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Daily Bulletin | 19.03.2011, 19:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

19.03.2011, 19:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* International warplanes attack Gadhafi's forces in Libya
* Winds of change
* Fukushima engineers make progress in the race to cool reactors
* Author David Sedaris confesses to being a 'horrible person'
* The world famous polar bear Knut dies unexpectedly
* Cancellation secures first skiing World Cup title for Germany's Riesch
* Germany throws the switch on seven aging nuclear reactors
* Egypt deeply divided on constitutional referendum as polls close
* 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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International warplanes attack Gadhafi's forces in Libya

As part of an international coalition, French planes fired shots against
Moammar Gadhafi's forces in Libya on Saturday. The move comes in response
to Gadhafi's defiance of a UN no-fly zone imposed on Thursday.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9260I45gen02I0

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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=ew9260I45gen02I1

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Fukushima engineers make progress in the race to cool reactors

Engineers have attached an electricity line to a reactor at Japan's
Fukushima nuclear power plant. They hope to restore power to the plant's
cooling system to keep fuel rods from causing a nuclear meltdown.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9260I45gen02I2

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Author David Sedaris confesses to being a 'horrible person'

David Sedaris's new book "Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk" has brought him to
Germany, where he talks about foul-mouthed animals, prejudice in his
adopted home, Europe, and the difference between bad and horrible.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9260I45gen02I3

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The world famous polar bear Knut dies unexpectedly

Knut's death at the tender age of four years was witnessed by hundreds of
visitors at Berlin Zoo. He rocketed to stardom when his mother rejected him
and he was fed by zookeepers.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9260I45gen02I4

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Cancellation secures first skiing World Cup title for Germany's Riesch

Poor conditions forced race organizers to call off the giant slalom at the
Alpine skiing event in Lenzerheide, locking up the overall World Cup title
for Germany's Maria Riesch.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9260I45gen02I5

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Germany throws the switch on seven aging nuclear reactors

The seven oldest nuclear power plants in Germany have been taken offline in
light of safety concerns following the continuing nuclear crisis in Japan.
The rest of Germany's nuclear sites are now up for safety checks.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9260I45gen02I6

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Egypt deeply divided on constitutional referendum as polls close

Five weeks after the toppling of President Mubarak, Egyptians took to the
polls to vote on a referendum to amend the constitution. The move has split
Egypt with youth leaders of the revolution opposed to the changes.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9260I45gen02I7

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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=ew9260I45gen02I8

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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=ew9260I45gen02I9

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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=ew9260I45gen02Ia

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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=ew9260I45gen02Ib

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