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Crash aftermath

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 9:39

How will Poland fill its empty political seats?
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Obama to attend Kaczynski funeral

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 1:29
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama will attend the funeral of Polish President Lech Kaczynski, killed in an air crash on Saturday.
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Polish first couple lie in state

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 14:08
related places: Warsaw

Poland's president and first lady lie in state in Warsaw, as parliament honours those who died in Saturday's air disaster.
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Poland crash sparks travel review

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 4:54

Poland's acting president is to review travel rules for military officials after the president and generals die in a plane crash.
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Poles to pay tribute to Kaczynski

Monday, April 12th 2010, 10:41
related places: Warsaw

The body of Polish President Lech Kaczynski is to lie in state in Warsaw as the nation mourns the victims of the Smolensk air crash.
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Polish leader's body flown home

Sunday, April 11th 2010, 16:28
related countries: Russia Russia

Huge crowds turn out in Warsaw to witness the return of President Lech Kaczynski's body, a day after he was killed in an air crash.
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Poland grieves for dead president

Sunday, April 11th 2010, 9:04

Poland starts a week of mourning after President Lech Kaczynski and top military officials die in a plane crash in Russia.
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Polish leader dies in plane crash

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 19:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Poland's President Lech Kaczynski and scores of others are killed as their plane crashes in Russia after hitting trees in foggy weather.
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How will Kaczynski's death change Poland?

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 9:01
related countries: Russia Russia

Poland's president and first lady lie in state in Warsaw, as parliament honours those who died in Saturday's air disaster. What next for Poland?
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Polish president 'in plane crash'

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 8:08
related countries: Russia Russia

Officials say a plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski has crashed in Russia, reportedly killing everyone on board.
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Auschwitz suspect sent to Poland

Friday, April 9th 2010, 16:46
related countries: Sweden Sweden

A Swedish man wanted over the theft of a sign from Auschwitz death camp is extradited to Poland.
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Russia and Poland remember Katyn

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 15:53
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Katyn

Russian and Polish leaders hold their first joint ceremony to commemorate the 1940 massacre of 22,000 Poles.
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Canada police apologise for death

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 2:03
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Vancouver

Canadian police apologise to the mother of a Polish man who died after being repeatedly Tasered at Vancouver airport in 2007.
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Three jailed for Auschwitz theft

Thursday, March 18th 2010, 13:47

A Polish court sentences three men to jail terms for the theft of the Arbeit Macht Frei sign from Auschwitz last December.
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Extradition for Auschwitz suspect

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 17:26
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Stockholm

A Stockholm court rules a Swedish man can be extradited to Poland for trial over the theft of a sign from Auschwitz.
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Live - Premier League football

Sunday, February 7th 2010, 13:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Warsaw

Chelsea go back to the top of the Premier League after beating Arsenal and Birmingham leave it late to come from behind and beat Wolves.
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England face Wales in Euro group

Sunday, February 7th 2010, 11:48
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England and Wales are drawn in the same qualifying group for Euro 2012 in Poland and the Ukraine.
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Prison term for 'Polish Fritzl'

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 18:22

A Polish court sentences a man to 10 years in prison for keeping his daughter captive, raping her and fathering two sons with her.
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Arrest bid over Auschwitz theft

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 14:07

Poland issues a European arrest warrant for a Swede allegedly behind the theft of the Arbeit Macht Frei sign from Auschwitz.
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Polish mass return 'not true'

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 16:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A leading expert on migration says claims that half of all Polish immigrants to Britain have returned home are "not true".
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Auschwitz entrance sign returned

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 16:05

The infamous Arbeit Macht Frei sign from the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland is returned a month after it was stolen.
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Germany chided for limit on Poles

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 16:01
related countries: Germany Germany

The EU's highest court tells Germany to ease a restriction on Polish workers, calling it 'discriminatory'.
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Bilingual barker - Polish dog given crash course in English

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 20:54

RSPCA staff in Oldham discover a dog they thought was deaf could only understand Polish.
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Sweden may help in Auschwitz case

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 10:34
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Poland is to seek Swedish help in investigating the theft of the "Arbeit macht frei" sign from the Nazis' Auschwitz death camp.
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Auschwitz theft 'ordered abroad'

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 20:54

A Polish prosecutor says the theft of the "Arbeit macht frei" sign from Auschwitz was ordered from abroad.
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Auschwitz sign theft 're-enacted'

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 14:37

Polish police take three men who admitted stealing the "Arbeit macht frei" sign from Auschwitz back to the site to re-enact its theft.
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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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