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    Real-life ‘Pianist’ possessions up for auction in Poland

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 10:51pm on September 19, 2020

    A fountain pen, silver pocket watch and other prized possessions of the late Jewish-Polish composer Wladyslaw Szpilman, the real-life hero of the Oscar-winning film ‘The...

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    Poland’s president wins re-election

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 10:36pm on July 13, 2020

    Polish president Andrzej Duda has squeezed past his europhile rival to win re-election, official results showed on Monday, but the narrow victory puts his allies...

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    Berlin, NATO slam US troop presence in Germany

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 01:04am on June 17, 2020

    Germany and NATO on Tuesday underlined the importance of US troops in Germany for security on both sides of the Atlantic, a day after president...

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    Auschwitz museum struggling for funds under lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 11:28pm on June 04, 2020

    The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum was forced to launch an appeal for funding on Wednesday after two months under a coronavirus lockdown that saw revenue from visitors...

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    Polish PM condemns Putin for WWII lies

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 11:13pm on December 30, 2019

    Polish prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Sunday condemned Russian president Vladimir Putin for blaming Poland for the outbreak of World War II, saying Moscow was...

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    Polish city declares free transport for readers of Nobel laureate

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    Public transport will be free through the weekend for anyone carrying a book by Poland’s newly minted Nobel literature laureate Olga Tokarczuk in her western...

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    Poland criticises Russia’s ‘imperialist tendencies’ on WWII anniversary

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Poland’s president Andrzej Duda on Sunday slammed Russia’s military actions as ‘imperialist tendencies’ at ceremonies in Warsaw marking the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of...

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    Poland bans neo-Nazi group

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2019

    A Polish court on Wednesday banned a neo-Nazi group for celebrating Adolf Hitler’s birthday in 2017, an event that was secretly filmed and then broadcast...