Homeowners in Poland Borrowed in Swiss Francs, and Now Pay Dearly

New York Times: Poland - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 00:00
Switzerland’s move to untie its currency from the euro has caused the franc to soar, along with hundreds of thousands of mortgage payments in Poland.
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Outliving Horror for 70 Years and Never Forgetting

New York Times: Poland - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:00
In 2005, about 1,500 survivors attended the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the death camps. This year, there were fewer than 300.
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When They Cancel a Performance at the Met, There's a Good Reason

New York Times: Poland - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 23:03
The weather forecasts were alarming, but in the end it was the decision by city and state officials to shut down virtually all means of transportation in New York City at 11 p.m. that forced officials at the Metropolitan Opera reluctantly to call off...
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Germany Reaches Quarterfinals at Handball Championships

New York Times: Poland - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00
Germany, which qualified for the men’s world handball championships as a wild card, set up a quarterfinal meeting with host Qatar by powering past Egypt, 23-16.
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For Auschwitz Museum, a Time of Great Change

New York Times: Poland - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:00
As the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum observes the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps, it is focusing on new generations of visitors.
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1940: Paderewski Vows Deliverance

New York Times: Poland - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:05
Highlights from the International Herald Tribune archives: Ignace Jan Paderewski addressed the Polish National Council in 1940.
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