Warsaw

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry buys pastries from Cafe Baguette during a walking tour of central Warsaw, Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013.  Kerry is vowing that a review into NSA surveillance activities will ultimately result in the "right" balance between security and privacy and says outrage over alleged espionage and eavesdropping should not disrupt key trade talks between Europe and the United States.  (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool)

Kerry: US will get surveillance right

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is vowing that a review into NSA surveillance activities will ultimately result in the “right” balance between security and privacy and says outrage over alleged […]

11/05/2013

Actress Sharon Stone receives the Nobel Peace laureates summit Peace Prize from Dalai Lama in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Stone was awarded in recognition of her activities against HIV and AIDS. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Nobel laureates call for end to nuclear weapons

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureates are calling on world leaders to negotiate the “universal, legal and verifiable elimination of nuclear weapons.” The statement, which came Wednesday at the end of an annual […]

10/23/2013

People hold burning flares to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the beginning of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

Warsaw stops to honor 1944 anti-Nazi uprising

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Sirens wailed and traffic in downtown Warsaw stopped for a minute on Thursday to honor the thousands of people who died trying to liberate the city from Germany’s Nazi forces during […]

08/01/2013

Irena Sendler, former member of Polish resistance movement during WWII, Warsaw, Poland. (AP Photo)

Polish walkway named for woman who saved Jews

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials have honored Irena Sendler, a Polish woman credited with saving 2,500 Jewish children from the Holocaust, by naming a walkway in a symbolically important spot after her. Sendler was […]

05/15/2013

German Chancellor Adolf Hitler in 1936

Praying Hitler in ex-Warsaw ghetto sparks emotion

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A statue of Adolf Hitler praying on his knees is on display in the former Warsaw Ghetto, the place where so many Jews were killed or sent to their deaths by Hitler’s regime, provoking mixed reactions.

12/28/2012

Giraffe subjected to spring hoodlum attack dies

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Tofik, a male giraffe who won sympathy in Poland after hoodlums vandalized an area near his enclosure, has died during surgery for digestive problems, zoo officials said Monday. The 5-year-old Rothschild […]

10/08/2012

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