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Stories with place: Warsaw
  • Poland will not extradite Roman Polanski to the US story has photos
    Updated: Nov-27-15 1:38 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Poland will not extradite Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. in an almost 40-year-old case after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against the extradition request.

  • Report: furniture, art gone from Polish president's property 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 11:11 am

    WARSAW, Poland - An official report by Poland's new government says some furniture and art went missing from presidential buildings under the previous president.

  • Plane to Egypt lands in Bulgaria after bomb threat 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 9:29 am

    WARSAW, Poland - A plane taking 161 tourists from Poland to Egypt landed in Bulgaria and was checked for explosives after a passenger said there was a bomb on board, officials said Thursday.

  • Israeli artist remembers legendary Holocaust victim 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 1:51 am

    TEL AVIV, Israel - With World War II underway and the Nazis closing in, 16-year-old Itzchak Belfer decided to flee his native Poland and head east to Soviet Russia. The man who had raised the Jewish boy like a son tearfully gave him his blessing, slipped the teen some money and said, "the chicks are leaving the nest."

  • Anti-migrant mood deepens in Central Europe after Paris 
    Updated: Nov-16-15 2:13 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Even before the Paris attacks, the mood in Central Europe was decidedly anti-migrant, with fences going up on borders, a Syrian beaten on a Polish street last week and the rhetoric sharp across the region. Now the bloodshed unleashed by Islamic extremists is deepening fears of Muslims and threatening to create an atmosphere even less welcoming for those fleeing war in the Middle East.

  • Radical Poles mark Independence Day with anti-migrant march 
    Updated: Nov-11-15 12:14 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Thousands of flag-waving Polish nationalists marched through Warsaw on Wednesday with an anti-migrant message as they marked Independence Day. The event took place peacefully in contrast to violence that has marked the holiday in past years.

  • Poland's ruling party announces makeup of Cabinet story has photos
    Updated: Nov-09-15 12:07 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Poland's conservative Law and Justice party announced the makeup of its new government Monday, with a moderate prime minister surrounded by a Cabinet that is very pro-American and suspicious of Russia.

  • Kiszczak, who helped impose martial law in Poland, dies story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 12:18 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Gen. Czeslaw Kiszczak, a Polish general and communist-era leader who played a key role in imposing martial law in 1981 but eight years later also took part in talks that allowed for a peaceful transition to democracy, died on Thursday in Warsaw. He was 90.

  • Thomas Blatt, survivor of escape from Sobibor, dies at 88 story has photos
    Updated: Nov-02-15 3:51 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Thomas Toivi Blatt, who was among a small number of Jews to survive a mass escape from the Nazi death camp of Sobibor in 1943 and who decades later served as a prominent witness at the trial of the alleged camp guard John Demjanjuk, has died. He was 88.