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Central Europe faces massive flood cleanup

WARSAW, Poland – Swollen rivers surged north Monday in central Europe after carving a swath of destruction across Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic. Hundreds of people had to be evacuated and one monastery suffered the worst flood damage in

Central Europe floods, ten dead, thousands evacuated

WARSAW (AFP) – Floods caused by torrential rain left 10 people dead and several others missing in central Europe Sunday, with residents rescued from rising waters in boats, buses and helicopters. While rivers burst their banks and dykes were breached

Floods kill at least 6 in Eastern Europe

WARSAW, Poland – Flooding caused by heavy rains has killed at least seven people in Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic, officials said Saturday. Lenka Moravcova, a spokeswoman for a rescue service in the northern Czech Republic, said three men

Sarkozy to attend climate meeting in Poland

PARIS – French President Nicolas Sarkozy will meet leaders of nine central European states on Dec. 6 to discuss their concerns about an EU timetable for slashing greenhouse gas emissions, Poland’s leader said Thursday. Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said