Former European Council President and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk was distinguished with the Marion Doenhoff prize for international understanding and reconciliation in Hamburg, on Sunday.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz met with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Berlin on Tuesday, and said that the Polish community in Germany expects more explicit support in teaching the Polish language.
Announced at the Digital Summit in Dortmund on 29th October, Bruno Le Maire, French Minister of Economy and Finance, said: “We want to establish a safe and sovereign European data infrastructure, including data warehouses, data pooling and develop data interoperability.”
Thirty years ago today saw Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki and Chancellor Helmut Kohl met and hug, the first visible sign of reconciliation. TFN’s Joanna Jasińska looks back at the historical event.
A quarter of Germans, in a survey conducted by the World Jewish Congress (WJC), said that the Holocaust can happen again in their country, reported the newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
Gerald Knaus, the chairman of the Berlin-based European Stability Initiative (ESI) think tank, believes that Poland and Germany could act together to limit unregulated migration from Africa and the Middle East.
In the first five months of 2019, Poland surpassed Great Britain and became the sixth biggest economic partner of Germany in the world, the Polish Economic Institute (PIE) said in a report on Poland's trade with Germany, published on Wednesday.
Released by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the report found that in 2017 1.1 million temporary migrants moved to Poland, putting it ahead of the United States, which received 691,000 workers, and Germany with just over 400,000.
Events held in Warsaw, Westerplatte and Wieluń as Poland pauses to remember the start of a war that brought unimaginable levels of destruction and suffering.
TFN looks back at one of the first battles of Second World War: the fight for the Polish post office in Gdańsk.