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Warsaw (Poland)

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  • The life and rebirth of a musical mastermind

    The pianist lay unconscious in his hospital bed, bandages wrapped around his freshly shaved skull. Just days earlier, he could achieve astonishing feats at the keyboard, his hands often disappearing into a blur of energy, his body rising from the piano...
  • From the archives: Solidarity Legalized in Polish Pact

    WARSAW -- The independent trade union Solidarity came in from seven years in the political cold Wednesday, joining in a historic agreement with Poland's Communist government that paves the way for the first free elections here since World War II and...
  • From the archives: 'Bad Old Days' Not Forgotten

    BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Tivador Partai, the president of the revived Smallholders Party in Hungary, is 80 years old. His study in the old house in the Buda hills where he has lived most of his life is lined with books and mementos, portraits of long-dead...
  • From the archives: Romanians Topple Ceausescu Regime

    LONDON -- The Warsaw Pact's last Stalinist domino, the tyrannical regime of Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu, toppled with a violent crash Friday after several days of Europe's bloodiest fighting since the end of World War II. A newly formed...
  • From the archives: Power Ends for Dictator, Wife Amid Chaos

    WARSAW -- Nicolae Ceausescu's monster was dying monstrously Friday. As his 24-year-old dictatorship in Romania careened into its final blood-soaked days, Nicolae Ceausescu, along with his wife Elena, his son and his network of family retainers,...
  • From the archives: Democracy Is 'Alive Again'

    PIASKI SZLACHECKIE, Poland -- The farmers began arriving in late afternoon, riding in a dozen at a time in tractor-drawn wooden wagons or packed into mud-spattered cars that sagged on their axles. The meeting was at the old brick schoolhouse, where the...
  • From the archives: Voters Backing Opposition in Polish Election

    WARSAW -- Poland's voters poured out by the millions Sunday and cast their ballots in what the official news agency PAP called "an atmosphere of calm, seriousness and responsibility" in the first partially democratic elections here in more than 40 years....
  • From the archives: 'Time of Destiny,' Bush Tells Poland

    GDANSK, Poland -- With his back to a stark monument to workers slain in anti-government strikes, and his eyes gazing across a sea of hopeful faces and fluttering American and Polish flags, President Bush on Tuesday delivered an emotional plea for...
  • From the archives: Bush Discloses 7-Point Aid Plan for Hungary

    BUDAPEST, Hungary -- In a striking example of how communism is crumbling in Eastern Europe, President Bush went before an enthusiastic audience at Karl Marx University of Economics here Wednesday and outlined a seven-point program to aid Hungary in its...
  • From the archives: 3 Parties Endorse Walesa as Premier

    WARSAW -- The Polish Communist Party's two longtime parliamentary allies bolted their old coalition Wednesday and agreed to back a Solidarity-led government with Lech Walesa as premier. Solidarity lawmakers, with their new partners in the United...
  • From the archives: Thousands Join E. German Exodus

    GIESSEN, West Germany -- Thousands of young East Germans arrived by special train in West German reception centers here and elsewhere Sunday as the refugee crisis in Bonn's diplomatic missions in Czechoslovakia and Poland appeared to flare up again with...