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Latest Stories Grant Wahl: Three thoughts: Czechs surprise with 1-0 win over host Polandupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 17:29:00

WROCLAW, Poland -- Here are three thoughts after the Czech Republic's 1-0 win against Poland, which gave the Czechs first place in Group A, with Greece advancing in second place and Russia and Poland being eliminated:

Police in Poland detain 184 after violence during Euro 2012 soccer tournamentupdated: Wed Jun 13 2012 09:51:00

Police in Poland have detained 184 people after tensions spiraled into violence as soccer fans gathered for a Euro 2012 game in Warsaw, police said Wednesday.

Euro racists face criminal sanctionsupdated: Wed Jun 13 2012 09:23:00

UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino describes racist to the Dutch team "absolutely unacceptable." Jonathan Wilson: Euro 2012 Day 5: Poland and Russia clash; Czech Rep. restores hopeupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 17:52:00

It was a day of howling sirens, blood-spattered pavement and the menacing thump of baton on riot shield as the warnings of violence before Poland's game with Russia proved to be distressingly accurate. As 5,000 Russians marched through Warsaw to celebrate their country's national day, they clashed with Polish hooligans. Police water cannons, tear gas, auditory grenades and 56 arrests were required to restore order.

Soccer Live: Day Fiveupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 17:23:00

CNN's live-blogging coverage of the Euro 2012 Group A matches between Greece and Czech Republic and co-hosts Poland and Russia.

Euro 2012 hosts Ukraine and Poland hit back at racism accusationsupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 15:03:00

Euro 2012 hosts Ukraine and Poland have told CNN World Sport a documentary accusing football fans from both nations of racism was "unbalanced and biased."

Is Poland ready for Euro 2012?updated: Thu Jun 07 2012 15:03:00

Poland has spent billions to upgrade its infrastructure, but is it enough for Euro 2012 fans?

Poland's shale gas potentialupdated: Mon May 28 2012 04:04:00

Is Poland the "El Dorado" of shale gas? CNN talks to Chevron, which is investing in the controversial energy source.

Poland has great 'fracking' potential with shale gas reservesupdated: Mon May 28 2012 04:04:00

Poland may be sitting on a vast natural resource that could make it energy independent.

Poland wait for 'stable' Euroupdated: Thu May 03 2012 12:53:00

Polish Finance Minister Jan Vincent-Rostowski tells CNN that Poland are committed to join a healthy Euro zone.

Trains collide in Poland; 16 deadupdated: Sun Mar 04 2012 08:29:00

Authorities believe "there will be no living persons inside the wreckage" after two trains collided in Poland.

Rescuers search for survivors after train crash kills 16 in Poland updated: Sun Mar 04 2012 08:29:00

Rescuers combed through mangled wreckage early Sunday searching for survivors after two passenger trains collided in southern Poland, leaving at least 16 dead.

Passenger trains collide in Poland, killing at least 8updated: Sat Mar 03 2012 22:38:00

Two passenger trains collided in southwestern Poland late Saturday, leaving several dead and dozens more injured, the country's state railway said.

Shelters overwhelmed in Polandupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 12:01:00

Dangerous weather has paralyzed parts of Poland, closing schools and filling shelters. Ralitsa Vassileva reports.

Poland's new national soccer stadium opens with a bangupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 13:42:00

Polish football fans have celebrated the launch of the biggest stadium for this year's Euro 2012 finals with a free music festival and fireworks display.

Newark flight makes emergency landing in Polandupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 16:05:00

A Boeing 767 on a flight from Newark, New Jersey, made a dramatic emergency landing at Warsaw, Poland's Frederic Chopin International airport Tuesday after problems with its landing gear, an airport spokeswoman said.

Greek crisis engulfs Poland talksupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 09:13:00

Europe's leaders and U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner are meeting in Poland amid a deepening debt crisis.

Poland ready to tackle football hooligansupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 02:56:00

In preparation for co-hosting next summer's Euro 2012 football championship, Poland has been transforming itself.

Clamping down on football violenceupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 02:56:00

Poland is getting ready for next years Euro 2012 football tournament and taking care to make it safe and secure.

Poland struggles to reverse its brain drainupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 01:30:00

After six years living in the UK -- as a student and then working in banking -- Krzysztof Waliszczak has moved back to his native Poland.

