Poland

  • Salman Khan fans mob the actor, 'Kick' crew in Warsaw 22-04-2014 04:46 PM

    Warsaw: From being followed by fans everywhere to getting wide media coverage - the filming of Bollywood film 'Kick', which stars Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez in the lead roles, has generated frenzy in the Polish capital. Director Sajid Nadiadwala, who is shooting the film's climax here, had no inkling...
  • Agnieszka Radwanska gives Poland 1-0 lead over Spain in Fed Cup 19-04-2014 06:43 PM

    Spain: Agnieszka Radwanska eased to a 6-2, 6-2 win over Silvia Soler-Espinosa to give Poland a 1-0 lead over Spain in their Fed Cup World Group playoff on Saturday. The third-ranked Radwanska hit 33 winners to Soler-Espinosa's 17 to claim the match on the outdoor red clay court at the...
  • Radwanska hopes to be fit for Miami 19-03-2014 08:20 AM

    Miami: Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska hopes a few days rest and a first round bye will give her injured knee enough time to heal and keep her from withdrawing from the Sony Open, the world number three said on Tuesday. Radwanska's participation in Miami is in doubt after she limped to...
  • Polish politician drank two bottles of wine on a flight and drunkenly shouted 'Heil Hitler!' at a German customs officer 01-03-2014 01:15 PM

    A senior politician with Poland's ruling party accused of drunkenly shouting 'Heil Hitler!' at a German customs officer apologized on Friday and stepped down as head of his party's group in the European parliament. Jacek Protasiewicz, by his own account, drank two bottles of wine on a flight from Warsaw...
  • Ukraine peace deal halts violence but crowds still angry 22-02-2014 07:10 AM

    Kiev: A breakthrough peace deal for Ukraine halted two days of violence that had turned the center of the capital into a war zone and killed 77 people, bringing sweeping political change that met many demands of the pro-European opposition. Russian-backed President Viktor Yanukovich agreed to give up powers, hold...
  • Drunk father forces 8-year-old son to drive home from pub 17-02-2014 01:13 PM

    A 38-year-old heavily drunk father in Poland forced his eight-year-old son to drive him home from a pub, causing an accident in which both were injured. Mikolaj Tomaszewski faces five years jail after his son, Juliusz, crashed into another vehicle in Gielniow, Poland, when they were on their way home....
  • Danish woman gangrape: Delhi Police arrests 2 suspects 15-01-2014 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday evening arrested two suspects in connection with the gangrape of a Danish national on Tuesday night in Paharganj area of the national capital. The police had earlier said that they have identified all the eight men who allegedly gangraped the foreign national. The...
  • Polish woman alleges sexual harassment, FIR lodged 04-01-2014 03:27 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another incident of crime against women, a Poland national has registered a case of sexual assault in the Paharganj police station. The case has been referred to Mathura in Uttar Pradesh where she was allegedly assaulted. In the police complaint, the Polish woman has mentioned that...
  • Poland fire coach Waldemar Fornalik after loss to England 16-10-2013 10:37 PM

    Warsaw: Poland coach Waldemar Fornalik was fired on Wednesday following his team's 2-0 loss to England in a World Cup qualifying match. Poland lost to England at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday, giving the English a spot in next year's tournament in Brazil. Poland lost their chance to qualify after losing...
  • Proud Roy Hodgson's experience pays off for England 16-10-2013 06:42 PM

    London: A month after being criticised for being too conservative and blinkered following a dour goalless draw with Ukraine, England coach Roy Hodgson was being heaped with praise for guiding the side to the World Cup finals on Wednesday. England's roller-coaster ride through a tough group which alternated wins and...
  • Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard send England to World Cup 16-10-2013 08:31 AM

    London: Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard scored to send England to the World Cup finals with a 2-0 victory over Poland on Tuesday that gave them top spot in qualifying Group H on a thrilling and nervy night at Wembley. Rooney's 41st-minute breakthrough was brilliantly created and executed after a...
  • World Cup Qualifiers: Ghost of 1973 chases England 14-10-2013 08:58 AM

    The road to next year's World Cup in Brazil is nearing its end for European teams and there's plenty to play for in the final round of qualifiers on Tuesday. The Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland have already qualified after winning their groups but four more automatic places for...
  • Ashley Cole to miss England's World Cup qualifier against Poland 13-10-2013 09:11 PM

    London: England will be without Ashley Cole for the decisive World Cup qualifier against Poland on Tuesday because the experienced left back has failed to recover from a rib injury. Leighton Baines is again set to deputize for Cole, who missed the 4-1 victory over Montenegro on Friday because of...
  • No room for error as England seek World Cup spot 09-10-2013 01:18 PM

    London: England will qualify for the 2014 World Cup finals if they beat Montenegro and Poland in their final two Group H qualifiers and manager Roy Hodgson knows there is no room for error as they seek to secure their place in Brazil. Both matches are at Wembley and England...
  • Ukraine must play Poland World Cup qualifier without fans 28-09-2013 09:13 AM

