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Poland's 'holocaust law': A diplomatic row between Israel and Poland was sparked after Warsaw passed a law that criminalizes ascribing blame for crimes committed by Nazi Germany to the Polish nation, including use of the term "Polish death camp." Berlin has repeatedly stated that Nazi Germany was ...
Paul Jones added that a lack of understanding between allies Warsaw and Washington only benefits their opponents. Despite pressure from the United States and Israel, Polish president Andrzej Duda recently signed into force a contested law which could mean a jail term for anyone who accuses Poland ...

"Ukrainian-Polish negotiations have begun in Warsaw at the level of Deputy Prime Ministers P. Rozenko and P. Glinski," Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister ... As UNIAN reported earlier, Polish president Andrzej Duda has requested that the Constitutional Court assess the constitutionality of articles of the ...
Ties between the two neighbors have been strained in recent years by differences over how the EU should deal with refugees and a pipeline project that Warsaw says will harm neighboring Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela Merkel noted the growing economic links between her country and Poland, and ...
Mosbacher has also penned two books on female empowerment. The PAP news agency reported that a former US envoy to Warsaw who asked not to be named said the appointment of Mosbacher as ambassador to Poland would be a political nomination of someone tied to the ruling party, rather than the ...
A Warsaw Ghetto museum is to be set up in a former Jewish paediatric hospital in central Warsaw, Polish Deputy culture Minister Jarosław Sellin has said. The building which formerly housed the Jewish paediatric hospital in the Warsaw Ghetto. Photo: Adrian Grycuk/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0 pl).

Warsaw and Tallinn have the same security concerns and will coordinate their positions ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said after meeting his Estonian counterpart on Friday. Sven Mikser and Jacek Czaputowicz at a news conference in Warsaw.
Warsaw -- Poland's chief rabbi is urging Warsaw and Israel to show greater sensitivity and understanding of one another after weeks of tensions and fierce rhetoric between the two over a controversial law criminalizing any implication of Polish culpability for crimes committed on its soil during the ...
"Last year's growth... means that almost 3 million more passengers used our services than in 2016," said Hubert Wojciechowski, head of marketing at the Warsaw airport. Chopin Airport is the largest in Poland. Last year it served 15.75 million passengers, up from 12.8 million in 2016, an increase of almost ...
European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans said on Thursday after meeting Poland's foreign minister that he hopes a solution will be found within weeks or months to a dispute between Brussels and Warsaw over contested reforms. Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz.
In a piece for Israeli daily Haaretz, published as relations between Israel and Poland remained tense after new anti-defamation rules were recently signed into law in Warsaw, Tamir spoke of her meeting in Israel with Lech Kaczyński in 2008. Tamir said Kaczyński told her that he understood Jews' pain and ...
US state Secretary Rex Tillerson's criticism of Poland's new anti-defamation law "shows the scale of the challenge" that Poland faces, Polish presidential aide Krzysztof Szczerski has said. Krzysztof Szczerski, chief foreign policy adviser to Polish President Andrzej Duda. Photo: Flickr.com/Kancelaria ...
Polish president Andrzej Duda announces his decision to sign a legislation penalizing certain statements about the holocaust, in Warsaw, Poland, ... But in a move that appeared designed to soften the impact of his decision, President Andrzej Duda said he would also ask Poland's constitutional court to ...
ON DISPLAY: The neon Museum in Warsaw features more than 50 examples of neon signs from Poland's communist era. Text Size: A A A. By Natalie Skrzypczak. It all began with a sign that simply read "Berlin." Ilona Karwinska found the communist-era neon advertising board in a Warsaw shop that used ...
Polish music fans were slightly disappointed to see only one Pole remaining in the race for prizes: Krystyna Wiśniewska, a 22-year-old student at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. One of the main goals of the competition, which opened on January 30 and runs until February 10, is to ...
U.S. President Donald Trump's speech at the Warsaw uprising monument in Poland on July 6, 2017, did not pass the truth test of the American press, or its stomach. "Trump's speech in Poland sounded like an alt-right manifesto," said Vox in its headline, referring to the white nationalist movement.
First of all, speaking of the Polish law on the Institute of National Remembrance, it should be noted that Ukrainians themselves started calling the new legislation the way playing in the Kremlin's interests - people tend to brand it "the law of the Bandera ideology". That is, we are disseminating the message ...

