The Polish prime minister has said that it is the country’s duty to claim losses for the "monstrous German crimes" and "enormous losses" suffered by Poland during World War II.
VIDEO: ‘Operation Hyacinth’ is named after the police operation of the same name which was conducted by the Communist Citizen’s Militia (MO) between 1985-87 and led to information being collected on around 11,000 gay men and a record of their sexuality being kept on police record.
Gushing in their praise, previous users have complimented its homely, cosy atmosphere, its convenient location and, even, its coffee machine. According to one satisfied guest, “you will have no problem falling asleep”. Now, however, a good night’s rest appears a little less likely after it was revealed that the apartment in question was once used as the killing ground for one of Poland’s most depraved serial killers.
A Polish man, one of two suspects in the murder of Dutch investigative journalist Peter de Vries, appeared in court in Amsterdam on Monday.
Irmgard Dirksen who lives in a nursing home in Pinneberg in the Schleswig Holstein region, was a teenager when she worked at the Stutthof concentration camp where over 11,000 Jews, Poles and Russians were murdered by the SS.
Written by historian and writer Jane Rogoyska, ‘Surviving Katyń – Stalin’s Polish Massacre and the Search for Truth’ highlights the extent of the 50-year cover-up of the crime by Stalin’s NKVD and Poland’s post-war Communist regime by focusing on those searching for the truth in its aftermath.
Poland's main opposition party Civic Coalition has called on Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to resign over an apparently illegal attempt by the government to hold a presidential election by postal vote last year.
The disturbing images captured by photographer John Vachon show the village of Wąwolnica in eastern Poland engulfed in thick flames as locals desperately try to save their possessions and livestock as their homes are torched by post-war Communist security services.
Argus, a police unit operating in the German-Polish border town of Goerlitz and specialising in cross-border crime, has been a success, according to Germany's dpa news agency.
The life of Maria Barr, whose photo went viral after being posted online with an appeal to help identify her, has taken a further step forward as more details about life, her marriages and her death are uncovered.