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Poland keeping 'foot in door' to euro zone membership - Finance Minister

Poland is keeping the door open to euro zone membership, but joining the common currency will not boost the country's status because it is already a stable and developed economy, Finance Minister Mateusz Szczurek was quoted on Friday as saying.

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Related Topix: Europe, Poland, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Transitions Online

Are Sanctions the Visegrad Four's Last Straw?

The Visegrad group of Central European countries Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary has never had an easy life.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, Slovakia, Robert Fico

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Age

Poland plans canal to bypass Russia

Warsaw: Poland plans to build a new canal to bypass a stretch of coastline controlled by Russia, as the country tries to become less dependent on its neighbour.

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Related Topix: Europe, Poland, World News,

Business Times

Stocks likely to continue last...

Stocks plunged in the middle of last week after Polish prime minister Donald Tusk said a troop buildup on the Ukraine border increased the odds of a Russian invasion LAST week, US stocks slid into negative territory for the year after Italy's surprising retreat into recession hinted that the Ukrainian conflict was taking its toll on the eurozone's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Weekday Magazine

NATO Chief Holds Talks In Kyiv Amid Tensions Over Russian Troops

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen is holding talks with Ukrainian leaders in Kyiv, amid heightened tensions over a Russian troop buildup along the Ukrainian border.

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Related Topix: Oleksandr Turchynov

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Chicago Tribune

NATO: Russia could be poised to invade Ukraine

NATO must rethink its long-term relationship with Russia and strengthen the alliance's ability to respond quickly to any threat, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Vladimir Putin

Canada.com

Putin's options range between invading Ukraine or abandoning rebels, analysts say

A aerial view shows the damage caused by a tailings pond breach near the town of Likely, B.C. Tuesday, August, 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Vladimir Putin

Reuters

Global Markets-Russia worries, weak German data weigh on Europe

European stocks fell on Wednesday while nervous investors took refuge in high-rated bonds on reports of a build-up of Russian troops near the border with Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine

Poland's prime minister says he has information indicating that there is a growing threat of a "direct intervention" by Russia in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Albion, NY, Opinion

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Washington Post

Dirtiest Fuel Threatens 700-Year-Old Villages in Europe: Energy

Europe's energy dilemma -- burning the dirtiest coal while meeting pollution targets -- is crystallizing in opposition to a plan that would uproot 700- year-old villages and dig two pits the size of Manhattan.

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Related Topix: AB Electrolux, Appliances, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Poland, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Bloomberg

Poland to Get LNG Terminal on Time as Costs Discussed, PBG Says

Poland 's plan to have a liquefied natural gas terminal ready by mid-2015 to cut its reliance on gas imports from Russia won't be derailed by a dispute over costs, one of the project's contractors said today.

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Transitions Online

Poles Dash to Stash Their Cash

Long queues and the collapse of the government's online services heralded the last day of July when Poles had their last chance to register to remain in the second, private pillar of the pension system.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Warsaw Voice

City marks 70th anniversary of...

Traffic in Warsaw halted on Aug.1 and rush-hour crowds paused in silence for a minute-long tribute to Polish World War II resistance fighters at the exact time they launched the Warsaw Uprising, the bloody armed struggle against the capital's Nazi German occupiers in 1944.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Poland marks 70th anniversary of Warsaw Uprising

People hold burning flares to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising in Warsaw, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

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Warsaw Voice

Bugging Scandal Rocks Government

The coalition government of the Civic Platform and the Polish People's Party has been rocked by the biggest crisis of its seven years in power after a news magazine released recordings of senior officials cynically discussing controversial deals in foul language.

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Related Topix: Europe, Poland, World News

The Washington Post

Italy, Poland vie for top EU foreign policy job

The top diplomats of Italy and Poland are competing for the prestigious position of EU foreign policy chief amid the unfolding tensions with Russia.

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Related Topix: World News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Warsaw Voice

Poland may appeal European cou...

Poland will "quite likely" file an appeal against the ruling of the European Court of Human Rights that the country had violated European torture and inhumane treatment laws, Prime Minister Donald Tusk said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Europe, Poland, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Reuters

Poland says may appeal European court ruling on CIA jail

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said on Friday Warsaw will probably appeal against a European Court of Human Rights ruling that Poland hosted a secret CIA jail.

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