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North Africa

Photo Gallery: Jeff Rosenstock at Warsaw

Photography by Nick Karp<p>Missed out on Jeff Rosenstock's two shows at Warsaw last Thursday 4/29 and Friday 4/20? No worries! Here are some killer live …

Warsaw

Kenyan runner wins Orlen Warsaw Marathon

PR dla Zagranicy<p>Kenyan runner Ezekiel Omullo has won the sixth Orlen Warsaw Marathon, one of two marathons that are held in the Polish capital every …

Poland

Heroism and Sacrifice as represented in Nathan Rapoport’s Warsaw Ghetto Monument

If you have visited Warsaw, Poland, you have seen it majestically rising up from the square, between a Soviet era style apartment complex and the …

Sociology

Why a cloud hangs over the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising

It is 75 years today since the Warsaw ghetto uprising. On April 19, 1943, the remaining 50,000 Jews in the Warsaw ghetto attacked the Nazis who were …

European News

Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Sirens wailed, church bells tolled and yellow paper daffodils of remembrance dotted the crowd as Polish and Jewish leaders extolled the heroism and determination of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising fighters on the 75th anniversary of their ill-fated rebellion.<p>Polish President …

World

75 years on: the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in film

The uprising by Jewish people entrapped in the Warsaw Ghetto 75 years ago has been well documented in art and literature. Here, a look at how the …

World

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

On April 19, 1943, the Jewish residents of the German-created ghetto in occupied Warsaw, Poland, rose up in resistance to Nazi plans to transport …

Nazi Concentration Camps

The Warsaw Ghetto, In Numbers

With more than 400,000 imprisoned Jews at its highest point, Nazi Germany's Warsaw Ghetto was the largest in Poland during World War II. The final …

World War II

Loose cow walks along Rt. 20A in Warsaw

WARSAW, NY (WROC) - Not your typical traffic jam: A loose cow caused some problems for drivers in Warsaw Thursday morning.<p>In a tweet, the New York …

Buffalo

Undying Defeat: The Power of Failed Uprisings

From the Warsaw Ghetto to the Alamo, doomed rebels live on in culture<p>Earlier this month, Israel commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of April 1943. The annual Remembrance Day of the Holocaust and Heroism, as it is called, reminds Israelis of the moral duty to fight to the …

Heroism

JEMS Architekci unveils plans for triangle-pillared office buildings and hotel in Warsaw

Warsaw-based architecture firm JEMS Architekci has unveiled plans for three modern office buildings and a four-star hotel in Warsaw’s Służewiec …

Architecture

Poland marks Warsaw ghetto anniversary amid rising anti-Semitism - France 24

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Anti-Semitism

Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Marian Kalwary can still hear the faint chant of a thin little girl trying to sell insoles to people on a street of the Warsaw …

Nationalism

Henryk Skolimowski's Obituary on Ann Arbor News

Skolimowski, Henryk 5/4/1930 - 4/6/2018 Warsaw, Poland Henryk Skolimowski, 87, resident of Warsaw, Poland, died on Friday. --- Henryk was born in …

Ann Arbor

Hurray for the Riff Raff, Waxahatchee Bedouine @ Warsaw (pics)

The great triple bill of <b>Waxahatchee, Hurray for the Riff Raff</b> and <b>Bedouine</b> came to NYC over the weekend for two shows: Warsaw on Friday (4/13) and …

Indie Music

Karol Aleksander "Samba Bez Butów" (Edit)

Samba

Warsaw man faces child pornography charges

A Warsaw man is facing child pornography charges.<p>An investigation determined Kory Doyle, 31, uploaded numerous images of children in sexual …

Buffalo

Poland loses forest battle with EU, pushes for broader thaw

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union's highest court said on Tuesday that Poland broke environmental laws with large-scale logging in an ancient forest, a ruling that comes as its nationalist government seeks to ease tensions with the bloc.<p>The European Court of Justice (ECJ) delivered its …

Europe

EU says Poland 'making progress' in court reform row

LUXEMBOURG (AFP) -<p>A top EU official on Tuesday hailed progress in talks with Poland over controversial reforms Brussels fears undermine judicial independence, but warned Warsaw it must produce "concrete results" in the coming weeks.<p>European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans said there was …

Europe

Day 6 | Warsaw Ghetto uprising

Warsaw Ghetto uprising<p>Apr 13, 2018<p>Historian Jan Grabowski says Poland wants to sanitize its history, but that there are uncomfortable truths about …

Warsaw

BNP Paribas' Polish takeover plan not controversial: regulator chief | Reuters

WARSAW (Reuters) - BNP Paribas’ (BNPP.PA)(BGZ.WA) planned takeover of Raiffeisen International’s (RBIV.VI) Polish unit does not look controversial, the head of financial sector watchdog KNF said on Friday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Raiffeisen Polbank's bank logo is pictured on their headquarters in Warsaw Poland, …

BNP Paribas

From Warsaw to Rome: General Anders' Exiled Polish Army in the Second World War

Table of Contents<p>Introduction viii<p>1 The First Blitzkrieg 1<p>2 A Polish Army in the USSR 11<p>3 Exodus to the Middle East 49<p>4 Along British Lines 67<p>5 A …

History

US recognizes contributions of 3 Polish WWII veterans

The United States has presented U.S. flags to three Polish veterans of World War II to honor their struggle for Poland and the Allies against Nazi …

Veterans

Nazi plans for total destruction of Warsaw found on eBay

Historians in Poland have acquired Third Reich documents that they believe provide evidence of a Nazi "criminal plan" to obliterate Warsaw by aerial bombing during the Second World War.<p>Hospitals, water systems, traffic arteries and even a vodka factory are marked in the documents, suggesting the …

Europe

This Secret Archive Documented Life in the Warsaw Ghetto

A train rushed through the snow of a Polish winter. Its destination: the Warsaw Ghetto. Its passengers: a group of terrified Jews. Suddenly, a Nazi …

World History

Dynamic Images of Warsaw at Night

Multidisciplinary artist Luke Pomotowski always avoided photography, wondering why is photography should matter to anyone. Thankfully he realised …

Warsaw

Warsaw conference debates WWII Katyn massacre

PR dla Zagranicy<p>Historians and experts were on Wednesday taking part in an international conference in Warsaw about the Katyn massacre of Polish …

Poland

Poem: Photo of a Book Burning, Warsaw Indiana

Every line of this kinetic poem blazes with meaning. Its measured details create a composed, almost humanizing tone, while its allusions crackle with indictment. The spines of the books and the spines of the five figures in attendance flare in “a red-hot circle” straight out of Dante’s “Inferno.” …

Long-form Journalism

Poland marks 8th anniversary of president's death in Russia

next<p>prev<p>Poland is marking the eighth anniversary of a plane crash in Russia that killed President Lech Kaczynski, the first lady and many other political and military leaders, the worst tragedy to befall the nation in decades.<p>The ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, who is the president's …

Russia