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Daily Bulletin | 12.03.2011, 19:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

12.03.2011, 19:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Reactor escapes damage after explosion at Fukushima nuclear plant
* Chronology: The deadliest earthquakes worldwide
* Japan's tsunami victims only had 15 minutes warning
* Earthquake in Japan deals a blow to reinsurance companies
* Japan nuclear scare refuels German energy debate
* Eurozone leaders agree to strengthen financial safety net
* Winds of change
* Bayern decimate Hamburg, leaders Dortmund fall to Hoffenheim
* 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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Reactor escapes damage after explosion at Fukushima nuclear plant

Japan confirmed there was an explosion at one of its nuclear plants on
Saturday following a major earthquake. But the reactor itself appears
undamaged, government officials said, and radiation levels have not risen.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8w0bI45gen02I0

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Chronology: The deadliest earthquakes worldwide

The massive earthquake in Japan is one of the worst in the last 30 years.
DW-WORLD has compiled a list of devastating earthquakes worldwide since
1976.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8w0bI45gen02I1

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Japan's tsunami victims only had 15 minutes warning

Japan has become an expert in studying earthquakes and adapting to life
with them, says a German seismologist in a DW interview.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8w0bI45gen02I2

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Earthquake in Japan deals a blow to reinsurance companies

The earthquake that hit Japan on Friday has dealt a blow to the world's
biggest reinsurance companies Munich Re, Swiss Re and Hannover Rück. It is
still unclear how big the costs will be.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8w0bI45gen02I3

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Japan nuclear scare refuels German energy debate

After watching Japan deal with the threat of a meltdown, Chancellor Merkel
said Germany would inspect its nuclear power plants. German protesters
formed a 40,000-person chain in demonstration against nuclear energy.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8w0bI45gen02I4

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Eurozone leaders agree to strengthen financial safety net

The European Union president has announced that the effective lending
capacity of the eurozone's debt rescue fund will be bolstered, saying this
measure would allow the bloc 'to finally turn the corner.'

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8w0bI45gen02I5

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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=ew8w0bI45gen02I6

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Bayern decimate Hamburg, leaders Dortmund fall to Hoffenheim

Bayern Munich demolished Hamburg 6-0 and Dortmund fell 1-0 to Hoffenheim.
High on the euphoria of beating Bayern last week, Hanover were brought down
4-0 by underachieving Cologne.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8w0bI45gen02I7

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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=ew8w0bI45gen02I8

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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=ew8w0bI45gen02I9

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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=ew8w0bI45gen02Ia

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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=ew8w0bI45gen02Ib

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