Thursday, April 14, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 14.04.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

14.04.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* NATO ministers vow to continue Libya mission 'as long as necessary'
* Soccer rivals play out Spain's simmering regional divide
* Mephisto 'sin-vestment' fund stirs up controversy
* Italian far-right urges use of weapons against refugee 'invasion'
* Germany reprimanded by European human rights court
* How political can a painting be?
* Bionic eye helps the blind enter new dimensions of sight
* Austrian conservatives pick foreign minister as new boss
* 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
* Free podcasts and LIVE-STREAM: Paavo Jarvi interprets Beethoven

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NATO ministers vow to continue Libya mission 'as long as necessary'

NATO foreign ministers meeting in Berlin have reaffirmed their commitment
to the mission in Libya. They also attempted to bridge internal differences
over the way the military campaign is being led.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9qe3I45gen02I0

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Soccer rivals play out Spain's simmering regional divide

Eternal soccer enemies Real Madrid and Barcelona will meet four times in
the next three weeks. One of the factors driving their rivalry is
Catalonia's ambition to increase its autonomy from the Spanish capital.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9qe3I45gen02I1

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Mephisto 'sin-vestment' fund stirs up controversy

Investors in Germany can now place bets on the seven deadly sins. A new
fund focuses on firms that derive a significant portion of their revenues
from 'unethical' industries like casinos, weapons, tobacco and alcohol.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9qe3I45gen02I2

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Italian far-right urges use of weapons against refugee 'invasion'

Two politicians from Italy's Northern League party want to control Italy's
refugee problem by taking up weapons. The staunchly anti-immigration party
is an increasingly strong voice in Silvio Berlusconi's government.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9qe3I45gen02I3

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Germany reprimanded by European human rights court

The European Court of Human Rights has again slammed Germany's system of
"preventive detention" for violent offenders. The ruling puts still more
pressure on the German justice system to rethink the measure.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9qe3I45gen02I4

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How political can a painting be?

"The Art of the Enlightenment" exhibition in Beijing is off to a very rocky
start. The arrest of Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei, a denied visa and a
disappointing visitor turnout have sparked debate in Germany.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9qe3I45gen02I5

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Bionic eye helps the blind enter new dimensions of sight

The American-made Argus implant ('bionic eye') restores partial vision to
those blinded by retinitis pigmentosa. The second generation of the implant
will hit the European market this summer.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9qe3I45gen02I6

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Austrian conservatives pick foreign minister as new boss

A day after the Austrian People's Party leader resigned for health reasons,
party leaders have voted in Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger as his
replacement. The change in power comes at a difficult time.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9qe3I45gen02I7

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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=ew9qe3I45gen02I8

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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=ew9qe3I45gen02I9

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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=ew9qe3I45gen02Ia

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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=ew9qe3I45gen02Ib

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Free podcasts and LIVE-STREAM: Paavo Jarvi interprets Beethoven

DW presents live recordings from this year's Beethovenfest, available
starting Sept. 9. Also, don't miss the LIVE-STREAM of all nine Beethoven
symphonies from Sept. 9-12, interpreted by conductor Paarvo Jarvi.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9qe3I45gen02Ic

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