Europol, the European law-enforcement coordination agency, announced on Thursday it had broken up a criminal network smuggling migrants from Iraq through Belarus to Poland, Lithuania and Latvia and then on to other EU countries.
From introducing women’s rights through to water systems and shopping malls, since its inception in 2006 the Polish Centre for International Aid has been at the vanguard of helping the war-torn country rebuild itself.
Former US Army Cavalry Officer Samuel P N Cook describes his harrowing escape from Ukraine and why he believes Russia will LOSE the war. In this episode of Heart of Poland with Patrick Ney, Cook also speaks about his experience as a soldier in Iraq and how it's vastly different from the war in Ukraine.
Another group of Iraqis who had camped for weeks at the Belarus border with Poland, in the hope of entering the European Union, have been flown out of Belarus and back to Baghdad, a senior Polish security official said on Saturday.
A large number of migrants were flown out of Belarus and back to Baghdad, the Polish interior minister said on Thursday.
Poland has condemned an assassination attempt by an armed drone on the prime minister of Iraq, a spokesman for the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday.
Poland will double the number of troops guarding its border with Belarus and will put up a 2.5-metre-high fence along the frontier, the Polish defence minister said on Monday.
Poland condemns a Monday rocket attack on US-led coalition forces in Erbil, Iraq, the foreign ministry said in a Tuesday statement.
Poland has sent to Iraq blankets, operating aprons, towels and sheets as part of an aid operation, the Polish Foreign Ministry wrote in a Wednesday press release.
Known as The Polish Parade, its entertainers were credited with saving 3,000 Polish POWs from Soviet captivity.
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