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The book includes haunting photos from inside the ghetto, along with its record of the medical effects of starvation.

Warsaw Ghetto’s defiant Jewish doctors secretly documented the medical effects of Nazi starvation policies

A researcher at Tufts University near Boston discovered an old book full of research on starvation written by Jewish doctors imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto.

Warsaw Ghetto’s defiant Jewish doctors secretly documented the medical effects of Nazi starvation policies
people on street walking past banners

Poland has taken in more Ukrainian refugees than any other EU country. Local mayors say they’re running out of money. 

Poland has taken in more Ukrainian refugees than any other EU country. Local mayors say they’re running out of money. 
man in kitchen

Poland is feeling the pinch after cutting Russian energy imports 

Poland is feeling the pinch after cutting Russian energy imports 
Students at the Warsaw Ukrainian School (SzkoUA), in Warsaw, Poland, sing during an English lesson.

'Their lives collided with war': Ukrainian refugees in Poland open their own schools

'Their lives collided with war': Ukrainian refugees in Poland open their own schools
Ukrainian Nicolai, 41, says goodbye to his daughter Elina, 4, and his wife Lolita, on a train bound for Poland fleeing from the war at the train station in Lviv, western Ukraine, Friday, April 15, 2022.

‘Home is home’: Ukrainians in Poland consider options as Russia’s war enters new phase 

‘Home is home’: Ukrainians in Poland consider options as Russia’s war enters new phase 
Protesters gather outside Poland's Constitutional Tribunal in Warsaw, Poland, on Nov.6, 2021, to protest against the restrictive abortion laws after a woman died of complications during her pregnancy. 

This Polish activist sent abortion pills to a woman in need. Now she's on trial.

An abortion-rights activist charged with breaking Poland’s strict abortion laws goes on trial in Warsaw next week. The case is the first of its kind in Europe.

This Polish activist sent abortion pills to a woman in need. Now she's on trial.
A woman walks past a destroyed tank in the town of Trostsyanets, Ukraine, Monday, March 28, 2022.

West remains divided on sanctions, weapons to Ukraine, former amb to Russia says

"The West, in order to help diplomacy, needs to help President [Volodomyr] Zelenskiy produce stalemate on the battlefield," former Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said. He joined The World's host Marco Werman to discuss the West's diplomatic push to the end the war in Ukraine.

West remains divided on sanctions, weapons to Ukraine, former amb to Russia says
The serial number 14810 inside the last piano that Frederic Chopin played and composed on, and that after his death in 1849 in Paris came to his family in Warsaw. 

How an American pianist revived Chopin in Warsaw

In 2006, finding a live Fréderic Chopin concert in Warsaw was harder than expected. American pianist Pamela Howland made it her life’s mission to revive Chopin in Warsaw, Poland, the composer’s hometown.

How an American pianist revived Chopin in Warsaw
A Ukrainian woman waits for relatives fleeing the conflict from neighboring Ukraine at the border crossing in Medyka, southeastern Poland, on Feb. 25, 2022. UN officials said that 100,000 people were believed to have left their homes and estimated up to 4

Poland prepares to accept thousands of refugees from Ukraine

Agnieszka Kosowicz, president and founder of the Polish Migration Forum, spoke to The World's host Marco Werman from Warsaw about the influx of refugees from neighboring Ukraine amid the Russian invasion there.

Poland prepares to accept thousands of refugees from Ukraine
Jewish and Christian clergy stand together for prayers for the souls of some 60 Jews murdered by the occupying Nazi German forces during a ceremony marking a memorial to the victims in Wojslawice, Poland, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. 

A ‘deepening chill’ among historians over Holocaust revisionism in Poland

A growing number of Holocaust historians worry that Poland’s ruling far-right government is trying to cover up the darker side of the country’s past.

A ‘deepening chill’ among historians over Holocaust revisionism in Poland
The entrance to Treblinka, one of Europe’s largest World War II-era extermination camps.

A new monument in Poland sparks concern about Holocaust revisionism

The new monument at the Treblinka railway station has raised concerns among Holocaust historians about how Poland's current far-right government is distorting history.

A new monument in Poland sparks concern about Holocaust revisionism
Yadgar Hussein recounts her perilous journey through Eastern Europe in her living room in Erbil after being deported from Poland, Nov. 24, 2021.

‘I had no life left here’: Iraqi Kurds are at the center of the migration crisis in Europe

Iraqi Kurds fleeing the semi-autonomous region in northern Iraq have made harrowing journeys to Western Europe. Now, many are being flown back to northern Iraq, often with little to restart their lives.

‘I had no life left here’: Iraqi Kurds are at the center of the migration crisis in Europe
President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are shown each standing behind podiums with several microphones on each stand.

US, Germany seal deal on contentious Nord Stream 2 Russian gas pipeline

The United States and Germany have announced a deal to allow the completion of a controversial Russian gas pipeline to Europe without the imposition of further US sanctions.

US, Germany seal deal on contentious Nord Stream 2 Russian gas pipeline
Several people are shown off to the side looking at the tall, yellow blooming of the Sumatran Titan arum flower.

Endangered corpse flower blooms in Warsaw, drawing crowds

The endangered Sumatran Titan arum, a giant foul-smelling blossom also known as the corpse flower, went into a rare, short bloom at a botanical garden in Poland's capital.

Endangered corpse flower blooms in Warsaw, drawing crowds
A crowd of people are shown with a woman in the center holding a banner and wearing a winter hat and green scarf with writing on it.

Near-total abortion ban takes effect in Poland amid protests

A near-total ban on abortion has taken effect in Poland and triggered a new round of nationwide protests three months after a top court ruled that the abortion of congenitally damaged fetuses is unconstitutional.

Near-total abortion ban takes effect in Poland amid protests