Monday, March 28, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 28.03.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

28.03.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Greens force historic change of power in German state elections
* Winds of change
* Japan slams TEPCO for false information
* French voters deal blow to Sarkozy in local elections
* Syrian forces open fire to disperse protesters
* EU aims to make cities free of petrol-fuelled cars by 2050
* Jordanians protest growing gap between rich and poor
* 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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Greens force historic change of power in German state elections

Germany is to have its first Green state premier after the party triumphed
in elections in Baden-Württemberg. Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU suffered
a resounding defeat in the state, one of two that held elections.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9b0rI45gen02I0

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Winds of change

Following the fall of the presidents of Egypt and Tunisia, popular protests
calling for democratic change have been sweeping throughout the Middle
East. We provide in-depth coverage and analysis on the unrest.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9b0rI45gen02I1

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Japan slams TEPCO for false information

The chief government spokesman said on Monday the Tokyo Electric Power
Company had made an "unforgivable mistake" when it announced that radiation
levels were 10 million times higher than normal.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9b0rI45gen02I2

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French voters deal blow to Sarkozy in local elections

Voters in France have snubbed French President Nicolas Sarkozy's
conservatives in local elections that are seen as a key test ahead of
presidential elections next year. Sarkozy faces pressure from both left and
right.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9b0rI45gen02I3

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Syrian forces open fire to disperse protesters

Syrian forces fired tear gas and live bullets as mass protests against
President Bashar al-Assad continued. Assad said he would soon deliver a
speech to address political reforms and the recent violent unrest.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9b0rI45gen02I4

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EU aims to make cities free of petrol-fuelled cars by 2050

The European Commission wants cities to be free of traditionally fuelled
cars by 2050, as part of ambitious plans for transportation. It would
require investment of around 1.5 trillion euros.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9b0rI45gen02I5

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Jordanians protest growing gap between rich and poor

Popular uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have sparked protests in many
Middle East countries. In Jordan, the country's ailing economy and widening
gap between rich and poor is causing unrest.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9b0rI45gen02I6

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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=ew9b0rI45gen02I7

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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=ew9b0rI45gen02I8

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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=ew9b0rI45gen02I9

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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=ew9b0rI45gen02Ia

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