Warsaw, Poland – Israeli Man In Custody After Hurting Policeman In Poland

Warsaw, Poland – Polish law enforcement officials say that an Israeli man is in police custody and receiving psychiatric care after slightly hurting a police officer in Warsaw with a knife. Read more

Roman Polanski Wants To Return To the U.S. To Settle 1977 Child Rape Case

Academy Award-winning director Roman Polanski, who has spent the past 40 years on the run following allegations he raped a 13-year-old girl in California, has launched a legal bid to avoid further jail time if he returns to the United States. Read more

Polish President: Jews Safer In Poland Than Western Europe

Jews are safer in Poland than in Western Europe, the country’s president Andrzej Duda said Thursday on a state visit to Israel, even as he rejected any historic culpability by his country during the Holocaust. Read more

Roman Polanski: Polish Supreme Court Rejects Extradition To US

Poland’s Supreme Court upheld Tuesday the decision of a lower court in the country to refuse to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States, where he is wanted for sentencing in a rape case. Polanski, 83, lives in France and has a home in Switzerland, but grew up in Poland, a country he often visits. Read more

Russian Military Deploys Powerful New Missiles To Baltic Region

The Russian military has deployed state-of-the art anti-shipping missiles in the country’s westernmost Baltic region, the Interfax news agency has reported, a move that comes amid rising tensions in Russia-west ties. Read more

Warsaw, Poland – Pole Sentenced To 10 Months Prison For Burning Effigy Of Orthodox Jew

Warsaw, Poland – A Polish judge on Monday ordered a 10-month prison sentence for a man who burned the effigy of an Orthodox Jew at an anti-migrant protest last year, denouncing the man for harming the country’s international image. Read more

Pope Francis Visit Auschwitz

OSWIECIM, Poland – Hunched on a bench near the gate to the Auschwitz death camp site in Poland, Pope Francis prayed silently on Friday in tribute to 1.5 million people, most of them Jews, gassed there by Nazi occupiers during World War Two. Read more

The Man Who Runs The World’s Biggest File-Sharing Site Has Been Arrested In Poland

KickassTorrents (KAT) is the biggest pirate site in the world, hosting thousands of torrents covering the biggest movies and music in the world. Read more