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Auschwitz thieves 'not Neo-Nazis'

Monday, December 21st 2009, 13:53
related places: Police

Police in Poland question five men arrested after the stolen "Arbeit macht frei" sign from Auschwitz was found, cut into three pieces.
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Hunt for Auschwitz sign thieves

Saturday, December 19th 2009, 1:40

Polish police use a sniffer dog in a bid to find thieves who took the infamous Arbeit Macht Frei sign from Auschwitz.
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Auschwitz death camp sign stolen

Friday, December 18th 2009, 16:24

The infamous Arbeit Macht Frei sign at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland has been stolen, officials there say.
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Auschwitz death camp sign stolen

Friday, December 18th 2009, 8:44

The infamous Arbeit Macht Frei sign at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland has been stolen, officials there say.
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Poland seeks EU jobs transparency

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 17:56

Poland says rivals for the new top jobs of EU president and foreign affairs chief should "present their visions" to EU leaders.
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Poland signs up to new US shield

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 13:54
related countries: United States United States

Poland's prime minister tells the US vice-president his country is ready to take part in a revised US missile defence plan.
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Auschwitz launches Facebook site

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 15:22

The Polish authorities in charge of Auschwitz launch an official site for the former Nazi death camp on the social networking website Facebook.
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Polish leader ratifies EU treaty

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 10:44
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, Portugal Portugal

Polish President Lech Kaczynski signs the EU's Lisbon Treaty, leaving the Czech Republic the only country yet to ratify it.
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Doubts over Poland treaty signing

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 11:40
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Poland's expected ratification of the EU's Lisbon Treaty is in doubt, with contradictory messages about the president's plans.
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Minister quits over casino claims

Monday, October 5th 2009, 10:48

Poland's Sports Minister, Miroslaw Drzewiecki, resigns over claims he was involved in lobbying for the gambling industry.
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Warsaw ghetto uprising leader dies

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 22:31

The last surviving leader of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising against the Nazis, Marek Edelman, dies at the age of 90.
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Polish killer dies in UK prison

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 23:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A convicted killer dubbed "the Beast" who raped and murdered a 12-year-old girl in her west London home has died in prison.
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Poland backs chemical castration

Friday, September 25th 2009, 14:51

Polish MPs pass legislation making it obligatory to chemically castrate certain sex offenders.
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Award for Poland abortion woman

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 19:40

Polish court awards compensation to a woman likened to a child killer by a Catholic magazine after seeking an abortion.
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Polish coal mine blast kills 12

Friday, September 18th 2009, 14:59
related places: Kochlowice, Ruda Slaska

At least 12 miners die in a methane gas explosion at a coal mine in Ruda Slaska-Kochlowice, southern Poland.
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Obama shelves Europe missile plan

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 16:58
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, United States United States

President Barack Obama shelves controversial US missile defence plans for Europe, in a major foreign policy shift.
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Bargain builders?

Wednesday, September 16th 2009, 23:37
related countries: China China

Fears in Poland as Chinese firm wins large contract
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NI earn crucial point in Poland

Saturday, September 5th 2009, 20:25
related places: Chorzow

Northern Ireland keep their World Cup qualifying hopes alive with a 1-1 draw in Poland.
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Live - International football

Saturday, September 5th 2009, 18:07
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia, Slovenia Slovenia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland keep their World Cup dream alive by beating Macedonia, N Ireland earn a crucial draw in Poland and England see off Slovenia in a friendly.
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Poland angry at Soviet war role

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 16:40

Poland's president criticises the Soviet role in World War II, during commemorations marking the beginning of the conflict.
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Poland remembers World War start

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 15:46
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia

Commemorations are taking place to mark the outbreak of World War II amid tensions between Poland and Russia.
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How did you mark the start of WWII?

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 10:10

Commemorations have taken place in Poland marking World War II's start. Send us your thoughts.
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'I was there'

Monday, August 31st 2009, 23:19

Polish corporal recalls watching World War II begin
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Polish army chief quits amid row

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 21:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The head of Poland's army resigns after a row in which said troops in Afghanistan were poorly equipped.
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Madonna fans delay Warsaw concert

Monday, August 17th 2009, 9:50
related places: Warsaw

Madonna makes an emotional tribute to her fans after they delay her concert by singing Happy Birthday to her.
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Long quest for Polish restitution

Saturday, August 15th 2009, 11:11

A baroness's bid to be reunited with a family heirloom saved from the Nazis is part of a wider restitution problem for Poland, reports Nick Higham.
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Mass Polish reburial of war dead

Friday, August 14th 2009, 16:33

The remains of 2,000 people found in Poland's largest mass grave from World War II are reburied in a military cemetery.
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Polish woman fined for gay abuse

Friday, August 7th 2009, 11:10

A Polish court bans a woman from publicly insulting her gay neighbour and imposes a hefty fine on her.
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