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Archive for April 10th, 2010

Lech Kaczynski, the Polish president (photo, from aljazeera.net), and several members of his government have died in a plane crash near Smolensk airport in western Russia.

96 people, mostly Polish officials, were killed on Saturday when the president’s Tupolev Tu-154 plane went down in heavy fog, said Russia’s emergency ministry. (more…)

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Oprah Winfrey (photo, from bbc.co.uk) will host a night-time programme on the cable TV channel she is launching in January.

Titled Oprah’s Next Chapter, the hour-long show will take the 56-year-old talk show star out of her usual studio “for conversations and travel around the world”. (more…)

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Swedish authorities have extradited to Poland a man suspected of having masterminded the theft of a sign from the Nazi camp at Auschwitz. (more…)

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