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Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Warsaw

2015-07-30 16:39

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 en route to San Francisco has made an emergency landing safely in Warsaw.

Poland near-collision drone siezed

2015-07-22 16:13

A drone has been seized in Poland and a man questioned after a near-collision with a passenger plane.

Polish cow on the run for 2 years finally caught

2015-07-14 22:05

A Polish farmer has celebrated the return of a cow who ran away 2 years ago, damaging local crops.

Abandoned dog rescued from Poland's highest mountain peak

2015-06-09 22:59

The brown-eyed dog was abandoned on Poland's highest mountain, possibly taken there to die. Instead, he found new friends and a new life.

Pope's blood-stained cassock on display

2015-05-13 22:13

The blood-stained cassock worn by the late pope John Paul II on the day of a failed assassination bid on at the Vatican is on display in the Polish city of Krakow.

Thousands march at Auschwitz

2015-04-16 20:44

Thousands of young Jews from Israel and across the globe have marched alongside Polish teenagers in memory of Holocaust victims at the former Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau WWII death camp in southern Poland.

Poland's dream of shale gas riches fades

2015-02-11 17:30

Poland's dream of becoming a shale gas "El Dorado", bringing untold riches and assuring energy independence, is turning into a mirage as firms abandon prospecting efforts.

Survivors return to Auschwitz, 70 years on

2015-01-27 15:38

Ageing survivors and dignitaries have gathered at the Auschwitz site synonymous with the Holocaust to honour victims, seventy years after the liberation of the infamous concentration camp.

Hamilton wins coveted media award

2014-12-29 11:34

Mercedes' driver Lewis Hamilton has won yet another award since taking the 2014 Formula 1 Drivers' title.

Poland rejects El Salvador toxic waste

2014-12-08 21:55

Poland has decided to refuse a shipment of toxic waste from El Salvador for destruction because of the local community's concerns.

 

Poland's richest man, Jan Kulczyk, dies at 65

2015-07-29 12:41

Poland's richest man, Jan Kulczyk, died on Tuesday night at 65 due to surgery complications, a spokesperson at Kulczyk Holding says.

300 000 homes without power in Poland after storms

2015-07-20 14:37

Around 330 000 homes have been without power after violent winds swept the country, the government says.

Jeb Bush: US needs to expand military presence in central Europe

2015-06-11 21:59

Likely US presidential candidate Jeb Bush says the United States needs to increase its military presence in central Europe.

Poland sees tough talks on Britain's EU immigrant plan

2015-05-29 14:09

Poland will be very firm in its talks with PM David Cameron over the situation of Polish immigrants in Britain and would reject changing EU treaties, ministers from Eastern European country says.

Auschwitz bookkeeper set to stand trial in Germany

2015-04-21 08:37

A 93-year-old former bookkeeper at Auschwitz will go on trial in Germany, accused by prosecutors of being an accessory in the murder of 300 000 people, even though he was not involved in any actual killing.

Russian air controllers charged for Polish presidential jet disaster

2015-03-28 13:50

Pilot error was to blame for the 2010 crash of a Polish presidential jet in Russia, but two Russian air traffic controllers also triggered the disaster that killed Poland's then head of state, prosecutors in Warsaw say.

Jewish leader triggers Auschwitz alarm

2015-01-29 14:57

The head of Rome's Jewish community and a television crew at the Auschwitz museum have been questioned by the police after triggering an alarm.

Survivors visit Auschwitz ahead of anniversary

2015-01-26 18:03

Auschwitz survivors are paying private homage to their relatives killed in the Holocaust a day ahead of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.

EU funds help Poland build 'ghost' airports

2014-12-15 09:09

The European Union has given Poland more than €100m to build at least three "ghost" airports in places where there are not enough passengers.

Poland feels loss of millions who moved abroad

2014-12-05 12:10

After 1.2 million of its citizens migrated in the ten years since Poland joined the European Union, the country is counting the economic and social cost.

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