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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.

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Poland: news

Russia poll vexes EU and Poland

Tuesday, December 4th 2007, 17:23
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Poland's new PM and the EU presidency criticise the Russian election - unlike France's President Sarkozy.
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No EU rights charter for Poland

Friday, November 23rd 2007, 16:25

Poland's new PM says he will honour a deal exempting the country from the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights.
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Tusk sworn in as Poland's new PM

Friday, November 16th 2007, 9:53

The leader of Poland's liberal Civic Platform, Donald Tusk, is sworn in as the country's new prime minister.
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Canadian stun gun death on video

Thursday, November 15th 2007, 11:18
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Vancouver

A video is released of a Polish immigrant's death after he was stun gunned by police at Vancouver airport.
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Poles charged over Afghan deaths

Wednesday, November 14th 2007, 17:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Seven Polish soldiers are charged in connection with the deaths of six civilians in an attack in Afghanistan this year.
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Poles held 'over Afghan deaths'

Tuesday, November 13th 2007, 18:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Seven Polish soldiers are arrested in connection with the deaths of civilians in Afghanistan, Poland says.
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Charges laid in Polish sex case

Thursday, November 8th 2007, 22:57

Polish prosecutors charge a former deputy prime minister, Andrzej Lepper, with soliciting sex from two women.
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Polish PM quits after poll rout

Monday, November 5th 2007, 14:59

Poland's conservative PM Jaroslaw Kaczynski resigns to make way for a liberal government.
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Russia major jailed as Polish spy

Monday, October 29th 2007, 17:02
related countries: Russia Russia

A major in the Russian army is sentenced to seven years in prison for selling military secrets to Poland.
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Massive win for Polish opposition

Monday, October 22nd 2007, 15:02

Poland's liberal, pro-EU Civic Platform wins a massive poll victory, ousting PM Jaroslaw Kaczynski's conservatives.
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Apathy fears ahead of Polish vote

Saturday, October 20th 2007, 15:17

A leading Polish newspaper laments voter apathy ahead of a parliamentary election on Sunday.
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Polish police end nun rebellion

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 15:20

Polish police evict a group of rebellious Catholic nuns who have been illegally occupying a convent.
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Europe fights capital punishment

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 9:52

Europe marks its first anti-death penalty day after Poland moves to veto an EU-sponsored event.
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Poland U-turn on massacre event

Friday, October 5th 2007, 11:25

Poland's president delays plans to mark a wartime massacre after being accused of politicising the event.
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Polish envoy hurt in Iraq blast

Wednesday, October 3rd 2007, 17:05
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Poland's Iraq envoy is injured in a bomb attack on his convoy in Baghdad which killed one person, officials say.
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Polish opposition campaigns in UK

Saturday, September 29th 2007, 20:33
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Poles

The leader of Poland's opposition party, Donald Tusk, is seeking support among Poles in the UK and Irish Republic.
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Poles 'in UK benefits fraud'

Sunday, September 23rd 2007, 0:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some Polish workers in the UK are claiming child benefit in both countries, BBC Five Live Report finds.
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Poland bans OSCE poll observers

Saturday, September 22nd 2007, 14:44
related places: Warsaw

Warsaw rejects poll monitors from Europe's main security watchdog, saying Poland is a solid democracy.
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EU anti-death penalty day vetoed

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 18:58

Poland blocks plans to hold a European day against the death penalty, the EU's Portuguese presidency says
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Chechen girls die entering Poland

Friday, September 14th 2007, 14:20
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Polish guards find the bodies of three Chechen sisters who died on a mountain on the border with Ukraine.
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Polish road hits fresh opposition

Thursday, September 13th 2007, 18:21
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania

Poland should choose a different route for a planned motorway to Lithuania, say MEPs.
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Polish MPs choose early election

Friday, September 7th 2007, 21:22

The Polish parliament votes to dissolve itself and call a general election, two years ahead of schedule.
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Polish MPs to vote on early polls

Friday, September 7th 2007, 10:44

Polish MPs are to vote shortly on a motion whether to dissolve parliament and hold elections two years early.
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Polish author jailed for murder

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 13:59

A Polish author is jailed over the murder of a businessman, four years after writing a novel detailing a similar crime.
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Polish president enters hospital

Monday, September 3rd 2007, 12:20

Poland's President Kaczynski is in hospital after falling ill with a stomach bug, but is due to leave within hours.
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