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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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Russian anger at US missile deal

Friday, August 15th 2008, 14:02
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

A deal allowing the US to site missiles in Poland is aimed against Moscow, says Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
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US and Poland sign defence deal

Friday, August 15th 2008, 10:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Warsaw

The US and Poland sign a deal on plans for the controversial US missile defence shield, which Russia strongly opposes.
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Poles mourn anti-communist icon

Monday, July 21st 2008, 16:20
related places: Warsaw

A huge crowd attends the Warsaw funeral of one of Poland's foremost anti-communists, Bronislaw Geremek.
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Polish ex-minister Geremek dies

Sunday, July 13th 2008, 14:42

Poland's former Foreign Minister Bronislaw Geremek - a key anti-communist dissident - is killed in a car crash.
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Poland holds out over US missiles

Friday, July 4th 2008, 15:35
related countries: United States United States

Poland's prime minister rejects the latest terms offered by the US to site part of a missile defence system there.
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Sarkozy: Poles won't block Lisbon

Friday, July 4th 2008, 15:22
related countries: France France, Portugal Portugal
related places: Lisbon

The French President Nicolas Sarkozy says that the Polish president has reassured him he will not block the Lisbon treaty.
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Rocky start to French presidency

Tuesday, July 1st 2008, 17:48
related countries: France France, Portugal Portugal
related places: Eu

President Sarkozy admits that France's EU presidency is off to a bumpy start, as Poland casts doubt on the Lisbon Treaty.
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Poland in new blow to EU treaty

Tuesday, July 1st 2008, 15:39
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

Poland's President Kaczynski says he will not sign the EU's reform treaty at present, as France takes over the bloc's presidency.
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Hero or villain?

Monday, June 23rd 2008, 14:54

Lech Walesa's fury as book alleges communist links
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Austria 1-1 Poland

Thursday, June 12th 2008, 20:44
related countries: Austria Austria, Croatia Croatia, Germany Germany

Co-hosts Austria draw 1-1 with Poland after Croatia stun favourites Germany at Euro 2008.
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