Poland's former deputy prime minister diesupdated: Sat Aug 06 2011 07:18:00

Poland's former deputy prime minister Andrzej Lepper was found dead in his apartment in the capital, Warsaw, on Thursday, his party said in a statement.

What do S. Korea, Poland have in common?updated: Sat Oct 23 2010 02:01:00

This week CNN explores the related connections between South Korea and Poland.

How you connected Poland and South Koreaupdated: Sat Oct 23 2010 02:01:00

It's the end of week eight, and true to form you've found some amazing connections between South Korea and Poland. Steve Davis: U.S. begins new era against Polandupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 14:37:00

For more evidence that the United States national team program marches inexorably forward, even if the results don't always bear it out, consider this little gem: Saturday's 18-man U.S. roster set to face Poland will consist entirely of players based abroad.

Why a wooden cross divides Polandupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 09:36:00

I stopped on a recent night in front of the palace of the Polish president. I had no choice: The crowd stood so thick that I could not move. We were hemmed between the buildings on one side of the sidewalk and a police barrier on the other. The wide pavement between was obstructed by gawkers watching a strange performance: a weird seemingly incomprehensible little passion play of stereotyped figures.

U.S. role in Poland shrinkingupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 13:52:00

I first visited Poland in 1990, just after the end of communist rule. Back then, the United States meant everything to people here: freedom, protection, opportunity, hope.

New technology helps impaired in Polandupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 05:29:00

Students from Poland develop software for children with motor-neuron disease, allowing control of a computer with mouth alone.

Biometric ATM gives cash via 'finger vein' scanupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 05:29:00

Poland's cooperative BPS bank says it's the first in Europe to install a biometric ATM -- allowing customers to withdraw cash simply with the touch of a fingertip.

Poland picks a presidentupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 20:14:00

Interim President Bronislaw Komorowski wins Poland's runoff election. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.

Poland's Jewish revivalupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 12:33:00

Poland has a history of anti-Semitism, but that's changing as it deals with its past. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.

Poland's brain gain: Country's brightest return home to seek fortuneupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 06:41:00

With their fine shirts, ­their initials embroidered on them,­ their cufflinks and custom made jackets, the Modrzejewski twins ­Jan and Pawel ­seem the prototype of the London banker. Their hairstyle, their clothes, their gestures, everything is almost identical.

Poland goes football crazy for Euro 2012updated: Thu Jul 01 2010 06:07:00

Football fever is already gripping Poland ahead of co-hosting the European Championships in 2012.

Euro 2012: Poland ready to play?updated: Thu Jul 01 2010 06:07:00

Poland is two years away from hosting this major sporting event, but is it ready? CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.

What is the future of Poland?updated: Wed Jun 30 2010 07:01:00

CNN's Fred Pleitgen looks at where Poland is today, and how it has recovered from recent tragedies.

Poland recovers from year of national tragedyupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 07:01:00

Poland is getting back on its feet after suffering an extraordinary few months of tragedy.

How Poland became only EU nation to avoid recessionupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 07:56:00

While the rest of Europe has battled with recession, Poland remained the only country to keep its head above water.

How Poland avoided recessionupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 07:56:00

Poland was the only EU country to avoid slipping into recession. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.

Polish floods start to recedeupdated: Fri May 28 2010 04:47:00

Flood waters began to recede across parts of Poland on Friday after heavy rains killed 17 people nationwide, the Interior Ministry said.

Poland's historic and cultural gemupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 10:44:00

Krakow is the Boston of Poland -- a charming and vital city buzzing with history, college students, and tourists. Though not the capital, Krakow is the cultural and intellectual center of the country -- and easily Poland's best destination.

World leaders can't get to Poland for funeral due to ashupdated: Sun Apr 18 2010 04:32:00

Numerous world leaders were forced to cancel plans to travel to Poland for the funeral of President Lech Kaczynski on Sunday, as volcanic ash from Iceland continued to ground flights to and from Europe.

Obama's gesture to a grieving Polandupdated: Fri Apr 16 2010 08:41:00

Presidents of the United States rarely attend the funerals of foreign leaders, but President Obama's decision to go to the state funeral of the Polish president and first lady is right on several levels, says analyst Fareed Zakaria.

