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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 5, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 5, 2012.
By United Press International

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.

Polish party leader ordered to apologize

WARSAW, Poland, July 12 (UPI) -- A Polish court ordered the leader of the country's right-wing Law and Justice Party to apologize to a media group for comparing it to a communist newspaper.
Poles ridicule mourning for president

Poles ridicule mourning for president

WARSAW, Poland, March 30 (UPI) -- Some Poles are resorting to mockery to counter to what they see as excessive mourning for late Polish President Lech Kaczynski.
Official blames Russia for plane crash

Official blames Russia for plane crash

WARSAW, Poland, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The twin brother of the Polish president who died in a plane crash last year in Russia said he blames Russia for the tragedy.

Kaczynski: Polish president should resign

WARSAW, Poland, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The brother of the Polish president killed in a spring plane crash called on the country's current leadership to resign over the investigation into the tragedy.
Komorowski sworn in as Poland's president

Komorowski sworn in as Poland's president

WARSAW, Poland, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Bronislaw Komorowski was sworn in as Poland's president Friday, beginning a five-year term in the country's highest office.

Komorowski declared winner in Poland

WARSAW, Poland, July 5 (UPI) -- Election officials Monday declared Bronislaw Komorowski the winner in Poland's presidential runoff.
Kaczynski concedes in Poland

Kaczynski concedes in Poland

WARSAW, Poland, July 4 (UPI) -- Conservative candidate Jaroslaw Kaczynski conceded Poland's presidency to Bronislaw Komorowski in Sunday's hotly contested runoff election.
Late Polish leader's twin running

Late Polish leader's twin running

WARSAW, Poland, April 26 (UPI) -- The twin brother of Lech Kaczynski, the Polish president killed in a plane crash this month, said Monday he is running to replace him.
Poland sets snap election date

Poland sets snap election date

WARSAW, Poland, April 21 (UPI) -- Elections to find a successor to former Polish President Lech Kaczynski, who was killed in a plane crash, will be contested June 20.

BMD Focus: Poland blocks base -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) -- It is starting to look as though Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk may be able to run out the clock to avoid letting the United States build an ABM base to protect U.S. East Coast cities against an Iranian nuclear-armed ICBM attack.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Tusk granddad served in Germany army

WARSAW, Poland, April 7 (UPI) -- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, scheduled to visit Israel Tuesday, says he didn't know his grandfather served in Germany's army.

BMD Focus: Bush's BMD victory -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush won big at the NATO summit in Bucharest, Romania this week over his plan to build anti-ballistic missile defense bases in Poland and the Czech.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Focus: Turnaround in Seoul -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Lose a key ally on ballistic missile defense, gain a key ally on ballistic missile defense.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst
President criticizes Polish foreign policy

President criticizes Polish foreign policy

WARSAW, Poland, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Poland's president criticized the new prime minister for reportedly yielding to Russian influences on Warsaw's foreign policy moves.

Poland PM to meet Czechs on U.S. missiles

WARSAW, Poland, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Poland's prime minister is set to visit the Czech Republic to discuss a U.S. plan to build a Central European missile shield in the two neighboring states.

BMD Focus: BMD around the world -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The dramatic progress posted by nations such as the United States, Russia, Israel, Japan, India and even Iran in ballistic missile defense was balanced by the complacency for loss of political will on the issue in many other countries. For every "hare" nation on BMD in 2007, there was also a "tortoise."
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Poland wants to improve German relations

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- A Polish government foreign policy expert said Germany and Poland should sign a document on improving their bilateral relations.

Poland PM seeks U.S. missile guarantees

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Poland's prime minister is seeking a U.S. guarantee a European missile defense system will serve Polish national security interests.

Poland former PM opposes pullout from Iraq

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Poland's former prime minister characterized a new Cabinet's decision to withdraw troops from Iraq by October as a mistake.

Poland: Fast growing economy needs reform

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Despite its fast growing economy, Poland needs reforms that will reduce government red tape to make doing business easier in the country.

Poland, Russia to resolve meat export ban

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The Polish agriculture minister was set to travel to Russia to discuss lifting a ban on Polish meat imports that Moscow imposed two years ago.
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