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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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Polish soldier dies climbing US peak

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 21:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon, Mount Hood

The body of a Polish soldier who said he wanted to plant his nation's flag on Mount Hood in Oregon has been found on the frozen peak, authorities say.
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Wiggins wins Poland time trial

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 16:41

Sir Bradley Wiggins is back on form with a hugely impressive win in the 37km time trial at the Tour of Poland.
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Poland remembers Volyn massacre

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 14:02
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Poland remembers the Volyn massacre, in which about 40,000 Polish civilians were murdered by Ukrainian nationalists during World War II.
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Murray wins to set up Djokovic final

Friday, July 5th 2013, 20:41

Andy Murray reaches the Wimbledon final with a dramatic win over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz under the Centre Court roof.
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John Paul II 'set for sainthood'

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 15:58

John Paul II could be declared a saint this year after a Vatican committee approves a second miracle attributed to the Polish pope's intercession.
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VIDEO: Netanyahu opens Holocaust display

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 16:20
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has opened a Holocaust exhibition at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp site in southern Poland.
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Netanyahu opens Auschwitz display

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 14:14
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opens a permanent Holocaust exhibition at the site of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in Poland.
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Trio jailed for theft of coffins van

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 17:52
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Three men are jailed in Poland for stealing three vans from a Berlin suburb, including one containing 12 coffins with bodies inside.
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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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