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2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Barcelona wins $6.5 million urban innovation prize

Barcelona, Spain, has captured the 5 million euro grand prize in a competition that spurs cities to develop novel approaches to improve urban life. Four other cities won 1 million euros each: the metropolitan area of Kirklees, England; Stockholm; Warsaw, Poland; and Athens, Greece.

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6 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Polish fears of Russia run high on war anniversary

15, 2014, Konrad Wierzbicki, 23, stands in front of a memorial to Poles killed by the Soviet Union in the 1940s in Otwock, Poland. . In this photo taken Monday, Sept.

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6 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Polish fears of Russia run high on war anniversary

It was an unexpected question from a woman hoping to sell me her Warsaw apartment: "Are you sure you want to buy now, when war could be coming?" Though she was half joking, her comment revealed an anxiety Poles express frequently these days - that Russian aggression in Ukraine could spread, upending this NATO and European Union member's most peaceful and prosperous era in centuries. The woman was the third Pole in the past couple weeks to advise me to think twice about investing in Polish real estate, forcing me to start wondering if it really is wise for me, an American, to risk my savings here.

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6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Polish fears of Russia run high on war anniversary

In this photo taken Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, Konrad Wierzbicki, 23, stands in front of a memorial to Poles killed by the Soviet Union in the 1940s in Otwock, Poland.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE End of 'the American Century'

WASHINGTON, March 16-18, 2001 -- Editor's Note : At the turn of the century, a batch of recently declassified analyses by the Central Intelligence Agency offered new insight into U.S. intelligence during the Cold War. The papers covered the Soviet Union's military capabilities and social, economic, political, and foreign policy issues, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty correspondent Andrew F. Tully told The American Reporter.

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TrekEarth

Tomb of a Hero

This photograph presents Mausoleum of General Jozef Bem in my home town Tarnow. This place has some extraordinary atmosphere and although this is my third photo and this time I cannot complain about bad light, still I didn't manage to give it a justice.

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Border Mail

Hot air has Nicola on top of world

AN Albury woman has become the first to win the FAI Women's World Hot Air Balloon World Championship held in Poland. John Cronin and his wife, Karen, looking at pictures of Nicola Scaife - Mr Cronin's daughter - after she won the Women's World Hot Air Balloon World Championship.

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BayStreet.ca

UA Multimedia Secures Worldwide Distribution Rights to Gentle Movie

IRVINE, CA / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2014 / UA Multimedia, Inc. , a media holding company, is pleased to announce that it has secured worldwide distribution rights to Gentle. Gentle is a movie made in Vietnam based on a novel written by Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky.

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The Times of Israel

Maccabi TA joins oldest survivor for 111

Israel Krysztal celebrates his 111th birthday with Maccabi Tel Aviv players Barak Itzhaki and Eden Ben Basat Born in A arnA3w, Poland, Krysztal was orphaned at age 11. Later, in 1944, he and his wife were sent from the Lodz Ghetto to Auschwitz, where she was killed. Krysztal immigrated to Israel in 1950 where he remarried and rebuilt his life in Haifa.

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Reuters

Poland drops probe into central bank chief's leaked conversation

Polish prosecutors said on Tuesday they had dropped an investigation into whether central bank governor Marek Belka broke the law in a conversation with the interior minister that was secretly recorded and leaked. In the recordings, published in June, Belka discusses with Interior Minister Bartlomiej Sienkiewicz the removal of the finance minister and ways the central bank could use its monetary tools to help the government avoid election defeat.

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PR-inside.com

Netia S.A. (NET) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Market Study Published

The company operates through its segments namely, Home, SOHO/SME, , Corporate and Carriers . It provides voice telephony and data transmission services including switched services, fixed-line voice telephone services comprising domestic and international long-distance and fixed-to-mobile services, voice over Internet protocol, voice mail and integrated services digital network.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Annals of Internal Medicine

Quality-of-Life Outcomes With Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery in ...

Daniel B. Mark, MD, MPH; J. David Knight, MS; Eric J. Velazquez, MD; Jaroslaw Wasilewski, MD, PhD; Jonathan G. Howlett, MD; Peter K. Smith, MD; John A. Spertus, MD, MPH; Miroslaw Rajda, MD; Rakesh Yadav, DM; Baron L. Hamman, MD; Marcin Malinowski, MD; Ajay Naik, MD, DM, DNB; Gena Rankin, MPH; Tina M. Harding, RN, BSN; Laura A. Drew, RN, BSN; Patrice Desvigne-Nickens, MD; and Kevin J. Anstrom, PhD From Outcomes Research Group, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland; Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute/University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri; All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India; Baylor Soltero Cardiovascular Research Center, Dallas, Texas; ... (more)

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Laughing Squid

BASE Jumpers Dressed as Priests Jump Off the Top of Poland's Tallest Building

A quartet of Polish daredevils dressed up as priests to smuggle parachutes past security at Palace of Culture in Warsaw, Poland before climbing to the top and BASE jumping off the country's tallest building. Once on the ground, the jumpers packed up their things and made their way to a getaway car.

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Weekday Magazine

Meet Some Of The Poles Who Will Help Decide Scotland's Future

Tens of thousands of Poles living in Scotland also have a vote in the referendum on Scottish independence. Two Polish migrants, Bartosz Maroszek and Maciej Wiczynski, tell RFE/RL why they support it.

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The Miami Herald

Poland's parliamentary speaker appointed premier

Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski, right, appoints parliament speaker Ewa Kopacz to be the next prime minister and gives her the task of assembling the new cabinet in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Poland's parliamentary speaker appointed premier

Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski, right, appoints parliament speaker Ewa Kopacz to be the next prime minister and gives her the task of assembling the new cabinet in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.

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Sys-Con Media

Serinus Energy Inc.: Updated Corporate Presentation

Serinus is an international upstream oil and gas exploration and production company with a diversified portfolio of projects in Ukraine, Brunei, Tunisia, Romania and Syria and with a risk profile ranging from exploration in Brunei, Romania and Syria to production and development in Ukraine and Tunisia. The common shares of the Company trade under trading symbol "SEN" on both the WSE and the TSX.

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Aston Villa's Aleksandar Tonev in FA Cup action against Sheffield United

Villa winger Aleksandar Tonev, who is on loan at Scottish champions Celtic, has been accused of racially abusing an opponent. The Bulgarian international is alleged to have directed the abuse at Aberdeen defender Shay Logan in Saturday's Scottish Premiership match at Celtic Park, which Celtic won 2-1.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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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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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