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Animated film to spotlight Polish bear that served in WWII

World Jan 13, 2019

Animated film to spotlight Polish bear that served in WWII

During World War II, Wojciech Narebski and his fellow Polish servicemen had to lift crate after heavy metal crate of artillery. Fortunately for them, one of the soldiers had superhuman strength: Cpl. Wojtek, a Syrian brown bear. "When he saw that we were struggling, he'd ...

Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland on spying charges

Business / Tech Jan 13, 2019

Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland on spying charges

Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei said on Saturday it had sacked an employee arrested in Poland on spying charges in a case that could intensify Western security concerns about the company. Poland's internal affairs minister, Joachim Brudzinski, called for the European Union and NATO to ...

Last surviving fighter in 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising dies in Israel

World Dec 23, 2018

Last surviving fighter in 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising dies in Israel

The last surviving fighter from the doomed 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising by Jewish partisans against the Nazis died Saturday in Israel aged 94, the country's president said. Simcha Rotem, who went by the nom-de-guerre Kazik, served in the Jewish Fighting Organization that staged the uprising ...