    Zurich: Ukraine have been ordered to play their next home 2014 World Cup qualifying match against Poland behind closed doors due to the racist behaviour of their fans, FIFA said on Friday. Ukraine's supporters were involved in "several racist and discriminatory incidents" during the 9-0 win over San Marino in...
  • Media pressure for interview leaves ace archer Deepika in tears 27-08-2013 01:23 PM

    New Delhi: India's top women archer Deepika Kumari was in tears after being harassed by reporters for interviews on Monday. Deepika Kumari, the captain of women's recurve team, begged for privacy, saying she was too tired even as several reporters demanded that she give them an exclusive interview. The team...
  • Lewandowski settles disagreements with Borussia Dortmund 21-08-2013 05:12 PM

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund forward Robert Lewandowski has resolved differences with the club over a failed transfer to Bayern Munich in the close season, the Poland international said on Wednesday after being given a pay rise. Lewandowski was desperate to leave the Champions League runners-up to join treble winners Bayern Munich...
  • Substitute Neymar denied victory on Barcelona debut 31-07-2013 09:15 AM

    Poland: Barcelona's new signing Neymar was denied a win on his debut when the Brazilian forward came on as a second-half substitute in a 2-2 draw in a friendly at Polish side Lechia Gdansk on Tuesday. The standout performer in his nation's triumph at last month's Confederations Cup, Neymar joined...
  • Radwanska's nude photo shoot upsets Poland 23-07-2013 08:19 AM

    Stanford: Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska is upset and surprised about the negative reaction in her home country after posing nude for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue. The world number four, who was photographed naked while sitting beside a swimming pool filled with tennis balls, came under fire in her largely Catholic...
  • Two Poland players advance to Wimbledon quarters 02-07-2013 08:46 AM

    London: On one of Poland's best days on the tennis court, one of Poland's best players gave a shout-out to none other than ... America's Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi. Hard to blame Jerzy Janowicz for that. Truth is, apart from Wojtek Fibak, a wily doubles foe of John McEnroe's...
  • Poland's Janowicz, Kubot advance to Wimbledon quarter-finals 01-07-2013 08:19 PM

    London: Poland will send two men into the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time after 24th-seeded Jerzy Janowicz and 130th-ranked Lukasz Kubot each won five-set matches on Monday. They'll play each other on Wednesday with the winner becoming the country's first Grand Slam semi-finalist. The big-serving Janowicz reached as high...
  • Halloween is harmful, pagan, says Polish bishop 31-10-2012 10:18 AM

    Warsaw: Some Catholic bishops in Poland say that Halloween is harmful because it promotes "diabolical" behavior and are asking believers not to observe it. Archbishop Andrzej Dziega in Szczecin, in the northwest, said in letter to his parishioners that under the vestige of fun, Halloween can be "destroying the spiritual...
  • Poland: plane from US lands on belly, none hurt 02-11-2011 11:00 AM

    Warsaw: A Boeing airliner from the US carrying 231 people was forced to land on its belly in Warsaw after its landing gear failed to open, triggering sparks and small fires. No one was hurt, but some passengers sobbed as they prayed for a safe landing. Capt Tadeusz Wrona, who...
  • Flight from US makes emergency landing in Poland 02-11-2011 04:57 AM

    Warsaw: No one was hurt when a Boeing 767 flying from Newark, New Jersey, with some 230 people on board, made an emergency landing at Warsaw's airport on Tuesday after trouble with landing gear. "All safety procedures worked perfectly fine and, thanks to this, nobody was injured," said Leszek Chorzewski,...
  • Exorcists meet in Poland, tackle vampires 16-07-2011 02:40 PM

    Warsaw: Vampires, the devil's deceit and mental illness are among the hot topics for some 300 exorcists who flocked to Poland this week from as far away as Africa and India for a week-long congress. Held at Poland's Roman Catholic Jasna Gora monastery, home to the venerated Black Madonna icon,...
  • India, Poland discuss bilateral issues 12-07-2011 08:50 PM

    New Delhi: India and Poland, current President of the European Union (EU), on Tuesday held discussions on bilateral, regional and international issues, including counter terrorism and the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan. External Affairs Minister S M Krishna held talks with his Polish counterpart Radoslaw Sikroski, who is on a...
  • Is 60-inch wide Polish house world's narrowest? 07-07-2011 06:00 PM

    London: Just 60 inches wide, a four-storey house with a bedroom, lounge, bathroom and kitchen -- but no staircase -- is being claimed to be the world's narrowest property. The home is so narrow that the builders abandoned a traditional staircase in favour of a ladder, Daily Mail reported Tuesday....
  • Poland: Air show ends in plane crash tragedy 19-06-2011 12:35 PM

    An acrobatics pilot lost his life in Poland after his plane crashed into a river during an air show. ...
  • Norway to quit Libya operation by August 10-06-2011 09:22 PM

    Oslo: Norway will scale down its fighter jet contribution in Libya from six to four planes and withdraw completely from the NATO-led operation by August 1, the government said on Friday. Defence Minister Grete Faremo said she expects understanding from NATO allies because Norway has a small air force and...