MOSCOW, April 25: Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov warned on Thursday that NATO nuclear facilities, if permanently located on the Polish territory, will become a military target for Russia.

WARSAW, Oct 16: Poland's liberal opposition on Monday celebrated exit polls showing it had won a parliamentary majority in elections on Sunday which saw the highest turnout since the fall of Communism.

KYIV, Ukraine, Sept 28: Ukrainian football teams will boycott all competitions featuring Russian sides while Poland will refuse to play against teams from the country, their national federations said on Wednesday following a decision by UEFA to lift a ban on Russia's youth sides.

MYAGDI, May 17: Two nationals from Poland have successfully climbed the Dhaulagiri Mountain. The peak (8,167 meters) is the seventh highest peak in the world. With this, the peak recorded the first climbing of this season.

KYIV, Ukraine, Nov 16: Poland said early Wednesday that a Russian-made missile fell in the eastern part of the country, killing two people in a blast that marked the first time since the invasion of Ukraine that Russian weapons came down on a NATO country.

POKROVSK, Ukraine, April 28: Russia cut off natural gas to NATO members Poland and Bulgaria on Wednesday and threatened to do the same to other countries, using its most essential export in what was seen as a bid to punish and divide the West over its support for Ukraine.

WARSAW/SOFIA/KYIV, April 27: Russia will on Wednesday stop supplying gas to Poland and Bulgaria, the two NATO and EU members said, an escalation in the deepening rift between the West and Moscow over Ukraine as tensions also surged in neighbouring Moldova.

LVIV/MARIUPOL, Ukraine, March 25: President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday that Ukrainians "need to achieve peace" and halt Russian bombardment that has forced millions to flee to countries like Poland, where U.S. President Joe Biden is due to visit and witness the crisis first hand.

WASHINGTON, March 21: US President Joe Biden will travel to Poland during his Europe trip to discuss international efforts to support Ukraine and impose "severe and unprecedented costs" on Russia for its invasion, the White House said in a statement.

WASHINGTON, Feb 12: The United States will be sending 3,000 additional troops to Poland in the coming days to try and help reassure NATO allies, four U.S. officials told Reuters on Friday, as Russia held military exercises in Belarus and the Black Sea following the buildup of its forces near Ukraine.

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WARSAW, Oct 14: Poland left it late before goals from substitutes Przemyslaw Frankowski and Arkadiusz Milik, both set up by Robert Lewandowski, gave them a 2-0 win over North Macedonia which guaranteed their place at Euro 2020 on Sunday.

WARSAW, Sept 2: Germany’s president asked for forgiveness for his country on Sunday for the suffering of the Polish people during World War Two as Poland marked 80 years since the Nazi German invasion that unleashed the deadliest conflict in human history.

WARSAW/GDANSK, Sept 1: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence are set to join leaders on Sunday who are commemorating 80 years since the start of World War Two in Poland, where the conflict is still a live political issue.

WARSAW, Aug 31: President Andrzej Duda said on Saturday that Poland saw a need to maintain Western sanctions against Russia over its 2014 annexation of the Crimea region from Ukraine.

WARSAW, August 8: Poland wants to make sure a new European Commission stays tough on Russia and is concerned that some European Union countries are growing increasingly friendly towards its eastern neighbor, even as the Kremlin cracks down on dissent.

WARSAW, July 30: An aide to Poland’s president says that President Donald Trump will visit Warsaw from Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 to take part in observances marking the 80th anniversary of World War II.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 6: President Bidya Devi Bhandari returned home today after participating in the 24th conference of the state parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) held in Katowice of Poland.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari who is presently in Poland, leading the high-level Nepali delegation to the COP 24, the UN Climate Change Summit, had a bilateral meeting Tuesday with President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda in Katowice.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, who is on a visit to Poland, held meeting with the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda in Katowice, on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Although austerity measures in all public spending has been a big part of the agenda of the KP Oli government, Nepal is the only country in South Asia sending a head of state to the UN Climate Change Conference in Poland, at a cost of several millions to state coffers.

