U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
called Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak to express his condolences for the loss of a Polish soldier serving with international forces in Afghanistan
U.S. Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman paid a visit to Warsaw to reassure
Poland over recent changes in a European missile defense system.
Paul McCartney will kick off a world tour in Warsaw on June 22, four days after he
turns 71, the former Beatle’s official website announced.
Barbara “Basia” Piasecka Johnson, 76, a Polish farmer’s daughter
who worked as a maid for an American heir to the Johnson & Johnson fortune before marrying him and eventually inheriting much of his wealth, has died.
A compromise has been reached over church funding in Poland, said Cardinal
Kazimierz Nycz, Archbishop of Warsaw, and Michal Boni, Minister of Administration and Digitization.
Meticulous records kept by the Nazis detailing the fate of 17.5 million of their
World War II victims have been rediscovered in the German town of Bad Arolsen.
A group of Capuchin friars in Poland used the order’s historical link to
cappuccino to raise money to help Africans.