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Poland, Hungary scold Macron after his warning on values

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Poland, Hungary scold Macron after his warning on values

- BRUSSELS: Hungary and Poland hit back on Thursday at French President Emmanuel Macron after he warned eastern states that the European Union was no "supermarket" where they could pick and choose the parts of EU membership that they liked without regard for the bloc's values. Macron made the remarks in an interview with European newspapers ahead of his first EU summit since becoming president last month, saying countries that don't respect EU rules should face the consequences

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Poland plans Trump-era defence spending splurge, critics say 'unrealistic'

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Poland plans Trump-era defence spending splurge, critics say 'unrealistic'

- WARSAW: Poland's new plans to nearly double defence spending and add a further 100,000 personnel to its armed forces seem, on paper, to be just what NATO allies need to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's charge that Europe does not pay enough for its security. Partly a response to Moscow's actions in Poland's eastern neighbour Ukraine, the "Concept of Defence of the Republic of Poland" aims to enable Warsaw to resist any possible Russian aggression without having to rely so much on help from the thousands of U

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Christopher Maloney ‘rushed to hospital with a suspected DVT’ after latest surgery trip to Poland

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Christopher Maloney ‘rushed to hospital with a suspected DVT’ after latest surgery trip to Poland

- X FACTOR star Christopher Maloney was rushed to hospital with a suspected deep vein thrombosis days after flying home from a plastic surgery holiday to Poland. The 39-year-old was left terrified after he woke up with no feeling in one of his legs. The singer – who appeared on the January 2016 series of Celebrity Big Brother – flew to Europe Surgery for his SIXTH nose job, and for an op on his eyelids

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EU sanctions Hungary, Poland, Czechs over refugees

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EU sanctions Hungary, Poland, Czechs over refugees

- Strasbourg (France) (AFP) - The EU launched legal action Tuesday against Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic for refusing to take in their share of refugees under a controversial solidarity plan. The move shows the frustration in Brussels over the scheme, which aimed to relocate 160,000 migrants from frontline migrant crisis states Italy and Greece but which has so far seen only 20,000 moved

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Azerbaijan-Poland business forum to be held in Warsaw

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Azerbaijan-Poland business forum to be held in Warsaw

- Baku, Azerbaijan, June 10. The Azerbaijan-Poland business forum will be held in Warsaw on June 27, the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) said in a message June 10.

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Danniella Westbrook’s ‘new face’ seen for the first time after plastic surgery makeover in Poland

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Danniella Westbrook’s ‘new face’ seen for the first time after plastic surgery makeover in Poland

- DANNIELLA Westbrook has revealed her new face after going under the knife in Poland. The 43-year-old splashed out on a face lift and she showed off the results as she took a stroll today outside of Wroclaw airport. Danniella’s face was clearly still swollen from the procedure and her eyes appeared puffy. Speaking to The Sun Online ahead of her surgery, Danniella said: “They are discharging me in a bit and then I have to have the stitches out of my eyes on Sunday before I fly home to Spain

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Exclusive: Trump very likely to stop in Poland on way to G20 summit

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Exclusive: Trump very likely to stop in Poland on way to G20 summit

- WARSAW U.S. President Donald Trump is very likely to make a short stopover in Poland in July on his way to the summit of leaders from the Group of 20 countries next month in Germany, three sources told Reuters on Thursday. Poland's conservative euroskeptic ruling party, Law and Justice (PiS), is staunchly Atlanticist and has been much more welcoming of the new right-wing Trump administration than many other European governments

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Exclusive - Trump very likely to stop in Poland on way to G20 summit - sources

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Exclusive - Trump very likely to stop in Poland on way to G20 summit - sources

- WARSAW: U.S. President Donald Trump is very likely to make a short stopover in Poland in July on his way to the summit of leaders from the Group of 20 countries next month in Germany, three sources told Reuters on Thursday. Poland's conservative eurosceptic ruling party, Law and Justice (PiS), is staunchly Atlanticist and has been much more welcoming of the new right-wing Trump administration than many other European governments

