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  • Radwanska leads Poland to 3-2 Fed Cup win vs Spain 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:44 pm
  • BARCELONA, Spain - Agnieszka Radwanska won her second singles match before teaming up with Alicja Rosolska to claim the decisive doubles and give Poland a 3-2 win over Spain in their Fed Cup World Group playoff on Sunday.

  • US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 7:34 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup of forces near its border with Ukraine and its annexation last month of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.

  • Krakow's deputy mayor to lead Winter Games bid 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:44 am
  • KRAKOW, Poland - Krakow's deputy mayor was chosen Thursday to lead the Polish city's candidacy for the 2022 Winter Olympics following the resignation of the previous bid chief.

  • Ukraine 2022 Olympic bid on hold but still alive 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:58 am
  • LONDON - With the crisis in Ukraine escalating by the day, the prospect of the Winter Olympics going to the former Soviet republic seems hard to imagine. Yet, the western Ukrainian city of Lviv hasn't given up on its bid for the 2022 Games.

  • NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:55 pm
  • BRUSSELS - NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday.

  • Report: Glaxo bribed doctors in Poland 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 9:02 am
  • LONDON - The BBC reports that pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline is accused of bribing doctors to prescribe medicines in Poland.

  • Cornet beats Giorgi to win Katowice Open 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 2:33 pm
  • KATOWICE, Poland - Alize Cornet saved a match point before beating Camila Giorgi of Italy 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5 Sunday in a three-hour final to win the Katowice Open for her fourth career WTA title.

  • Missing Polish paintings found in Santa Rosa 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:10 pm
  • SANTA ROSA, California - Dozens of missing paintings by a Polish artist have been found in a storage facility in Northern California.

  • Bus crash in Poland injures 7, mostly teens 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 6:44 am
  • WARSAW, Poland - A Swedish bus drove into a ditch in southwestern Poland Friday, injuring seven people including four Swedes and an American teenager.

  • New museum to open celebrating John Paul II 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 1:10 pm
  • WADOWICE, Poland - A new museum in Poland is offering viewers a chance to see what it's like to walk in the shoes of a saint - or at least to have a look at the black socks he wore for the journey.

  • Priest touches off anger after toy complaints 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 1:44 pm
  • WARSAW, Poland - A Roman Catholic priest has touched off a controversy in Poland after news media quoted him describing toys like LEGO's Monster Fighters as tools of Satan that lead children to the "dark side."

  • Francis recalls John Paul II's death 9 years ago 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:32 pm
  • VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Wednesday hailed Pope John Paul II's legacy as he marked the ninth anniversary of the Polish-born pontiff's death.

  • Germany returns looted Guardi painting to Poland 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 3:41 pm
  • BERLIN - An 18th-century painting looted by the Nazis for Adolf Hitler's 'Fuehrer Museum' was handed back to Poland on Monday, a move Germany hopes will revive thorny talks over a vast trove of historical documents that Berlin wants to recover from Poland.

  • Chevron, Polish firm jointly explore for shale gas 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 11:16 am
  • WARSAW, Poland - Poland's gas giant PGNiG and Chevron on Monday agreed to jointly hunt for shale gas in southwestern Poland in a move to speed up the exploration amid tension with major gas supplier, Russia.

  • Exhibition by Jewish museum shows pre-WWII life 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 11:14 am
  • WARSAW, Poland - Old films, music recordings and everyday objects are among items that recreate the atmosphere of Jewish life in Warsaw until World War II in a new exhibition at Warsaw's Jewish history museum.

  • Exhibition by Jewish museum shows pre-WWII life 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 11:04 am
  • WARSAW, Poland - Old films, music recordings and everyday objects are among items that recreate the atmosphere of Jewish life in Warsaw until World War II in a new exhibition at Warsaw's Jewish history museum.

  • Envoy: Ukraine getting closer to deal with IMF 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 7:04 pm
  • WARSAW, Poland - Ukraine appears close to reaching a bailout deal with the International Monetary Fund because its new leaders have the "determination" needed to carry out the financial reforms the IMF is demanding, Poland's foreign minister said Wednesday.

  • Officers march on Great Escape anniversary 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 8:29 am
  • WARSAW, Poland - A group of 50 British air force officers set off Tuesday to march from the site of a Nazi prisoner camp to a war cemetery in western Poland to mark 70 years since the Great Escape of Allied airmen and to honor 50 of them who were caught and executed.

  • France offers 4 warplanes for Baltic air patrols 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 10:51 am
  • PARIS - France is offering to send warplanes to help provide air patrols over the Baltic states and Poland, officials said Friday, amid growing tensions between the West and Russia and despite a looming big-ticket military deal between Paris and Moscow.

  • Bosnian Serb war criminal serves term in Poland 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 8:56 am
  • WARSAW, Poland - A Bosnian Serb war criminal has been brought to Poland to serve out his sentence after he was assaulted in a British prison, a justice official said Friday.