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01.03.2011, 17:15 UTC
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World news: international

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Overview of Topics

* German Defense Minister Guttenberg resigns
* Iranian security forces clash with protesters
* US and allies consider military options on Libya
* China fears 'Jasmine Revolution' of its own
* Omanis rise up in search of social justice
* US, EU vow to keep up pressure on Gadhafi
* PARTNER SITE: Commentary from atlantic-community.org
* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* Global Media Forum 2011

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German Defense Minister Guttenberg resigns

German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has announced his
resignation after weeks of criticism for plagiarism in his Ph.D. Chancellor
Angela Merkel said she'd accepted his decision with "a heavy heart."

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
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Iranian security forces clash with protesters

Iranian security forces have cracked down on anti-government demonstrators
in Iran, who had gathered to demand the release of two allegedly detained
opposition leaders. Authorities said the allegations were untrue.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8lkhI45gen02I1

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US and allies consider military options on Libya

While humanitarian aid and the protection of civilians remain the
priorities of the international community, the US and its allies say that
military action against Libya's President Muammar Gadhafi remains an
option.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8lkhI45gen02I2

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China fears 'Jasmine Revolution' of its own

Anonymous calls for anti-government rallies in China over the weekend were
met by a massive security clampdown on the streets. Beijing is attempting
to nip in the bud any attempts at Arab-style revolution.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8lkhI45gen02I3

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Omanis rise up in search of social justice

The latest country to join the fray of protest action sweeping North Africa
and the Gulf is Oman, where protesters are demanding better social-economic
conditions. The Gulf state is an important strategic US ally.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8lkhI45gen02I4

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US, EU vow to keep up pressure on Gadhafi

The US and the EU vowed to pile the pressure on Moammar Gadhafi after his
interview with international media in which he said his people loved him.
Germany has called for the appointment of a special UN envoy to Libya.

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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.

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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.

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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

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