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Nepal bans Polish climber over illegal Everest traverse

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Nepal bans Polish climber over illegal Everest traverse

- KATHMANDU - A Polish man has been banned from climbing any mountain in Nepal for 10 years after he made a rare traverse of Mount Everest last month without the correct permit, a Nepali official said on Thursday. Janusz Adam Adamski, 49, from Szczecin, Poland, climbed the world’s highest peak on May 21 from the Chinese route and descended on the Nepali side of the mountain that straddles their border

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Hungarian photography featured at Warsaw National Museum

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Hungarian photography featured at Warsaw National Museum

- WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The National Museum in Warsaw is preparing a new exhibition featuring the works of Hungarian photographers, who were among the most prominent practitioners of the genre internationally in the 20th century. Legendary war photographer Robert Capa is prominently featured, with some of his iconic images from the Spanish Civil War and the D-Day landings. The works of Brassai, Andre Kertesz and others are also included

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Danniella Westbrook admits she’s ‘terrified’ ahead of face lift surgery in Poland

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Danniella Westbrook admits she’s ‘terrified’ ahead of face lift surgery in Poland

- DANNIELLA Westbrook has admitted she’s “s******g herself” ahead of her face lift in Poland. The former EastEnders star, 43, revealed her surgery plans at the end of last month, telling fans she was having a boob job, face lift and new teeth. Today is the first day of her painful transformation, and before being wheeled in to surgery, she shared some photos showing where she will be diced and sliced to give her a revamped and younger look

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Polish taxi drivers protest growth of unlicensed drivers

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Polish taxi drivers protest growth of unlicensed drivers

- WARSAW, Poland — Hundreds of taxi drivers in Poland's four largest cities drove at a crawl Monday blocking rush-hour traffic in a protest to draw the government's attention to the rising number of unlicensed drivers who offer transport services. The taxi drivers say those unlicensed services, such as Uber, are a threat to their livelihoods and want the government to protect their authorized businesses

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Poland find other body parts in coffin of president killed in 2010 crash - prosecutors

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Poland find other body parts in coffin of president killed in 2010 crash - prosecutors

- By Marcin Goettig. WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish authorities said on Thursday they had found the remains of two other people in the coffin of former president Lech Kaczynski while investigating the plane crash in Russia that killed him and 95 others in 2010. The caskets of 11 further victims also contained body parts of others, prosecutors said after examining 24 coffins from the crash, which some officials of the ruling right-wing party have blamed on an explosion aboard, without providing evidence

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NATO and partners hold land, sea exercises in eastern Europe

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NATO and partners hold land, sea exercises in eastern Europe

- By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA Associated Press WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Thousands of troops from NATO and its partner nations are training on land and sea in central and eastern Europe Thursday, in two major exercises that aim to demonstrate their cooperation and rapid response capabilities at a time when the region feels threatened by Russia. Around 4,000 U.S. and European troops from 14 nations took part in the annual Baltic Operations navy exercise that opened Thursday in Poland's Baltic Sea port of Szczecin

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Pope Francis greets young people at Lednica Lake in Poland

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Pope Francis greets young people at Lednica Lake in Poland

- 2017-05-31 Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has greeted young people in Poland gathered for an annual prayer meeting at Lake Lednica, where Poland was “baptized” and became a Christian country in the person of its pagan leader Mieszko in 966. During his General Audience, Pope Francis asked Mary to guide the Lednica Youth Meeting , which this year carries the motto “Go forth and love”

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Poland gathers data on foreigners in the country

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Poland gathers data on foreigners in the country

- WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland's deputy defense minister has cited security concerns in Europe as he tries to justify a move to gather data on foreigners visiting and living in the country. A mostly homogenous and Catholic nation, Poland is refusing to accept migrants from the Middle East and Africa. The stance has drawn condemnation from European Union leaders. The Defense Ministry has requested from authorities in western Poland information on foreigners in their region

