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Demonstrators kill sheep and strip naked outside Auschwitz memorial.

A group of about a dozen killed a sheep and stripped naked in front of the Auschwitz memorial in Poland on Friday.

- UPI - US

Poland charges 11 over bizarre Auschwitz stunt.

Polish prosecutors on Saturday said they had pressed charges against 11 people who slaughtered a lamb and then stripped naked at the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.

- The Daily Star - LB

North Korea’s Rising Ambition Seen in Bid to Breach Global Banks.

An attack late last year targeting more than 20 Polish banks suggests that hackers linked to North Korea are becoming more sophisticated and brazen.

- New York Times - US

Poles celebrate EU on bloc's 60th anniversary with march.

Thousands of Poles marched through Warsaw on Saturday, waving European Union and Polish flags in a show of support for the troubled European project as leaders in Rome marked the 60th anniversary of its founding treaty.

- FOX News - US

The Latest: Poland: EU declaration renews the bloc's unity.

ROME — The Latest on the European Union summit :4:20 p.m.Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo called the declaration signed...

- Townhall.com - US

Poles celebrate EU with march on bloc's 60th anniversary.

WARSAW, Poland — Thousands of Poles marched through Warsaw and other Polish cities Saturday, waving European Union flags in a show of support...

- Townhall.com - US

2nd Cavalry Regiment soldiers head to Poland in 'spartan' mission.

A long line of combat vehicles filed out of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment's Rose Barracks here Saturday, beginning a 560-mile road march to northeastern Poland in a hard-power show of force to Russia.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Poles celebrate EU on bloc's 60th anniversary with march.

WARSAW, Poland " Thousands of Poles marched through Warsaw on Saturday, waving European Union and Polish flags in a show of support for the troubled European project as leaders in Rome marked the 60th anniversary of its founding...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Parubiy will attend meeting of Ukraine-Poland-Lithuania Parliamentary Assembly.

Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy at the head of the Ukrainian parliament delegation will visit Poland on March 27-28 and attend the eighth meeting of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Seimas of Lithuania and the Sejm and the Senate of Poland. According to the press ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

The Latest: Poles rally in Warsaw in support of EU.

ROME " The Latest on the European Union summit :12:55 p.m.Thousands of Poles are rallying in Warsaw, waving European Union and Polish flags in a show of support for the union as leaders in Rome mark the 60th...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Belarusian Opposition Leader Nyaklyaeu Detained Ahead Of Protest Rally.

Belarusian opposition leader and former presidential candidate Uladzimer Nyaklyaeu has been detained upon arrival in Minsk after talks with Polish government officials in Warsaw.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Defending Liberal Democracy in Poland

Poland's current government is pushing the country deeper into a constitutional crisis, weakening its democratic institutions, and cracking down on civil society. It's time for the EU to stop hoping that the situation will resolve itself and start defending liberal democracy in the heart of Europe, before it's too late.

- Project Syndicate - US

NATO-EU cooperation: informal meeting between the North Atlantic Council and the Political and Security Committee

On 24 March 2017, the North Atlantic Council and the Political and Security Committee met to discuss NATO-EU cooperation, in particular the implementation of the Joint declaration signed by the NATO Secretary General, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission in Warsaw in July 2016, ...

- NATO - INT

Belarusian Opposition Leader Nyaklyaeu Detained Ahead Of Protest Rally

Belarusian opposition leader and former presidential candidate Uladzimir Nyaklyaeu has been detained upon arrival in Minsk after talks with Polish government officials in Warsaw.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Naked people slaughter a sheep at Auschwitz death camp

Eleven men and women in their twenties on Friday slaughtered a sheep and took their clothes off at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, according to police and the museum at the site in southern Poland. The post Naked people slaughter a sheep at Auschwitz death camp appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Naked people slaughter a sheep at Auschwitz death camp

Eleven men and women in their twenties on Friday slaughtered a sheep and took their clothes off at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, according to police and the museum at the site in southern Poland. The individuals aged 20 to 27, whose identities and motives are unknown, then ch...

