• Warsaw Sep 10, 2019

    French Bulldog Gathering Brings Hundreds to Play

    The annual Frenchie get-together happens every year in Warsaw, Poland.

  • United States Aug 1, 2019

    Germany Declines US Request to Join Persian Gulf Mission

    Germany’s foreign minister is ruling out his country’s participation in a proposed U.S.-led mission to protect maritime traffic in the Persian Gulf area. The U.S. recently asked allies to contribute to a mission to secure maritime traffic through the Strait of Hormuz, a critical oil shipping corridor, in the wake of increased Iranian aggression in the...

  • Facebook Apr 29, 2019

    Ban on Banana-Eating Artwork Draws Ridicule in Poland

    Poland’s artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest against the removal from a top national gallery of an art work featuring the fruit that the conservative authorities say is obscene. The new head of the National Museum in Warsaw argues that the 1973 video by artist Natalia LL and showing a young woman eating...

  • Mayor Sep 3, 2018

    Ukrainian City Remembers Jews on Holocaust Anniversary

    The Ukrainian city of Lviv, once a major center of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, commemorated on Sunday the 75th anniversary of the annihilation of the city’s Jewish population by Nazi Germany and honored those working today to preserve what they can of that vanished world. City authorities presented the honored recipients with 75 glass keys — replicas of a...

  • Singer Jul 2, 2018

    Watch: Beyoncé Climbs Down Ladder After Floating Stage Malfunctions

    What goes up will come down… eventually.
    Beyoncé was left stranded on top of a floating stage that malfunctioned at the end of her latest concert in Warsaw, Poland.
    Technical crew rushed in to solve the problem with a metal ladder they propped up against the platform.

  • Congress Apr 19, 2018

    Poland Marks 75th Anniversary of Uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

    Sirens wailed, church bells tolled and yellow paper daffodils of remembrance dotted the crowd as Polish and Jewish leaders extolled the heroism and determination of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising fighters on the 75th anniversary of their ill-fated rebellion. Polish President Andrzej Duda and World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder said the hundreds of young Jews who took to arms in...

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    World Remembers Holocaust Amid Signs of Rising Hatred

    Holocaust survivors wearing striped scarves that recalled their uniforms as prisoners of Nazi Germany placed candles on the train tracks carried people to their deaths at Auschwitz on Saturday, exactly 73 years after the Soviet army liberated the death camp in occupied Poland. On the date now commemorated as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, political leaders and Jewish officials warned that...

  • director Mar 7, 2017

    Hollywood Film on Couple Who Saved Jews Premiering in Poland

    Hollywood actress Jessica Chastain and the female director of her new movie, are celebrating both the strength and the tenderness of women.

  • The Associated Press Nov 29, 2016

    Other Sports Teams Involved in Fatal Plane Crashes

    Members of Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense were among 81 people on board a chartered aircraft that crashed late Monday in Medellin, Colombia. It was not immediately clear how many players were among the casualties. Take a look at other sports teams involved in fatal plane crashes.

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