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Egyptian mummy was a pregnant woman, not a male priest

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish researchers examining an ancient Egyptian mummy that they expected to be a male priest were surprised when X-rays and computer tests revealed instead it was a mummy of a w...

Freed Polish journalist urges pressure put on Myanmar junta

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish journalist who was deported from Myanmar after spending two weeks under arrest is urging international pressure against the military junta that seized power in the count...

Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's art book hits bookstores

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The latest book by Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk to be translated into English is a departure for the celebrated Polish author. “The Lost Soul,” which comes ou...

Polish bishops defend John Paul II after McCarrick report

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish bishops defended St. John Paul II on Friday against evidence that he rejected reports that ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick slept with his seminarians, seeking to salvage a ...

Poland delays implementing abortion ruling amid protests

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s right-wing government is delaying the publication and implementation of a high court ruling that tightens the abortion law and that has triggered almost two weeks of nat...

In solidarity, Poles buy flowers to help struggling vendors

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Driven by new solidarity, Poles have been buying armloads of chrysanthemums to help out flower vendors who unexpectedly faced bankruptcy when the government ordered all cemeterie...

Norway grants asylum to fugitive Pole, raising controversy

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Norway has granted asylum to a Polish man who had fled prison term for fraud and forging of documents, but says the prison term was a form of political persecution under Poland's...

Polish divers find wreck of German WWII ship in Baltic Sea

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A team of Polish divers say they have found almost intact the wreckage of German World War II steamer Karlsruhe, which was bombed by Soviet planes and sunk in the Baltic Sea in A...

Sculpture of John Paul II with rock, red water makes waves

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new statue that depicts the late pope St. John Paul II throwing a rock into red water has provoked debate in his native Poland and revived memories of a 1999 Italian sculpture ...

Polish PM hands Belarus opposition leader key to new center

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister gave Belarus' leading opposition presidential candidate the symbolic keys to a new Belarusian center in Warsaw, saying Wednesday that the Polish governmen...

Poland faces momentous choice in tight presidential runoff

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Voters in Poland on Sunday will decide a tight runoff election between populist incumbent President Andrzej Duda and his liberal pro-European Union challenger, Warsaw Mayor Rafal...

Rivals in Poland election runoff get no help from also-rans

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda and his runoff election opponent are getting no declarations of support from candidates who competed in the first round and whose voters could prove...

Polish president attacks LGBT rights as he heads to runoff

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's conservative president, Andrzej Duda, promised Monday to protect traditional Polish values against LGBT rights after a first-round presidential election that gave him th...

Polish presidential candidates make last appeals to voters

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda vowed Friday to keep working to raise the living standard in Poland to Western European levels and to preserve traditional values if he wins a secon...

Pope moves against Polish bishop accused of hiding predators

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has ordered a Polish bishop to leave his central diocese and let someone else run it while he is under investigation for covering up cases of sexual abuse that were featured i...