Thursday, March 31, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 31.03.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

31.03.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* NATO to investigate reports of civilian deaths in Libyan airstrikes
* Winds of change
* New safety measures could hasten scrapping of German nuclear plants
* Irish bank stress tests reveal 24-billion-euro black hole
* Germany jobless rate hits record low but consumers still wary
* Police thwart bomb plot against soccer club Borussia Dortmund
* Germany offers Japan robots for nuclear clean-up
* Oil companies react to Germans' distrust of E10 fuel
* 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 investigate reports of civilian deaths in Libyan airstrikes

NATO is looking into reports that at least 40 civilians were killed in
Libya following allied airstrikes. This comes after NATO officially took
over full control of all military operations, replacing a US-led coalition.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9cxnI45gen02I0

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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=ew9cxnI45gen02I1

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New safety measures could hasten scrapping of German nuclear plants

The German environment minister has announced criteria for nuclear safety
tests to be carried out by mid-June. The results may determine the future
of Germany's energy policy amid growing anxiety about nuclear power.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9cxnI45gen02I2

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Irish bank stress tests reveal 24-billion-euro black hole

Ireland's central bank has revealed that four of the country's major
lenders need billions more euros to ensure survival in another economic
downturn. Dublin may be forced to effectively nationalize its banking
sector.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9cxnI45gen02I3

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Germany jobless rate hits record low but consumers still wary

The number of Germans looking for work fell in March as Europe's largest
economy continued to rebound from the financial crisis. Consumption levels,
however, dropped slightly.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9cxnI45gen02I4

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Police thwart bomb plot against soccer club Borussia Dortmund

Police in Germany have uncovered a bomb threat to top German soccer club
Borussia Dortmund after explosives were found near the club's ground. A
25-year-old man has been taken into custody.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9cxnI45gen02I5

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Germany offers Japan robots for nuclear clean-up

Japan says it is considering an offer from German Chancellor Angela Merkel
to send remote-controlled robots to help clean up and repair earthquake and
tsunami damage at the Fukushima nuclear plant.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9cxnI45gen02I6

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Oil companies react to Germans' distrust of E10 fuel

Fuel containing 10 percent ethanol has been on the German market for four
months now, but many drivers are still unwilling to buy it. Fuel companies
are struggling to balance consumer demands with government regulations.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9cxnI45gen02I7

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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=ew9cxnI45gen02I8

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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=ew9cxnI45gen02I9

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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=ew9cxnI45gen02Ia

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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=ew9cxnI45gen02Ib

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