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1 hr ago | Slovak Spectator

Slovakia makes offers to NATO

AMID a politically charged discourse over the crisis in eastern Ukraine and its implications for regional security, with Prime Minister Robert Fico offering an interpretation that the conflict represents a geopolitical fight for influence between Russia and the United States, Slovakia has made concrete offers to its partners in NATO on how the country could contribute to facing the current challenges. The list that Slovak state officials tabled at the NATO summit in Newport, Wales on September 5 includes a logistics base in Poprad, trainings at an airport in central Slovakia and a pledge not to make any cuts to the defence budget.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Slovakia, Robert Fico,

11 hrs ago | TrekEarth

Lighthouse...

Lighthouse in Sopot - the navigation facility on the Polish Baltic coast, located in Sopot. Built in 1903-4 as a part of Balneological Institute.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

PR-inside.com

Market Report, "Boryszew SA (BRS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review", published

It offers car fluids and coolants, packaging products, adhesives, construction products, chemicals, and forklifts; staple fibers, filaments, PET granulates, other polymers, and polyester fibers; zinc and lead oxides; structural polyamides; aluminum wire rods, wires, and air mains of aluminum alloys; and rolled aluminum sheets and strips, and primary aluminum.

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TrekEarth

Malbork

Malbork, a small town in northern Poland, view from the castle tower. The town was founded in the 13th century around the Castle of the Teutonic Knights and grew together with the castle.

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Garstang Today

I hope jewellery stolen from us does thief some good, says vicar

A vicar has put his faith into action - by saying he hopes 15,000 of his wife's jewellery stolen from their vicarage home does the thief some good. The Rev David Brown who is taking up a new appointment as the Anglican chaplain in a Warsaw, Poland, at the start of next month said: "It's a very sad end to our time here.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Truro Daily News

International co-operation includes Truro soldier

Col. Dariusz Sobotka, left, commander of the Multinational Brigade greets Lt.-Col. Steve Hale, commanding officer of 1st Batallion, The Nova Scotia Highlanders acting as the Senior Canadian Planner and Contingent Commandant for exercise MAPLE ARCH 2014, during the opening ceremony on Sept.

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Astronomy

Artist's impression of Type Ia supernova

While scanning the sky to measure the positions and movements of stars in our galaxy, Gaia has discovered its first stellar explosion in another galaxy far away. This powerful event, now named Gaia14aaa, took place in a distant galaxy some 500 million light-years away and was revealed via a sudden rise in the galaxy's brightness between two Gaia observations separated by one month.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Astronomy, Science, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England,

Forward

Vatican Absolves Jews for the Alleged Murder of Jesus Christ

Rose Colored Glasses: The New York City skyline is reflected in these politically-concious 'I Like Ike' sunglasses at a fashion show for a sunglasses manufacturers' convention in New York. With the onset of the current war, the Jews of Warsaw, Poland, are already experiencing difficulties and privations.

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Related Topix: World News, Warsaw, NY

The Washington Post

A woman is in jail in Iran for attempting to watch a mena s volleyball game

This Iranian men's volleyball fan would be imprisoned if she was watching the sport in Iran. Here, this fan is watching the national team play Argentina at the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Sports

The Beaumont Enterprise

Poland resumes gas deliveries to Ukraine

In this Tuesday, March 4, 2014 file photo, a monument to Ukrainian poet and writer Taras Shevchenko is silhouetted against an apartment building with a sign advertising Russia's natural gas giant Gazprom, in Moscow, Russia.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News,

Xinhuanet

Ukraine committed to settling crisis through dialogue: president

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday voiced his commitment to settling the crisis in his country through political dialogue and negotiations. "I am confident that negotiations will bring positive results," said Poroshenko at the 11th Yalta European Strategy conference in Kiev.

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TrekEarth

Sopot-Spa...

Complex of Spa houses in Sopot. It's by Baltic Sea. Sopot is a seaside town in Eastern Pomerania on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea in northern Poland, with a population of approximately 40,000.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

TrekEarth

By night...

Ergo Arena after the concert, Andre Rieu. Ergo Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena, that was opened in 2010.

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Marin exhibit reflects renewal of Jewish art in Poland

About two years ago, artist Helena Czernek got the idea to seek out homes once occupied by Jews in her native Warsaw. Many prewar houses still had the outlines of mezuzahs that hung there, before the Holocaust nearly erased Polish Jewry.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, San Rafael, CA, Religion, Judaism

KWQC-TV Davenport

Russia, Poland in spat over gas supplies

The 40 passengers and crew who died when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in southwestern Pennsylvania during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks are to be honored in a new way during the 13th anniversary... Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert gave the flag that flew atop the U.S. Capitol on 9/11 to the Flight 93 National Memorial on Thursday, saying the building might not still be standing if the plane's passengers and... Officials say a Utah elementary school teacher has been rushed to the hospital after a concealed firearm she was carrying accidently discharged in a school bathroom and shot her in the leg.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Dennis Hastert, Flight 93 National Memorial, US National Parks, World News

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Polish president accepts resignation of Tusk gov't

11, 2014. . Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski,left, accepts the resignation of Prime Minister Donald Tusk and his entire Cabinet in Warsaw, Poland on Thursday Sept.

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Related Topix: Donald Tusk, World News, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Governors

The Daily Beast

Poland's PM in Waiting: Few Have Heard of Ewa Kopacz but She's Bound For the Top

She's never made a memorable speech in her political life. Few people outside Poland will have heard of her and even her party's supporters accept that she lacks ideological conviction.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Donald Tusk

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Poland says getting half as much gas from Russia as it wants

Poland's gas importer said it received only about half of the natural gas from Russia that it had asked for on Wednesday, stoking tensions between the two neighbours at odds over the stand-off over Ukraine. There was no sign of any shortages of Russian gas in Europe -- which relies on Russia for about a third of its gas -- indicating that this was not the 'gas war' that some European governments feared could break out this autumn.

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New Scientist

Jurassic corpse-eaters revealed by fossil reptile

A fossil marine reptile, marked by the critters that gnawed its remains, may reveal how corpse eaters changed during the dinosaur era. When modern whales die and fall to the ocean floor, their corpses sustain teeming ecosystems for decades.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, World News, Science / Technology

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: Impressive speech at the right place

Poland's President Komorowski held a keynote speech at the official commemoration of WWII in Berlin. His plea for a courageous and decisive Europe was an impressive appeal for freedom, says DW's Marcel FA1 4rstenau.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

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