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Polish swimmer Kacper Majchrzak reflects on 2019 ISL experience

Acclaimed Polish swimmer Kacper Majchrzak reflected on his experience in the 2019 inaugural International Swimming League (ISL) season.

Jan Switkowski talks Cali Condors, ISL finale, and future goals Special

Las Vegas - Polish swimmer Jan Switkowski chatted with Digital Journal about competing for the Cali Condors in the International Swimming League (ISL) finale in Las Vegas.

Kacper Majchrzak talks ISL, Cali Condors, swimming, and goals Special

On November 22, Polish swimmer Kacper Majchrzak chatted with Digital Journal about the International Swimming League (ISL), competing for the Cali Condors, and he opened up about his future goals and motivations. He also shared his definition of success.

Review: Piotr Lisek wins bronze medal at 2019 World Championships in Doha Special

Doha - Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek has a reason to celebrate: he landed on the podium at the 2019 World Championships in Doha.

Review: Piotr Lisek headed to pole vault final at 2019 World Championship Special

Doha - Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek has secured a spot in the men's pole vault finals at the 2019 World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

Review: Piotr Lisek improves personal best to 6.02 meters in Monaco Special

Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek has been on fire lately and he shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. He won the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco.

Review: Piotr Lisek wins IAAF Diamond League Lausanne, new world leader Special

Lausanne - Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek has a major reason to celebrate in his athletic career. He won the IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne on July 5.

Review: Pawel Wojciechowski wins the 2019 European Indoor Championships Special

Glasgow - Polish pole vaulter Pawel Wojciechowski has a major reason to celebrate. He was victorious at the 2019 European Indoor Track and Field Championships in Glasgow.

Ekran Polish Fim Festival in Toronto

Toronto - The Ekran Polish Film Association presents the 6th Annual Polish Film Festival in Toronto; celebrating the greatest achievements of Polish filmmakers.

Nurses warned about nail extensions

London - Nurses have been warned about wearing nail polish and nail extensions after a poll suggested infection control was being put at risk by nurses who wear either item on their nails.

Polish car theft ring caught in Madrid, Spain

Madrid - Spanish police have broken up an organized group of car thieves, responsible for 74 thefts in the Community of Madrid. In total, 18 people have been arrested and 20 stolen vehicles recovered, some already broken down into parts.

Polish hikers killed by lightning

Four people were hiking in the Pieniny mountains located in Southern Poland when they were struck and killed by lightning.

Clash between Russian & Polish football fans in Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw - Russian football fans were marching through Warsaw when they were suddenly attacked by Polish fans. Around eleven people were injured and taken to hospital.

Polish grandmother, 73, moonlights as DJ

Warsaw - A 73-year-old-grandmother by the name of Wilka Smytz, a retired youth counselor, is the musical DJ at a Warsaw club that caters to senior citizens and the younger crowd. Her most popular music styles are samba, rumba, sensual disco and rhythmic beats.

Pregnant woman has a taste for furniture polish

A woman in England who is expecting a child has found herself to be addicted to eating polish and other cleaning products. These bizarre eating habits are due to a rare disorder called pica.

Prisoners of Nazi camp visit site of their war ordeals Special

Fuerstenberg - On April 10, 100 women survivors of Nazi German atrocities attended a memorial service at the former Ravensbrück concentration camp in northern Germany.

Senator Stanley Haidasz, Canada's first multiculturalism minister, dies

Stanley Haidasz passed away today at 86. He was known as one of the foremost trailblazers of multiculturalism in Canada, and became the first Senator of Polish-Canadian background in recent history.

Ex-Polish president leaves clinic after heart surgery

Lech Walesa, former Polish president, left a Houston, Texas hospital on Tuesday. The former Polish president was in the hospital for four days because doctors fitted him with a pacemaker.

Polish party posts nude posters for upcoming election

A brand new Polish women's political party risks shocking the majority Catholic country by plastering nude posters of their female candidates for the upcoming October 21 parliamentary election.

Pole wakes from 19-year coma in a democratic country

A Polish man wakes up after a 19 year coma is shocked with the changes in the country.

Wow, These Cops Really Know How To Hand Out Punishment!

OK - So, police in Poland are getting fed up with all of the drunks hitting the roads after sucking down too much beer. Have they increased the DUI fines, extended the jail terms or have they come up with something that will stop the madness?!

Paczki Day and Fat Tuesday

Fat Tuesday is the translation for Mardi Gras. In Detroit Fat Tuesday is better known as Paczki Day

Google sues Polish poets over

Google sues Polish Poets group and wants their domain rights.

Officials net 761 illegal immigrants

Federal officials fanned out across Southern California over the past week in one of the biggest sweeps of its kind, arresting 761 illegal immigrants ranging from murder suspects to visa violators.

More Polish clerics alleged secret agents

"KRAKOW, Poland, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A Polish Roman Catholic clergyman in Krakow plans to identify 39 priests, including three bishops, as former communist police agents, reports said."

Update: Polish archbishop resigns over old communist ties

Warsaw's new archbishop resigned amid a scandal about his cooperation with the communist-era secret police.

Polish Church in crisis as confessed communist collaborator becomes archbishop

Self-admitted communist-era collaborator consecrated as Archbishop of Warsaw

My Half-Year of Hell With Christian Fundamentalists

When Polish student Michael Gromek, 19, went to America on a student exchange, he found himself trapped in a host family of Christian fundamentalists.

Polish Gypsies Bitter As They Still Hope For Wartime Compensation

WARSAW (dpa) - Krystyna Trojanek, in a gesture of helplessness, pulls her shabby coat, which is at least two sizes too large for her, more tightly around her shoulders."I don't understand all this bureaucracy," the 73-year-old woman says, sta...

Polish President Apologizes To Jews

WARSAW, Poland – Sixty years after as many as 1,600 Jews were killed in eight hours in a village in northeast Poland, the nation's president on Tuesday offered a strong apology. It was not Nazi soldiers, he said, but ordinary Poles who beat, stabbed an.

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RESPECTS: Former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush tour the United States Holocaust...
RESPECTS: Former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush tour the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., in April 2001.
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Sochi 2014: Poland s Kamil Stoch soars to second ski jump gold at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Cente...
Sochi 2014: Poland's Kamil Stoch soars to second ski jump gold at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, February 13, 2014
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Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek in Doha  Qatar
Polish pole vaulter Piotr Lisek in Doha, Qatar
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Polish swimmer Kacper Majchrzak
Polish swimmer Kacper Majchrzak
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Polish President Lech Kaczynski  boarding Air Force Tu-154M at Warsaw Frédéric Chopin Airport. On ...
Polish President Lech Kaczynski, boarding Air Force Tu-154M at Warsaw Frédéric Chopin Airport. On 10 April 2010, this aircraft, belonging to the Polish Goverment, crashed north of Smolensk, Russia, killing Poland's President and other officials.
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