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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

15.04.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* War crimes court jails Croatian hero and ex-general for 24 years
* Germany's leaders agree to swift transition to renewable energy
* NATO begins thrashing out missile defense cooperation with Russia
* Eurozone inflation is on the rise
* Palestinian authorities condemn murder of Italian activist
* New CEO suggests Puma goes back to its roots
* What's old is new again at Art Cologne
* Russia's ruling party backs Putin as next president
* 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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War crimes court jails Croatian hero and ex-general for 24 years

Judges at an international court have sentenced former Croatian General
Ante Gotovina to 24 years in prison, convicting him of crimes against
humanity. Gotovina is regarded as a war hero in Croatia.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rinI45gen02I0

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Germany's leaders agree to swift transition to renewable energy

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government and the heads of Germany's states
agree that the nation should swiftly transition from nuclear to renewables.
But the timetable and costs of a nuclear-free future remain uncertain.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rinI45gen02I1

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NATO begins thrashing out missile defense cooperation with Russia

In the second day of their summit in Berlin, foreign ministers from NATO's
28 member states discussed their cooperation with eastern partners,
including their plans for a joint missile defense system with Russia.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rinI45gen02I2

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Eurozone inflation is on the rise

European consumers may have to watch their spending even more: An
unexpected increase in eurozone inflation in March pushed up the annual
rate to a 29-month high.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rinI45gen02I3

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Palestinian authorities condemn murder of Italian activist

Hamas officials say they've found the body of an Italian pro-Palestinian
activist kidnapped a few hours earlier in the Gaza Strip. A radical
Islamist group claimed responsibility for the kidnapping.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rinI45gen02I4

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New CEO suggests Puma goes back to its roots

German sportswear giant Puma is switching bosses - and perhaps focus.
Incoming CEO Franz Koch says Puma will be making a greater distinction
between sports and fashion, a move that could have consequences for old
rivals.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rinI45gen02I5

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What's old is new again at Art Cologne

A lover of the 60s will love this years Art Cologne. Germany's biggest art
fair is beset with inspirations from years gone by, which some argue
reflects Europe's current political atmosphere.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rinI45gen02I6

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Russia's ruling party backs Putin as next president

Russia's ruling party is backing Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to return to
the Kremlin in elections next year. The news comes as a blow to current
President Dmitry Medvedev's chances of a second term in office.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rinI45gen02I7

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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=ew9rinI45gen02I8

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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=ew9rinI45gen02I9

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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=ew9rinI45gen02Ia

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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=ew9rinI45gen02Ib

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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=ew9rinI45gen02Ic

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