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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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Film maker Roman Polanski loses latest bid to end US rape case

A Los Angeles court has rejected granting film maker Roman Polanski immunity from prison in relation to a decades-old case involving sex with a minor.

A Los Angeles court has rejected granting film maker Roman Polanski immunity from prison in relation to a decades-old case involving sex with a minor.

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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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Beware the 'bridges you burn' Tusk warns Poland

European Council President Donald Tusk was on Thursday re-elected for a second term, despite opposition from his home country, Poland.

European Council President Donald Tusk was on Thursday re-elected for a second term, despite opposition from his home country, Poland.

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Poland steps up tussle over Tusk ahead of EU Summit

The Polish government, led by the Law and Justice Party, has escalated its efforts to block former Prime Minister Donald Tusk from a second term as European Council (EC)…

The Polish government, led by the Law and Justice Party, has escalated its efforts to block former Prime Minister Donald Tusk from a second term as European Council (EC)…

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Voodoo politics: What unites Trump, Kaczyński and Putin? - view

Donald Trump's recent bizarre accusations have left many people wondering whether the US president is experiencing some sort of psychological disturbance

Donald Trump's recent bizarre accusations have left many people wondering whether the US president is experiencing some sort of psychological disturbance

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Polish MEP faces investigation for sexist rant during EU debate

Far-right polish MEPJanusz Korwin-Mikke is to be investigated by the European Parliament for insisting women should earn less money then men.

Far-right polish MEPJanusz Korwin-Mikke is to be investigated by the European Parliament for insisting women should earn less money then men.

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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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Polish prime minister in car crash

Polish prime minister Beata Szydlo has suffered bruising in a car crash in the south of the country.

Polish prime minister Beata Szydlo has suffered bruising in a car crash in the south of the country.

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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.