Jul 24, 2014 — The European Court of Human Rights said Poland broke the European human rights convention by allowing the CIA to imprison and torture two terrorism suspects in secret prisons on its soil.
Jun 3, 2014 — His comments in Europe come amid simmering tensions with Russia over its actions in Ukraine.
Dec 16, 2013 — Warsaw and Vilnius have issued statements of concern following news that Russia has deployed short-range Iskander missiles in the neighboring Baltic territory of Kaliningrad.
Dec 24, 2012 — Before Christmas Eve dinner, some families share the oplatek along with good wishes for each other. The tradition dates back hundreds of years: Back when bread was scarce, exchanging it with neighbors was a gesture of goodwill.
Dec 13, 2012 — Scientists have detected milk fat on 7,000-year-old pottery vessels from archaeological sites in Northern Europe. They think it's the earliest evidence of cheese-making, and they argue dairy products gave early farmers an evolutionary edge.
Oct 22, 2012 — The Nazi concentration camp was "worse than Dante's hell," Antoni Dobrowolski said in an 2009 interview. He was sent there for teaching young Poles. Nazi Germany, which invaded Poland in 1939, had tried to outlaw education beyond elementary age.
May 30, 2012 — In honoring a veteran of the Polish Underground, the president did not make clear that such death camps were run by the Nazis. Polish leaders were outraged by his mistake.
Oct 6, 2011 — Making historical references has pitfalls, but a reporter and listener find a shared history.
Feb 23, 2011 — Most tourists, who come in buses to the former Nazi prison camp for the day, may not notice the people living in the surrounding towns.