#Poland

6 days ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Pipe laying vessels working in the Baltic Sea for the Nord Stream 2 project (Photo Credit: Twitter @NordStream2)

  • US State Department named 18 companies which will not be considered for sanctions
  • KVT-Rus, a company which continues to help with the project, can be sanctioned by the US
  • Republican lawmakers have been criticising Biden for not having a tough policy for Russia

16 Feburary.Detroit, MI, USA
Paczki Day to be celebrated on February 16 in the US. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Paczki, a Polish dish,  is a deep-fried piece of dough rounded into spheres and filled with sweet fillings
  • Large Polish communities in the United States are all gearing up to purge on Fat Tuesday
  • Keeping the COVID-19 pandemic in mind, all bakeries are pre-making the Paczki this year

10 Feburary.Warsaw, Poland
Poland's main private channel TVN and radio stations went off air and newspapers blacked out their front pages on Wednesday to protest against a proposed advertising tax. (Photo Credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • Government proposal had 'intention of restricting their pluralism and freedom of expression': TVN24
  • The new tax Is expected to take effect later this year
  • Tax is part of Europe-wide efforts to tax global tech giants like Google or Facebook: PM Morawiecki

9 Feburary.Poland
Six million Poles, including three million Jews, perished between 1939 and 1945 during Nazi occupation. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

  • Despite the claims, the Polish judge has said that the historians will not have to pay fine
  • The defamation trial has raised questions about the freedom to research 
  • The historians co-edited a book titled ‘Night Without End'

8 Feburary.Germany
Moscow accused the diplomats of attending "illegal protests" last month. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Russia had on Friday announced the shock expulsion of the three EU diplomats
  • Moscow's decision to expel the diplomats not justified, the German foreign ministry said
  • The Polish foreign ministry likewise condemned the "groundless expulsion"

18 January.Warszawa, Poland
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  • Adolf Hitler's autobiography 'Mein Kampf' first came out in 1925
  • The book will be only the second annotated edition of 'Mein Kampf'
  • Poland's Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich said an academic edition could be 'a positive thing'

26 December 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Several metal monoliths popped up across North America and Europe. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • People in the states of Colorado and Nebraska in the US started reporting mysterious drones 
  • Poland accidentally invaded and briefly occupied territory of the Czech Republic
  • Space X CEO Elon Musk and singer Grimes named their baby boy X Æ A-12

29 November 2020.Warsaw, Poland
Tens of thousands take part in protest against against the tightening of Poland's already restrictive abortion law in Warsaw. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • A survey shows only 22% are in favour of abortion on demand
  • The survey shows 62% Poles believe the procedure should be legal in only certain cases
  • Women's groups estimate that over 200,000 women abort illegally or abroad

23 November 2020.Warsaw, Poland
Deepspot can open despite coronavirus restrictions in Poland because it is a training centre that offers courses. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Pixabay)

  • Named Deepsot, the 45.5-metre diving pool features artificial underwater caves and Mayan ruins
  • It has 8,000 cubic metres of water, over 20 times more than an ordinary 25-metre pool
  • A hotel with rooms from which guests will be able to watch divers at a depth of five metres is also planned

21 November 2020.Warsaw, Poland
Under the new measures announced by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Saturday, eateries, gyms and entertainment venues will stay closed. (Photo Credit: Twitter/)

  • Poland’s PM Mateusz Morawiecki urged citizens to stay indoor
  • The Law and Justice Party leader allowed shops to reopen
  • He advised against travelling during the Christmas holiday season