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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

Two firms quit fracking in Poland

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 22:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Marathon

Two North American companies, Talisman Energy and Marathon, have quit fracking for shale gas in Poland, after disappointing drilling results.
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Poland honours Jews who fought Nazis

Friday, April 19th 2013, 11:34

Poland remembers the Jews who revolted against the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising 70 years ago.
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Poland's Jews: A forgotten history

Friday, April 19th 2013, 0:34

New museum revives discussion of Poland's Jewish history
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Huge Pope John Paul statue unveiled

Saturday, April 13th 2013, 14:01
related places: Czestochowa

Poland unveils a giant statue of Pope John Paul II overlooking the city of Czestochowa, reputed to be the tallest of the former pontiff anywhere.
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Heavy snow covers Poland and Russia

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 11:19
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Emergency services in snow-hit Poland try to clear roads and restore power to thousands of homes, with Moscow also badly hit.
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Polish miners rescued after quake

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 7:28

Emergency services in western Poland rescue 19 miners who were trapped underground when a small earthquake caused a tunnel to collapse.
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Neon style in Cold War Poland

Friday, March 15th 2013, 0:16

On a mission to stop Poland's historic neon lights fizzling out
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Poland plant in rotten meat row

Friday, March 8th 2013, 16:17

Inspectors halt meat production at a plant in northern Poland following claims that it was adding rotten meat to its products.
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EU court rebuffs Poland over CO2

Friday, March 8th 2013, 11:52

Poland is frustrated after the EU's top court rejected its legal complaint about the EU mechanism for cutting carbon emissions.
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VIDEO: Missing girl, 3, found with pet dog

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 22:29

A three-year-old girl has been found alive after surviving sub zero temperatures in Poland overnight alongside her pet dog.
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Dog 'saves' missing Polish girl

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 16:41

Firefighters in Poland say a small dog probably saved the life of a three-year-old girl who went missing from her home overnight in freezing temperatures.
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Poland troubled by EU aid freeze

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 14:04

Polish officials voice dismay over an EU freeze on nearly 1bn euros (£859m) of funding for Polish road projects, amid suspicions of fraud.
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Burger horsemeat 'came from Poland'

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 17:59
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Horsemeat found in burgers produced in the Irish Republic came from a Polish supplier, the UK Food Standards Agency says.
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The story of life in a prison city

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 0:44

Piecing together a portrait of the Warsaw Ghetto
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Poland's Cardinal Glemp dies at 83

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 2:35

Cardinal Jozef Glemp, head of Poland's influential Catholic Church during most of John Paul II's papacy, has died, aged 83.
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Watson loses to classy Radwanska

Friday, January 18th 2013, 2:19
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Heather Watson's Australian Open run comes to an end with a straight-sets defeat by Polish fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska in round three.
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Fresh trial for Polish soldiers

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 17:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Four Polish soldiers acquitted of killing eight civilians in Afghanistan go on trial for a second time in Warsaw after a judge questioned conflicting evidence.
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Poland probes 'Holocaust ash art'

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 9:54
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Majdanek

Prosecutors in Poland open an investigation into reports that a Swedish artist used ashes from the Nazi death camp at Majdanek in a painting.
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Lenin adverts spark Polish anger

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 16:00

A Polish mobile phone operator withdraws an advertising campaign featuring images of Vladimir Lenin after it provokes a wave of anger.
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Germany-Poland: Europe's future power couple?

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 0:59

Are Germany and Poland the EU'S future power couple?
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Fiat to cut 1,500 jobs in Poland

Friday, December 7th 2012, 15:18
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian car giant Fiat says it will cut 1,500 jobs in Poland due to the weak car market in Europe.
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Polish ritual slaughter 'illegal'

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 14:52

The top court in Poland says the religious slaughter of animals breaks the law, weeks before the EU is due to allow the practice.
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VIDEO: Hunting for meteorites in Poland

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 12:58

A large meteorite, believed to have crashed to earth 5000 years ago, has been uncovered by meteorite hunters in a wood in Poland.
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Polish man held on terror charges

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 15:26

Polish prosecutors say they have foiled a planned terror attack against the country's president, cabinet ministers and MPs.
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Investing in a leaner EU

Friday, November 16th 2012, 2:38

Pressure to cut cohesion fund worries Poland
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Violence erupts at Polish march

Sunday, November 11th 2012, 18:25
related places: Warsaw

Polish riot police in Warsaw confront stone-throwing right-wing nationalists in Warsaw during an Independence Day march.
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