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Pakistani held over Polish death

Saturday, July 25th 2009, 22:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

Pakistani police arrest a former right-wing MP accused of ordering the Taliban murder of an abducted Polish engineer.
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Storms kill eight people in Poland

Friday, July 24th 2009, 10:17

Severe storms kill at least seven people in Poland, uprooting trees in many areas and bringing down power lines.
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EU backs Gdansk shipyard rescue

Wednesday, July 22nd 2009, 11:30
related places: Gdansk

The European Commission backs a plan to save Poland's historic Gdansk shipyard - but it will have to cut capacity.
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Polish anti-Marxist thinker dies

Friday, July 17th 2009, 21:47

Polish anti-totalitarian philosopher Leszek Kolakowski, who denounced Marxism and spent half his life in exile, dies aged 81.
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Tory anger at 'anti-gay' claims

Friday, July 17th 2009, 14:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The top UK Conservative in the European Parliament hits out at criticism of his group's Polish leader for allegedly making homophobic remarks.
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Euro newcomers

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 21:31

Polish president and BNP at first Strasbourg session
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Euro parliament elects new leader

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 14:37

The European Parliament elects former Polish PM Jerzy Buzek as its new president - the first from the former communist bloc.
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Poles remember historic 1989 vote

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 14:29

Poland marks the 20th anniversary of the elections that led to the formation of the first non-communist government in the former Soviet bloc.
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EU 'to back plan to save Gdansk'

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 17:50
related places: Gdansk

The EU's competition commissioner says she is confident it will approve a plan to save Poland's historic Gdansk shipyard.
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Polish monk publishes book of advice on how to spice up sex life

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 12:15

A Polish Catholic monk publishes a book providing married couples a theological and practical guide to spicing up their sex lives.
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Solidarity children

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 20:24

Underground lives in Poland, before 17 April 1989
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Poland to seek $20bn IMF credit

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 14:22

The Polish government is to ask the International Monetary Fund for an extended credit line to boost its national bank reserves.
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Poles mourn for hostel fire dead

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 9:01

Poland begins three days of mourning for at least 21 people killed on Monday by a fire in a hostel for homeless families.
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Fire in Polish hostel 'kills 21'

Monday, April 13th 2009, 16:20

At least 21 people have been killed in a fire at a hostel for homeless people in north-western Poland, officials say.
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Poland can jail drunk cyclists, court rules

Saturday, April 11th 2009, 13:41

A Polish court rules that drunken cyclists can face the same penalties as drunken motorists, sparking debate.
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Award for twins switched at birth

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 21:50

A Polish court awards damages to the families of three women - two of them twins - mistakenly switched at birth.
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Walesa threatens to leave Poland

Monday, March 30th 2009, 17:07

Polish anti-communist icon Lech Walesa threatens to leave Poland after a second book accuses him of being a communist spy.
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Poland reverses to spare wetland

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 12:34

Poland has chosen a new route for a planned motorway to save a pristine wetland, the environment minister says.
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US deports SS 'murder pits guard'

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 21:57
related countries: Austria Austria, United States United States

The US deports to Austria a former SS man connected to the Nazi killing of some 8,000 Jews in occupied Poland.
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Canada inquiry told of Taser use

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 14:36
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian police officer who killed a Polish immigrant with a Taser stun gun said he believed the man intended to attack.
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Global gangster

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 3:04
related countries: United States United States

"Polish Al Capone" faces 10 years in a US prison
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Under pressure

Sunday, February 15th 2009, 0:00

Poland's Catholic Church blighted by consumerist society
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Live text - International football

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 16:44
related countries: Georgia Georgia, San Marino San Marino, Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England meet Spain in Seville after Republic of Ireland beat Georgia, Northern Ireland win in San Marino and Wales lose to Poland on Wednesday.
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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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