This photograph taken on June 14, 2022, shows wheat grain ears on a field near Izmail, in the Odessa region, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. – In the Ukrainian port of Izmail, on the Danube river that marks the border with Romania, rows of trucks filled with grain stand in line. (Photo by Oleksandr GIMANOV / AFP)

How Russia fuels the global food crisis

During a recent United Nations Security Council meeting, Russia’s ambassador abruptly left the room when the European Council’s president Charles Michel blamed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for causing increases in…

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A view shows gas wells at Bovanenkovo gas field owned by Gazprom on the Arctic Yamal peninsula, Russia May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russia halts gas supplies to NATO members Poland and Bulgaria

WARSAW/SOFIA/KYIV (Reuters) – Russia halted gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland on Wednesday for rejecting its demand for payment in roubles, taking direct aim at European economies in its toughest…

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The Ambassador: H.E. Waldemar Dubaniowski highlights Poland’s solidarity with Ukraine, ties with Thailand

   

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Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands Wopke Hoekstra delivers a speech next to France’s European and Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian during a press conference, in Paris, Friday Jan 28, 2022. (Thomas Coex/Pool photo via AP, File)

Europeans expel dozens of Russian envoys to combat espionage

THE HAGUE (AP) — In what appeared to be a coordinated action to tackle Russian espionage, at least four European allies expelled dozens of Russian diplomats on Tuesday. The expulsions…

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Children sit on a bus for further transport after crossing the Ukrainian border with Poland at the Medyka border crossing, southeastern Poland, on March 14, 2022. (Photo by Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP)

More than three million flee Ukraine war, half of them children: UN

Geneva (AFP) – More than three million people have fled Ukraine since Russia invaded on February 24, nearly half of them minors, with a child becoming a refugee every second, the…

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First 38 Thais evacuated from Ukraine arrive in Bangkok

The first 38 Thai citizens to be evacuated from Ukraine arrived at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi international airport this morning (Wednesday) on board a Thai Airways flight from the German city of…

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Image Credit: Royal Thai Embassy, Warsaw, Poland

99 Thais safely evacuated from Ukraine to Poland and Romania

The Thai embassy in Warsaw, Poland, arranged the safe evacuation of 99 Thai nationals from Ukraine yesterday (Sunday) and is making arrangements to evacuate those who are still in the…

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Operations centre set up in Lviv to coordinate evacuation of Thais from Ukraine

The Thai embassy in Warsaw, Poland, has established an operations centre at a hotel in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, near the border with Poland, to serve as a temporary…

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Holocaust – the crime the world ignored

It was 80 years ago. On a cold day of 20 January 1942, a group of fifteen representatives of Third Reich authorities and high functionaries of the SS convened for…

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Polish scientists find gene that doubles risk of serious COVID

Polish scientists have found a gene that they say more than doubles the risk of becoming severely ill with COVID-19, a discovery they hope could help doctors identify people who…

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A picture taken on November 10, 2021 shows Poland’s servicemen behind a barbed wire fence on the Belarusian-Polish border as they watch migrants camping on the Belarusian side in the Grodno region. Hundreds of desperate migrants are trapped in freezing temperatures on the border and the presence of troops from both sides has raised fears of a confrontation.

Neighbours of Belarus say migrant crisis risks military clash

Countries bordering Belarus expressed concern on Thursday that a crisis over growing numbers of migrants trying to break through its frontiers into the European Union could escalate into a military…

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Medical workers load syringes with the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine. (Photo by Apu GOMES / AFP)

Govt vs hospital: Who is right in the row over Poland’s failed vaccine donation?

In what seems like a case of “different sides of the same coin”, Thailand’s Foreign Ministry and Thammasat University Hospital have sparred over the collapsed deal for 1.5 million doses…

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Thammasat abandons plan to get 1.5m doses of donated vaccine from Poland

The Thammasat University field hospital has abandoned its plan to accept a donation of 1.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from Poland. The university has failed to obtain…

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Thailand extends list of countries and territories, the citizens of which can enter the Kingdom without quarantine

Thailand has extended the list of “low risk” countries and territories whose citizens will be allowed to enter the kingdom without quarantine from Tomorrow (Monday), according to an announcement issued…

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EU court fines Poland 1 mn euros daily in judiciary row

The EU’s top court on Wednesday ordered Poland to pay one million euros a day for not suspending a controversial “disciplinary chamber” at the heart of a bitter feud between…

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Passers-by stand in front of the Brussels Town Hall and the rest of the historical Grand Place in Brussels lit with the rainbow colours to show solidarity to the LGTBQ+ community after the anti-gay vote in Hungary and the position of UEFA in Brussels, on June 23, 2021. (Photo by Aris Oikonomou / AFP)

EU launches legal action against Hungary, Poland over LGBTQ rights

Brussels (AFP) – The European Commission on Thursday launched legal action against the conservative governments of EU members Hungary and Poland in response to measures seen as discriminating against LGBTQ citizens. As…

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A nurse prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 at the vaccination center set up at the University City Exhibition Center and Congress in Coyoacan, Mexico City on March 24, 2021. (Photo by CLAUDIO CRUZ / AFP)

Fake Pfizer vaccine shots on sale in Mexico and Poland

US drugmaker Pfizer confirmed that suspect doses of its coronavirus vaccine that were seized in Mexico and Poland were indeed fake, with doses going for as much as $1,000 a…

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