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Polish nationalists protest US over Holocaust claims

Thousands of Polish nationalists marched to the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw Saturday, protesting that the U.S. is putting pressure on Poland to compensate Jews whose families lost property during the Holocaust. Continue reading

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AP PHOTOS: Urgency of climate talks seen in coal plants, ice

As politicians haggle at a U.N. climate conference in Poland over ways to limit global warming, the industries and machines powering our modern world keep spewing their pollution into the air and water. Continue reading

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Poland’s Lech Walesa wears protest T-shirt to Bush funeral

Lech Walesa is still fighting. Continue reading

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Poland moves to reinstate retired judges to Supreme Court

Poland’s ruling party submitted draft legislation to parliament on Wednesday that would reinstate Supreme Court judges who were recently forced into early retirement, The development comes a month after the European Union’s top court ordered Poland to … Continue reading

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Holocaust scholar sues group that said he ‘slandered’ Poland

A prominent Holocaust researcher said Friday that he is suing a Polish organization for libel after it waged a public campaign last year accusing him of slandering Poland’s good name with his work exploring Polish violence against Jews during World War… Continue reading

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Polish leaders to walk with nationalists on Independence Day

The Polish government and the organizers of a yearly march organized by nationalist groups have agreed to hold a joint march on the 100th anniversary of Poland’s rebirth as a state on Sunday. Continue reading

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Polish army organizing security for Independence Day march

Poland’s Defense Ministry will handle security during an Independence Day march this weekend in Warsaw as police are staging mass walkouts in a pay dispute that has created concerns about keeping people safe. Continue reading

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Warsaw mayor bans far-right independence march

The mayor of Warsaw banned a march that radical Polish nationalists planned to hold to coincide with the centennial of Polish independence, saying Wednesday she made the decision to curb “aggressive nationalism.” Continue reading

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Poland’s ruling populists face setback in mayoral races

Poland’s populist ruling party has suffered a blow in the country’s mayoral races, with early results showing it failing to win control of any of the nation’s largest cities. Final results from Sunday’s local runoff elections are expected Monday aftern… Continue reading

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Runoff elections across Poland watched as national harbinger

Poles voted Sunday in local runoff elections to choose the mayors of several key cities, including Krakow and Gdansk, and more than 640 other towns and smaller localities. Continue reading

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Israeli marks 70th anniversary of 1st diplomatic outpost

Israel marked the 70th anniversary of its first diplomatic mission as a new nation Tuesday with a re-enactment in the city that hosted the outpost — Warsaw, Poland. Continue reading

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Poland’s ruling populists see power, appeal checked

Poland’s populist ruling party has seen its fortunes turn after nearly three years of aggressive governing and vast popularity. Continue reading

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US regrets Turkey’s boycott of Europe’s rights conference

A U.S. official said Tuesday that Washington is disappointed that Turkey is staying away from Europe’s largest human rights conference for a second straight year because it wasn’t allowed to prevent the participation of non-governmental organizations t… Continue reading

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German foreign minister honors Nazi victims at Auschwitz

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has labelled the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland as “hell on earth,” during a visit Monday intended to ensure the atrocities committed by his nation more than seven decades ago are not forgotten. Continue reading

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Poland bans Ukraine activist from Europe, raising questions

Poland has used its powers as a European Union member to ban a Ukrainian human rights activist from all 26 countries in Europe’s Schengen area, saying she poses a security threat. Continue reading

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Poland marks Army Day with parade, call for US military base

Poland’s president voiced hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country, in a speech as the nation put on a large military parade on its Armed Forces Day holiday Wednesday replete with tanks and people marching in historic uniforms. Continue reading

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Photo exhibit documents revival of Polish Jewish life

American photographer Chuck Fishman was just 21 when he began traveling behind the Iron Curtain in 1975 to document a Jewish community on the verge of dying out after centuries of existence in Poland. Continue reading

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Poland: Trump’s tough talk on NATO good for eastern flank

Poland’s president says the debates over NATO spending that U.S. President Donald Trump ignited are paying off for countries like his on the alliance’s eastern flank because they have led to more defense spending by allies. Continue reading

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Joint statement on Holocaust fuels anger it was meant to end

A joint statement by the prime ministers of Poland and Israel was meant to lay to rest a months-long dispute over how to remember Polish behavior during the Holocaust. Continue reading

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Poles protest the forced retirements of judges under new law

Anti-government protesters rallied in front of Poland’s Supreme Court in Warsaw on Wednesday to show support for the rule of law and for the court’s president, who is being forced to retire under a new judicial overhaul. Continue reading

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