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Spanish museum returns 2 paintings looted by Nazis to Poland

Jan. 25, 2023 09:06 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — A museum in northwest Spain returned two 15th-century paintings to Polish officials on Wednesday after it was determined that they had been looted by Nazi German forces during World War II. The paintings “Mater Dolorosa” (Mother of Sorrows) and “Ecce Homo”...

A nod at 90, a 42-year gap and more Oscar nomination numbers

Jan. 24, 2023 21:12 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A descending look at the numbers behind Tuesday's nominations for the 95th Academy Awards. ___ 90: Age of John Williams, nominated for best original score for “The Fabelmans.” The composer's latest nomination makes him the oldest...

In reversal, US poised to approve Abrams tanks for Ukraine

Jan. 24, 2023 21:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what would be a reversal, the Biden administration is poised to approve sending M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, U.S. officials said Tuesday, as international reluctance to send tanks to the battlefront against the Russians begins to erode. A decision to send a bit more than 30...

Poland pushes for more tanks for Kyiv, will seek German OK

Jan. 23, 2023 15:00 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland said Monday it would ask Berlin for permission to send German-built Leopard tanks to Ukraine as its Western allies move to supply Kyiv with more powerful military hardware to thwart Russia’s invasion. Germany has hesitated to approve sending tanks to...

Poland's prime minister says the government will ask Germany for permission to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine

Jan. 23, 2023 03:56 AM EST
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister says the government will ask Germany for permission to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine.

Minister: Germany won't block Poland giving Ukraine tanks

Jan. 22, 2023 17:21 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The German government will not object if Poland decides to send Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine, Germany's top diplomat said Sunday, indicating movement on supplying weapons that Kyiv has described as essential to its ability to fend off an intensified Russian offensive. ...

Foreign minister says Germany 'would not stand in the way' if Poland decides to send Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine

Jan. 22, 2023 16:21 PM EST
PARIS (AP) — Foreign minister says Germany 'would not stand in the way' if Poland decides to send Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine.

Poland PM: Foreign divers near key port posed no threat

Jan. 20, 2023 05:50 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister and a senior security official say that foreign divers rescued from near a key port where they had no authorisation to be posed no threat to vital infrastructure or public safety. Premier Mateusz Morawiecki made the statement late...

Poland reviews security after divers found near key port

Jan. 19, 2023 08:15 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister said Thursday that the country was reviewing the supervision of its gas and oil installations and other strategic locations after a weekend incident in which three foreign divers had to be rescued from near a key oil port where they had no...

UNESCO seeks to prevent trafficking of looted Ukrainian art

Jan. 19, 2023 06:45 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The United Nations cultural organization is training law enforcement and judiciary officials from countries on Ukraine's western borders, seeking to prevent the trafficking of looted cultural objects from Ukraine amid Russia's war against its neighbor. UNESCO...