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Sackings in Poland over air crash

Thursday, August 4th 2011, 17:42
related countries: Russia Russia

Thirteen 13 top Polish officers are fired, and a deputy defence minister resigns, over the jet crash in Russia that killed the president.
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Poland blames Russia over crash

Friday, July 29th 2011, 16:44
related countries: Russia Russia

A Polish report finds that Russia was partly to blame for the air crash last year which killed then-Polish President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others.
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Poles warn EU over Greece crisis

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 15:12
related countries: Greece Greece

Polish Finance Minister Jacek Rostowski criticises Europe's handling of the Greek debt crisis, saying it has been "behind the curve".
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VIDEO: Poland takes on EU presidency

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 2:19
related places: Warsaw

Poland has taken on the presidency of the European Union for the first time, marking the event with celebrations in Warsaw.
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Poland takes over EU presidency

Friday, July 1st 2011, 15:14

Poland assumes the six-month rotating presidency of the EU for the first time since it joined the bloc in 2004.
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Israel pair admit Auschwitz theft

Saturday, June 25th 2011, 22:11
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli couple have been given suspended prison sentences in Poland for the theft of artefacts from the Nazi death camp Auschwitz, officials say.
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UK says Poland blocked CO2 deal

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 10:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government accuses Poland of blocking a European Union effort to set a higher target for cuts in CO2 emissions.
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Poland acquits Afghan op troops

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 15:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A court in Poland clears seven Polish soldiers over an attack on an Afghan village in 2007 in which six civilians died.
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Obama reaffirms ties with Poland

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 13:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Warsaw

US President Barack Obama wraps up his six-day European tour in Warsaw, discussing security and energy with Polish political leaders.
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VIDEO: Obama wraps up Europe tour

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 3:01

US President Barack Obama is meeting Polish leaders in Warsaw on the final day of his European tour, a day after paying his respects to the .
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Obama Poland visit to boost ties

Friday, May 27th 2011, 18:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Warsaw

US President Barack Obama arrives in the Polish capital Warsaw on the last stage of his six-day European tour.
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Fence-mending

Friday, May 27th 2011, 16:14
related countries: United States United States

Will US-Polish talks put relations back on track?
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Obama affirms US-Irish relations

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 21:35
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

President Barack Obama reaffirms US-Irish ties during an open-air speech cheered by thousands in Dublin at the start of a week-long tour of Europe.
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Restored Auschwitz sign unveiled

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 15:32

The restored "Arbeit macht frei" sign - which was stolen 17 months ago from the former Auschwitz death camp in Poland - has been unveiled.
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Mounties charged over Taser case

Friday, May 13th 2011, 11:34
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian authorities charge four Mounties who repeatedly used stun guns on a Polish immigrant with perjury.
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VIDEO: Poland backs Libya regime change

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 6:11
related countries: Libya Libya

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has joined international calls for regime change in Libya, saying that allowing Col Gaddafi to remain in power is not an option.
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Joint sign to mark Smolensk crash

Monday, April 11th 2011, 18:31
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Smolensk

The presidents of Russia and Poland agree to create a joint memorial marking the plane crash that killed former Polish President Lech Kaczynski.
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VIDEO: Poland divided by air crash ceremony

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 21:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Poland has marked the first anniversary of the plane crash in western Russia that killed president Lech Kaczynski, and 95 others but the occasion is marked by deep divisions.
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Divided Poland recalls air crash

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 13:04

Official ceremonies to commemorate the plane crash a year ago that killed Poland's President Lech Kaczynski are boycotted by his twin brother.
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Bitter grief

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 0:59

Divisions as Poland marks one year since air crash tragedy
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Compensation row

Saturday, April 2nd 2011, 1:27

Poland delays payments for Nazi and communist-era losses
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Long-lost Chopin letters revealed

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 17:47
related places: Warsaw

Six letters written by Frederic Chopin, thought to be lost in 1939, are found and donated to a Warsaw museum dedicated to the Polish composer.
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F1 career at risk after rally crash

Monday, February 7th 2011, 2:25
related countries: Italy Italy

The Formula 1 career of Polish driver Robert Kubica is under threat after a high-speed rally crash in Italy.
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Poland chooses its first black MP

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 6:40
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Nigerian, John Abraham Godson, has become the first black man to become a member of parliament in Poland.
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Poland gets $30bn IMF credit line

Friday, January 21st 2011, 20:35

The International Monetary Fund approves a two-year, $30bn credit facility with Poland as a "precautionary" measure.
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Polish leader crash tapes emerge

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 18:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Newly released Russian air traffic control transcripts convey the horror of the jet disaster which killed Poland's president.
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Belarus battle

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 6:20
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Poland leads EU effort to challenge defiant Belarus president
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