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Police in Poland smash massive weapons ring

Police in Poland have seized a massive weapons haul after a two-year investigation. 340 firearms were recovered after the two-year investigation, along with tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition.

Police in Poland have seized a massive weapons haul after a two-year investigation. 340 firearms were recovered after the two-year investigation, along with tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition.

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Leaders of Germany, Poland hold talks on EU's future

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo held talks on Tuesday with a view to deepening ties between both countries.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo held talks on Tuesday with a view to deepening ties between both countries.

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On World Holocaust Day, leaders warn against the rise of bigotry and intolerance

'Memory and Truth are our responsibility, they are our weapons against evil,' said Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo as she paid homage to the victims of the Holocaust.

'Memory and Truth are our responsibility, they are our weapons against evil,' said Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo as she paid homage to the victims of the Holocaust.

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Students in Poland hold anti-govenment protest

Hundreds of students in Warsaw and other Polish cities have taken part in marches against the country’s populist government.

Hundreds of students in Warsaw and other Polish cities have taken part in marches against the country’s populist government.

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Coal-rich Poland 'killing its wind power sector'

Coal-dependent Poland is killing off its stalling wind power sector, it’s been claimed, despite it being the most power-polluting country in the EU.

Coal-dependent Poland is killing off its stalling wind power sector, it’s been claimed, despite it being the most power-polluting country in the EU.

Sport

Stoch carries winning form to Wisla

Double Olympic champion Kamil Stoch continued his fine form of late by winning a world cup ski jumping event on home snow in Wisla, Poland.

Double Olympic champion Kamil Stoch continued his fine form of late by winning a world cup ski jumping event on home snow in Wisla, Poland.

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Polish opposition ends parliamentary occupation

Poland's centrist opposition parties get government climbdown on media restrictions and end parliamentary blockade, but fail to get new budget vote.

Poland's centrist opposition parties get government climbdown on media restrictions and end parliamentary blockade, but fail to get new budget vote.

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Russia calls NATO deployment in Poland threat to national security

NATO is deploying armour and troops in Poland for its biggest military exercises in years, but Moscow has called the move an agressive step threatening Russian national security.

NATO is deploying armour and troops in Poland for its biggest military exercises in years, but Moscow has called the move an agressive step threatening Russian national security.

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US tanks and troops arrive in Poland

Hundreds of military vehicles and more than 3000 US troops have begun arriving in Poland.

Hundreds of military vehicles and more than 3000 US troops have begun arriving in Poland.

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Will postponing parliament end Poland's political standoff?

Poland's governing party is ready to postpone the start of a new parliamentary session if the opposition ends its nearly month-long occupation of the plenary hall.

Poland's governing party is ready to postpone the start of a new parliamentary session if the opposition ends its nearly month-long occupation of the plenary hall.

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Poland: anti-foreigner protests turn violent after fatal stabbing

Riot police have clashed with protesters in Poland amid anti-foreigner sentiment in a northeastern town, after a young local man was stabbed to death on New Year’s Eve following a row at a kebab…

Riot police have clashed with protesters in Poland amid anti-foreigner sentiment in a northeastern town, after a young local man was stabbed to death on New Year’s Eve following a row at a kebab…

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Three new cases of bird flu in Poland

Three new cases of bird flu have been reported at poultry farms in western and southern Poland.

Three new cases of bird flu have been reported at poultry farms in western and southern Poland.

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Protests in Poland continue over 'anti-democracy' moves

Demonstrations spilled into a fourth day on Monday over measures seen as attempts to cement the government's grip on power.

Demonstrations spilled into a fourth day on Monday over measures seen as attempts to cement the government's grip on power.

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Protest broken up outside Poland's parliament

Police have forcibly broken up a demonstration that had blocked the exits from the Polish parliament. Warsaw police spokesperson Mariusz Mrozek denied the use of tear gas.

Police have forcibly broken up a demonstration that had blocked the exits from the Polish parliament. Warsaw police spokesperson Mariusz Mrozek denied the use of tear gas.

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Warsaw: a magnet for business, start-ups and entrepreneurs

The rising number of successful businesses in Poland is leading to a thriving investment climate, that attracts more and more international and local startups and…

The rising number of successful businesses in Poland is leading to a thriving investment climate, that attracts more and more international and local startups and…

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Thousands flood streets as Poland marks 35th anniversary of martial law

Thousands of Poles flooded the streets as the country remembered the 35th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by its former communist regime.

Thousands of Poles flooded the streets as the country remembered the 35th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by its former communist regime.

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European Film Awards to honour best in cinema

The final countdown is on to Saturday’s European Film Awards, hosted this time in the Polish city of Wroclaw, the European Capital of Culture.

The final countdown is on to Saturday’s European Film Awards, hosted this time in the Polish city of Wroclaw, the European Capital of Culture.

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Film director Roman Polanski 'cannot be extradited to US'

Filmmaker Roman Polanski cannot be extradited to the US over a 1977 child sex conviction, Poland’s supreme court has ruled.

Filmmaker Roman Polanski cannot be extradited to the US over a 1977 child sex conviction, Poland’s supreme court has ruled.

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Polish parliament adopts controversial assembly bill

The polish parliament has approved a controversial bill favouring protests organised by the authorities and the church.

The polish parliament has approved a controversial bill favouring protests organised by the authorities and the church.

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Lamp post protects pedestrian from being hit by speeding car

A pedestrian in the Polish city of Kalisz narrowly avoided serious injury on Tuesday (November 29) when two cars collided, sending one flying onto the pavement.

A pedestrian in the Polish city of Kalisz narrowly avoided serious injury on Tuesday (November 29) when two cars collided, sending one flying onto the pavement.

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Eight dead in earthquake at Polish copper mine

The death toll has risen to eight after an earth tremor caused rockfalls deep underground at a copper mine in southwest Poland.

The death toll has risen to eight after an earth tremor caused rockfalls deep underground at a copper mine in southwest Poland.

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Poland considers cutting benefits for former security service officers

If agreed, the proposal means the maximum pensions and disability benefits for around 32,000 former officials would be no larger than the average state payout.

If agreed, the proposal means the maximum pensions and disability benefits for around 32,000 former officials would be no larger than the average state payout.