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Poland: Where West meets East

Poland wears its charms lightly, but if you venture into its heart you’ll find chic medieval cities, fairytale castles and untouched wilderness. Poland’s roots go back to the turn of the first millennium, leaving a thousand years of twists and ...

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Upward economic figures, encouraging outlook

According to the Poland’s official promotional website ‘Polska.pl’, the country has not been affected by the economic downturn and has been rising in global economic and investment rankings. The same is true about its national brand, which for the second ...

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November 11, the day the Polish state was restored after 123 years of fighting

Poland celebrates National Independence Day on November 11 to commemorate the anniversary of the restoration of a Polish state, second Polish Republic, in 1918 after 123 years of being divided between the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Prussia and the ...

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81 pc of Catalans say ‘Yes’ to independence

Two million Catalans turned out Sunday to vote on independence from Spain in a symbolic referendum poll, defying challenges from the Spanish government. According to AFP, voters of all ages lined up around the block, some applauding, as polling stations ...

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Berlin celebrates 25 years since the fall of Wall by releasing 7,000 illuminated balloons in the sky

Thousands of illuminated balloons sailed into the Berlin night sky on Sunday along the former route of the Wall. Artists had tethered nearly 7,000 balloons along a 15-kilometre (nine-mile) stretch of the despised concrete barrier’s former 155-kilometre path, making it visible once again, ...

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US to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq to fight ISIS

President Barack Obama authorized the US military to send 1,500 more soldiers to Iraq to train Iraqi and Kurdish forces to fight ISIS, the Pentagon informed on Friday. US move almost doubles the American presence in Iraq. President Obama authorized the deployment following a ...

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Sky Soldiers back in Romania

Paratroopers from the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade arrived in Romania this week for the start of combined training exercises alongside Romanian Soldiers, informed Maj. Michael Weisman from Caserma Del Din in Vicenza, Italy in a press release sent by ...

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Russian actor Alexei Devotchenko, Anti-Putin activist, found dead

Devotchenko’s body was discovered in a Northern Moscow house, reports Interfax. The police are currently working at the scene, without excluding the murder possibility. Alexei Devotchenko was 49 and he was attacked in 2012 by two Russians who physically aggressed him. ...

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