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Wojciech Zurawski

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

Poland re-examines remains of president killed in 2010 plane crash

Nov 14 2016

KRAKOW, Poland Polish prosecutors on Monday began the exhumation of President Lech Kaczynski, who died in a plane crash in Russia in 2010, to examine his remains as part of an investigation into the tragedy likely to deepen political divisions in Poland.

Pope condemns 'wave of terror,' urges young people to shun indifference

Jul 30 2016

KRAKOW, Poland Pope Francis on Saturday condemned the "devastating wave of terrorism" and war that has hit the world and urged a huge crowd of young people not to be indifferent to the suffering of others. | Video

In a country wary of migrants, Pope tells Poles to welcome refugees

Jul 28 2016

KRAKOW, Poland Pope Francis urged young people on Thursday to welcome migrants and refugees, putting himself in direct contrast with the government of Poland on the second day of his visit there. | Video

Polish government says will extradite Polanski to U.S. if wins court approval

Jun 01 2016

WARSAW/KRAKOW, Poland Poland intends to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States over a 1977 child sex conviction if the supreme court approves the move, the justice minister said on Wednesday, in a new twist to a decades-long legal battle.

Poland's decision not to extradite Polanski confirmed after appeal ruled out

Nov 27 2015

KRAKOW, Poland A Polish court's decision to deny the extradition of film-maker Roman Polanski to the United States over a 1977 child sex conviction became legally binding on Friday after an appellate prosecutor's office said it found no justification to appeal it. | Video

Poland's decision not to extradite Polanski confirmed after appeal ruled out

Nov 27 2015

KRAKOW, Poland A Polish court's decision to deny the extradition of film-maker Roman Polanski to the United States over a 1977 child sex conviction became legally binding on Friday after an appellate prosecutor's office said it found no justification to appeal it. | Video

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