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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.

World news related to Poland – overview

Poland: news

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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Anger over Polish breast montage

Wednesday, June 27th 2007, 13:50
related countries: Germany Germany

A Polish magazine cover showing Germany's chancellor breast-feeding Poland's leaders fuels tensions.
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Polish Jews to get Warsaw museum

Tuesday, June 26th 2007, 9:29
related places: Warsaw

Jewish leaders are to join Polish dignitaries for the start of work on a museum in the former Warsaw Ghetto.
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Germany raises EU treaty pressure

Saturday, June 23rd 2007, 0:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany threatens to sideline Poland, as intensive talks fail to break a deadlock over the new EU treaty.
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EU leaders grapple with reforms

Thursday, June 21st 2007, 21:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

EU leaders hold tough talks on a new treaty to reform the bloc, amid veto threats by the UK and Poland.
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Polish inmates may build stadiums

Thursday, June 21st 2007, 21:47

Poland considers using 20,000 prisoners to help build venues for the Euro 2012 football tournament.
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Poland may block EU treaty deal

Sunday, June 17th 2007, 19:11
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says there are still disagreements with Poland before new EU treaty talks.
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Merkel urges EU treaty deal

Saturday, June 16th 2007, 20:51
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges compromise on a new EU constitution as she holds treaty talks with Poland.
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CIA jails in Europe 'confirmed'

Friday, June 8th 2007, 18:22
related countries: Romania Romania

A European investigator says he has evidence the CIA ran secret "war on terror" jails in Poland and Romania.
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Polish medics strike for pay rise

Monday, May 21st 2007, 15:31

Doctors in Poland are staging a general strike, demanding a 100% pay rise and reform of the public health system.
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US seeks missile deal with Poland

Monday, May 14th 2007, 10:35
related countries: United States United States

Poland and the US are to begin formal talks on the controversial deployment of a US missile shield.
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Polish court strikes down spy law

Friday, May 11th 2007, 21:54

Poland's highest court rules that parts of a controversial vetting law violate the country's constitution.
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