Lech Wałęsa

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Name: Lech Wałęsa
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Salem man presented with Polish award

CONCORD — Not many people can say they were part of a monumental shift in their country’s history, but a Salem man was honored this week by Poland for doing that.Ayszard Pencko, 67, was given the Cross of Freedom and Solidarity by Honorary Consul of the ... [Published Union Leader - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dalai Lama ‘must get SA visa’

THE furore over the Dalai Lama being granted a visa to attend a World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates has cast doubt over government’s own involvement at the prestigious event due to be held next month in Cape Town.On Monday the summit’s website published ... [Published BDlive - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Nobel Laureates urge Zuma to intervene over Dalai Lama saga

Cape Town, South Africa - A group of 14 Nobel Peace Laureates on Monday called on President Jacob Zuma to guarantee the Dalai Lama a visa to South Africa, after the Tibetan spiritual leader was once again blocked by Pretoria. The Dalai Lama was to attend ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

17 September 1980: The birth of Solidarity

Lech Walesa was elected president of SolidarityIn 1980, life in Poland was getting expensive. The price of food was rising fast, and wages weren’t keeping up. Workers began to strike in protest.The Baltic city of Gdansk had grown into something of a hotbed ... [Published Money Week - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Open Days at the Office of the Prime Minister. The exhibition "Poland ReNew"

12th September marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Tadeusz Mazowiecki's government - the first government after 1945 with the non-communist prime minister. On this occasion, all are most cordially invited to open days held at the Chancellery ... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 5 reports

Dalai Lama No Longer Holds Political Office

Fourteen Nobel Peace Prize laureates on Monday urged South African President Jacob Zuma to grant the Dalai Lama a visa after he was forced to cancel a visit to the country over visa problems.The Tibetan spiritual leader was due to attend the 14th summit ... [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Fist in velvet glove

I live in Bahrain, but am a keen observer of world affairs. It seems to me that despite Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, Israel/Palestine and Southern Sudan, the world is a lot more peaceful than it was at the end of the Cold War and shows no ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Scouting for change

Participants at the 40th World Scout Conference in Slovenia vow to focus on the education of young people.The 40th World Scout Conference (WSC), held by the World Organisation of the Scout Movement (WOSM), recently concluded in Ljubljana in Slovenia. ... [Published Times of India - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Putin is threat to the entire world

The Russian Federation is not a democracy. It is a dictatorship run by Vladimir Putin.Putin controls the press and media in Russia. He understands how to use propaganda and has skillful liars working for him.Putin is not interested in anything right now ... [Published Santa Clarita Valley Signal - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Flynn: A moral obligation to stand up to evil

Pope Francis reminded us all yesterday that these are dangerous and critical times when he spoke of the current international crisis as a third world war “fought piecemeal, with crimes, massacres and destruction.”The world, indeed, is facing an enemy ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Lech Walesa Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Lech Walesa, former president of Poland.Personal: Birth date: September 29, 1943Birth place: Popowo, PolandFather: Boleslaw Walesa, carpenterMother: Felicja (Kaminski) WalesaMarriage: Miroslawa "Danuta" (Golos) Walesa ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 3 reports

Ex-President of Poland: Military aid to the EU Ukraine increases the probability of the cast to nuclear war

In the case of military aid from the EU Ukraine Between Russia and NATO could start a nuclear war, says former head of Poland Lech Walesa." The EU is well aware that the Russian Federation has nuclear weapons. It exists and NATO, " said the Nobel peace ... [Published RIN.ru - Sep 03 2014]

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Salem man presented with Polish award [Published Union Leader - 4 hours ago]
President Ma awarded Eisenhower Medallion in Ta... [Published Taiwan Today - 6 hours ago]
RUSSELL: Putin is counting on Keystone rejection [Published Bay Area Citizen - Sep 19 2014]
Dalai Lama ‘must get SA visa’ [Published BDlive - Sep 17 2014]
Zuma To Respond Directly To Nobel Laureates’s D... [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 17 2014]
17 September 1980: The birth of Solidarity [Published Money Week - Sep 17 2014]
Nobel Laureates urge Zuma to intervene over Dal... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Sep 16 2014]
Open Days at the Office of the Prime Minister. ... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
Nobel Laureates call for Dalai Lama visa [Published Howzit MSN - Sep 16 2014]
Zuma to respond to laureates [Published The New Age Online - Sep 16 2014]
Zuma to respond to Dalai Lama furore [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 16 2014]
Nobel Laureates ask Zuma to act on Dalai Lama [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Sep 16 2014]
Dalai Lama No Longer Holds Political Office [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 16 2014]
'Give Dalai Lama visa, please JZ' [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Nobel laureates appeal for Dalai Lama [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Sep 15 2014]
Nobel Laureates Call For Dalai Lama’s Attendanc... [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 15 2014]
Zuma urged to give Dalai Lama visa [Published MSN New Zealand - Sep 15 2014]
14 Nobel Laureates urge Zuma to give Dalai Lama... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Entrepreneurship, Youth Unemployment, and Massi... [Published VibeGhana.com - Sep 15 2014]
Fist in velvet glove [Published Gulf Daily News - Sep 15 2014]
Scouting for change [Published Times of India - Sep 15 2014]
Putin is threat to the entire world [Published Santa Clarita Valley Signal - Sep 14 2014]
Flynn: A moral obligation to stand up to evil [Published Boston Herald - Sep 14 2014]
Lech Walesa Fast Facts [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 13 2014]
Warrior for social justice earns Pacem in Terri... [Published QC Times - Sep 13 2014]
The Middle Child Syndrome [Published Philippine Star - Sep 12 2014]
A hard fist inside a velvet glove [Published Daily Times - Sep 10 2014]
Tusk: unflappable Polish leader through crisis ... [Published GlobalPost - Sep 09 2014]
Agreement between MFA and Lech Walesa Institute... [Published Noodls - Sep 09 2014]
When in Poland, do as the Poles do [Published Conde Nast Traveller - Sep 09 2014]
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Top Russia Expert: Ukraine Joining Nato Would P... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 08 2014]
Stephen Cohen is one of America’s top experts on Russia.  Cohen is professor emeritus of Russian studies and politics at New York University and Princeton University, and the author of a number of books on Russia and the Soviet Union. Cohen says that ...
Arming Ukraine could lead to nuclear war [betwe... [Published Khmerization - Sep 03 2014]
European military assistance to Ukraine could lead to a nuclear conflict between Russia and NATO, according to Poland's iconic cold warrior and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa.PHOTOSFile photo of former president of Poland Lech Walesa. (AFP/Valery ...
Father Raymond J. de Souza: From Gdansk, Europe... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 17 2014]
Gdansk, Poland — The former president of Poland and leader of the world’s largest trade union, Solidarity, is rather confident about a resolution to the turmoil next door in Ukraine. Not because he has any illusions about Russia’s Vladimir Putin, but ...
Independents After Hours on crazy university be... [Published FOX Business - Video - Jul 02 2014]
The Independents After Hours is all about the drama over Lech Walesa Hall. ...
Kelly McParland: Ukraine president’s courage in... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 27 2014]
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko may bear little resemblance to Lech Walesa, the Polish shipyard worker who confronted Soviet power at the Gdansk shipyard in 1980 and changed the future of his country. But in signing a mammoth trade pact with the ...
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