Prez Bhandari off to Poland

December 1, 2018 13:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: President Bidya Bhandari left here for Poland today leading the Nepali delegation to the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 24).

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: President Bidya Bhandari is leaving for Katowice city of Poland on Saturday, leading the Nepali delegation to the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 24).

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: President Bidya Bhandari is visiting Poland next month to address the Katowice Climate Change Conference being held from December 2-14.

Weightlifters off to Poland

September 18, 2018 11:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The Nepali weightlifting team competing in the 'World University Weightlifting Championship' left here for Poland last night. The four-member team includes two weightlifters and two officials.

Students of Laalabaala are scheduled to participate in Human Mosiac Festival, in Theater Brama, Poland.  24 countries are slated to participate in the festival. As per the press release, the Nepali participants will practice their act, Heroes Don’t Come, prior to their performance. The visit is being jointly organized by Kathmandu Pragya Kunja School and School Theater Nepal.

Japan are within touching distance of reaching the knockout phase of the FIFA World Cup for the third time in their history. A draw against Poland will guarantee the Samurai Blue qualification from the group stage, while depending on other results, even defeat at the Volgograd Arena could grant the Japanese a spot in the Round of 16. However, both players and coach alike are united in their conviction not to set out for a draw.

Both Poland and Colombia started the 2018 FIFA World Cup  with painful defeats, losing to Senegal and Japan respectively in Group H. Now they meet for the first time ever at a global showpiece and go into their Matchday 11 clash in Kazan with their backs to the walls.

MOSCOW, June 19: Poland midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak scored a goal but made a costly error as Senegal began their World Cup campaign with victory.

At their first ever FIFA World Cup in 2002, Senegal defeated defending champions France in their opening match and went on to make the quarter-finals, before going down to a golden goal against Turkey.

WARSAW, Poland,  July 10: Authorities in eastern Poland say that a second World War II bomb has been found during road works, a day after thousands of people were temporarily evacuated to allow for the removal of the first bomb.

Para taekwondo team off to Poland

September 14, 2016 10:17 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 14:  Sita Bhandari and Ranjana Dhamala have left for Poland on Tuesday to participate in the Fifth European Para Taekwondo Championship.

Para taekwondo team off to Poland

September 13, 2016 21:13 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Sita Bhandari and Ranjana Dhamala have left for Poland on Tuesday to participate in the Fifth European Para Taekwondo Championship.

MARSEILLE, July 1: Portugal likes to leave it late at this European Championship, whether Cristiano Ronaldo is having a good game or not.

MARSEILLE, France, June 30: Poland striker Arkadiusz Milik is looking forward to meeting one of his footballing heroes in the European Championship quarterfinals: Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo in Marseille.

MARSEILLE, France, June 30: Poland is facing Portugal in a European Championship quarterfinal on Thursday. Here are five Poland players to watch:

MARSEILLE, France, June 30: Poland is facing Portugal in a European Championship quarterfinal on Thursday. Here are five Poland players to watch:

MARSEILLE, France, June 30: Portugal is facing Poland in a European Championship quarterfinal on Thursday. Here are five Portugal players to watch:

PARIS, June 25: Poland beats Switzerland 5-4 in penalty shootout to advance to the European Championship quarterfinals.PARIS, June 25: Poland became the first team to reach the European Championship quarterfinals by beating Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shootout.

PARIS, June 25: Led by prolific Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, Poland was the top scoring team in qualifying for the European Championship with a remarkable 33 goals in 10 games.

Subdued Germany held by Poland

June 17, 2016 07:50 am

SAINT-DENIS, June 16: Germany and Poland played out the first goalless draw of the European Championship on Thursday in a dour match at the Stade de France.

NICE, France, June 13: Poland showed it's more than just one man. In a strong team performance on Sunday, Poland beat Northern Ireland 1-0 to secure its first ever win in the European Championships