• Wladyslaw Bartoszewski died at the age of 93

    Wladyslaw Bartoszewski died at the age of 93

    Professor Władysław Bartoszewski died on April 24th in Warsaw at the age of 93. He was a Polish politician, social activist, journalist, writer, historian, former Auschwitz concentration camp prisoner, World War II Resistance fighter, Polish underground activist, participant of the Warsaw Uprising.
  • FBI chief tells he regrets Holocaust remarks

    FBI chief tells he regrets Holocaust remarks

    The head of the U.S. intelligence service told the Polish ambassador to the United States that he regretted his remarks on what Poland has said was an accusation of complicity in the Holocaust. Poland now considers the matter settled, a spokesman for the foreign ministry said.

  • Stephen Mull after the meeting at the MFA

    Stephen Mull after the meeting at the MFA

    - I will act to correct this misunderstanding and even today in touch with Washington and the FBI office - said US Ambassador to Poland after leaving the Foreign Ministry, where he was summoned in connection with FBI director's statement, which saddled the Poles co-responsible for the Holocaust.
  • Günter Grass, Nobel literature laureate, is dead

    Günter Grass, Nobel literature laureate, is dead

    Günter Grass has died on Monday, April 13. He was 87. Grass died in a clinic in the city of Lubeck, where he was taken over the weekend, said Steidl publishing spokeswoman Claudia Glenewinkel. The author's most famous work remains his novel The Tin Drum (1959), the first volume of his so-called Danzig Trilogy.

  • 5th Anniversary of Smolensk plane crash

    5th Anniversary of Smolensk plane crash

    On April 10, 2010, Polish government airplane with 96 passengers on board, including president Lech Kaczynski and his wife, crashed while attempting to land at the Smolensk military airport. There were no survivors. Fifth anniversary of the tragic event is celebrated in Warsaw and Smolensk.