• 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.

  • Poland extends $100 mln loan to Ukraine

    Poland extends $100 mln loan to Ukraine

    Poland has extended a $100 million loan to Ukraine to help modernise its energy sector and improve border checkpoints. Ukraine and Poland have also agreed to hold joint military training, Poroshenko said, following a meeting with Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski, who is on an official visit to Kiev.
  • RMF FM releases new readings

    RMF FM releases new readings

    - In the cockpit the presidential Tupolev stayed to the very end of the person designated as the Commander of the Air Force - RMF FM reported. According to the radio, they was able to read more than 30 percent more words than in previously published records.

  • Lufthansa pilots began a two-days strike

    Lufthansa pilots began a two-days strike

    Lufthansa pilots began their strike at midnight . 750 flights were chanceled, including flights to Poland. Cockpit pilots' trade union struggles to preserve the pension privileges. They want to raise the eligibility age for early retirement transition.