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Polish ex-foreign minister Bartoszewski dies at 93

Varsovia - Auschwitz survivor and two-time Polish foreign minister Wladyslaw Bartoszewski died Friday at the age of 93, his biographer said.

Some German theaters are boycotting Avengers: Age of Ultron

Theaters have pulled the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron, before its release. It is said the boycott is to send a message to Disney regarding oppressive business practices.

Poland denies entry to pro-Putin bikers planning WWII victory ride

Varsovia - Poland on Friday said it had denied entry to a Russian biker gang backed by the Kremlin that plans to ride through Europe to celebrate the Soviet Union's role in the World War II victory over Nazi Germany.

Warsaw urges Mattel to recall game over 'Nazi Poland' term

Varsovia - Poland on Friday said it has demanded that US toy producer Mattel recall the party game "Apples to Apples" for using the erroneous term "Nazi Poland," as Warsaw had never collaborated with Hitler.

Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina, wakes from coma

A lawyer representing Bobby Brown releases a statement confirming that the singer's daughter has in fact opened her eyes after months in a medically induced coma. Brown was married to the late Whitney Houston from which Bobbi Kristina is their only child.

Poland picks U.S. for missiles purchase talks

Varsovia - Poland announced Tuesday that it will hold exclusive talks with the U.S. government on a 5 billion euro ($5.4 billion) air defence missile contract at the centre of military upgrades in response to tensions with neighbouring Russia.

New Jurassic World trailer reveals new dinosaur villain

The newest full length trailer has been released for the upcoming sequel to the Jurassic Park series. The franchise unveils a monster of a dinosaur named Indominus rex.

US envoy apologises to Poland over FBI chief's Holocaust claim

Varsovia - The US ambassador to Warsaw apologised Sunday after being summoned by the foreign ministry over comments by the head of the FBI that Poland shared responsibility for the Holocaust with Germany.

Fonfara knocks down Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr.

Polish challenger Andrzej Fonfara knocked down Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. for the first time in his boxing career in round nine en route to a TKO victory Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Germany honours anti-Nazi Warsaw Uprising fighters

Varsovia - Germany on Thursday awarded its highest honour for the first time to Poles who fought the occupying Nazis in the ill-fated Warsaw Uprising of 1944, one of World War II's bloodiest episodes.

Thousands march at Auschwitz in memory of Holocaust dead

Oswiecim - Thousands of young Jews from Israel and across the globe marched alongside Polish teenagers Thursday in memory of Holocaust victims at the former Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau WWII death camp in southern Poland.

One detained after gyrocopter lands at the U.S. Capitol

The U.S. capitol remains of high alert after a small gyrocopter lands outside the west end of the Capitol building. The pilot has been detained at this time.

Last male white rhino on Earth guarded by armed men 24/7

The last endangered white rhino on Earth is currently being guarded constantly by four armed rangers. It is their hope to aid the rhino in mating before the animal becomes extinct.

Pro-Putin bikers' WWII victory ride a 'provocation': Poland

Varsovia - Poland's prime minister on Wednesday criticised a fiercely nationalistic Russian biker gang's plans to ride through Europe to celebrate the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.

Poles still divided over Russia crash five years on

Varsovia - Poles on Friday marked the fifth anniversary of the deadly plane crash in Russia that killed then president Lech Kaczynski and 95 officials, amid continued controversy over the causes.

Sex assault victim 'willing to testify' on Polanski extradition

Varsovia - The woman raped by filmmaker Roman Polanski decades ago when she was 13 is ready to testify during the Oscar winner's extradition hearing in Poland, his lawyer said Thursday.

Pilots pressured to land in Polish presidential jet crash: Report

Varsovia - The military pilots blamed for the deadly 2010 crash of a Polish presidential jet in Russia were pressured into landing in thick fog by their superior, according to new transcripts of cockpit recordings leaked on Tuesday.

Impressive display of lightening captured on video Special

Superior - Digital Journalist Micki Hogan captured a massive thunderstorm on video. The footage was filmed on April 1, 2015 as two massive storm systems collided in the American Midwest.

Flying angels captured on video — truth or hoax?

A video released earlier this year captured footage of what appeared to be winged angels flying in the skies above Brazil. The footage and the debate of it's authenticity has recently gone viral.

Saint John Paul II cast as poster-boy for Polish unity

Varsovia - A decade after John Paul II's death, dozens of controversial posters have gone up in his native Poland, showing the canonised pope sporting a suit and tie urging "togetherness" in an election year."Karol Wojtyla, your candidate in your daily choices.
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