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02.03.2011, 17:15 UTC
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World news: international

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Overview of Topics

* Merkel moves to plug gap left by surprise Guttenberg resignation
* Bahraini protesters refuse dialogue unless government resigns
* Opposition says Egypt's roadmap to democracy not good enough
* Tensions run high in Libya as fighting continues
* UN suspends Libya from human rights body amid calls for no-fly zone
* PARTNER SITE: Commentary from atlantic-community.org
* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* Global Media Forum 2011

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Merkel moves to plug gap left by surprise Guttenberg resignation

The German chancellor has confirmed her nominations for defense minister
and interior minister, after the resignation of former defense minister
Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg forced a mini-reshuffle in cabinet.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8m75I45gen02I0

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Bahraini protesters refuse dialogue unless government resigns

In Bahrain, protests are going into the third week. Demonstrators want
political and economic reforms, urging the king to improve living
conditions for the minority Shiites who feel disadvantaged.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8m75I45gen02I1

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Opposition says Egypt's roadmap to democracy not good enough

Egypt's military council has presented its roadmap: the referendum on the
constitution is scheduled for March 19. The parliament and the president
will be elected in the summer. But the opposition opposes the roadmap.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8m75I45gen02I2

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Tensions run high in Libya as fighting continues

A counteroffensive by Libya's leader in the rebel-controlled east fails, as
clashes continue around the country. Leader Moammar Gadhafi warns that any
foreign interference will spark bloodshed.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8m75I45gen02I3

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UN suspends Libya from human rights body amid calls for no-fly zone

The United Nations has suspended Libya from its human rights body in
response to violence against protesters. Meanwhile, calls for a no-fly zone
to stop air attacks on regime opponents are proving divisive.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8m75I45gen02I4

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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.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
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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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http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8m75I45gen02I7

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