- The Raw Story - US

Orbis to open combo hotel in Poznań in 2018

Hotel chain Orbis Hotel Group has started the modernization of the Novotel Poznań Centrum hotel in Poznań, which will be turned into a combo hotel combining two brands – ibis and Novotel – under one roof. The ibis Poznań Centrum hotel will occupy the first six stories with its 190 rooms, while the N...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Business school applicants are dropping the ball on a major part of the admissions process

Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/FlickrIn preparation for their business school applications, most people know they must get top-notch GMAT scores, polish their essays, and nail the in-person interview. But there's one more area that many applicants actually have control over, but forget to shore up: ...

- Business Insider - US

11 arrested for desecrating Auschwitz

Polish police detain 11 men and women who slaughtered a sheep and took their clothes off at Auschwitz.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

NATO forces assemble in eastern Europe

Military vehicles and troops from Britain, France, Germany and the Netherlands are deploying to Poland and the Baltic states to support NATO's forward presence.

- UPI - US

Polish PM Heading Off to EU Summit, Warns Against Two-Speed Europe

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has spoken out against a two-speed Europe as she prepared to head off to a EU summit in Italy marking the 60th anniversary of the bloc's founding Treaty of Rome. Talk of various speeds in the EU will not bring the expected results. It will only even more strongly serve to destroy ...

- Novinite - BG

Naked group stages disruption by notorious Auschwitz gate

WARSAW, Poland — Officials say a group of some 10 Polish-speaking people took off their clothes, killed a sheep and chained themselves...

- Townhall.com - US

Poland fully committed to EU despite disputes - president

WARSAW - Poland remains fully committed to the European Union despite a series of bruising battles with Brussels and any political party that advocated following Britain out of the bloc would be rejected by Polish voters, President Andrzej Duda told Reuters.

- Reuters - US

The Latest: Polish premier to sign declaration at EU summit

ROME " The Latest on the upcoming European Union summit :1:15 p.m.Poland's prime minister will sign the declaration from the weekend's European Union summit, saying it's a compromise acceptable to all.The...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

NATO battlegroups taking shape in Baltics, Poland

Deployments of troops and weaponry for NATO's four Enhanced Forward Presence battlegroups in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland are picking up speed, with planned contributions from 17 allies. The battlegroups are part of NATO's Readiness Action Plan, which is aimed at deterring Russian

- Jane’s - US

Poland and Greece talk tough before Rome summit

The two countries flex their muscles ahead of the Rome summit of 27 EU leaders, designed to show unity in the face of many challenges.

- EU Observer - EU

The true story of zookeeper who hid Jews in his zoo during WWII

New film, 'The Zookeeper's Wife', recounts true story of Polish couple who hid 300 Jews in their zoo during the Holocaust.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Poland's WWII Museum Opens Amid Uncertain Future

A major World War II museum opened in northern Poland on Thursday amid plans by the conservative government to change its content to fit the government's nationalist views. The Museum of the Second World War in Gdansk is at the center of a standoff between the historians creating it and Poland's populist government, which ...

- Voice of America - US

What Future for Europe at Its Anniversary?

Transatlantic TakeThe take from France, Germany, Poland, China, and the United States As the Treaty of Rome anniversary approaches, European leaders and thinkers have been brainstorming on how to deliver a positive and forward-looking vision for the future of Europe while politically paralysed by Euroscepticism, Brexit, and ...

- GMF - DE

90% of firms in Poland experienced employee exodus - report

Nine out of ten HR managers and board members confirmed they have experienced uncontrolled employee exits in their company. As many as 77 percent of HR managers and 73 percent of management board members consider employee retention their top priority for the next 24 months, according to a report pre...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

PGNiG buys stake in Norwegian deposit

WSE-listed gas producer PGNiG purchased a 35 percent stake in the Storklakken deposit on the Norwegian continental shelf from Aker BP, PGNiG said in a market filing, without specifying the price. Aker will retain the remaining 65 percent shares.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Panattoni lanuches 25,000-sqm logistics facility for DSV Solutions near Warsaw