Grieving Poland eyes June vote for new presidentupdated: Wed Apr 14 2010 12:17:00

Polish legislators were planning Wednesday to hold a June election to choose a successor to President Lech Kaczynski, whose death in an air crash is generating unprecedented scenes of public grief.

Poland pays tribute as body of first lady returnsupdated: Wed Apr 14 2010 11:49:00

The body of Poland's first lady, Maria Kaczynska, killed with her husband in an airplane crash in Russia, returned to Warsaw on Tuesday.

Debris litters crash siteupdated: Tue Apr 13 2010 09:00:00

Broken trees and twisted metal mark the site where a Polish plane crashed in Russia. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

Why Poland's grief is doubledupdated: Sun Apr 11 2010 12:28:00

The tragic death of President Lech Kaczynski and Poland's political and military elite among the trees of the Katyn Forest is surreal, given that in those same woods, thousands of Polish prisoners of war were murdered by Joseph Stalin's secret police.

Poland agrees to host part of new U.S. missile defense planupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 13:37:00

Poland has agreed to host elements of the new U.S. missile defense plan despite initial surprise over the Obama administration's recent decision to overhaul President Bush's strategy.

Analysis: Missile shield move leaves Europe's politicians exposedupdated: Thu Sep 17 2009 10:03:00

The decision by the United States to drop its plans to base an anti-ballistic missile defense system in Poland and the Czech Republic will have reverberations across Europe.

World Orchestra for Peaceupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 07:14:00

Leading classical musicians perform in Krakow, Poland, marking the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II.

WWII anything but history for Polandupdated: Tue Sep 01 2009 16:27:00

On a sand swept stretch of Afghanistan, a high-ranking Polish general put his country's mission there into perspective.

On International Correspondents this monthupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 12:12:00

On this month's show we rewind the clock to June 4th, 1989. It was on this day that the media reported on two monumental events - the Tiananmen Square massacre in China and Poland's first free elections. The latter signalled the start of the end of Communism in central and Eastern Europe.

Birthplace of Solidarityupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 02:23:00

CNN's Fred Pleitgen visits the town where Poland's uprising against communism began.

Poland's economy booming 20 years after free electionsupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 02:23:00

Free elections 20 years ago this week in Poland marked the unraveling of the Soviet bloc of Eastern European nations and the beginning of market reforms.

The New Poland: A country transformedupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 06:50:00

It is 20 years since Poland's Solidarity movement defeated the Communist Party in an historic election that prompted the fall of communism across central and eastern Europe.

The new Polandupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 06:50:00

CNN's Antonia Mortensen previews what's coming up on a special week of CNN programming live from Poland from June 1st.

Poland: From Soviet satellite to 'Tiger of Europe'updated: Sat May 30 2009 07:26:00

Leszek Balcerowicz, Poland's former finance minister, recently said his country is enjoying "its best period in 300 years." CNN looks at how the country emerged from communism to become one of eastern Europe's most stable and thriving democracies.

Eye on Poland (English)updated: Tue May 19 2009 06:08:00

CNN's Antonia Mortensen previews what's coming up in a special week of CNN programming on Poland.

Life after communismupdated: Tue May 19 2009 06:08:00

Leszek Balcerowicz, Poland's former finance minister, recently said his country is enjoying "its best period in 300 years." CNN looks at how the country emerged from communism to become one of eastern Europe's most stable and thriving democracies.

Polish navy training flight crashesupdated: Tue Mar 31 2009 14:14:00

A Polish navy aircraft on a training flight crashed Tuesday on Poland's northeastern coast, and the four service members aboard are feared dead, navy spokesman Lt. Gregory Lyko told CNN.

Dutch ease to fourth successive victoryupdated: Sat Mar 28 2009 18:09:00

The Netherlands remain top of World Cup Group Nine, maintaining their 100 per cent record in the process, after a comfortable 3-0 victory over Scotland at the Amsterdam ArenA.

Poland: Jazz and all that politicsupdated: Fri Oct 10 2008 06:05:00

Jazz has always been a popular form of music because its improvisatory nature is easily adapted by a community or nation to reflect its individual identity.

Your opinions on Polandupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 07:51:00

As part of its Eye on Poland coverage, CNN is asking its viewers -- including Poles living in Poland and abroad -- about what defines the nation today.

