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News: Poland

We have started to collect the most important news related to Poland in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Poland: news

Chechen girls die entering Poland

Friday, September 14th 2007, 14:20
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Polish guards find the bodies of three Chechen sisters who died on a mountain on the border with Ukraine.
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Polish road hits fresh opposition

Thursday, September 13th 2007, 18:21
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania

Poland should choose a different route for a planned motorway to Lithuania, say MEPs.
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Polish MPs choose early election

Friday, September 7th 2007, 21:22

The Polish parliament votes to dissolve itself and call a general election, two years ahead of schedule.
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Polish MPs to vote on early polls

Friday, September 7th 2007, 10:44

Polish MPs are to vote shortly on a motion whether to dissolve parliament and hold elections two years early.
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Polish author jailed for murder

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 13:59

A Polish author is jailed over the murder of a businessman, four years after writing a novel detailing a similar crime.
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Polish president enters hospital

Monday, September 3rd 2007, 12:20

Poland's President Kaczynski is in hospital after falling ill with a stomach bug, but is due to leave within hours.
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Tennis: Teen beats Sharapova

Saturday, September 1st 2007, 22:38

Defending champion Maria Sharapova is beaten at the US Open by 18-year-old Agnieszka Radwanska, as Martina Hingis also loses to a teenager.
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Sacked Polish minister arrested

Thursday, August 30th 2007, 16:13

Polish police arrest the former interior minister, who had accused the government of illegal phone-tapping.
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Poland fights for Gdansk shipyard

Tuesday, August 21st 2007, 11:43
related places: Gdansk

The future of Poland's iconic Gdansk shipyard is in doubt as a deadline approaches for the site to reduce capacity.
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First Pole killed in Afghanistan

Tuesday, August 14th 2007, 22:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Polish troops in Afghanistan suffer their first fatality since joining the Nato-led force there in March 2002.
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Polish dismissals ahead of polls

Monday, August 13th 2007, 10:42

Poland's president sacks four ministers who belong to junior coalition partners ahead of a snap election.
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Early Polish polls 'unavoidable'

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 16:25

The government and main opposition party in Poland say an early autumn election is now "unavoidable".
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Polish PM sacks interior minister

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 16:23

Jaroslaw Kaczynski sacks Interior Minister Janusz Kaczmarek amid a deepening government crisis.
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Polish coalition thrown in doubt

Sunday, August 5th 2007, 14:04

The future of Poland's ruling coalition is in doubt after the junior party pulls its ministers out of the cabinet.
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Polish leaders seek early polls

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 12:08

Poland's conservative leaders say they favour early elections to resolve long-running coalition problems.
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Poland halts wetlands road plan

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 9:00

Poland says planned works on a road through one of Europe's last remaining wetlands will not go ahead.
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Brussels aims to halt Polish road

Monday, July 30th 2007, 11:35
related countries: Belgium Belgium

The European Commission seeks a court order to stop Poland resuming work on a road through a wildlife area.
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Solidarity runs dry in Poland

Saturday, July 28th 2007, 11:04
related places: Gdansk

Nick Thorpe reports from Poland, where the famous Gdansk shipyard has been given an ultimatum by the European Commission.
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French coach crash kills pilgrims

Sunday, July 22nd 2007, 22:12
related countries: France France
related places: Grenoble

At least 26 Polish pilgrims die in a coach crash near the south-eastern city of Grenoble in the French Alps.
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Poland acts to lure non-EU labour

Friday, July 20th 2007, 22:46

Poland introduces cheaper working visas for its non-EU neighbours in an attempt to ease its chronic labour shortages.
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Poland firm on US missile defence

Tuesday, July 17th 2007, 9:27
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The Polish president says a new US missile defence system will be based in Poland, despite Russian objections.
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Polish priest faces removal call

Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 11:54

Jewish campaigners and Poland's president call for the Catholic Church to act against a controversial priest.
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Polish coalition crisis defused

Tuesday, July 10th 2007, 17:13

A junior coalition partner is to stay in Poland's conservative government, making a snap election less likely.
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Poland PM warns of early election

Monday, July 9th 2007, 22:05

Polish Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski sacks his deputy, raising the prospect of an early general election.
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Russia issues new missile threat

Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 15:20
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania, Russia Russia

Russia's first deputy prime minister raises the idea of basing new missiles close to Poland and Lithuania.
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