Friday, April 1, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 01.04.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

01.04.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Germany urges political solution as Libyan rebels consider ceasefire
* Winds of change
* German power company sues over government nuclear freeze
* Gbagbo clings on as Ivory Coast fighting spreads
* TEPCO to be bailed out?
* Knut the polar bear drowned after suffering brain disorder
* German village rehabilitates witch trial victims centuries later
* 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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Germany urges political solution as Libyan rebels consider ceasefire

The foreign ministers of both Germany and China have said the crisis in
Libya cannot be solved with military means. Meanwhile, rebels have said
they would accept a ceasefire under certain conditions.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9eivI45gen02I0

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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=ew9eivI45gen02I1

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German power company sues over government nuclear freeze

One of Germany's largest power providers, RWE, has filed suit over the
government-ordered closure of one of its nuclear plants. The shuttering was
in response to a nuclear rethink triggered by the Japan nuclear crisis.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9eivI45gen02I2

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Gbagbo clings on as Ivory Coast fighting spreads

Ivorian incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo has come under heavy attack,
with forces loyal to internationally recognized election winner Alassane
Ouattara bringing the fight to his residence in the main city, Abidjan.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9eivI45gen02I3

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TEPCO to be bailed out?

The Japanese government might give financial aid to TEPCO, operator of the
stricken nuclear plant, to make sure the company is able to manage the
nuclear disaster. But not everyone is satisfied.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9eivI45gen02I4

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Knut the polar bear drowned after suffering brain disorder

Investigators have determined that Knut the polar bear died of drowning
after suffering a brain disorder. Fans are set to protest on Saturday
against plans to display his remains in a climate change exhibit.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9eivI45gen02I5

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German village rehabilitates witch trial victims centuries later

The village of Rüthen has rehabilitated scores of men, woman and children
executed for witchcraft centuries ago. The rehabilitation is a first in the
western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9eivI45gen02I6

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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=ew9eivI45gen02I7

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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=ew9eivI45gen02I8

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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=ew9eivI45gen02I9

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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=ew9eivI45gen02Ia

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