Category: Poland

Poland asks UN to step in as it pushes Germany for WWII reparations; Caitlin McFall; Fox News

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Poland on Tuesday appealed to the U.N. chief to step in and assist Warsaw as it looks to secure reparations from Germany amid alleged resistance from Berlin.

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City Trip to Wroclaw and the Church of Peace in Swidnica Creativelena; CreativElena; Elena Paschinger

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The city of Wroclaw is about five hours’ drive north of Vienna. It is ideally accessible from both Austria and Germany. On the way, there are interesting stops like Prague or Brno (Elena recently wrote about her stay in the second largest city in the Czech Republic); it’s easy to get there by train as well as by car.

Source: City Trip to Wroclaw and the Church of Peace in Swidnica Creativelena | Travel Blog & PR | Elena Paschinger

Welcome to Warsaw; Stars Insider

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Warsaw, the capital city of Poland, is one of Europe’s most exuberant cities, and a major international tourist destination. Its picturesque Old Town, a cluster of castles, palaces, and parks set around a picture-book square of colorful town houses, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Several excellent museums chronicle the capital’s glittering cultural heritage, and its tumultuous past. A thriving arts and music scene, plus a plethora of clubs, bars, and restaurants, further seduce the visitor. Click through the gallery and wander through Warsaw.

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NGOs ask EU to stop Poland building border wall in primeval forest; Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk; Reuters

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More than 150 non-governmental organisations are asking the European Commission to intervene to halt the construction of a wall on the Polish-Belarusian border running through protected areas, including one of Europe’s last primeval forests.

Source: NGOs ask EU to stop Poland building border wall in primeval forest

Meet The Largest Brick Castle In The World: Malbork Castle; Sharjeel T; Wonderful Engineering

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Advertisement The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork is a 13th-century Teutonic castle and fortress located near the town of Malbork, Poland. It is one of the largest castles in the world measured by land area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The castle is a classic example of a medieval fortress and, on […]

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