Jerusalem -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Polish Prime Minister Matusz Moravitsky spoke by phone Sunday agreeing to open a dialogue to avoid further diplomatic fallout following Poland's initial approval of a law making it a criminal offense to mention Polish complicity in crimes ...
Speaking at a press conference following the meetings, Tillerson expressed gratitude for Poland's commitment to earmarking 2 percent of the country's GDP for security and investment in NATO infrastructure. He reiterated the US's stance on the Nordstream 2 pipeline, a planned gas link between Russia ...
If a real estate project does not have a great location, then it has to do something to make its location great. That was the problem facing Ghelamco, a Belgian-Polish developer, when it paid 85 million złoty (US$24 million) in 2006 for a two-hectare (5 acre) lot west of Warsaw's city center. The price was four ...
Warsaw: Poland's right-wing government said on Thursday it had no tolerance for neo-fascism, after opposition lawmakers charged that its nationalist, eurosceptic focus was helping to reinvigorate the far right. The issue has dominated local media since the commercial television station TVN showed on ...
FILE PHOTO: Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of the ruling party Law and Justice, attends a Parliament session in Warsaw, Poland, November 24, 2017. ... Warsaw (Reuters) - Poland will not make any concessions in its dispute with the European Union over the country's judicial reforms, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, ...
In October 2016, Polish Airline LOT opened up a direct route between the two capital cities of Warsaw and Seoul. The frequency of flights was initially three times a week, but in less than a year it has been increased to five times a week. I believe this is one of the signs that demonstrate the fast-developing ...
In the same vein, entrepreneurship in Poland blends with cutting-edge tech industry knowledge to create a vibrant startup culture. Google opened one of its campuses in Warsaw in 2015. There, pioneering minds meet, up-skill and develop game-changing businesses -- blazing a trail to the next facebook ...
FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo far-right demonstrators burn flares and wave flags during the annual march to commemorate Poland's National Independence Day in Warsaw, Poland. Polish authorities have arrested Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018 and charged three people with propagating fascism after a ...
We also agreed to further consultations at expert level and I invited Frans Timmermans to Warsaw," said Czaputowicz on Polish news channel TVP Info. "We believe that we are right and that the judicial reform process is taking place in accordance with European Union standards," he insisted. "We are ...
After many months of discussions with Warsaw, the Commission announced in December 2017 that there might be a serious risk of rule of law breach in Poland, mainly because of controversial justice system reform. Yesterday, Juncker and Morawiecki announced that they had led a "detailed discussion" on the issue.
Warsaw, Poland (AP) -- Poland's media regulator says it has lifted a fine imposed last month on a private American-owned television broadcaster. The fine by the National Broadcasting Council had drawn criticism, including from the U.S. state Department, which said it undermined media freedom in ...
Wednesday marked 93 months since a Polish plane carrying President Lech Kaczyński, his wife and 94 others - including top political and military figures - crashed near Smolensk, western Russia. The event is commemorated every month in Warsaw with ceremonies including religious services and a ...
Poland v EU: Warsaw could lose out on Brussels cash warns bloc. POLAND'S bitter dispute with the EU has intensified, after the country was warned it could lose out financially in the row over judicial reforms. By TOM ... Poland have been at loggerheads with the EU over its courts and migration policies.
Tusk, Polish prime minister from 2007 to 2014 and a longtime political foe of Law and Justice, accused the party of deliberately weakening Poland's position in the EU. Warsaw has been equally disapproving of Tusk, trying and failing to block his reappointment as Council president last year. "In Brussels ...
January 8, 2018 Warsaw and Paris--The store Surge Polonia, whose Latin name means "Rise Up Poland," was established in 2011 online, selling clothes with patriotic slogans such as "Feel Pride" emblazoned onto T-shirts and sweatshirts. But demand has grown so much that the owners have since ...
The plaque, which US Ambassador Paul Jones was expected to present to the city of Warsaw, was designed to commemorate Wilson for his role in championing the independence of Poland, regained in 1918 after more than 120 years of foreign rule. Monday, January 8, marks 100 years since President ...
