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Poland aims to thwart Tusk bid for new term as EU leader

Monday, March 6th 2017, 11:49

The Polish government backs a rival to Donald Tusk, but the EU's Polish president has strong support.
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Women 'weaker, less intelligent' - Polish MEP Korwin-Mikke

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 10:44

He said women "must earn less than men because they are weaker, smaller and less intelligent".
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'Nazi German death camps' billboard to make 1,000-mile trip

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 12:46
related countries: Germany Germany

The billboard is part of a campaign against the term "Polish concentration camps".
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Auschwitz death camp: Poland puts database of prison guards online

Monday, January 30th 2017, 16:56

The move is partly to counter erroneous suggestions the death camp was run by Poles, officials say.
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Drone shows Poland pile-up aftermath

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 17:42
related places: Lodz

Five people have been seriously injured on the A1 highway near Lodz in central Poland.
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Polish government wins standoff over Gdansk war museum

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 19:44
related places: Gdansk

A court ruling enables Poland's nationalist government to reshape a brand new World War Two museum.
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2,000 guitars in mini scale

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 18:27
related places: Opole

A musician from Opole in Poland has made 2,000 mini guitars.
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US troops welcomed by Poland

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 16:56
related countries: United States United States

A deployment of 3,000 US soldiers is welcomed by Poland's prime minister and local residents.
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US tanks and troops arrive in Poland

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 23:39
related countries: United States United States

Tanks and troops arrive in Poland - the largest US military reinforcement of Europe in decades.
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US tanks and troops in Poland a threat, Russia says

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 13:48
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Thousands of troops, and hundreds of armoured vehicles, are being sent to Poland.
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San Escobar: Polish foreign minister's slip invents a country

Wednesday, January 11th 2017, 17:50

Witold Waszczykowski mocked online after telling reporters about meeting with a made-up country.
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Tunisian charged over Poland stabbing that sparked riot

Monday, January 2nd 2017, 16:17
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

A Tunisian is charged with murder in Poland over a knife attack that caused a riot in a small town.
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Berlin truck attack: Poland buries slain driver Lukasz Urban

Friday, December 30th 2016, 15:42
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Truckers sound their horns across Poland as the first victim of the Berlin lorry attack is buried.
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Poland secures bargain deal for Leonardo da Vinci and other works

Friday, December 30th 2016, 12:18

Poland buys the Czartoryski collection of about 86,000 artefacts for about 5% of its market value.
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Berlin truck attack: Polish driver 'shot hours before'

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 16:34
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

A Polish man was reportedly shot in the head hours before his lorry was driven into a Berlin crowd.
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Poland press freedom: Demonstrations continue for third day

Sunday, December 18th 2016, 21:17
related places: Warsaw

Protests in Warsaw against plans to restrict media access to parliament continue for a third day.
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Poland protests: Crowds renew calls for press freedom

Sunday, December 18th 2016, 1:28
related places: Warsaw

Demonstrators in Warsaw renew protests against plans to restrict media access to parliament.
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Polish protesters block parliament over press freedom

Saturday, December 17th 2016, 9:27

Crowds blockade the Polish parliament in Warsaw in a protest over press freedom.
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Polish protesters block parliament

Saturday, December 17th 2016, 8:35
related places: Warsaw

Protesters have blockaded the Polish parliament in Warsaw in support of opposition MPs unhappy about rules restricting press reporting.
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Roman Polanski extradition rejected by top Polish court

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 10:48
related countries: United States United States

Poland's Supreme Court rejects a request to have film-maker Roman Polanski extradited to the US.
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Poles mock ruling party MP's deportation comments

Monday, November 21st 2016, 15:31

MP suggests non-Catholics should declare they respect "Polish values" or face deportation.
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Inside the Riese project - a tunnel complex built by Nazis

Saturday, November 19th 2016, 0:22

The Travel Show's Henry Golding visits a 9km tunnel complex in south-west Poland.
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Smolensk plane crash: Polish leader's body to be exhumed

Monday, November 14th 2016, 21:14

Poland is to exhume the remains of its late president who was killed in a plane crash as part of a new inquiry.
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Poland opens huge Catholic shrine - after 224-year wait

Friday, November 11th 2016, 15:41
related places: Warsaw

The Temple of Divine Providence opens in Poland's capital, Warsaw, after a 224-year wait.
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Polish army to teach women self-defence for free

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 11:24

The Polish defence ministry launches free nationwide classes for women to learn unarmed combat.
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Brexit: The Poles heading for the exit after referendum

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 23:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some Polish people say they no longer feel welcome in Britain after Brexit and may leave.
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Software tracks down online 'Polish death camp' slurs

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 13:42

Civic group tracks online phrases implying Poland ran Nazi death camps.
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Poland abortion: Fresh protests over planned restrictions

Sunday, October 23rd 2016, 16:58

Polish protesters have launched fresh demonstrations against new efforts to further tighten abortion laws.
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Poland 'taught France how to use fork' says deputy minister amid helicopter row

Wednesday, October 12th 2016, 16:43
related countries: France France

A Polish deputy minister says Poland "taught the French how to use a fork" amid a continuing row over a cancelled helicopter contract.
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