Polish troops on patrol in southern Afghanistan have found a newborn baby abandoned on the side of a road.
The towel-wrapped girl was found Wednesday by soldiers who were checking the safety of a route near their Waghez military base, according to Defense Ministry spokesman Janusz Walczak. Continue reading
Poland needs to stay committed in Afghanistan until the job there is done, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told Reuters on the eve of a meeting with the new Polish president. Continue reading
Polish intelligence had, a week before the 2008 Indian embassy bombing, warned of a possible Taliban attack on Indian interests in the Afghan capital with the “main goal” to show its ability to attack on every object in Kabul, according to a document leaked by whistleblower site WikiLeaks. Continue reading
Poland’s ruling party celebrated the election of its candidate as president last week,Â but now the real challenge for theÂ Civic PlatformÂ begins: leading Poland through perilous economic times and negotiating a seemly exit from the unpopular Afghan war. Continue reading
Speaking hours after a Polish soldier was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday, Klich demanded that local forces assume administration over areas in Afghanistan’s southeastern province of Ghazni, currently under Polish control. Continue reading
The latest death of a Polish soldier in Afghanistan convinced the Polish government, busy supporting its presidential candidate in the final week of the election campaign, to publicly discuss the possible pullout of its 2,000 soldiers from the country. Continue reading
Poland’s Defense Ministry says about 1,000 elite US troops will come under Polish command within the NATO mission in Afghanistan later this year. Ministry spokesman Janusz Sejmej said Monday that the move is aimed at strengthening NATO operations in an… Continue reading
The situation in Afghanistan and NATO-Russia relations dominated Friday’s talks in Warsaw between Polish President Lech Kaczynski and visiting NATO Secretary- general Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
Kaczynski said after the meeting that NATO was crucial for the safety of Poland, Europe… Continue reading
A symbolic farewell ceremony for the troops took place Wednesday in a military complex in the Warsaw suburb… Continue reading
The Polish Defense Ministry has reached agreement to purchase UAV systems from Israel’s Aeronautics Defense Systems. Officials said the UAV would be deployed by the Polish military… Continue reading