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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

Poland U-turn on massacre event

Friday, October 5th 2007, 11:25

Poland's president delays plans to mark a wartime massacre after being accused of politicising the event.
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Polish envoy hurt in Iraq blast

Wednesday, October 3rd 2007, 17:05
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Poland's Iraq envoy is injured in a bomb attack on his convoy in Baghdad which killed one person, officials say.
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Polish opposition campaigns in UK

Saturday, September 29th 2007, 20:33
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Poles

The leader of Poland's opposition party, Donald Tusk, is seeking support among Poles in the UK and Irish Republic.
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Poles 'in UK benefits fraud'

Sunday, September 23rd 2007, 0:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some Polish workers in the UK are claiming child benefit in both countries, BBC Five Live Report finds.
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Poland bans OSCE poll observers

Saturday, September 22nd 2007, 14:44
related places: Warsaw

Warsaw rejects poll monitors from Europe's main security watchdog, saying Poland is a solid democracy.
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EU anti-death penalty day vetoed

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 18:58

Poland blocks plans to hold a European day against the death penalty, the EU's Portuguese presidency says
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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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