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Seize opportunities in Poland, Czech Republic: President Tan

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Seize opportunities in Poland, Czech Republic: President Tan

- Both Poland and the Czech Republic have fast-growing economies and vibrant societies, and Singapore companies should capitalise on the opportunities in the two nations, said President Tony Tan Keng Yam yesterday. The two Central European nations hold promise, thanks to their central and strategic location in Europe, strong industrial base and highly skilled workforce, he said. But many Singaporeans are unaware of the opportunities available, he added, and both countries have also been focused on their traditional markets in Europe

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  • Poland plans Trump-era defence spending splurge, critics say 'unrealistic'
    Poland plans Trump-era defence spending splurge, critics say 'unrealistic'

    , channelnewsasia.com

    WARSAW: Poland's new plans to nearly double defence spending and add a further 100,000 personnel to its armed forces seem, on paper, to be just what NATO allies need to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's charge that Europe does not pay enough for its security. Partly a response to Moscow's actions in Poland's eastern neighbour Ukraine, the "Concept of Defence of the Republic of Poland" aims to enable Warsaw to resist any possible Russian aggression without having to rely so much on help from the thousands of U

     

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  • Olympian Powell named in GB judo squad for European Championships
    Olympian Powell named in GB judo squad for European Championships

    , bbc.co.uk

    Olympian Natalie Powell, of Wales, has been selected in the GB squad for the 2017 European Judo Championships in Warsaw, Poland, between April 20-23. Powell, who finished seventh at the 2016 Rio Olympics, is a former Commonwealth Games gold medallist. She returned to international competition at the start of 2017 with a fifth at the Dusseldorf Grand Prix and seventh at the Paris Grand Slam

     

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  • Fast train hits Polish truck; 19 hospitalized, 7 seriously
    Fast train hits Polish truck; 19 hospitalized, 7 seriously

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A fast train hit a flat-bed truck at an unguarded railway crossing Friday in southwestern Poland, sending 19 people to the hospital, including seven with life-threatening injuries, officials said. A number of other people suffered less severe injuries in the partial derailment. The accident occurred around 3 p.m. in the village of Schodnia, when a Pendolino intercity train carrying some 300 passengers hit the vehicle, Pawel Fratczak, the spokesman for national firefighters, told The Associated Press

     

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Society & Culture

  • Poland find other body parts in coffin of president killed in 2010 crash - prosecutors
    Poland find other body parts in coffin of president killed in 2010 crash - prosecutors

    , sg.yahoo.com

    By Marcin Goettig. WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish authorities said on Thursday they had found the remains of two other people in the coffin of former president Lech Kaczynski while investigating the plane crash in Russia that killed him and 95 others in 2010. The caskets of 11 further victims also contained body parts of others, prosecutors said after examining 24 coffins from the crash, which some officials of the ruling right-wing party have blamed on an explosion aboard, without providing evidence

     

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    Tags: Death & Dying |  Burials |  Coffins | 
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Law & Crime

  • Poland confirms Minnesota man as Nazi commander
    Poland confirms Minnesota man as Nazi commander

    , abc7chicago.com

    WARSAW, Poland -- Poland will seek the arrest and extradition of a Minnesota man exposed by The Associated Press as a former commander in an SS-led unit that burned Polish villages and killed civilians in World War II, prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutor Robert Janicki said evidence gathered over years of investigation into U.S. citizen Michael K. confirmed "100 percent" that he was a commander of a unit in the SS-led Ukrainian Self Defense Legion

     

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Science & Nature

  • NGOs urge Poland to stop extensive logging in old forest
    NGOs urge Poland to stop extensive logging in old forest

    , richmond.com

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Environmentalists say Poland has until Saturday to explain to European Union authorities why it has increased logging in Europe's last primeval forest, or face EU court. The European Commission says the logging in Bialowieza Forest breaches EU laws protecting nature and is a threat to the UNESCO World Heritage site. It threatens to take Poland before the EU's Court of Justice

     

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