Nazi death camp excavations unearth pendant like Anne Frank's: Israel

Jan 16, 2017

Nazi death camp excavations unearth pendant like Anne Frank's: Israel

Researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank, Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial said Sunday. Yad Vashem says it has ascertained the pendant belonged to Karoline ...

U.S. troops enter Poland in first deployment to Russia's doorstep

Jan 12, 2017

U.S. troops enter Poland in first deployment to Russia's doorstep

American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia. Soldiers in camouflage with tanks and other vehicles crossed into southwestern Poland ...

European cold snap kills at least 23

Jan 8, 2017

European cold snap kills at least 23

A cold wave across Europe has left at least 23 dead in the past two days, including several migrants and homeless people, authorities said Saturday, with the frigid temperatures expected to continue through the weekend. Russia meanwhile celebrated the coldest Orthodox Christmas in 120 ...

Environmentalists slam Poland plan to hunt bison

Jan 3, 2017

Environmentalists slam Poland plan to hunt bison

Environmentalists are protesting Poland’s plan to allow hunters to shoot bison, while authorities say it is necessary for the well-being of the herd and will earn money for its upkeep. Greenpeace had gathered well over 7,000 signatures by Monday afternoon on a letter asking ...

Sep 14, 2016

Judo group hails Polish parliament scuffle throw

A run-of-the-mill press conference at Poland’s parliament this week took an unexpected turn when a scuffle broke out and — to the delight of social media — ended with a judo move. “Minimum effort — maximum effect,” the Polish Judo Association tweeted after a ...