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Invitation to PEACER WEEK 2016 in Chicago

Polish and European Academic Center for Exchange and Research (PEACER) in Chicago is hosting series of meetings with distinguished guests and scientists from Northeastern Illinois University and University of Warsaw. All

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EU and US leaders to hold Warsaw meeting in July

European Council President Donald Tusk and US President Barack Obama will attend an EU-US summit in the Polish capital in July. “The meeting will take place in the margins of

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Fifty thousand protest in Warsaw against ruling party

Thousands took to the streets of several Polish cities Saturday to protest against what they claim is an erosion of democracy under the country’s new Law and Justice (PiS) government.

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Warsaw’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier turns 90

A commemorative ceremony, attended by Polish Defence Minister Tomasz Siemoniak, was held at the Piłsudski Square in Warsaw on Monday afternoon. High-ranking officials, military personnel, veterans and Warsaw residents gathered

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12 months of continuous growth in the number of passengers at Chopin Airport in Warsaw

In September Warsaw Chopin Airport handled more than 1,1 million travelers. This result lets us celebrate a whole year of consecutive record-breaking monthly results in the number of passengers, which

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Warsaw Rising anniversary commemorations continue

Events to mark the 71st anniversary of the Warsaw Rising against the Nazis continue on Friday. The Polish capital will remember the uneven struggle of Warsaw’s population against the overwhelming

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Komorowski leads Flag Day celebrations

President Bronisław Komorowski presented national flags to several NGOs on Saturday as Poland marked Flag Day, the second of the annual three-day May break. “The Polish flag is a symbol

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Explosion rocks central Warsaw

A gas leak in a residential block in the Polish capital caused an explosion which has left at least five injured. The explosion caused major damages on the first floor

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Warsaw monument unveiled for maharaja who saved Poles

A monument has been unveiled in Warsaw in memory of the late Maharaja of Nawanagar who gave refuge to over 500 Polish orphans during World War II. The unveiling ceremony

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Poll: Warsaw mayor set for third term

A new opinion poll finds that incumbent Warsaw mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz has a clear lead over her nearest rival in 16 November’s local elections. Gronkiewicz-Waltz (Civic Platform) who has held

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Institutions throughout Poland receive bomb threats

The Warsaw Stock Exchange was evacuated, Monday morning, after institutions across Poland received bomb threats, with up to 54 buildings in the Polish capital receiving threatening emails. The WSE building,

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Polish WWII resistance symbol protected

A resistance symbol propagated by Poland’s underground Home Army (AK) during the Second World War is now protected under the Polish law. The so-called anchor (kotwica) was a key morale-booster during

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Tape Affair: Prosecutors open Belka – Sienkiewicz talks probe

Warsaw state prosecutors have began an investigation into whether “abuse of power” occurred during secretly recorded ‘deal’ between Poland’s central bank governor and interior minister. Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Przemysław Nowak

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70 seconds silence for Warsaw insurgents

Millions of Poles across the country observed 70 seconds silence at 5 pm on Friday, marking the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the ill-fated Warsaw Rising against Nazi Germany.

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June 4, 1989 a great, well-used victory – Komorowski

June 4, 1989 is a great, wise and well-used victory, President Bronislaw Komorowski said in Krakow (south Poland) on Sunday.  “This year Poland has managed to win world-wide recognition for

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Google will open Campus for start-ups in Warsaw

A modern centre for technological start-ups will be opened by Google in Warsaw in the first half of 2015, Google Polska said Wednesday. The project was discussed at a meeting

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Freedom and solidarity a fundament – Warsaw Declaration of Freedom

Freedom and solidarity are the fundamental values that should underlie human relations, reads a Warsaw Declaration of Freedom presented at Wednesday’s celebrations of the 25th anniversary of overthrowing communism in

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Polish, U.S. presidents announce increased military spending

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski and U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday in Warsaw declared increased defence spending. Komorowski wants to see military spending at 2 pct of GDP while Obama

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Kerry assures of US-Polish solidarity in Warsaw

US Secretary of State John Kerry, who accompanies President Barack Obama on his two-day visit to Poland, on Tuesday said he came to Poland to confirm US-Polish solidarity and present