Lenin cartoon in phone ad sparks outrage in Poland
Polish phone company Heyah pulled an ad featuring a cartoon of Vladimir Lenin.
2,012 words of 2012
Here are the buzzwords, the keywords, or just plain words, that were uttered time and again in 2012. This was an absurd amount of work. So please click on it.
Love cheese? So did your 7,500-year-old ancestors: study
Close inspection reveals truly enduring taste for cheese.
Polish borscht with mushroom dumplings
Wigilijny barszcz z uszkami, a warming Christmas Eve starter.
Eastern Europe says “nyet” to Russian gas
New supplies and falling prices are speeding European moves to wean itself from Russian energy.
Norway police apologize for Auschwitz deportation of Jews
Norway police apologize for the Auschwitz deportation of Jews during World War II.
The Sound of Crisis? Poland, Portugal can't 'afford' Eurovision
Poland and Portugal cut Eurovision from the budget.
Poland: Independence Day celebrations turn violent as police clash with nationalists
National holiday sees a little too much nationalism in Poland.
Polish teen should have had access to abortion after rape, court rules
The 14-year-old girl who was hindered from having an abortion will be compensated by Poland, European Human Rights court has ruled.
Oldest Auschwitz survivor Antoni Dobrowolski dead at 108
The world's oldest Auschwitz survivor, Antoni Dobrowolski defied the Nazis to teach Polish children.
Katyn forest massacre documents kept under wraps by US: report
The Russians' Katyn forest massacre of Polish officials was covered up at the highest levels of US government, documents released Monday show.
The most underemployed big countries in the world
When the economy is doing poorly, it helps to remember that things could be worse. These countries have higher unemployment rates than the United States.
Romney's adventures in New Europe
Why Central Europeans like Republicans.
Romney praises Poland's economy as a model for the world (VIDEO)
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Poland's economy is a model of small government and free enterprise, as he wraps up a week-long overseas trip.
August Kowalczyk: Auschwitz escapee, Holocaust survivor, and actor has died at 90
Kowalczyk was last surviving member of a group of Auschwitz prisoners who escaped in 1942.
Lech Walesa, Polish Nobel Peace Prize winner, backs Romney
Polish Nobel Peace Prize winner and former President Lech Walesa encouraged Mitt Romney, while the Polish Solidarity movement distanced itself.
Polish hikers killed by lightning strike in Pieniny mountains
Four Polish hikers were killed by lightning strike in the Pieniny mountains.
Polish economy booms in European wasteland
Mitt Romney is visiting Poland, where the euro zone and financial crises have barely made a dent. That may be about to change.
Serena Williams' Wimbledon win one for the ages
American star first woman to win a major after age 30 in 22 years.
EURO 2012: Fans fight before, after Poland-Russia game (VIDEO)
Hundreds involved in brawls at European soccer championship.
Skin-heads, rage, and Euro 2012 soccer
As Europe's biggest soccer tournament gets underway, many fear a volatile mix of anger and racism.
Obama's death camp gaffe draws anger from Poland (VIDEO)
Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk has demanded an apology from Barack Obama, after the US president mistakenly referred to a "Polish death camp" during yesterday's Medal of Freedom ceremony.
Spurned dentist removes all ex's teeth
In Poland, a dentist's boyfriend had recently left her for another woman. Then he got a toothache.
Wen Jiabao at Auschwitz: 'This cannot be forgotten'
In the first visit to Poland by a Chinese premier since the fall of communism in Europe, Wen Jiabao toured the landmark death camp of the Nazi Holocaust.
Siberia plane crash kills 31 of 43 people on board (VIDEO)
The flight, operated by Russia's UTair, crashed about 20 miles from the western Siberian city Tyumen.
Poland's secret CIA prison
CIA secret prison in Poland: Leaders break their silence
Two prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri and Abu Zubaydah, said they had been held in a prison in Poland and have been given "victim status" by prosecutors in Warsaw.
Polish PM pledges to uncover truth over secret CIA prison claims
Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk has promised to get to the bottom of allegations that Warsaw was involved in the operation of a covert CIA facility on Polish soil where Al Qaeda suspects were interrogated.
Anti-Semitism: vandals deface Polish cemetery with swastikas, anti-Jewish slogans
Foundation for Jewish heritage says it is shocked that the final resting place of people 'brutally murdered' during the Holocaust has been attacked.
John Demjanjuk: Nazi guard dies in Germany (VIDEO)
Former Nazi guard at Poland's Sobibor death camp John Demjanjuk has died in Germany at 91.
Polish train disaster: Rail traffic controller to be charged
Charges will be laid for allowing the trains to end up on one track once the rail traffic controller comes out of a state of shock