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Holocaust Remembrance Day marked around the world

Israel came to a standstill on Monday as a two-minute siren wailed in remembrance of the Holocaust's six million victims.

Israel came to a standstill on Monday as a two-minute siren wailed in remembrance of the Holocaust's six million victims.

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EU's Tusk wary 'smear campaign' lies behind Polish probe

European Council president Donald Tusk has said a Polish military investigation that the probe is part of a smear campaign organised by his political opponents Prosecutors are investigating former int

European Council president Donald Tusk has said a Polish military investigation that the probe is part of a smear campaign organised by his political opponents Prosecutors are investigating former int

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Retro piste action in Poland

Zakopane hosted the 19th annual Easter Egg retro ski competition.

Zakopane hosted the 19th annual Easter Egg retro ski competition.

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Poland welcomes arrival of NATO troops

Poland’s president, Andrzej Duda has welcomed the arrival of NATO troops in the north east of the country.

Poland’s president, Andrzej Duda has welcomed the arrival of NATO troops in the north east of the country.

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Refugees from Chechnya unsuccessfully seek refuge in Poland

Almost every day at the Belarusian-Polish border, hundreds of Chechens try to apply for refugee status. Only a small number succeed, despite interventions from NGOs and lawyers.

Almost every day at the Belarusian-Polish border, hundreds of Chechens try to apply for refugee status. Only a small number succeed, despite interventions from NGOs and lawyers.

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Poland to seek extradition of US suspected WWII criminal

Polish authorities say they will seek the arrest and extradition of a US citizen suspected of committing crimes against humanity during the Second World War.

Polish authorities say they will seek the arrest and extradition of a US citizen suspected of committing crimes against humanity during the Second World War.

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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.

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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.