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World's oldest man dies in New York

The world's oldest man, a 111-year-old US immigrant from Poland, has died at a New York home for the elderly, the Guinness Book of World Records said.

World's oldest man dies in New York
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Krakow drops bid for Winter Olympics 2022; Lviv, Beijing, Oslo and Almaty still in

Polish Krakow has withdrawn its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games after a referendum held this weekend.

Krakow drops bid for Winter Olympics 2022; Lviv, Beijing, Oslo and Almaty still in
Warsaw uprising comes to life on the big screen
Warsaw uprising comes to life on the big screen

A new film on the 1944 Warsaw uprising has all the blood and gore of a Hollywood thriller but is entirely pieced together from real footage of the doomed anti-Nazi revolt.

Warsaw uprising comes to life on the big screen
US sending 600 troops to Poland, Baltics for drills
US sending 600 troops to Poland, Baltics for drills

The United States is deploying about 600 troops to Poland and the Baltics to underscore its commitment to NATO allies amid tensions with Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, the Pentagon said.

US sending 600 troops to Poland, Baltics for drills
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Shades of the Cold War at NATO HQ

The Ukraine crisis is turning the clock back 30 years for NATO and Russia with the return to propaganda methods and suspicions last seen during the Cold War.

Shades of the Cold War at NATO HQ
Bats find shelter at Nazi German defence line in Poland
Bats find shelter at Nazi German defence line in Poland

An awe-inspiring Nazi defence line in western Poland has taken on a new role in peacetime as home to tens of thousands of bats in what is Europe's largest artificial roost.

Bats find shelter at Nazi German defence line in Poland
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How Olympians train: Ilya Ilyin's hardcore 220 kg squats

Two times Olympic Champion, three times World Champion and an avid social network user Ilya Iliyn has posted a vine or a short video of squatting with 220 kg on his Instagram page.

How Olympians train: Ilya Ilyin's hardcore 220 kg squats
US suspends military cooperation with Russia, Kerry heads to Ukraine
US suspends military cooperation with Russia, Kerry heads to Ukraine

The United States suspended military cooperation with Russia due to its military intervention in Ukraine, as Secretary of State John Kerry prepared to visit Kiev Tuesday amid a deepening crisis.

US suspends military cooperation with Russia, Kerry heads to Ukraine
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Astana Arlans beat Poland Hussars once again

In the last bout before the WSB 4th season playoffs, the Astana Arlans proved that they own the ring in the fight against Poland Hussars winning 4:1.

Astana Arlans beat Poland Hussars once again
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Who will fight in Astana Arlans vs Poland Hussars match?

On the 9th week of the 4th season of WSB, the Astana Arlans will fight against Poland Hussars in their home ring on March 1.

Who will fight in Astana Arlans vs Poland Hussars match?
Married for 50 years? Poland says you deserve a medal
Married for 50 years? Poland says you deserve a medal

Grey-haired and grinning, two dozen couples hold champagne flutes at a Warsaw ceremony in their honour. They survived 50 years of marriage and in Poland, that is reason enough for a presidential medal.

Married for 50 years? Poland says you deserve a medal
Sergei Khizhnichenko. Photo a courtesy of sports.ru
Kazakhstani football player transferred to Polish top division

A forward of the Kazakhstan national football team Sergey Khizhnichenko has signed up with Korona football club from Kietce, Poland.

Kazakhstani football player transferred to Polish top division
Alexey Poltoranin. Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Skiing: Kazakhstan's Poltoranin in Top 3 of 15-kilometer race at World Cup stage

Kazakhstan's Alexey Poltoranin made it into the list of the Top 3 best skiers at the 15-kilometer race of the World Cup stage in Poland.

Skiing: Kazakhstan's Poltoranin in Top 3 of 15-kilometer race at World Cup stage
Polish Church uncovers hidden painting to foster religious ties
Polish Church uncovers hidden painting to foster religious ties

Poland's Catholic Church on Thursday unveiled a painting kept hidden because of its controversial depiction of Jews murdering Christian children, saying it wanted to foster interfaith dialogue.

Polish Church uncovers hidden painting to foster religious ties
Meirbolat Toitov. Photo ©World Series Boxing
3 Astana Arlans boxers top WSB Individual ranking

The Astana Arlans boxers Askhat Ualikhanov, Sergei Derevyanchenko and Filip Hrgovic have topped the WSB individual ranking.

3 Astana Arlans boxers top WSB Individual ranking
Meribolat Toitov of Astana Arlans (L) fighting  Marek Pietruczuk. ©World Series Boxing
Number one again: Astana Arlans beat Poland Hussars

The Astana Arlans got back on track and won over Poland Hussars 4:1 in their first fight of the year in Poland.

Number one again: Astana Arlans beat Poland Hussars
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Astana Arlans rearming to fight for title

6 new Kazakhstani boxers have joined the Astana Arlans, the Kazakhstan boxing club that won the WBS 3rd season.

Astana Arlans rearming to fight for title
Final amnestied foreign Greenpeace activist leaves Russia
Final amnestied foreign Greenpeace activist leaves Russia

The last of the 26 foreign Greenpeace activists who were detained after an Arctic protest flew out of Russia on Sunday, the group announced, finally ending a saga that had caused global concern.

Final amnestied foreign Greenpeace activist leaves Russia
Hollande hopes Poland to join French troops in CAR
Hollande hopes Poland to join French troops in CAR

French President Francois Hollande said he expected Poland to announce Friday that it would provide military backing for France's troops in the Central African Republic.

Hollande hopes Poland to join French troops in CAR
Russian missile deployment raises alarm
Russian missile deployment raises alarm

Washington has joined Russia's neighbours in voicing alarm after Moscow revealed it had moved nuclear-capable Iskander missiles closer to EU borders in response to the US-led deployment of a disputed air defence shield.

Russian missile deployment raises alarm