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Polish border guards board Greenpeace ship, end coal protest

Sep. 10, 2019 10:10 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Armed, masked Polish border guards boarded a Greenpeace tall ship as it was trying to block coal from being delivered to the port of Gdansk, arresting activists and seizing the vessel, the group said Tuesday. Greenpeace said its activists had been holding a "climate emergency protest"...

WWII: A memory battleground on the 80th anniversary

Aug. 31, 2019 5:59 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Commemorations marking the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II in Poland this weekend come as the war has become a messy battleground of memory. In Poland and across Eastern Europe, many feel that their people's suffering has never been adequately recognized, or that they...