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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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Antenna picks up television dealmaker

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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

Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates her victory against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during their WTA Finals singles tennis match in Singapore October 20, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Serena Williams and Simona Halep Win 2014 WTA Finals Opener

By IBTimes AU

Serena Williams and Simona Halep won against Ana Ivanovic and Eugenie Bouchard, respectively, in the opening match of the WTA Finals in Singapore. (1:47 am)

Spectators arrive at the venue of the WTA Finals in Singapore October 20, 2014. The top eight women in world tennis have limped to the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore this week, with creaking knees and form fears casting a shadow over the WTA's
Sharapova, Bouchard, Ivanovic, Williams, Wozniacki, Radwanska, Kvitova and Halep Dazzle In WTA Finals’ Draw Ceremony

By IBTimes AU

The top eight female tennis athletes have recently dressed up for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Draw Ceremony. (1:45 pm)


Australian singer Kylie Minogue performs during the closing ceremony of the 2014 commonwealth games at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland August 3, 2014.
Kylie Minogue Cancels German Shows

By IBTimes AU

The Australian pop star is forced to cancel her four shows in Germany. (Oct 20)


Jessica, 16, who was arrested by the police during a raid at a sex club, shows her tattoo
Polish Pimps Tattoo Their Names On Sex Trade Workers As Sign Of Loyalty

By IBTimes AU

A raid on a brothel in Gdansk, Poland, found that the female sex trade workers had the names or descriptors of their pimps on their bodies as a sign of loyalty to them, even if what are written on their skins could be considered degrading. (Oct 20)


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.
U.S. Missile Shield In Europe Opens In Romania: Russia's Reservations Ignored

By IBTimes AU

This may ease the insecurity felt by many European states despite the NATO cover. (Oct 20)


Maria Sharapova of Russia holds her trophy after she won the woman's singles final match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic at the China Open Tennis Tournament, in Beijing, October 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
WTA Finals In Singapore: What You Need To Know

By IBTimes AU

Singapore will host the 2014 WTA Finals from October 17 to 26. (Oct 15)


Actors perform during the presentation of the musical "Le Bal des Vampires" (Dance of the Vampires) directed by Polish-French film director Roman Polanski at the Mogador theater in Paris March 17, 2014.
Bulgarian Archeologist Discovers Vampire Grave

By IBTimes AU

In what seems to be a confirmation of vampires, an archeologist claimed he had discovered a grave for the legendary fanged creature that had a skeleton with a stake driven on its chest, believed to be the way to kill a vampire or prevent the creature from further causing havoc. (Oct 13)

A ferry and recreational boats pass in front of the Sydney Opera House September 28, 2014. Local media reported that the Sydney Opera House Trust has been awarded an AUD$225,000 ($200,000) grant by the U.S. philanthropic organisation, the Getty Foundation
OECD Names Australia Best Country; Canberra Best City To Live In

By IBTimes AU

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) named of Wednesday Australia as the best country to live in and its capital, Canberra, the best city where to reside. (Oct 09)


Turkish Army Tanks On The Turkish-Syrian Border Near Suruc, Sanliurfa Province
NATO Ready To Fight ISIS If Militants Reach Turkey; British Jihadists Given Back To ISIS In Hostage Swap

By IBTimes AU

NATO has vowed to protect its member state, Turkey, against the threat of an attack from ISIS if the fighting in Syria will spill over the border. ISIS has been spotted raising its flag in Kobani, a Syrian town just six miles away from the Turkish border. (Oct 07)


Serena Williams of the U.S. acknowledges the crowd after winning the women's singles match against Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
Serena Williams Headlines Perth’s 2015 Hopman Cup

By IBTimes AU

Serena Williams will play for her third Hopman Cup in 2015. (Oct 03)