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09.03.2011, 17:15 UTC
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World news: international

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Overview of Topics

* EU lawmakers urge Libyan no-fly zone
* US, NATO consider action with partners if UN stalls on Libya
* Violence in Ivory Coast spirals
* Death by fire: Self-immolation in the Arab World
* Liberian ex-president Taylor claims political bias in war crimes trial
* PARTNER SITE: Commentary from atlantic-community.org
* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* Global Media Forum 2011

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EU lawmakers urge Libyan no-fly zone

European parliamentarians have urged EU leaders to draw up plans for a
no-fly zone over Libya. Moammar Gadhafi, meanwhile, has said his people
would fight such a move and said the West was trying to divide his country.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8t74I45gen02I0

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US, NATO consider action with partners if UN stalls on Libya

With the Gadhafi regime's military offensive against rebel forces in Libya
increasing in scope and intensity, the United States and its NATO partners
find themselves in a quandary as the pressure to act increases.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8t74I45gen02I1

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Violence in Ivory Coast spirals

The protests in the Arab world are pushing the crisis in Ivory Coast out of
the international focus. But the turmoil there is escalating. Thousands are
on the run and the UN Security Council is warning of a civil war.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8t74I45gen02I2

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Death by fire: Self-immolation in the Arab World

As the political upheaval that began in Tunisia spreads from Egypt to
Libya, dozens of people across the Arab world have publicly set themselves
on fire. Are these self-immolations acts of despair or political protest?

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8t74I45gen02I3

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Liberian ex-president Taylor claims political bias in war crimes trial

In his trial's closing arguments, former Liberian leader Charles Taylor
claimed that the trial is part of a political plot against him. His lawyer
asked the court why Libya's Muammar Gadhafi was not being tried instead.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew8t74I45gen02I4

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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=ew8t74I45gen02I5

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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=ew8t74I45gen02I6

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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=ew8t74I45gen02I7

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