Tag Archives: Poland

13Jan/17

Trump, European populists are a threat to human rights – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch warns the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and the rise of populist leaders in Europe poses a “extraordinarily dangerous threat” to human rights. Their yearly report also criticises Russia, China, and Turkey’s leaders for crackdowns on dissent and Syria’s al-Assad for targeting civilians.
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02Aug/16

Portable device enables pregnant women to monitor baby’s health

Scientists in Poland have developed a fetal heart monitor that can be used on the move, so pregnant women can monitor the heart rate and movement of their unborn child. Liane Wimhurst reports.
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27Nov/15

Poland’s decision not to extradite Polanski confirmed after appeal ruled out

Polish prosecutor’s office decides court decision not to extradite Polanski to U.S. correct.

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25Jul/15

2018 world cup draw pits Spain against Italy

The draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia throws up exciting matches including Spain against Italy and Netherland versus France.

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20Jul/15

Non-violent group recalled as Germany commemorates anti-Nazi resistance

Germans remembered the brave actions taken by members of White Rose, a non-violent group that opposed the Nazi regime during World War Two, as they commemorated anti-Nazi resistance on Monday.
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11Jul/15

Former Vatican ambassador hospitalised ahead of child abuse trial

Former Vatican ambassador Jozef Wesolowski has been taken to hospital on the eve of his sex abuse trial, the first of its kind in the Vatican, with the hearing postponed.

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26Jun/15

Polish pigs prefer Mozart to metal

A Polish scientific breeding study shows that pigs are Mozart connoisseurs rather than budding metalheads. Nathan Frandino reports.
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24May/15

Sensor suits help measure spring in dancers’ steps

Scientists measure the long-term effects of dancer’s movements on joints and muscle groups using inertial motion capture suits and movement-measuring floors. They hope to help determine how to reducee the stress on athletes’ bodies. Sharon Reich reports.
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