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WARSAW, Poland | Warsaw court nixes city ban on far-right Independence march

WARSAW, Poland — A Polish court on Thursday overturned a Warsaw city ban on a march organized by far-right nationalist groups, justifying the decision on constitutional grounds of the freedom of assembly. The decision by Judge Michal Jakubowski is the latest development surrounding contentious, confusing preparations for an Independence Day march on Sunday in the … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Warsaw court nixes city ban on far-right Independence march

WARSAW, Poland | Poland blocks far-right march, will hold inclusive event

WARSAW, Poland — The mayor of Warsaw on Wednesday banned radical Polish nationalists from marching on the 100th anniversary of Poland’s independence due to security concerns. The move prompted Polish leaders to quickly draw up plans for an inclusive march Sunday that could be embraced by all citizens. It was a significant about-face for the … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland blocks far-right march, will hold inclusive event

WARSAW, Poland | Poland: Exit poll gives centrists edge in key mayoral races

WARSAW, Poland — An exit poll suggested Poland’s populist ruling party lost runoff mayoral elections Sunday in Krakow and Gdansk, though it wasn’t immediately clear how hundreds of other local races across the country were leaning. Runoff elections for the mayor’s office in 649 cities, towns and municipalities took place between the top two vote-getters … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland: Exit poll gives centrists edge in key mayoral races

WARSAW, Poland | Israeli marks 70th anniversary of 1st diplomatic outpost

WARSAW, Poland — Israel marked the 70th anniversary of its first diplomatic mission as a new nation Tuesday with a re-enactment in the city that hosted the outpost — Warsaw, Poland. Israeli Ambassador Anna Azari, flanked by other diplomats, hung the Israeli flag from a balcony of the historic Bristol Hotel in central Warsaw. Just … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Israeli marks 70th anniversary of 1st diplomatic outpost

WARSAW, Poland | Poland moves closer to creating museum on Warsaw ghetto

WARSAW, Poland — A museum dedicated to the Jews who suffered in the Warsaw Ghetto during Nazi Germany’s occupation of Poland came closer to reality Friday when a key to the buildings it is expected to inhabit changed hands. Plans call for the Warsaw Ghetto Museum to be housed in a former children’s hospital that … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland moves closer to creating museum on Warsaw ghetto