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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

10.03.2011, 19:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

DW-WORLD.DE's top stories from Germany and Europe

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Overview of Topics

* NATO to move warships closer to Libya, resists military action
* Winds of change
* Bundeswehr looks into killing of Afghan woman
* EU member states agree on common patent laws, Italy and Spain sit out
* Data transmission record quadruples
* Court rules prisoners kept in undignified conditions could be released
* Rail strike angers industry and frustrates passengers
* Hungarian intellectuals face government pressure
* PARTNER SITE: Commentary from atlantic-community.org
* Free podcasts: live performances from the Beethovenfest
* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* Global Media Forum 2011

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NATO to move warships closer to Libya, resists military action

NATO has taken a cautious approach to action in Libya, opting for increased
coastal monitoring rather than a no-fly zone. But France has taken a lead,
recognizing rebel leaders as Libya's legitimate government.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02I0

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Winds of change

For weeks, people in the Arab world have been taking to the streets to
protest against long-serving rulers and demand democratic change. We
provide in-depth coverage and analysis on the unrest sweeping the region.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02I1

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Bundeswehr looks into killing of Afghan woman

Police in the Afghan province of Kunduz have accused the German Bundeswehr
of killing a woman. An army spokesman only confirmed there had been a
firefight and that the Bundeswehr was looking into the incident.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02I2

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EU member states agree on common patent laws, Italy and Spain sit out

Efforts to simplify patent procedures across the EU have gone on for more
than a decade. A proposal by the European Commission has moved forward with
the approval of most member states, but legal barriers still loom.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02I3

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Data transmission record quadruples

German scientists at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute have
transmitted the equivalent of 240 DVDs per second over a fiber optic link,
beating its own record, previously achieved in 2005.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02I4

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Court rules prisoners kept in undignified conditions could be released

The German Constitutional Court paves the way for a former inmate to seek
damages on the basis that prison conditions in Cologne violated his human
dignity.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02I5

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Rail strike angers industry and frustrates passengers

German train drivers ended a strike that blocked freight overnight and
disrupted passenger services on Thursday morning. Industry fears further
action could harm the economy, but rail operators see no end in sight.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02I6

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Hungarian intellectuals face government pressure

Hungarian artists and intellectuals may be forgiven for thinking twice
before expressing their thoughts these days. Critics say the center-right
government and its allies have effectively launched a "culture war."

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02I7

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PARTNER SITE: Commentary from atlantic-community.org

Atlantic-community.org is an online platform for transatlantic debate on
key issues of international politics and globalization. Find thought
provoking analysis from international policy leaders and decision makers.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02I8

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Free podcasts: live performances from the Beethovenfest

Deutsche Welle presents highlights recorded live at the Beethovenfest,
including star performers and up-and-coming talent like percussionist
Martin Grubinger and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Download for
free!

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02I9

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Find out what's making the news across Asia

Our daily reports and analysis on a wide range of issues from the world of
politics, business and culture provide an in-depth look at what's going on
in that part of the world.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02Ia

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Global Media Forum 2011

The fourth Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum "Human Rights in a globalized
World - Challenges for the Media", international conference, 20-22 June
2011, Bonn/Germany

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8ujzI45gen02Ib

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