Auschwitz survivor Miroslaw Celka walks out the gate with the sign saying “Work makes you free” after paying tribute to fallen comrades at the “death wall” execution spot in the former Auschwitz concentration camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp on Tuesday
A far-right protester holds a flare during the annual far-right rally, which coincides with Poland’s National Independence Day in Warsaw on Tuesday
Belgium’s Nafissatou Thiam competes in the women’s high jump qualification during the world indoor athletics championships at the ERGO Arena in Sopot on Friday
Holocaust survivors arrive for a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland and to remember its victims.
Units of the Zomo riot police take part in a re-enactment of riots that took place on December 13 1981, in Lublin, Poland, when martial law was declared by General Wojciech Jaruzelski, with the aim of blocking reforms urged by the Solidarity movement
The Tatra Mountains as seen from the Sokolnica mountain in the Pieniny range, Poland
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Young environmentalists protest in front of the Polish economy ministry in Warsaw, where the coal and climate summit is taking place. The country’s dependence on fossil fuel means it ranks fifth for carbon-dioxide pollution in the EU, behind Germany, Britain, Italy and France.
Polish soldiers in Warsaw rehearse for a parade to mark National Independence Day on November 11
Polish fisherman pull a net from the Milickie Ponds during the traditional carp haul in Grabownica village, southwest Poland on Tuesday.
Trade unionists parade during a demonstration on the first day of the Polish National Days of Protest in Warsaw, Poland
Polish Air Force’s PZL TS-11 Iskra aircraft perform a formation fly-over during a military parade as part of the celebrations of the Polish Armed Forces Day, in Warsaw, Poland. The Armed Forces Day is in remembrance of a victorious battle of Polish troops against the Red Army in 1920
People enjoy a sunny day at the Zalew Zegrzynski lake near Warsaw, Poland, on Thursday, as the temperature in the shade reached 38°C
Two women sunbathe on the shore of the Vistula river in Warsaw, Poland.
The 13.8-meter (45.3-foot) white fiberglass figure will tower over the southern city of Czestochowa, home to Poland’s most important Catholic pilgrimage site, Jasna Gora. Funded by a private investor, the pontiff appears smiling and stretching his arms to the world.