from its allies, Germany appears to be inching toward approving deliveries of high-tech Leopard 2 main battle tanks that Ukraine and its biggest Western backers hope will boost Kyiv’s fight against Russian invaders.
US poised to approve Patriot missile battery for Ukraine
U.S. officials say the Biden administration is poised to approve sending a Patriot missile battery to Ukraine, finally agreeing to an urgent request from Ukrainian leaders desperate for more robust weapons to shoot down incoming Russian missiles.
First delivery of S. Korean heavy weapons comes to Poland
Polish President Andrzej Duda and the country's defense minister have taken delivery of a first shipment of tanks and howitzers from South Korea, hailing the swift implementation of a deal signed in the summer in the face of the war in neighboring Ukraine.