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  • The exterior of Poland's Parliament in Warsaw is seen here on Nov. 20, 2012. Authorities arrested a 45-year-old chemist who was planning to detonate some four tons of explosives in front of the building while President Bronislaw Komorowski, Prime Minister Donald Tusk, Cabinet members and lawmakers were inside. (Associated Press)

    Poland thwarts terror attack on top leaders

    A Polish university researcher driven by nationalistic and anti-Semitic hatred was arrested for planning to detonate a four-ton bomb in front of the Parliament building in Warsaw with the president, prime minister, government ministers and lawmakers inside, authorities said Tuesday.

  • Poland braces for more soccer hooligan violence

    Poland is braced for more soccer hooligan violence this weekend between Polish and Russian fans at the European Championship, with the justice minister warning that there's no shortage of "cretins" willing to do battle on both sides.

  • Rescuers work on Sunday, March 4, 2012, at the site where two trains collided head-on near Szczekociny, Poland, late on Saturday. (AP Photo/Wojtek Barczynski)

    Train collision in Poland kills 16, injures 58

    Two trains running on the same track collided head-on in southern Poland late Saturday, leaving 16 people dead and 58 injured in the country's worst train disaster in more than 20 years.

  • US sites hacked as objections grow to piracy deal

    Opponents of a controversial global copyright treaty counted three victories Friday as American government websites were hacked and the Eastern European nations of Poland and Slovenia distanced themselves from the deal.

  • Poland, Slovenia reject disputed Internet treaty

    Poland and Slovenia said Friday they won't ratify an international copyright agreement that has infuriated Internet users, acknowledging misgivings about the deal.

  • Poles protest ACTA online and on the streets

    Hundreds of people waged a street protest in Warsaw on Tuesday to protest the government's plan to sign an international copyright treaty, while several popular websites also shut down for an hour over the issue.

  • Polish websites to go dark to protest ACTA

    Hundreds of people waged a street protest in Warsaw on Tuesday to protest the government's plan to sign an international copyright treaty, hours before several popular websites plan to go dark for an hour over the issue.

  • Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk (center) celebrates in Warsaw with Health Minister Ewa Kopacz (right) and Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski (background left) as the first exit poll is published following parliamentary elections on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

    Polish leader begins organizing new government after election win

    Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk took his first steps toward building a new government Monday after his centrist ruling party became the country's first ever to win re-election since the collapse of communism in 1989.

  • A Pole casts her ballot in Warsaw during Polish parliamentary elections on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

    Exit poll: Pro-EU prime minister's party leading in Polish election

    Poles voted Sunday in parliamentary elections to determine whether Poland continues on its conciliatory course with Russia and Germany, or whether it returns to a more combative stance with those historic foes.

  • President Obama (left) and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk talk as they leave a joint news conference at the Chancellery Building in Warsaw on Saturday, May 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Obama exhorts U.S., allies to bolster Arab Spring

    Holding out Poland's transformation to democracy as a model for the world, President Obama on Saturday exhorted Western allies and the American public alike to extend their support, energy and vision to those now reaching for democracy in the Middle East and North Africa.

  • Parliament Speaker, acting president Bronislaw Komorowski greets supporters after exit polls indicate him to be the possible winner in the presidential elections, during the election night in Warsaw, Sunday, July 4, 2010. Exit polls in Poland's presidential election show Komorowski with a very slight edge over the late president's identical twin brother, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, with official results not expected until Monday. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

    Komorowski win strengthens Polish government

    Interim president Bronislaw Komorowski appeared to have held off a last-minute surge from the identical twin brother of the late president, who died in an April plane crash that shocked the country and forced Sunday's early election.

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