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An aerial view of the Auschwitz II-Birkenau extermination camp on December 19, 2019 in Oswiecim, Poland.

Photos show the horrors of Auschwitz, 75 years after its liberation

Over 1.1 million people were murdered at Auschwitz, including nearly a million Jews. On the day of liberation 75 years ago, only 7,000 were saved.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki condemned Netflix for "rewriting history" in new Nazi death camp documentary.

Poland’s prime minister accused Netflix of implying the country was responsible for death camps in a Nazi documentary

Mateusz Morawiecki wrote to Reed Hastings insisting that changes needed to be made to a map in the "Devil Next Door" documentary.
A soldier salutes on a tank during the Victory Day parade in Moscow, May 9, 2017.

Russia and Poland are sniping at each other on Twitter over who actually invaded Poland in WWII

Sure, the invasion of Poland happened 80 years ago, but that doesn't mean Russia and Poland can't still fight about it on Twitter.
The town of Miejsce Odrzańskie in Poland hasn't had a baby boy born in nearly a decade.

The mayor of a small Polish town is offering a reward to the next couple who has a baby boy since they’ve only had girls for a decade

Miejsce Odrzańskie is a small agricultural village in southern Poland, with a population of less than 300.
The temperature anomaly across Europe as on June 26, 2019.

‘Hell is coming’: Western Europe battles unprecedented heat wave as France records its highest temperature in history

France recorded its highest-ever temperature record of 113.18 degrees Fahrenheit on Friday. Many other national records were broken this week.
Julia Slonska using a hammer to smash the nose off a 200-year-old Polish statue.

A teenage Instagrammer is being criticized for smashing the nose off a 200-year-old Polish statue for a video

She has since apologized for vandalizing the historic sculpture, saying that she doesn't know why she did it.
US Army armored units in Poland.

The US military is dusting off this Cold War tactic in hopes of catching Russia off guard

The US military is striving to move faster and be more unpredictable to potential adversaries, making US forces much more lethal.
Gdansk's Mayor Pawel Adamowicz spoke at the annual Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. He was stabbed on stage and later died in hospital.

A Polish city mayor was stabbed to death in front of thousands of people at a charity event

Paweł Adamowicz, mayor of Gdańsk, was stabbed on stage at a charity event on Sunday. Poland's health minister announced his death on Monday.

A 2nd Huawei executive has been arrested — this time in Poland on suspicion of spying for the Chinese government

The Huawei executive was arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for the Chinese government, according to multiple news reports.
Police officers are seen at the site of a fire which broke out in an escape room in Koszalin, Poland January 4, 2019.

5 teenage girls died in a Polish escape room fire while celebrating a birthday

The bodies of the five girls were found in a room near a fire which broke out around 5 p.m. local time.