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Poland reopens Auschwitz probes

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 19:36

Polish authorities reopen investigations into crimes committed at Auschwitz and its satellite Nazi death camps during World War II.
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Poland re-elects PM Donald Tusk

Monday, October 10th 2011, 13:08

Prime Minister Donald Tusk becomes the first Polish leader to be re-elected since the end of communism, officials results show.
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VIDEO: Polish PM Tusk claims victory

Monday, October 10th 2011, 0:40

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has claimed victory in parliamentary polls after exit polls gave a clear lead to his Civic Platform party.
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Poland arrests Ikea bomb suspects

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 13:41

Polish authorities arrest and charge two suspects over a series of bomb attacks on Ikea furniture stores across five EU states.
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Poland heads into close-fought election

Friday, October 7th 2011, 0:31

Polish economic success is no guarantee of election victory
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VIDEO: Police seize one million fake euros

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 20:48
related places: Police

Police in Poland have seized one million euros in forged banknotes.
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VIDEO: Call for decisive action over Greek debt

Saturday, September 17th 2011, 14:43
related countries: Greece Greece

European ministers have wrapped up a two day meeting in Poland, aimed at working out a plan to deal with the eurozone debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Finance ministers to meet in Poland

Friday, September 16th 2011, 5:48
related countries: United States United States

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will join EU finance ministers at a meeting in Poland as uncertainty over the state of the euro continues.
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Dinosaur found dead in its tracks

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 23:45

A fossil housed for 50 years in a Polish institute is the first dinosaur skeleton preserved with its own footprints, say scientists.
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Euro qualification close - Terry

Saturday, September 3rd 2011, 7:55
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain John Terry believes England have "almost" sealed qualification for the Euro 2012 finals in Poland and Ukraine following Friday's 3-0 win in Bulgaria.
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Polish Jewish memorial desecrated

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 11:54

Vandals in Poland deface a monument marking the spot in Poland where hundreds of Jews were massacred during World War II.
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Mass held for knife attack dead

Monday, August 15th 2011, 19:45
related countries: Jersey Jersey

A special Mass is held for the Polish community after six people were killed in a knife attack in Jersey.
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Deadly train derailment in Poland

Friday, August 12th 2011, 19:49

A passenger train crashes in Poland, killing at least one passenger and injuring more than 40, police say.
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VIDEO: Why jousting is still big in Poland

Sunday, August 7th 2011, 0:54

Jousting, chainmail and battle re-enactments are a popular pastime in Poland, as Adam Easton finds out
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Polish populist politician dead

Friday, August 5th 2011, 19:44

Polish populist politician Andrzej Lepper is found dead, with police suspecting the scandal-hit Self-Defence Party leader killed himself.
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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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