Tag: Poland

This Is Not How You Stabilize the Middle East

This week, the United States and Poland will be co-hosting a summit in Warsaw to “Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East.” More than 70 countries have been invited, a departure from the Trump administration’s usual unilateralism. Unfortunately, history suggests the conference won’t amount to much. […]

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Fixes: Breaking Through Ideological Bubbles in Poland

Like many people around the world, Jedrzej Malko worries about the media filter bubble. Unlike many people, he did something about it. Mr. Malko (his first name is pronounced YEN-jay) lives in Poland, where citizens can exist in a universe of their own construction, seeing only media that confirm their […]

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On the Way to Auschwitz, I Found ‘Heil Hitler’ Signs For Sale

Once a bazaar and kosher slaughterhouse for Kazimierz, Krakow’s old Jewish quarter, Plac Nowy — or “New Square” — is today known for its open-air flea market and food stalls. So on a recent visit, I ordered zapiekanka (a traditional Polish sandwich) and perused the souvenir stands as I waited […]

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In Poland, the Limits of Solidarity

According to the official accounts, the 27-year-old man who fatally attacked the mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk at a charity event on Jan. 13 was deranged, violent and recently released from prison. What the terrified thousands who witnessed the stabbing, and the many thousands who turned out […]

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Polish Legislator Invites ‘Wrongfully Accused’ MAGA Boys to Address Parliament

A Polish lawmaker has issued an invitation to students from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky to address the Polish Parliament after they were falsely accused of mocking Native Americans following the March for Life in Washington, D.C. “Dear Covington Catholic students, I’d like to invite you to the Polish Parliament. After watching this video, […]

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Mayor’s Funeral Unites Gdansk. His Killing Exposed Poland’s Deep Divides.

In a bitterly divided Poland, residents of the port city of Gdansk were united: in grief over the assassination of their mayor, in anger over the toxic political climate that his murder has laid bare and in solidarity that it is time for a change in the country. Even before […]

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Swedes! Poles! Germans! Luxembourgers! The world is depending on you to save the internet from the EU!

The European Parliament is meeting this week, and the committee that will decide the future of the controversial new Copyright Directive will meet next, and depending on what they do, it might be the end of the road for the internet as we know it. The new Copyright Directive contains two deal-breaking clauses: […]

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Mayor of Gdansk Dies After Being Stabbed at Polish Charity Event

WARSAW — The mayor of the port city of Gdansk in northern Poland, an advocate of gay and lesbian rights and a leading critic of the right-wing government’s anti-migrant rhetoric, died on Monday after being stabbed at a public charity concert Sunday night, the minister of health told reporters. Mayor […]

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Polish Mayor Is Stabbed on Stage at Charity Event

A left-leaning mayor in Poland was stabbed on Sunday night by an assailant with political grievances, officials said. Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of the northern coastal city of Gdansk, was stabbed in the heart while he spoke at a fund-raiser organized by the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity, The Associated […]

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Huawei Fires Employee Arrested in Poland on Spying Charges

BEIJING — The Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has fired an employee who was arrested in Poland on charges of spying for the Chinese government, saying in a statement late Saturday that the worker had brought “disrepute” to the company. Huawei said that the alleged actions that the employee, Wang Weijing, […]

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Poland Charges Chinese Huawei Manager for Espionage

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Poland’s Internal Security Agency has charged a Chinese manager at tech giant Huawei in Poland and one of its own former officers with espionage against Poland on behalf of China, Polish state television reported on Friday. The two men were arrested on Tuesday. Polish security agents also searched the offices of […]

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Poland Arrests 2, Including Huawei Employee, Accused of Spying for China

The Polish authorities have arrested a Chinese employee of Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant, and a Polish national, and charged them with spying for Beijing, officials said on Friday, amid a push by the United States and its allies to restrict the use of Chinese technology based on espionage fears. […]

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Heartland Institute, Polish Labor Union Sign Historic Pact to Resist Climate Change Agenda

The Heartland Institute and the Polish labor union Solidarity have joined forces on the sidelines of the United Nations (U.N.) COP24 climate change conference to sign a historic statement on Wednesday vowing to resist the globalist agenda that critics say threatens nations’ sovereignty around the globe. Solidarity, founded by Nobel Peace Laurette Lech Walesa whose […]

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‘Hypocritical’ UK Govt to Sign UN Migration Pact Despite Pledge to Control Borders

While debate on the UN migration pact rages worldwide, with a growing number of nations following the United States in withdrawing, the major deal has seen little discussion in the United Kingdom. Britain’s ruling Conservative Party made pledges to reduce immigration “from the hundreds of thousands to the tens of thousands” in the 2010, 2015, […]

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World Follows Trump’s Lead: Nations Abandon Legal ‘Framework’ Building UN Migration Pact

More nations are joining the exodus from the United Nations’ (UN) controversial compact on mass migration, with legal experts now standing up to raise concerns about the drafting of the document and what legal implications signing it might have for countries party to the pact. President Donald Trump was the first to pull out of […]

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Google Photos photo books come to the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, and Romania

Beyond being your awesome digital photo archiver, Google Photos offers to print copies of your pics if you prefer to keep those memories in a physical album. After launching in May of 2015 in the US, Photo books expanded to seven more countries over time (Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, and Spain), and they’re […]

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