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  • Legia gets 3-0 win as fan trouble stops Europa League game 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 10:17 am

    NYON, Switzerland - UEFA says it awarded Legia Warsaw a 3-0 win after a Europa League qualifying match in Albania was abandoned due to crowd trouble.

  • In Poland, communist-era graves overlay victims of the state story has photos
    Updated: Aug-03-15 11:07 am

    WARSAW, Poland - Fearing the power of their patriotism, Poland's communist leaders killed the nation's World War II heroes and anti-communist activists and dumped their bodies secretly in mass graves, hoping they would be forgotten. They were topped with new graves.

  • Poland's richest businessman, Jan Kulczyk, dies at 65 story has photos
    Updated: Jul-29-15 10:58 am

    WARSAW, Poland - Jan Kulczyk, Poland's richest man and the founder and president of investment empire Kulczyk Holding, who made his fortune during Poland's economic transformations, has died from complications following surgery, the company said Wednesday. He was 65.

  • Ukrainian bus crash in Poland kills 5, injures 25 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 5:19 am

    WARSAW, Poland - Polish police say that a bus traveling from Ukraine to Warsaw has crashed, killing five people and injuring more than two dozen others.

  • Unwanted gift from Stalin, Warsaw Palace of Culture turns 60 story has photos
    Updated: Jul-22-15 4:09 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Some Poles liken the skyscraper to an elephant in lace underpants. A famous poet dubbed it "the nightmare of a drunken baker." And one joke goes that it provides the best view of Warsaw because you can't see the building from inside.

  • Unwanted gift from Stalin, Warsaw Palace of Culture turns 60 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 3:42 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Some Poles liken the skyscraper to an elephant in lace underpants. A famous poet dubbed it "the nightmare of a drunken baker." And one joke goes that it provides the best view of Warsaw because you can't see the building from inside.

  • Drone seized in Poland after near-collision with plane 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 3:27 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Polish authorities confiscated a drone and questioned a man after a Lufthansa passenger plane approaching Warsaw's international airport nearly collided with a flying object, police said Wednesday.

  • Drone seized in Poland after near-collision with plane 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 9:22 am

    WARSAW, Poland - Polish authorities confiscated a drone and questioned a man after a Lufthansa passenger plane approaching Warsaw's international airport nearly collided with a flying object, police said Wednesday.

  • Jewish group honors Christian Poles who rescued Jews in WWII 
    Updated: Jul-12-15 1:25 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Jewish officials honored nearly 50 elderly Christian Poles who saved Jews during World War II, praising them as heroes during an event in Warsaw on Sunday organized as an expression of gratitude.

  • 150 Syrian Christians arrive in Poland to start new lives 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 6:38 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Some 50 Christian families fleeing war in Syria have arrived in Poland to begin new lives.

  • Greek crisis revives Polish debate over joining the euro 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 12:40 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - The possibility of a Greek exit from the euro is reviving debate in Poland about the wisdom of signing on to the joint currency, so much so that Poland's president warned this week that his country risks becoming a political lightweight if it sticks with its own currency, the zloty.