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1 hr ago | Boston Herald

Sanctification stirs pride in Polish community

"I adore him," said Halina Sobieszek, 67, of South Boston. "I can't really believe during my life I have the experience where they invite him to be pope and now he's sainted.

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Related Topix: World News, Photography, Arts, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Opinion

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Yom HaShoah: The boy who ran, the man who lived

Identical twins Kamil and Andrzej Tkacs portray an 8-year-old boy who escapes the Warsaw Ghetto and survives on his own for three years in "Run Boy Run."

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Warsaw Voice

First American troops land in Poland for exercises amid Ukraine crisis

Some 130 soldiers from the the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team arrived in Swidwin, northwestern Poland on Wednesday, as part of a wave of U.S. troops to be sent by Washington to Eastern Europe in the face of rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Donald Tusk

The Independent

Migrants in Britain a decade on: The Poles who brought prosperity

Despite stereotypes of eastern European immigrants providing cheap labour in unskilled jobs, many Polish people who moved to the UK have found themselves at the other end of the economic spectrum Emily Dugan is social affairs correspondent for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday, covering Sarah Cassidy's maternity leave.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Windsor Now

Holocaust survivor shares her story with Weld County students

Estelle Laughlin speaks to a crowd Tuesday during a visit to the Windsor Charter Academy, 680 Academy Ct. Laughlin shared her experience as a survivor of the Holocaust.

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Related Topix: Weld County, CO, Windsor, CO, World News, Greeley, CO

SBWire

New Market Study Published: Mixed Retailers in Poland

Mixed retailers, comprising only department stores and variety stores in Poland as mass merchandisers and warehouse clubs were non-existent at the end of the review period, enjoyed rising sales due to dynamic expansion of large chains operating in variety stores, sucha s Pepco Poland Sp zoo, Tchibo Warszawa Sp zoo, KiK Textil Sp zoo and Tiger ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Polish police receive panicked calls after London double decker bus ...

Lesbian oil rig worker and her girlfriend died after taking super-strength party drug 'Dr Death' thinking it was ecstasy London double-decker bus PLUNGES off bridge into Polish river prompting panicked calls to police... but it was all just a Bollywood stunt Polish police received panicked phone calls after a London double-decker bus appeared to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Arts, Cinema, World News

Korea Herald

A Polish take on - Macbeth'

Murder, betrayal, sex and vengeance - no story shows the savage behavior that some humans succumb to in order to fulfill their ordained prophecies or the unrelenting grasp that evil can have on one's soul like the power-hungry tale of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth."

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, World News

The Times of Israel

Holocaust whistleblower Jan Karski honored by Georgetown

Jan Karski, a World War II Polish resistance fighter who risked his life to bring firsthand reports of the Holocaust to the Allies, is being remembered and celebrated at Georgetown University in Washington, DC this year, the 100th anniversary of his birth.

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Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Georgetown University, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Some sculpture resembles miniature giants

At Roosevelt Street and Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Ill. on the northeast side in Grant Park , there are 106, sculpture figures that resemble miniature giants.

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Voice of America

Pope Francis Hopes Dual Canonizations Will Reconcile Church

On April 27, two popes - John the XXIII and John Paul II - will be made saints in a ceremony at St. Peter's Square.

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NOLA.com

Visiting Poland's Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

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CFRA

Foreign Minister Baird in Prague stresses Canada's support for NATO's eastern members

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, left, shakes hand with his Czech Republic's counterpart Lubomir Zaoralek, right, after their joint press conference in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Czech Republic, Europe, Stephen Harper

Hospitality Net

Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the...

Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Poland will address the international hospitality community at the Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS Summit on May 14th, 2014 in Warsaw.

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Journal Gazette

10 Things to Know for Tuesday, April 22

A Buddhist monks prays for the safe return of passengers of the sunken Sewol ferry at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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WMDT

No JPII fever in Poland as canonization nears

His death triggered a massive outpouring of grief in Poland. His beatification, an explosion of pride and jubilation.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Explosion, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Travel, Rome, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel

The Washington Post

No JPII fever in Poland as canonization nears

In this April 2, 20014 file photo an unusually empty main square with a commemorative cross in downtown Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday, April 2, 20014 during observances marking nine years since the death of much-loved Polish-born Pope John Paul II.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Explosion, Pope Benedict XVI

ABC News

No JPII Fever in Poland as Canonization Nears

His death triggered a massive outpouring of grief in Poland. His beatification, an explosion of pride and jubilation.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Explosion, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

TrekEarth

# 1230 # interior ...

Poznan is a city in west-central Poland. Located on the Warta River, it is one of the oldest cities in Poland, making it an important historical centre and a vibrant centre of trade, industry, and education.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

TreeHugger

What?! 65,000 tonnes of Nazi chemical weapons were dumped in the Baltic Sea 70 years ago

After the hateful, murderous regime of the Nazis was defeated about 70 years ago thanks to the sacrifices of millions of people, the allied victors did something rather strange.

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