To mark the 80th anniversary of Soviet deportations of Poles from occupied territories, newly released testimonies make harrowing reading.
Polish President Andrzej Duda in a Monday message sent to the president of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping offered words of sympathy to the families of Wuhan coronavirus victims.
German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on Saturday described Russian attacks on Poland as "casting a shadow" over ceremonies marking the 75th liberation anniversary of the Auschwitz Nazi German death camp, and stated that Poland was the war's first victim.
Following the brutal killings, local villagers on a bus who had watched the young family being battered to death were paid hush money. The subsequent investigation concluded it had been an accident until the conspiracy of silence was broken by a young boy.
Experts from Poland's Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) will search for the remains of Polish victims of the Soviet regime in Western Ukraine, the Polish embassy in Kiev said on Friday.
Two sappers lost their lives and four were injured, including two seriously, in an explosion that took place in a forest near the south-Polish town of Kuznia Raciborska on Tuesday, the Polsat News TV channel has reported, quoting the Government Security Centre.
An exhibition entitled #StolenMemory, which presents the individual fates of victims of Nazi terror, opened on Tuesday on Bohaterów Getta (Heroes of the Ghetto) Square in Kraków (southern Poland).
Nearly 140 people were injured as a result of a series of lightning strikes that hit the Tatra mountains during heavy storms on Thursday. Four people, including two children, died on the Polish side of the mountain range, and one on the Slovak side.
Three weeks before US President Donald Trump's visit to Poland, 88 out of 100 US senators appealed to Poland to return the property of Holocaust victims, though Washington is not planning to impose sanctions, the Rzeczpospolita daily wrote on Wednesday.
Warsaw residents will take part on Monday in a Remembrance March to honour civilian victims of the Warsaw Uprising, including the Wola Massacre. The Wola Massacre is considered to have been one of the largest crimes against the Polish population during WWII.