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  • Pope thanks Poland, Bergamo for gift of two great saints

    In messages to both residents of Poland and Bergamo, Pope Francis conveyed his gratitude for Bl. John Paul II and John XXIII, saying that their holiness continues to inspire the Church today.

  • House speaker says world wants US to lead

    House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that allies of the United States want America to show strong leadership globally, and that he wants some of his congressional colleagues to stop shying away from immigration reform.

  • Poland withdraws Euro 2020 bid

    The president of the Polish Football Association says it is withdrawing its bid to host the 2020 European Championship.

  • Finalists in Bloomberg European city contest

    These are the finalists in a 9 million euro city-innovation contest sponsored by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg:

  • US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe

    The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup of forces near its border with Ukraine and its annexation last month of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.

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    Hagel pledges nonlethal military aid to Ukraine

    The Pentagon will begin shipping nonlethal military aid to Ukraine and extend the deployment of fighter jets providing security to Poland in response to what Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called Russia's "dangerously irresponsible" actions.

  • U.S. Air Force Capt. Brandon Lavalley and Maj. Derrick Vincent, both assigned to the 4th Fighter Squadron, fly toward the Nevada Test and Training Range on day three of Red Flag 12-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Coalition partners from South Korea and Saudi Arabia also participated in the joint training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker)

    Pentagon extends deployment of fighter jets to Poland amid Ukraine crisis

    A squadron of fighter jets that shipped out to Poland in March at the height of Russia's aggressive efforts to separate the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine will remain in the country until the end of the year.

  • John Paul II: a man indispensable to the fall of the Soviet Union

    Bl. John Paul II’s key role in the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact can be attributed to his vision of the human being, informed by personalism and the Catholic faith.

  • A woman lifts the painting 'Palace Stairs'  during a hand over ceremony at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin, Germany, Monday, March 31, 2014. The painting was taken from Poland's National Museum in 1939 and after World War II, it passed into the collection of the State Gallery of Baden-Wuerttemberg. It was given back by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier to his counterpart from Poland, Radoslaw Sikorski on Monday. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    Germany returns looted Guardi painting to Poland

    An 18th-century painting looted by the Nazis for Adolf Hitler's 'Fuehrer Museum' was handed back to Poland on Monday, a move Germany hopes will revive thorny talks over a vast trove of historical documents that Berlin wants to recover from Poland.

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