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Polish archbishop urges protection of 'family values' ahead of vote

Jun 11 2020

KRAKOW, Poland A Polish archbishop on Thursday sought to reaffirm Christian family values at the heart of conservative President Andrzej Duda's re-election campaign, saying foreign "ideologies" were undermining the institution of marriage.

Poland critical of Russia 10 years after Smolensk air crash

Apr 10 2020

WARSAW/KRAKOW, Poland Poland's ruling nationalists held scaled-down events on Friday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of a plane crash in Russia that killed top politicians and military officers, and they renewed criticism of Moscow's handling of the disaster.

Poland critical of Russia 10 years after Smolensk air crash

Apr 10 2020

WARSAW/KRAKOW, Poland, April 10 Poland's ruling nationalists held scaled-down events on Friday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of a plane crash in Russia that killed top politicians and military officers, and they renewed criticism of Moscow's handling of the disaster.

Merkel expresses 'shame' during Auschwitz visit, vows to fight anti-Semitism

Dec 06 2019

OSWIECIM, Poland Angela Merkel expressed "deep shame" on Friday during her first visit as chancellor to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Holocaust memorial and vowed to fight rising racism and anti-Semitism in Germany and Europe. | Video

Merkel pays first visit as chancellor to Auschwitz death camp

Dec 06 2019

OSWIECIM, Poland, Dec 6 Angela Merkel made her first visit on Friday to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial after 14 years as German chancellor, bringing a 60 million euro donation to help conserve the site where the Nazis ran their largest death camp.

Poland's bishops exhorted to do more against pedophilia

Jun 14 2019

WALBRZYCH, Poland The Vatican's leading sexual abuse investigator on Friday urged stronger action from Poland's Catholic bishops who are under growing public pressure over a pedophilia scandal.

Polish refiners see clean oil from Russian pipeline soon

May 14 2019

KATOWICE, Poland Polish refiners PKN Orlen and Grupa Lotos expect to receive normal quality oil via the Druzhba pipeline from Russia in the coming days, the deputy heads of the two companies said on Tuesday.

Polish, Israeli presidents march together at Auschwitz

Apr 12 2018

OSWIECIM, Poland The presidents of Poland and Israel marched together at the Auschwitz concentration camp on Thursday, putting aside their differences over a new law that makes it a crime to suggest there was any Polish complicity in the Holocaust. | Video

Poland postpones debate on commemorating Poles who saved Jews

Feb 27 2018

WARSAW The Polish parliament delayed a debate on Tuesday on whether to designate a day to remember Poles who saved Jews during World War Two, with the opposition saying it was bad timing as the country faces international pressure over a new Holocaust law.

Eight miners dead after tremor hits Polish copper mine

Nov 30 2016

WARSAW The final death toll of an earth tremor causing rockfalls deep underground in Europe's largest copper mine in southwestern Poland rose to eight miners, the mine's operator KGHM said on Wednesday. | Video

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