Human remains, FIFA failure, stolen souvenirs

Striker Robert Lewandowski failed to score in Russia this summer as Poland made a premature exit in the opening stage.
Poland Today compiled this week’s news from around the world about Poland.

Poland finds thousands of remains, apparently of Germans from Prussia era, while improving park
The Japan Times

Human remains were discovered in Bydgoszcz, halting the construction of 8 million zloty city park. Archaeologists assume there are 80,000 remains in the former Evangelical cemetery due to the fact that the exhumations planned in the 1950s never happened.

Robert Lewandowski had ‘many sleepless nights’ after Poland’s World Cup failure

Captain of the Poland national football team, Robert Lewandowski, said his poor performance is still affecting him and he couldn’t bring himself to watch the rest of the tournament after Poland was eliminated.

From Polish refugee to KPMG partner
The Australian Financial Review

Anetta Johnston managed to escape Poland at four years old to start a new life with her family in Australia. She became a lawyer and today she is one of the new partners in the enterprise division at one of Australia’s big four firms.   

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from Auschwitz memorial
Times of India

Two Hungarian tourists were charged with theft of a cultural asset after they admitted to stealing bricks from the crematorium at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. Police say the man and woman wanted to “bring back a souvenir” but instead were each fined  fined 1,500 zloty.

The secret society that documented truth of the Warsaw Ghetto
The Jewish News of Northern California

A group of Jews living in Warsaw secretly chronicled life in the ghetto during WWII and used pens, typewriters and paper as their weapons and collected more than 35,000 pages of diaries, letters, photos and newspapers. “Who Will Write Our History,” is a short film about these unsung heroes and includes footage from ghetto and narration based on their writings.

July 13, 2018
Japanese ties, Mick Jagger, mugged bird, US soldiers
Poland Today compiled this week's news from around the world about Poland. Diplomatic meeting between Poland and Japan Asahi Shimbun, Japan The foreign ministers of Japan and Poland met to discuss global security, trade, business, science, and clean energy. Next year marks the 100th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Japan and Poland. Mick Jagger comments [...]
July 27, 2018
Amber hunting, Afro-Polish expo, algae blooms
Baltic amber necklace with insects. Poland Today compiled this week's news from around the world about Poland. Sudan and Poland promote bilateral relations Sudan Tribune The foreign ministers of Sudan and Poland met this week to discuss the enhancement of bilateral relations between the two nations. Topics of discussion included illegal migration, conflict resolution, human [...]
Written by: Monica Zielinski