Poland

Poland to snub UN migration pact, Slovakia has reservations

All UN member nations — except the US — approved a UN pact regulating migration in July. Now Poland's Law and Justice party says it plans to oppose the pact, while Slovakia's government is concerned it may bring more migrants to the country than Slovakia is prepared to accept.

US deports accused former Nazi guard to Germany

The White House said Jakiw Palij served as a guard at the Trawniki Labor Camp, where about 6,000 Jewish men, women and children were shot dead on Nov. 3, 1943, in one of the single largest massacres of the Holocaust.

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Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz sent us in search of a town in north-eastern Poland. Today, this town welcomed dozens of American soldiers and a battery of Patriot missiles. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Adam Easton, who reports from the capital, Warsaw.

Global Politics

Polish presidential runoff

Voters in Poland have set the stage for a presidential runoff in two weeks. The runoff is between acting president Bronislaw Komorowski and Jaroslaw Kaczynski. Host Marco Werman speaks with Jan Cienski, Warsaw correspondent for the Financial Times.

Global Politics

'A Film Unfinished'

A decade after World War II, a copy of a film was found titled 'the ghetto.' Another reel was discovered that showed that the scenes in the film were staged. A new documentary attempts to show how the film was really shot. From PRI's The World.

Arts, Culture & Media

Rethinking parenting in Poland

The traditional way of raising children in Poland emphasizes strict discipline and preparing the youngsters for hardship. Dave McGuire reports on how some younger Polish parents are going for a softer, gentler approach.

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Poland's national cemetery

For today's Go Quiz we head to eastern Europe: In Poland,thousands of families remember the dead by visiting cemeteries. In honor of the day we're looking for the name of Poland's national cemetery in Warsaw.

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Poland duo Paula and Karol

A new Polish band is creating buzz on the Warsaw scene � Paula and Karol. They're attracting attention not just because of their folk-indie sound and their appealing lyrics � but because the songs they sing are so� nice. Amy Drozdowska reports.