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Poland

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north. The total area of Poland is 312,679 square kilometres making it the 69th largest country in the world and the 9th largest in Europe. Poland has a population of over 38 million people, which makes it the 34th most populous country in the world and one of the most populous members of the European Union.

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Articles About Poland

Serena Williams of the U.S. competes in a women's singles match against Garbine Muguruza of Spain at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 28, 2014.
Serena Williams Beats Tsvetana Pironkova To Advance In The Third Round In Beijing

By IBTimes AU

Serena Williams powered through when she crushed her opponent in the second round of the 2014 China Open. (4:07 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GERMANY, JAPAN, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

World Cup of Pool Update (Day 3): England Avoids Upset to India; Philippines, USA First to Quarterfinals

By IBTimes AU

Germany, Canada, Switzerland and England advance to next round; Philippines, USA to the quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup of Pool (Sep 26)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, THAILAND, RUSSIA, INDIA

World Cup Of Pool Update (Day 2): Australia Gets Booted By Poland, Taiwan Upset By Qatar

By IBTimes AU

Five of six seeded squads including hosts England and China advanced to the Round of 16 in the 2014 World Cup of Pool at the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth, England. The one seeded team that failed to advance in the opening round was Chinese-Taipei... (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA

2014 World Cup Of Pool Update (Day 1): Finland Blanks Korea, Greece Edges Indonesia To Advance To Round Of 16

By IBTimes AU

Top and higher seeds Philippines (no. 1), Finland (no. 8) and Greece (no. 13) took care of business in the Round of 32 of the 2014 World Cup of Pool beating separate opponents on opening day of the tournament held at the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth, England. (Sep 24)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, PORTUGAL, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA

2014 World Cup Of Pool Live Streaming And Schedule; Finland, Greece And Philippines See Action On Opening Day

By IBTimes AU

World Cup of Pool Live Streaming - In what is dubbed as the most star-studded pool championships ever, the 2014 World Cup of Pool breaks the action on Tuesday featuring six matches on opening day of the tournament held at the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth, England. (Sep 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, UNITED KINGDOM, PORTUGAL, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA

A golden ring inscriptioned in Hebrew is shown after being discovered in the perimeter of a Nazi death camp in Sobibor September 18, 2014.
Nazi Chambers That Gassed 250,000 Found In Poland's Sobibor

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Holocaust experts have discovered Sibibor gas chamber death camps. (Sep 19)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, GERMANY

Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a return during her women's singles tennis match against Angelique Kerber of Germany at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 1, 2014.
Maria Sharapova Back On Court, Started Training As Soon As She Arrived In Wuhan

By IBTimes AU

Maria Sharapova has arrived in China for the inaugural Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open. (Sep 19)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GERMANY, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, COURT, RUSSIA

Members Of Ukrainian Police Special Task Force 'Sich' Take Part In A Drill At Their Base In Slaviansk
Ukraine Crisis: Poland Denies Supplying Weapons To Kiev

By IBTimes AU

Tomasz Siemoniak, Polish defence minister, denied Poland will supply Ukraine with modern weapons. (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Russia's President Putin addresses audience in Ulan Bator
EU Slaps New Sanctions On Russia: Makes Ukraine Peace A Condition For Review

By IBTimes AU

When EU itself is reeling under an economic slowdown, how far this will deter Russia needs to be seen (Sep 09)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, DMITRY MEDVEDEV, UKRAINE

Serena Williams Of The U.S. Embraces Her Trophy After Defeating Caroline Wozniacki Of Denmark
Serena Williams’ Domination of Women’s Tennis: Breaking Down The American’s 18 Grand Slam Titles

By IBTimes AU

Serena Williams crashed into the tennis scene as an 18-year-old hotshot 15 years ago winning the 1999 US Open against tennis legend Martina Hingis in the championship round of the Grand Slam in New York. (Sep 08)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, NEW YORK