In Poland, the head of the Catholic Church in Warsaw spoke out in support of migrants during an Epiphany procession in the Polish capital. The procession Saturday in Warsaw was held under the motto "God is for everyone" and Warsaw Archbishop Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz says that means no one should ...
Pope Francis, who met with a group of Catholics in the Vatican on Saturday, mentioned the people in Poland who would be taking part in the Feast of the Epiphany parades. The parade in Warsaw marched from the city's Old Town district to the Piłsudski square where a nativity was set up. Saturday also ...
economics professor Witold Orłowski said the move could bring an end to a row over judicial reform in Poland which EU officials insist is in breach of European law. He said the move would further the integration Warsaw craved and reassure Poles who are becoming increasingly concerned about being ...
A Polish expedition to K2, the world's second-highest peak in the Karakoram mountain range of the Himalayas, leaves Warsaw on Friday. The north side of K2. Photo: Kuno Lechner [GFDL (http:/ The north side of K2. Photo: Kuno Lechner [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 ...
For Germany, the current escapades of Warsaw are by no means new, since the topic of reparations was previously used by Poland to some extent. "The German government has very clearly stated that Berlin does not intend to pay, precisely because Poland at one time refused reparations," Romanova ...
But Brexit killed that foreign policy option for Poland, and now Warsaw is trying to rebuild frayed ties with France while new Prime Minister MatEUsz Morawiecki is supposed to reset relations with the EU. Britain hasn't been a big factor in Central Europe in over a decade. It did push hard for the EU to accept ...
On a wet and cold December day, Warsaw doesn't seem to have much to recommend it. Away from the colourful and Trumpton-esque old town, Poland's capital city is a mass of drab 1960s concrete housing blocks. Paris can seem similarly homogeneous, but while the French capital was designed by ...
The latter meeting - organised on Czaputowicz's initiative - was particularly noteworthy given that Timmermans, the Deputy Head of the European Commission, is the person behind the rule of law procedure against Warsaw and for that reason had been a target of heavy criticism from the previous Polish ...
Tillerson is set to arrive in Warsaw on 26 January for high-level talks with top Polish officials on Polish-US bilateral ties, global challenges, regional security and trade. Tillerson is also expected to visit the UK, France and Switzerland. He is to meet British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and attend a Paris ...
Low's father, Maurice Tabaksman, grew up in Warsaw as part of a prosperous Polish-Jewish family and was studying abroad in France at the ... In October, however, Poland's ruling Law and Justice Party published a series of proposals that, if enacted, would effectively bring property restitution to an end.
"We expect a more numerous presence of US troops in Poland," Błaszczak told correspondents after meeting General Herbert Raymond McMaster at the White House. "We guarantee that this presence will be good for the security not only of Poland, but of... Central and Eastern Europe," Błaszczak added.
Polish abortion rights proponents, most of them women, are marching in Warsaw and elsewhere in Poland to express their opposition to a proposal in parliament to further tighten the country's already restrictive abortion law. Hundreds took part in a march in Warsaw on Wednesday but it wasn't immediately ...
Most prominently - and rather unexpectedly - the virus was demonstrated in recent months in wild boars around the capital Warsaw, at about 150 km west from the border. Presentations given for the European Commission regulatory committee on Animal Health, in early December 2017, showed that the ...
Following are news stories, press reports and events to watch that may affect Poland's financial markets on Wednesday. ... The row between Warsaw and Brussels regarding the judiciary overhaul in Poland may negatively affect Poland's position during discussion about the European Union's budget after ...
Some see Poland's move as no more than the legitimate exercise of its sovereignty. In a visit to Warsaw earlier this month, British Prime Minister Theresa May refused to take the side of the EU (which Britain is going to leave). The United States hasn't weighed in either. President Trump, who made a cordial ...
Reading comments online, some of them from American sympathisers, I was also reminded of how Donald Trump had waxed lyrical about Poland's government on his visit to Warsaw last summer: a nationalist US president fawning over a nationalist Polish government with heaps of scorn piled on the ...


 

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