Tusk's party claims election win in Poland

WARSAW, Poland, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Polish voters Sunday affirmed their support for Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, giving his Civic Platform party a parliamentary victory.

Poland holds parliamentary election Sunday

WARSAW, Poland, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Polls show Prime Minister Donald Tusk is going into Poland's parliamentary elections Sunday with a healthy lead.

EU offers Belarus $9 billion for reforms

WARSAW, Poland, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- EU leaders offered the president of Belarus $9 billion if he releases political prisoners and holds democratic elections, EUobserver reports.

Could Poland link to Nabucco?

WARSAW, Poland, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The start of a gas pipeline interconnector between Poland and the Czech Republic might be part of a grander scheme that could include Nabucco, an official said.
Denmark adds border crossing agents

Denmark adds border crossing agents

BRUSSELS, July 7 (UPI) -- Denmark has assigned an additional 50 customs officers to its German and Swedish borders, prompting criticism from Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk.

'New euroscepticism' worries Polish PM

WARSAW, Poland, July 1 (UPI) -- The European Union is at a "difficult and complicated" moment because of economic troubles and immigration, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Friday.

Nord Stream no hindrance to Poland

WARSAW, Poland, June 22 (UPI) -- Berlin has given assurances the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea won't block development of Polish ports, the Polish prime minister said.
Poland rejects Russian report on jet crash

Poland rejects Russian report on jet crash

BRUSSELS, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk Friday rejected Russia's draft report on the plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski in April.
Poland warns of possible two-tiered EU

Poland warns of possible two-tiered EU

BRUSSELS, June 10 (UPI) -- Efforts to step up economic coordination after Greece's debt crisis should go beyond the countries sharing the euro, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said.

Flooding in Poland spreads beyond borders

WARSAW, Poland, May 26 (UPI) -- Severe flooding in Poland, already responsible for the deaths of 15 people, now is threatening neighboring countries, officials said.

Poland plans weeklong mourning period

WARSAW, Poland, April 10 (UPI) -- Poland plans seven days of mourning after its president, his wife and members of a government delegation died Saturday in a plane crash in western Russia.
Poles, Russians mark massacre anniversary

Poles, Russians mark massacre anniversary

KATYN, Russia, April 7 (UPI) -- The prime ministers of Russia and Poland set a precedent Wednesday by each attending a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre of Poles.

Warsaw's energy efforts irks opposition

WARSAW, Poland, March 12 (UPI) -- A move by Warsaw to court controversial energy partners in the Caucasus raises serious political questions, members of Polish opposition parties said.
Putin may visit site of Katyn massacre

Putin may visit site of Katyn massacre

WARSAW, Poland, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A historian said Polish-Russian relations could be improved if Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin visits the site of the 1940 Katyn massacre.

France, Poland have bilateral meetings

PARIS, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and French President Nicolas Sarkozy discussed cooperation in defense and energy, the Elysee Palace in Paris said Thursday.
Talks fruitful, Biden and Kaczynski say

Talks fruitful, Biden and Kaczynski say

WARSAW, Poland, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Polish President Lech Kaczynski said discussions with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday were good, despite lingering differences on missile defense.

Scandal costly to three Polish ministers

WARSAW, Poland, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Wednesday three government ministers caught up in the "Blackjack" lobbying scandal have quit.

Polish president wanted to ban Putin

WARSAW, Poland, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Polish president reportedly asked the prime minister to ban Russian leader Vladimir Putin from a ceremony last week commemorating the start of World War II.

Putin extols Poland's World War II bravery

SOPOT, Poland, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin marked World War II's 70th anniversary in Poland by praising Polish soldiers and citizens for their wartime bravery.

Poland to sack 12,000 government employees

WARSAW, Poland, July 29 (UPI) -- The Polish government plans to sack as many as 12,000 civil servants to reduce expenditures, an official said.

Poland ruling centerright party wins polls

WARSAW, Poland, June 8 (UPI) -- Poland's ruling center-right Civic Platform of Prime Minister Donald Tusk won 44.39 percent of the vote for the European Parliament, officials said Monday.

Poland marks first free vote anniversary

WARSAW, Poland, June 4 (UPI) -- Poland's leaders, accompanied by foreign dignitaries, are marking the 20th anniversary of the country's free elections that led to the fall of communist rule.
World Bank to grant Poland $3.7B credit

World Bank to grant Poland $3.7B credit

WARSAW, Poland, May 19 (UPI) -- Poland will be borrowing $3.73 billion from World Bank to assist the country's social services, labor market and public finances, government officials said.

Gates seeks more time on missile shield

KRAKOW, Poland, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The United States needs more time to review plans for a missile shield in Eastern Europe, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates told Polish officials Friday.

Poland still committed to missile shield

MUNICH, Germany, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Poland says it's still committed to the planned deployment of a U.S. missile shield system on its territory.
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