Warehouse developer Panattoni Europe will build a 25,000-sqm facility for logistics firm DSV Solutions in Pęcice, south of Warsaw. The project was launched on March 23 and will be completed by July 2017. The facility will be erected on a 7.17 ha site and will total 25,000 sqm, including 1,100 sqm of...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

KNF asks Alior to retain full profit

Poland's financial market regulator KNF asked WSE-listed lender Alior to retain its entire profit from last year to boost its capital base. In 2016, Alior had PLN 618 million net profit.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Polish citizen injured in London attack leaves hospital

According to Poland's foreign ministry, the only Pole injured in the London attack on Wednesday has left the hospital. Pole was among a number of multinational wounded in the failed attack attempt on the British parliament that killed three plus the perpetrator.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Poland threatens not to sign the Rome declaration

Poland won’t adopt the Rome declaration if it won't address certain issues. “If the declaration does not include the issues which are priorities for Poland, we will not accept the declaration,” Polish PM Beata Szydło said in an interview with TVN24. “The unity of the EU, defense of a tight NAT...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Parliament adopts hospital reform bill

Polish parliament approved a bill aimed to create a network of hospitals to secure basic hospital care.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Poland rules out used F-16 purchase

Poland has ruled out the purchase of used F-16A/B multirole combat aircraft to replace Soviet era fighter aircraft inventories on the grounds of cost, Deputy Minister of National Defence Bartosz Kownacki said on 22 March. He said that the decision had been reached following analysis that showed

- Jane’s - US

Coal ash: 'Why in the world would we be importing it?'

Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as...

- Deseret News - US

Ursus pens a $100 mln deal in Zambia

WSE-listed tractor producer Ursus, signed a $100 million contract with Zambian Industrial Development Corporation. The deal is for delivery of 2,694 tractors and 2,509 farming machines, the company announced in a market filing. In addition, Ursus will build a factory in Zambia and 10 local service c...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Superior Industries to bid on 100% Uniwheels shares

German Superior Industries International issued an offer to buy all shares in the WSE-listed alloy wheels producer Uniwheels, the company said in a market filing. “The Company has been notified today by its major shareholder that it has entered into an irrevocable undertaking with Superior Industrie...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

EBRD mulls acquiring stake in the Griffin Premium IPO

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development may buy 5-10 percent stake in the upcoming Griffin Premium Real Estate IPO, the bank said in a press statement.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

PZU appoints Marcin Chludzinski as acting CEO

Poland’s biggest insurer PZU appointed supervisory board member Marcin Chludziński as the company’s acting CEO for the period of three months, the company announced. “Taking into account in particular good practices of corporate governance of public companies, the aim of the supervisory board is to ...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

PwC: 96% of Polish companies affected by cyber attacks

According to a report compiled by PwC consultancy, 96 percent of medium and big Polish companies had recorded over 50 incidents concerning cyber security. In 64 percent of them the number of such incidents exceeded 500.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Apartments construction up 1.9% y/y in February

Poland recorded a 1.9 percent year-on-year increase in the number of apartments under construction at end-February to 727.8k, the Central Statistical Office said in a statement.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

GUS: unemployment falls in February

Poland's unemployment rate stood at 8.5 percent at the end of February, the Central Statistical Office informed, representing a 0.1 percent m/m and 1.7 y/y drop.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Angel Poland Group to develop five-star Marriott hotel in Kraków

Developer Angel Poland Group has announced a luxury hospitality project in Kraków, which will be accommodated in a historic tenement house located on ul. Stradomska in the center of the city. The scheme will include a five-star hotel with an estimated 125 rooms, operating under the Autograph Collect...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Poland's WWII museum opens amid its uncertain future

A major World War II museum has opened in northern Poland amid plans by the conservative government to change its content to fit its nationalist views.

- Stars and Stripes - US

SBU arrests nine suspected saboteurs in Odesa – media

The Security Service of Ukraine says it has uncovered a network of saboteurs in Odesa working for Russia, arresting nine men with Ukrainian passports, according to Radio Poland.

- UNIAN - UA

Coal ash: 'Why in the world would we be importing it?'

RICHMOND, Va. " Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Coal ash: 'Why in the world would we be importing it?'

Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of.

- WRAL.com - US

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