Tens of thousands of right-wing extremists are expected to march through the streets of Warsaw this month — on the same day the United Nations climate conference starts.
The clash of events is prompting concern for the safety of delegates at the conference.
Right-wing groups are a “clear threat to minorities,” said Michael Dorsey, a delegate with the Centre for Civil Society at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa.
WARSAW, Poland — A statue of Adolf Hitler praying on his knees is on display in the former Warsaw Ghetto, the place where so many Jews were killed or sent to their deaths by Hitler’s regime, and it is provoking mixed reactions.
The work, “HIM” by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, has drawn many visitors since it was installed last month. It is visible only from a distance, and the artist doesn’t make explicit what Hitler is praying for, but the broader point, organizers say, is to make people reflect on the nature of evil.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's treasury minister has asked state officials to investigate the suspended head of Warsaw's Stock Exchange for allegedly abusing his position by trying to secure funds for a movie featuring his girlfriend....
Euro 2012 co-hosts Poland were left with egg on their faces Monday as a friendly against France had to be shifted to the capital Warsaw due to stadium-construction delays in the Baltic port of Gdansk."Poland won't be playing in Gdansk. The game with France will take place on June 9 at 21:00 at Legia Warsaw's stadium," Agnieszka Olejkowska, spokeswoman of Poland's PZPN football association, said on her Twitter feed.Poland's meeting with les Bleus was meant to mark the gala opening of Gdansk's PGE Arena, one of four Polish venues for the European Championships.