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  • NATO announces next summit will be July 2016 in Warsaw 
    Updated: May-22-15 11:17 am

    BRUSSELS - NATO says its next summit will take place July 8-9, 2016 in Warsaw, Poland as the alliance continues to reshape itself to meet new security challenges.

  • Poland presidential vote could bring return to turbulence 
    Updated: May-22-15 7:22 am

    WARSAW, Poland - Presidential candidate Andrzej Duda is a new face in Polish politics, but he may herald a return to an older era when his right-wing party held power.

  • Poland makes payout to alleged victims of CIA renditions story has photos
    Updated: May-15-15 11:49 am

    WARSAW, Poland - Poland is paying a quarter of a million dollars to two terror suspects allegedly tortured by the CIA in a secret facility in this country - prompting outrage among many here who feel they are being punished for American wrongdoing.

  • Polish lawmakers get military training for 'troubled times' 
    Updated: May-12-15 1:08 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Dozens of Polish lawmakers traded in their suits and political bargaining for fatigues and military exercises on Tuesday, a mainly symbolic act as Poles grow nervous about the conflict next door in Ukraine and Russia's involvement in it.

  • Nostalgia and vodka on museum tour of life under communism 
    Updated: May-11-15 9:56 am

    WARSAW, Poland - There is no love lost in Poland for the bygone communist system, but those who think they have missed something unusual still have a chance to experience the austerity and subdued atmosphere of life in those times.

  • A Holocaust survivor remembers: Lost in the rubble of Warsaw 
    Updated: May-10-15 2:46 am

    WARSAW, Poland - The young boy emerged from the rubble of Warsaw, clinging to a woman he knew only as Mrs. Wala. She turned and walked off, and 7-year-old Mieczyslaw Kenigswein was alone, lost in the Holocaust.

  • Motley mix of players challenge Polish president in election story has photos
    Updated: May-09-15 2:16 am

    WARSAW, Poland - The incumbent is an aristocrat who embodies Polish tradition. His challengers include a punk rock star, a blonde bombshell actress and a renegade vodka producer who once wielded a gun at a press conference.

  • Poland marks 70th anniversary of end of WWII story has photos
    Updated: May-07-15 7:23 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Poland's president led international commemorations late Thursday and into Friday marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, a gathering meant as an alternative celebration to Moscow's Red Square parade this weekend.

  • EU, German heads at funeral of former Polish FM Bartoszewski story has photos
    Updated: May-04-15 11:37 am

    WARSAW, Poland - Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, the former Auschwitz prisoner who helped save Jews from the Holocaust and later became Poland's foreign minister, was a joyful person who inspired deep respect, top European officials said in eulogies Monday at his state funeral in Warsaw.

  • Polish biker says a Night Wolves member made it into country 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 12:34 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - A Polish biker said Thursday that at least one member of a nationalistic Russian motorcycle club appears to have entered Poland despite a ban, and visited the Auschwitz memorial site with two other Russians - one of whom briefly unfurled a Soviet flag.

  • CAS denies Legia Warsaw plea for Champs League compensation 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 4:51 am

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Legia Warsaw has lost its appeal for compensation from UEFA after being eliminated from the Champions League for fielding an ineligible player.

  • Polish authorities say Russian reporter a danger to Poland story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-15 2:25 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Polish authorities accused a Russian journalist working for a pro-Kremlin news agency of posing a threat to Poland's security, saying Wednesday that he should lose his right to reside in Poland and the European Union.

  • Former Polish foreign minister Bartoszewski dies at 93 story has photos
    Updated: Apr-24-15 7:13 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner and member of Poland's underground World War II resistance who helped save Jews and later served twice as the country's foreign minister, died Friday in Warsaw. He was 93.

  • Poland bans 'provocative' Russian bikers loyal to Putin story has photos
    Updated: Apr-24-15 1:58 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Polish authorities said Friday they will not allow a nationalistic Russian motorcycle group loyal to President Vladimir Putin to enter Poland, but insisted the move is not political and was made in part because Polish authorities would not be able to guarantee their security.

  • Poland protests Mattel game that refers to 'Nazi Poland' 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 10:02 am

    WARSAW, Poland - The Polish government has demanded that toy producer Mattel recall a party game and correct a card that refers to "Nazi Poland," officials said Friday.