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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

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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Tennis: Kuznetsova beats Venus

Friday, May 4th 2007, 16:29
related places: Warsaw

Svetlana Kuznetsova comes from a set down to defeat Venus Williams at the J&S Cup in Warsaw.
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Blair wants end to 'abstract' EU

Friday, April 27th 2007, 13:00

The EU needs to focus on issues of concern to its citizens, rather than spend years on "abstract constitutional debate", the UK prime minister says.
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Poland urged to halt 'homophobia'

Thursday, April 26th 2007, 15:39

MEPs call on Poland to stop public leaders inciting discrimination against homosexuals.
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MEPs denounce Polish 'witch hunt'

Wednesday, April 25th 2007, 17:19

Members of the European Parliament denounce as "a scandal" a Polish threat to strip an MEP of his mandate.
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Poland, Ukraine to host Euro 2012

Wednesday, April 18th 2007, 9:41
related countries: Italy Italy, Ukraine Ukraine

Poland and Ukraine are chosen as joint hosts of the 2012 European Championships, as Italy surprisingly misses out.
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Poland 'may lift EU-Russia veto'

Wednesday, April 4th 2007, 15:14
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow, Warsaw

The European Commission says Warsaw may reconsider its veto on a partnership agreement with Moscow
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Polish woman wins abortion case

Tuesday, March 20th 2007, 13:51

The European Court of Human Rights awards a Polish woman damages after she was refused an abortion.
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Merkel lobbies Poles on EU treaty

Friday, March 16th 2007, 17:25
related countries: United States United States

The German chancellor urges Poland to back her efforts to get an EU constitution adopted by 2009.
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Poland widens hunt for ex-spies

Thursday, March 15th 2007, 18:14

Poland introduces a law to expose public servants who informed for the communist-era secret police.
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Pole who saved Jews honoured

Wednesday, March 14th 2007, 13:49

Poland pays homage to a woman who helped save the lives of 2,500 Jewish children during World War II.
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New Warsaw archbishop named

Saturday, March 3rd 2007, 12:41
related places: Warsaw

The Pope names a new archbishop of Warsaw after his first choice admitted working for the secret police.
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EU warns Poland on road project

Wednesday, February 28th 2007, 16:02

The European Commission says a road through an environmentally protected area should not be built.
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Polish owners ask for restitution

Wednesday, February 28th 2007, 15:18

Former owners of property lost to the Nazis and Communists meet the Polish PM to ask for compensation.
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Poles reunited with Jews they hid

Tuesday, February 27th 2007, 16:12
related places: Warsaw

Some 60 Jewish Holocaust survivors are reunited with their Polish saviours at a gathering in Warsaw.
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Polish vote on controversial road

Friday, February 23rd 2007, 13:44

Poland is to hold a regional referendum to try to defuse a row with the EU and environmentalists.
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Walesa sued for 'defaming leader'

Monday, February 19th 2007, 16:39

Former Polish President Lech Walesa fights a defamation lawsuit after calling the current president an "idiot".
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Czech-Polish OK for US missiles

Monday, February 19th 2007, 15:02
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, United States United States

Czech and Polish leaders back a US plan to install missile defence facilities on their territory.
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Polish reporter Kapuscinski dies

Wednesday, January 24th 2007, 2:32
related places: Warsaw

Ryszard Kapuscinski, who wrote books on the fall of Haile Selassie and the Shah, dies in Warsaw, aged 74.
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