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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Russia denies involvement in Polish tape scandal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says disparaging comments about the U.S.-Polish ties allegedly made by Poland's foreign minister showed "political realism." In one of the leaked conversations released by a Polish magazine, Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski was heard...

  • 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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