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US Vice President Mike Pence makes his first Auschwitz visit

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited the memorial site of Auschwitz on Friday along with the Polish president and Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, viewing a train …


Poles protest government plan for mass slaughter of wild boars

Tens of thousands of Poles are protesting a government plan to hold a massive slaughter of wild boars as a way to stop the spread of the deadly African swine …


5 teenage girls killed in Poland ‘Escape Room’ fire

A fire broke out at an “Escape Room” game location in northern Poland on Friday, killing five teenage girls and injuring a man, authorities said.


UN chief calls for compromise and sacrifice at climate talks

The United Nations secretary-general called on countries to make compromises and sacrifices in talks over tackling global warming, as some observers warned the meeting in Poland could collapse without an …


U.S. backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks

Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches planted the American flag at the U.N. climate talks Friday in an effort to show that many people in the United States …


Coal question looms large as climate talks begin in Poland

Negotiators from around the world opened the United Nations’ annual climate change conference Sunday in a Polish city built around mining coal, widely seen as a main culprit behind global …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 5:29 p.m.

Former Gonzaga forward Sam Dower Jr.’s career sidelined by another knee surgery

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Sam Dower Jr.’s professional basketball career appears to be over. Dower said in an Instagram post Sunday that it “may be time for the basketball chapter of …


Polish leader resists view that he was disrespected by Trump

Poland’s president is fighting back against criticism at home over a photo posted by Donald Trump that some say shows the Polish leader in a subservient role during a White …


Former Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski signs with Polish team

Former Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski is going home to continue his professional basketball career.


Former Gonzaga forward Sam Dower Jr. resuming pro career in Poland

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Sam Dower Jr. is resuming his professional basketball career with his former team in Poland.


European Union moves against Poland for its new court law

The European Union opened another rule-of-law procedure Monday against Poland over what it sees as flaws in the country’s Supreme Court law, intensifying a standoff that could threaten Poland’s EU …


Another motorcycle maker considers moving output overseas

A Minnesota-based company said on Friday that it is considering moving production of some motorcycles out of the country because of European tariffs, just days after Harley-Davidson announced a similar …


UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 2:32 p.m.

LeMond, Holocaust survivors ride to celebrate Jewish life

Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond, two Holocaust survivors and dozens of others took part in a symbolic ride from Auschwitz-Birkenau to a Jewish cultural center in Poland to …


UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 1:04 p.m.

Japan advances on yellow cards despite losing at World Cup

Japan advanced to the knockout round at the World Cup on a tiebreaker by receiving fewer yellow cards than Senegal. The Japanese lost to Poland 1-0 in their final group …


Falcao scores, Colombia beats Poland 3-0 at World Cup

Four years after Radamel Falcao was supposed to lead Colombia at the World Cup, he’s doing just that. Falcao missed the tournament in Brazil with a knee injury and had …


UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 8:57 a.m.

Poland’s Walesa urges opposition to unite ahead of elections

Lech Walesa, Poland’s former president and pro-democracy leader, said Saturday he is joining forces with the opposition to prevent Poland’s right-wing ruling party from winning a string of upcoming elections.


UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 1:28 p.m.

Senegal beats Poland 2-1, 1st African win at World Cup

Senegal became the first African team to win at this year’s World Cup. The team defeated Poland 2-1 on a first-half own-goal and a controversial second-half score by Mbaye Niang. …


Pride parades and rainbow art defy conservative Polish times

Pride celebrations come as LGBT activists say a conservative turn in Poland is forcing them to fight harder for their rights, even though their hope of seeing same-sex marriage legalized …


UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 8:50 a.m.

Bodies of 2 Polish miners recovered week after quake

Officials in Poland say that they have recovered the bodies of two miners killed when an earthquake hit a coal mine in southern Poland last week, bringing the death toll …


Two found dead in quake-hit Polish coal mine; 3 still missing

Polish rescue workers on Sunday found the bodies of two miners after an earthquake hit a coal mine in southern Poland.


UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 2:31 p.m.

Rescue workers in Poland locate 3rd coal miner, 4 missing

Two missing coal miners were found hurt but conscious after a quake struck a mine Saturday in southern Poland, and scores of rescue workers were still trying to reach five …


UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

Israeli, Polish presidents join Holocaust remembrance march

The Israeli and Polish presidents sought to calm bitter feelings that have flared between their nations as they joined thousands at a Holocaust remembrance event Thursday at the former Nazi …


UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 4:15 p.m.

Poland to sign deal to buy U.S. Patriot air defense systems

Poland says it will sign a deal Wednesday to purchase U.S. air defense Patriot missile systems as it seeks to bolster its defenses against a resurgent Russia.


Four killed, 24 injured in Poland apartment building collapse

An apartment block collapsed Sunday in Poland’s western city of Poznan, killing four people and injuring 24 others, officials said as teams of firefighters and rescuers with dogs combed the …


Polish law criminalizing some Holocaust speech takes effect

A Polish law that makes it a crime to falsely accuse the Polish nation of crimes committed by Nazi Germany took effect Thursday, part of a wider effort by nationalist …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 2:49 p.m.

U.S. Jewish group sparks anger in Poland with Holocaust video

A prominent Jewish-American foundation removed a video from YouTube, which had sparked outrage in Poland and beyond on Wednesday with its provocative use of the historically inaccurate term “Polish Holocaust” …


Ukraine deports opposition leader Saakashvili to Poland

Opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili was deported from Ukraine to Poland on Monday after being detained by armed, masked men at a restaurant in Kiev and rushed to the airport, Ukrainian …


Polish adviser says Israel wants ‘monopoly on the Holocaust’

An adviser to Poland’s president says he thinks Israel’s negative reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland’s actions during World War II stemmed from a “feeling of shame …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 3:56 p.m.

Polish law barring some Holocaust speech signed, referred

Poland’s president on Tuesday signed legislation that outlaws blaming Poland as a nation for Holocaust crimes committed by Nazi Germany, defying both criticism from Israel and a warning from the …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 10:51 a.m.

Polish PM: Holocaust bill needed, but timing wasn’t good

Legislation to criminalize certain statements about the Holocaust in Poland could have been timed and presented better, the country’s prime minister acknowledged Friday, but he insisted that the law is …