Eye on Poland: Country at the crossroadsupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 04:44:00

A nation with a proud past and promising future -- Poland's influence on the global stage is growing. A driving force in the new Europe with a skilled workforce spreading its influence beyond its borders and an economy increasingly attractive to foreign investors -- Poland is making its mark.

Poles on Polandupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 03:25:00

CNN's Antonia Mortensen asks Polish nationals their views on their economy, lifestyle and the future of Poland.

Poland wants to host Euro 2012updated: Mon Oct 06 2008 03:09:00

CNN's Phil Black reports on Poland's ambitious plan to host the 2012 European Soccer Championship.

Football offers Poland chance to shineupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 03:09:00

In April 2007, UEFA's executive committee voted to accept a joint proposal from Poland and Ukraine to host the European football Championships in 2012.

Poland's Jews alive and kickingupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 02:56:00

Before its occupation by Nazi Germany in 1939, Poland was home to Europe's largest Jewish community, and its capital Warsaw was the continent's largest Jewish city.

Eye on Poland: Daily Coverageupdated: Wed Oct 01 2008 07:35:00

Eye on Poland focuses on the color and contrast of one of Europe's fastest developing nations, explaining Poland's rising influence across the European region and the impact its people are having on the wider international stage - from business to politics to pop culture. TV Schedule

Man held over daughter's '6-year kidnap, rape'updated: Tue Sep 09 2008 07:14:00

A Polish court has ordered the detention of a man accused of holding his daughter captive for six years and repeatedly raping her, ultimately fathering two children with her.

Poland signs missile shield deal with U.S.updated: Wed Aug 20 2008 10:34:00

The United States and Poland on Wednesday signed an agreement to base U.S. ballistic missile interceptors in Poland, a move that angered Russia. Behind Poland's Defying Russiaupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 13:00:00

Moscow's regional threats ended up making Poland more resolved to embrace the controversial U.S. missile shield Will Russia Attack Poland Next? updated: Fri Aug 15 2008 19:00:00

Russia warned Poland on Friday that it is exposing itself to attack, even a nuclear one, by accepting a U.S. missile interceptor base on its soil

Poland, U.S. sign missile shield dealupdated: Fri Aug 15 2008 08:06:00

Poland and the United States have signed a preliminary deal to place part of a U.S. ballistic missile defense system in Poland, a plan that has drawn sharp objections from Russia. US, Poland Deal Angers Russiaupdated: Thu Aug 14 2008 15:35:00

Poland and the United States reached an agreement that will see a battery of American missiles established inside Poland, a plan that has infuriated Russia

Poland, U.S. to sign missile shield dealupdated: Thu Aug 14 2008 14:38:00

Poland and the United States will sign a preliminary deal to place part of a U.S. ballistic missile defense system in Poland -- a plan that has drawn sharp objections from Russia, the Polish president's office confirmed Thursday to CNN.

Poland firm on U.S. missile defense oppositionupdated: Mon Jul 07 2008 16:02:00

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tried and failed just before leaving for Europe on Monday to seal a deal to place missiles in Poland, the State Department said.

U.S., Poland strike missile deal while Russia objectsupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 22:23:00

The United States and Poland have reached a tentative deal to place part of a ballistic missile defense system on its territory, a plan that has drawn sharp objections from Russia, a senior administration official said Wednesday.

Last-gasp penalty gives Austria lifelineupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 17:10:00

Austrian veteran Ivica Vastic levelled three minutes into injury time to earn the co-hosts a 1-1 against Poland in Group B in Vienna, after referee Howard Webb awarded them a controversial late penalty.

EU expands bordersupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 15:21:00

Hungary has joined the EU's passport-free travel zone.

Nostalgia in a Polish 'milk bar'updated: Fri Nov 16 2007 16:09:00

I remember a bleak time in Poland when the economy was so maddeningly out of touch with the needs of its people that anyone lucky enough to own a car would remove their windshield wipers at night and take them inside. In their command economy -- oblivious to the laws of supply and demand -- some official forgot to order wipers and consequently, they weren't for sale anywhere. Inspired by a hungry black market, thieves would work late into the night snapping them up.

Opposition wins Polish electionupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 09:09:00

Poland's opposition parties have won the parliamentary elections, ending two years of robust nationalism which have frequently led to confrontation with other countries.

Poland's electionupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 09:09:00

According to polls, the opposition party is poised to oust Polish Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski's government.

