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Polish hostage 'killed' in Pakistan

Sunday, February 8th 2009, 23:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Militants in Pakistan say they have killed a kidnapped Polish engineer and release a video purporting to show his death.
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Regime change

Friday, February 6th 2009, 8:05

Poland looks back 20 years after communism fell
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No evidence Polish hero murdered

Thursday, January 29th 2009, 16:00

After exhuming his body, Polish investigators say there is no evidence that the country's WWII leader was murdered.
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China angry at EU-Dalai meeting

Sunday, December 7th 2008, 13:02
related countries: China China, France France
related places: Beijing, Eu

China summons the French ambassador to protest against President Nicolas Sarkozy's meeting with the Dalai Lama.
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UN climate summit seeks clarity

Monday, December 1st 2008, 0:30

UN climate change talks open in Poland, seeking details on plans for emission cuts and forest protection.
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Polish WWII leader's body exhumed

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 12:48

The remains of Poland's wartime prime minister are exhumed as investigators try to establish whether he was murdered.
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Found: Body of Copernicus, man who revealed the solar system

Friday, November 21st 2008, 12:11

Polish researchers say they have solved an ancient mystery and identified the remains of astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus.
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EU thumbs-up for 'Polish plumber'

Tuesday, November 18th 2008, 16:08

Eastern and Central European workers have not distorted labour markets in older EU member states, a new EU report says.
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Walesa row mars Polish festivity

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 10:07

Poland marks the 90th anniversary of its independence, amid a row over a snub to anti-communist icon Lech Walesa.
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Probe into Poland WWII PM death

Monday, November 10th 2008, 16:18

The remains of Poland's wartime prime minister are to be exhumed as investigators try to establish whether he was murdered.
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Obama denies Poland missile vow

Saturday, November 8th 2008, 18:09
related countries: United States United States

US President-elect Barack Obama has not committed to plans to build part of a US missile defence system in Poland, an aide says.
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Polish subsidies unfair, rules EU

Friday, November 7th 2008, 0:48

The European Commission orders Poland to reclaim subsidies paid to two ailing shipyards, effectively forcing their sale.
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Poland may get referendum on euro

Tuesday, October 28th 2008, 14:44

The Polish government says it wants to adopt the euro in 2012, but opposition to the plan may force a referendum.
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EU plans Polish shipyard sell-off

Friday, October 17th 2008, 15:29

The EU has a new plan to sell off Poland's ailing shipyards, which risk bankruptcy because of state aid.
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Poland settle dispute with Fifa

Monday, October 6th 2008, 13:05

The Polish FA settles the dispute with its government that threatened its ability to co-host Euro 2012, says Fifa chief Sepp Blatter.
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Man jailed for Belgian MP3 death

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 18:30
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A Polish man is jailed for 20 years over the death of a Belgian youth whose stabbing for an MP3 player sparked outrage.
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Bent relieved as Spurs break duck

Friday, September 19th 2008, 7:43

Match winner Darren Bent admits Thursday's 2-1 Uefa Cup win at home to Polish side Wisla Krakow lifts some of the pressure on under-pressure Spurs.
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Poland's former leader on trial

Friday, September 12th 2008, 9:25

Poland's last communist leader, Wojciech Jaruzelski, is to go on trial for imposing martial law in a brutal security move in 1981.
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Warsaw hosts tense Russian talks

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 9:26
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Warsaw

Russia's foreign minister arrives in Poland amid tension over the war in Georgia and the US missile defence system.
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Polish dancers win Eurovision dance contest

Saturday, September 6th 2008, 22:47

Poland won the second Eurovision Dance Contest, which was held in Glasgow before a television audience of millions.
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Polish agents tell of CIA jails

Saturday, September 6th 2008, 13:45

Polish intelligence sources confirm for the first time that the CIA ran a secret facility on Polish soil.
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Poland probes 'secret CIA jail'

Monday, August 25th 2008, 16:34

Polish prosecutors investigate claims that the CIA interrogated terrorist suspects at a secret jail in Poland.
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Poles ban Boruc for curfew break

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 10:49

Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc has been dropped from the Poland national team after allegedly breaking a curfew.
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Supply concerns send oil surging

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 21:35
related countries: United States United States

Oil prices breach $122 a barrel on the back of geopolitical worries after the US signs a missile shield deal with Poland.
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Cold front?

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 1:23
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Polish missile deal heightens Russia and US tensions
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Russia condemns US missile deal

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 19:52
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia says a US-Polish missile defence deal creates a new arms race, warning it will react beyond "diplomatic demarches".
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US and Poland seal missile deal

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 10:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Warsaw

The US and Poland sign a deal to locate part of a controversial US missile defence shield on Polish territory, angering Russia.
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Polish blight

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 0:33

Property claims dating back years haunt Poland
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