World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz
World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz

World leaders joined around 300 Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp on Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, an anniversary held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.

German President urges citizens not to forget Holocaust

German President Joachim Gauck on Tuesday urged all Germans never to forget the Holocaust.

Poland has `respect` for Soviet liberators of Auschwitz: President

 Poland "respects and recognises" the role of the Soviet Red Army in liberating the Auschwitz death camp 70 years ago, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said at a ceremony on Tuesday.

Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learned

Around 300 survivors of the Auschwitz death camp were gathering on Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, joined by world leaders for a commemoration held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.

'The Final Solution': Auschwitz survivors relive atrocities, 70 years on

 The piercing screams of a woman electrocuted on a barbed wire fence, children sent to the gas chambers and the constant threat of death: Auschwitz survivors recall life in the world`s most notorious death camp with remarkable clarity.

Poland sends request to extradite Polanski to court: Prosecutors

Polish prosecutors have sent a request for the extradition of filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States over a 1977 child sex-crime conviction to a regional court in Krakow, the Prosecutors` Office in Krakow said on Tuesday.

Another charge in Alstom bribery case likely

A former Alstom SA official is expected in court here on Thursday to face charges of corruption and conspiring to dishonestly obtain services in relation to transportation contracts in India and Poland.

Polish priest sexually abused boys, sentenced to 7 years

A Polish court on Tuesday found a Roman Catholic priest guilty of sexually abusing underage boys and sentenced him to seven years in prison.

Confident Agnieszka Radwanska gets Grand Slam boost
Confident Agnieszka Radwanska gets Grand Slam boost

Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska took a significant step towards achieving her dream of a maiden Grand Slam title when she broke the stranglehold Serena Williams held over her at the Hopman Cup.

Agnieszka Radwanska powers Poland to Hopman Cup title
Agnieszka Radwanska powers Poland to Hopman Cup title

Agnieszka Radwanska showed why she should be considered among the favourites for the Australian Open later this month by beating world number one Serena Williams and helping Poland to its first Hopman Cup title in Perth on Saturday.

Poland down Great Britain at Hopman Cup
Poland down Great Britain at Hopman Cup

Poland are on the verge of reaching their second successive Hopman Cup final after beating Great Britain 2-1 at the Perth Arena on Wednesday.

Poland's Lukasz Szukala joins Al Ittihad for the money
Poland's Lukasz Szukala joins Al Ittihad for the money

In a refreshingly honest admission, Poland centre back Lukasz Szukala says he turned down offers from England and Germany to join Saudi Arabian side Al Ittihad from Romanian champions Steaua Bucharest because the money was too good to refuse.

Poland to restore PhDs voided by Nazi Germany

A Polish university said on Monday it will restore doctorate degrees to 262 people, most of them Jewish, decades after Nazi Germany annulled them in the run-up to World War II.

Poland off to perfect start at Hopman Cup
Poland off to perfect start at Hopman Cup

The Poland pairing of Agnieszka Radwanska and Jerzy Janowicz made a perfect start to the mixed teams Hopman Cup in Perth on Sunday.

US to station 150 armoured vehicles in Europe

The United States plans by the end of next year to station around 150 tanks and armoured vehicles in Europe for use by US forces training there, according to a US military commander.

Under pressure over CIA jail, Poland sends out mixed messages

This month`s acknowledgment by Poland`s former president that he allowed the CIA to operate a secret interrogation centre throws the Polish government`s appeal against a European court ruling on the jail into disarray.

CIA lied about torture, suggests Senate report

When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.

Opposition Poles stage protest over alleged vote fraud

Several thousand Polish opposition supporters marched in the capital Warsaw on Saturday to denounce alleged irregularities in last month's local elections.

Unprecedented Russian activity in Baltic: Poland

Poland's defense minister says that there has been "unprecedented" activity by Russia's navy and air force in the Baltic Sea region in recent days.

Ex-president admits Poland hosted CIA `black sites`

Poland`s former president publicly acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that his country hosted a secret CIA prison where a US Senate report says torture was used against al Qaeda suspects.