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Lech Walesa wishes success to Mitt Romney


July 31st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former President of Poland Lech Walesa had invited Mitt Romney to visit him during his foreign tour of the UK. Romney ... Read more...

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Nobel winners want Obama to attend Hiroshima summit


August 27th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (DPA) A group of Nobel Peace laureates have written a letter to US President Barack Obama asking him to deliver the keynote address at a November summit in ... Read more...

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Can we have our ‘illegal’ Nobel Peace Prize back, please?


July 25th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Over half the Nobel Peace Prizes awarded since 1946 are illegitimate - because they are in breach of the terms of Alfred Nobel's will, claims a Norwegian peace ... Read more...

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Polish president - a difficult man when alive, popular in death


April 14th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Warsaw, April 14 (IANS) In his lifetime Lech Kaczynski was a very difficult man and his approval rate had gone down to less than 20 percent. But after his death ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama expresses grief over death of Polish president


April 12th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 12 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has expressed sorrow over the death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski in an air crash in Russia last week. Kaczynski was an ... Read more...

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Week Of Mourning Declared After Polish Plane Crash


April 11th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Smolensk, Apr 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 60-year old Polish President Lech Kaczynski died in the plane crash that occurred on Saturday, near the airport in Smolensk. According to eyewitnesses, the ... Read more...

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Tibetans grieve over Polish president’s death


April 10th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 10 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile based here Saturday expressed deep sorrow and grief over the death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski in an air crash in Russia. "We deeply express sorrow ... Read more...

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President Kaczynski: A profile


April 10th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 10 (DPA) President Lech Kaczynski, who died in a plane crash Saturday, was elected Polish head of state in December 2005. The portly, 60-year-old gained the national limelight at the age ... Read more...

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US scrapping missile defence plan: Czech premier (Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Sep 17 (DPA) Expectations that the US is to scrap a planned missile defence system in eastern Europe grew Thursday, with the Czech prime minister saying that US President Barack ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama named honorary citizen of Warsaw (Lead)


July 29th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 29 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, was Wednesday made an honorary citizen of the Polish capital Warsaw, his aides said here. "His Holiness (the Dalai Lama) was named an ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama becomes honorary citizenship of Warsaw


July 29th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 29 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, was Wednesday made an honorary citizenship of Polish capital Warsaw, his aides said here. "His Holiness (the Dalai Lama) was named an honorary ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to get honorary citizenship of Warsaw


July 23rd, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 23 (IANS) Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, will get honorary citizenship of Warsaw during his visit to Poland next week, his aides said here Thursday. "On the invitation of ... Read more...

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Warsaw names Dalai Lama honorary citizen


May 29th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 28 (DPA) Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama was named an honorary citizen of Poland's capital Warsaw after an unanimous vote from the city councillors Thursday. "As councillors in a city as ... Read more...

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Domino effect of resistance toppled Eastern European regimes


March 26th, 2009 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Berlin/Warsaw/Budapest/Prague, March 26 (DPA) When the world marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of Communism this year, attention will focus on the Berlin Wall, a potent symbol of that system. But while ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama back in Dharamsala


December 13th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 13 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday returned to his residence in this Himachal Pradesh town after visiting Poland, his aide said here.Thubten Samphel, a spokesperson for the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama reaches Poland on week-long visit


December 5th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 5 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday reached Poland on a week-long visit, his aide said here."The spiritual guru (the Dalai Lama) this morning (Friday) reached Poland, where ... Read more...

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Climate change summit opens with call for global solidarity


December 1st, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 1 (IANS) Lech Walesa started the Solidarity movement in this country 25 years ago. Monday, at the inauguration of the annual UN summit on climate change, Poland's Prime Minister ... Read more...

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China postpones EU summit in protest at Dalai Lama visit


November 26th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 26 (DPA) China has postponed a summit with the European Union (EU) planned for Monday in protest at a visit of the Dalai Lama to Europe, diplomats in Brussels said ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet French President Sarkozy Dec 6


November 25th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 25 (IANS) Despite stiff opposition by the Chinese government, the much-awaited meeting between the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been finalised and ... Read more...

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Americans abroad ride feel good wave after Obama win


November 9th, 2008 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Nov 9 (DPA) For the first time in eight years, Magdalena Jensen feels proud to be American.Before Barack Obama won the US presidential election, the Polish-American was quick to play up ... Read more...

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Lech Walesa stooge of the Communist secret police, claims new book


June 25th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Lech Walesa, Poland's Nobel Prize-winning former president, who is regarded as one of the heroes of modern Europe, has been called a stooge of the Communist secret ... Read more...

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Patil conferred doctorate by University of Chile


April 23rd, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
Santiago, April 23 (IANS) The University of Chile has presented Indian President Pratibha Patil an honorary doctorate, also awarded to Polish Nobel laureate Lech Walesa and renowned philosopher and writer Noam Chomsky. ... Read more...

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