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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.

Headlines Around the Web

Antenna picks up television dealmaker

Jan 07 - Financial Times

Germany boosted by eastern neighbours

Jun 02, 2013 - Financial Times

Polish defence spending set to soar

May 20, 2013 - Financial Times

KBC set to raise $1.2bn from stake sale

Mar 22, 2013 - Financial Times

Emerging Europe airlines head for hangar

Mar 01, 2013 - Financial Times

Segro eyes European expansion

Feb 28, 2013 - Financial Times

Did Poland Spring fumble its Rubio moment?

Feb 14, 2013 - MarketWatch

Horse contamination spreads to Europe

Feb 09, 2013 - Financial Times

Articles About Poland

Russian Military Planes During The Kavkaz-2009 Strategic Military Exercise In Southern Russia
Russia Vs. World: Baltic States Armed and Ready Amid UK Warning Russia Could Cause Downing Of Passenger Jet

By IBTimes AU

Baltic states near Russian borders have boosted their military defences because of increased Russian military activity. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, UKRAINE

An Android Smartphone Displays The Google Website
Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy S4 and LG G3 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Guide

By IBTimes AU

Google has yet to complete the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to all providers. Fortunately, more details about the Lollipop upgrade for the Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4 and LG G3 handsets have surfaced. (Dec 14)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, SAMSUNG, ANDROID, HTC

A Tomahawk cruise missile is launched against ISIL targets from the US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke, in the Red Sea September 23, 2014.
Poland Defends US Missile Deal By Citing Regional Tensions And Russia Factor

By IBTimes AU

The USA seems to have opened a lucrative arms market in Eastern Europe. (Dec 13)

MORE TOPICS: SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA

Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks during the Presidential Council on Science and Education at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, December 8, 2014. Putin said on Monday that Russia should make a leap in developing its fundamental sci
Russia Engages in Aggressive Airspace and Water Activity, NATO Ready to Retaliate

By IBTimes AU

In a series of military mobilizations around the globe, Russia's military activity over the Baltic Sea has been called "unprecedented." Moreover, the "aggressive" military actions over Baltic’s airspace and waters have been ... (Dec 12)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Barcelona's Neymar gestures during a news conference at Joan Gamper training camp, near Barcelona October 20, 2014. FC Barcelona and Ajax will play their Champions league soccer match on Tuesday.
Volkswagen Rally Car Driver Sebastian Ogier Takes Soccer Star Neymar For A Thrilling Ride [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Frenchman Sebastien Ogier takes Neymar for a ride around the Montserrat mountains in Spain. (Dec 11)

MORE TOPICS: PORTUGAL, VOLKSWAGEN, AUSTRALIA, MEXICO, LONDON

A Visitor Holds A New Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Smartphone
Android 5.0 Lollipop Update For Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S5 LTE-A, And Galaxy S4 Will Arrive In Early 2015

By IBTimes AU

Samsung is speculated to release the Android 5.0 Lollipop update in early 2015 for its best-selling Galaxy devices like Note 4, Note 3, S5 LTE-A and S4. (Dec 08)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, ANDROID

Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA Update Now Available In Europe, Exclusive Final Preview Video Inside

By IBTimes AU

The Samsung Galaxy S5 owners in Europe can update their handsets with the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update. (Dec 04)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Speaks During A NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting In Brussels
Russia Will Not Launch Conventional Attack Into NATO Territory, While U.S. Ups Armoured Presence In E. Europe With Add'l. 100 Abrams And Bradley Tanks

By IBTimes AU

As the United States boosts its armoured presence in Eestern Europe, the new Army commander in Europe believes Russia will not launch a "conventional attack into NATO territory." (Dec 03)

MORE TOPICS: JOE BIDEN, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Pro-Russian Protesters Attack A Pro-Ukranian Protester During A Pro-Ukrainian Rally In The Eastern City Of Donetsk
Ukraine Military To Receive Winter Outfit From Canada, Possibly Weapons From Lithuania

By IBTimes AU

Ukraine is set to receive much needed military aid from Canada and Lithuania. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: UKRAINE

Winnie the Pooh
"Winnie the Pooh," A Hermaphrodite in Poland, Cartoon Character Criticized For Not Wearing Pants And Having No Sex

By IBTimes AU

A town council calls famous childhood character, "WInnie the Pooh" a hermaphrodite, who is confused of its gender. (Nov 24)