Poland

Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz
Carmen Jaspersen/dpa via AP
January 14, 2019 - 1:58 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The popular liberal mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk died on Monday after he was stabbed during a charity event the previous evening by an ex-convict who stormed onstage and said it was revenge against the country's main opposition party. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, died as a...
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Pictures of five girls who died in an entertainment escape room fire last week, during their joint burial at a cemetery in Koszalin, northern Poland, on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.
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January 10, 2019 - 1:20 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials joined relatives and friends Thursday for the funeral of five teenage girls killed last week in a fire that broke out at a recreational escape room in northern Poland. The 15-year-old girls were celebrating a birthday at the escape room entertainment site in the city...
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Forensic and other police experts examine the site of a fire in an Escape Room, in Koszalin, northern Poland, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.
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January 06, 2019 - 12:44 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Poland presented charges Sunday against the man who designed an escape room entertainment site where five teenage girls were killed in a fire. The man, identified only as Milosz S., was charged with intentionally creating a fire danger and with...
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Renewable and fossil-fuel energy is produced when wind generators are seen in front of a coal fired power plant near Jackerath, Germany, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.
AP Photo/Martin Meissner
December 09, 2018 - 6:28 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — A diplomatic standoff over a single word could set the stage for a bigger showdown during the second half of this year's U.N. climate summit. Negotiators took time out Sunday to rest after the first week of talks ended on a sour note the previous night, when the United...
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December 08, 2018 - 6:00 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Thousands of people from around the world marched Saturday through the southern Polish city that's hosting this year's U.N. climate talks, demanding that their governments take tougher action to curb global warming. Protesters included farmers from Latin America,...
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Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivers a speech during the opening of COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski
December 03, 2018 - 4:13 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger says he wishes he could travel back in time like the cyborg he played in "The Terminator" so he could stop fossil fuels from being used. "If we would've never started in that direction and used other technology, we'd be much better off," the actor and...
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Demonstrators hold signs and wave flags as they march in the main EU quarter during a 'Claim the Climate' march in Brussels, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.
AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert
December 02, 2018 - 3:08 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Negotiators from around the world began two weeks of talks on curbing climate change Sunday, three years after sealing a landmark deal in Paris that set a goal of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). Envoys from almost 200 nations...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, satellite dishes sit on top of the headquarters of the TVN independent and popular TV network in Warsaw, Poland.
AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file
November 25, 2018 - 9:52 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish national prosecutors said Sunday that they are dropping a criminal investigation into a reporter for a U.S.-owned broadcaster on suspicions of propagating fascism for having gone undercover to film neo-Nazis. TVN, owned by Discovery, broadcast undercover footage in...
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In this Nov. 20, 2003 file photo, Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard, stands in front of a building in the Queens borough of New York.
Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times via AP, File
August 21, 2018 - 8:29 am
By Michael R. Sisak, David Rising and Randy Herschaft, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, the White House said. The deportation of the 95-year-old...
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July 08, 2018 - 9:11 pm
By Jen Christensen (CNN) -- A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure is being recalled in 22 countries because it contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk. Valsartan is off-patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines. Novartis, the...
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