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South Africa places 13th in international chess tournament

Witsies who represented South Africa at the World University Chess Championships in Katowice, Poland, last week, returned having placed South Africa in 13th.

Second year LLb student, Seadimo Tlale and 2nd year BEng student, Evasan Chettiar, chairperson of the club, were faced with tough competition, but managed to improve South Africa’s international ranking. 502 more words

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Big Coal Protest in Europe, Understanding Climate Change, and More!


Speaking out:

Thousands formed a human chain protesting coal mining across the German-Polish border. Credit: AFP photo/DPA/Patrick Pleul Germany Out

OO 7,500 Form Human Chain… 651 more words

Obama Congratulates Tusk

On 30 August Herman Van Rompuy informed the public that Donald Tusk had been elected to the post of President of the European Council and Federica Mogherini the new High Representative for Foreign Affairs for the EU. 207 more words


Portrait of Polish Gay Couple Wins 2nd Place At 'Thank You Ireland' Photo Competition

The portrait of a gay male couple from Poland has won second place in the ‘Thank You Ireland’ photo competition, which was created to celebrate ten years of the Polish community’s integration into Irish life. 278 more words


thoughts on the seventy-fifth anniversary of the invasion of poland

September 1, 1939: Seventy-five years ago today, when my grandparents were twelve years old, Adolf Hitler invaded their country. 

My grandparents lived in a village near Lwow in the eastern part of Poland.   702 more words


Haiku Written On 75th Anniversary of The Nazi Invasion of Poland

Haiku Written On The 75th Anniversary of The Nazi Invasion of Poland

Hitler grabs Poland
clouds of war engulf Europe
rest of world follows