Poles take giant leap towards finalsupdated: Fri Sep 14 2007 10:32:00

Poland are scheduled to host the European Championships jointly with Ukraine in 2012 but, barring a disaster, the eastern European nation should be making their debut in the final stages of the competition next year in Austria and Switzerland.

Poland: Acrobatic planes crashupdated: Sun Sep 02 2007 07:39:00

Poland: Acrobatic planes crash

Legia thrown out after crowd riotupdated: Wed Jul 11 2007 03:32:00

UEFA banned Poland's Legia Warsaw from European competition for two seasons on Wednesday in response to "ugly and shocking" crowd scenes during an Intertoto Cup match.

Is it the flu? Get the fast flu testupdated: Fri Mar 30 2007 10:49:00

Fast flu tests, which drastically cut the time to diagnose a patient with influenza or not, are helping doctors better treat the illness, according to a recent study and medical experts.

The day in numbers: 15updated: Mon Dec 04 2006 05:06:00

Despite Poland's estimated 15 percent unemployment rate, the country still lacks enough natives to fill jobs around the country as there has been a global mass exodus, particularly to Britain and Ireland.

Mine blast kills eight; 15 missingupdated: Tue Nov 21 2006 18:42:00

At least eight miners were killed and another 15 missing after a gas explosion in a Polish coal mine Tuesday, a government spokesman said.

UEFA probe into Poland bribe claimupdated: Thu Nov 16 2006 08:57:00

European football's governing body UEFA has begun an inquiry into reports that a Polish player was offered a bribe to fix the Euro 2008 qualifier with Belgium, Poland's football association said on Thursday.

Keeper Kuszczak returns for Polandupdated: Mon Oct 30 2006 14:24:00

Manchester United keeper Tomasz Kuszczak has been named in the Poland squad for the first time since the World Cup for next month's Euro 2008 qualifier against Belgium.

Poland pledges 1,000 Afghan troopsupdated: Thu Sep 14 2006 04:32:00

Poland will send up to an additional 1,000 troops to bolster NATO forces in Afghanistan, Polish defense ministry spokesman Leszek Laszczak says.

Bosacki pair as Poland say goodbyeupdated: Tue Jun 20 2006 12:05:00

Bartosz Bosacki scored in each half as Poland finished their World Cup with a 2-1 win over Costa Rica in their final Group A game in Hanover on Tuesday.

Neuville smashes Polish resistanceupdated: Wed Jun 14 2006 16:45:00

Oliver Neuville grabbed a last-gasp goal as World Cup hosts Germany finally floored 10-man Poland 1-0 to tighten their grip on Group A in Dortmund on Wednesday.

Polandupdated: Fri Apr 14 2006 12:37:00

Group A | World Ranking: 26

Sosin double in Poland cup warm-upupdated: Tue Mar 28 2006 16:25:00

Striker Lukasz Sosin headed two goals to lead Poland to a 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia in a World Cup warm-up on Tuesday.

Poland collapse toll now 67updated: Mon Jan 30 2006 06:47:00

A 34-year-old man seriously injured in the roof collapse at a Polish exhibition hall died Monday, bringing the total number of deaths to 67.

Roof collapse: 'No more survivors'updated: Sun Jan 29 2006 02:14:00

Emergency workers shifted their efforts from rescue to recovery Sunday at the site of an exhibition center that's roof collapsed over the weekend in southern Poland, killing 66 people, after officials determined it unlikely that anyone else would be found alive.

Poland fight back to beat Icelandupdated: Fri Oct 07 2005 14:19:00

Poland came from behind to beat Iceland 3-2 in their last warm-up before Wednesday's World Cup Group Six decider against England.

World swim champion hurt in crashupdated: Sat Oct 01 2005 15:13:00

World and Olympic swimming champion Otylia Jedrzejczak of Poland has been seriously injured in a car crash in which her younger brother was killed, the Polish PAP newsagency has reported.

Poland salvage draw against Mexicoupdated: Thu Apr 28 2005 03:22:00

Pawel Brozek scored a second half equalizer Wednesday to give Poland a 1-1 draw with Mexico in a friendly international played in Chicago.

Your e-mails: Europeupdated: Sun Apr 03 2005 14:20:00 asked its readers to share their thoughts about the death of Pope John Paul II. Here is a sampling from thousands of responses, some of which have been edited:

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