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  • Poland marks 70th anniversary of Warsaw Uprising

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Sirens let out a long and mournful wail and people and traffic stood still on the streets of Warsaw on Friday as Poland commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, a revolt against Nazi Germany that ended tragically for the Poles. On Aug. 1, 1944, thousands...

  • Italy, Poland vie for top EU foreign policy job

    BRUSSELS (AP) — As the European Union struggles to respond to what it perceives as Russia's aggressive meddling in Ukraine, Italy and Poland are staking their claims to provide the bloc's new foreign-policy chief — kicking off a race in which the candidates' views of Moscow will likely be...

  • Poles protest Russian ban on their food with humor

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles are posting photos of themselves with apples online along with mocking comments to protest a Russian ban on Polish food. Russia will begin banning imports of most fruit and vegetables from Poland on Friday for what it says are violations of health regulations and...

  • Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Kazimierz Mikos ran down a Warsaw street, zig-zagging to avoid the bullets that whizzed past him. As the 14-year-old ran for his life, he was struck with terror at the sight of a dead body in the street. Even after the scrape with death, the teen volunteered for a heroic...

  • Poland, Britain call for more sanctions on Russia

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The foreign ministers of Poland and Britain have called for more economic sanctions on Russia, saying it is responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine this month. Poland's Radek Sikorski said the responsibility for the downing...

  • Key World War I battle re-enacted in Poland

    SZKOTOWO, Poland (AP) — About 200 history enthusiasts from across Europe have gathered on a hilly area in Poland to reconstruct the Battle of Tannenberg, an engagement between the Russian and German Empires in the first days of World War I. The reenactment was held Sunday, one day before the...

  • Court: Poland violated human rights in CIA case

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subjected to torture. The ruling by the...

  • Polish power plant leaks fuel, threatens river

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A malfunction at a Polish power plant on Wednesday caused a leakage of fuel, prompting emergency officials to work to make sure it doesn't contaminate the nearby Vistula River. A spokesman for the plant, Piotr Ludwiczak, said about nine tons of the fuel, an oily substance...

  • Polish opposition calls for no-confidence vote

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's main opposition leader called on Wednesday for a no-confidence vote in the liberal government of Prime Minister Donald Tusk following leaks of secretly taped conversations of some ministers and officials. Jaroslaw Kaczynski asked the Parliament to oust Tusk's team...

  • Polish foreign minister denies he said Poland's alliance with US 'isn't worth anything'

    Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw "Radek" Sikorski is in hot water over remarks attributed to him that indicate the U.S. doesn't really care about his country. A Polish magazine, Wprost, announced on Sunday that it obtained a recording of a conversation it says took place between Sikorski and a...



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