Poland's new bill banning any suggestion that the country was complicit in the Holocaust has drawn outrage from Israel and many other countries, as well as many people in Poland. Polish senators approved the draft law Feb. 1, just days after the world marked Holocaust Remembrance Day on the anniversary of the liberation of the notorious Auschwitz Nazi camp. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports opponents are calling on the Polish government to withdraw the bill.
Ancient artifacts belonging to Egyptian King Tutankhamun are being restored. The items, including clothing, toys and furniture, will be displayed at the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, Egypt, now under construction. It is slated to open later this year, four years ahead of schedule. VOA Correspondent Mariama Diallo reports.