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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

16.04.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Parties joust over costs of shutting down German nuclear power plants
* Gadhafi forces in Libya accused of using banned cluster bombs
* G20 backs early-warning plan against future economic crises
* German steelmaker boss jailed over fatal Italian plant fire
* Nigerian voters head to the polls in key presidential election
* Amnesty calls for release of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei
* Anti-government protest attracts tens of thousands in Serbia
* 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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Parties joust over costs of shutting down German nuclear power plants

A debate is raging among the political parties in Germany over how to pay
for shutting down the country's nuclear power plants without causing an
economic meltdown.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rxsI45gen02I0

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Gadhafi forces in Libya accused of using banned cluster bombs

Troops loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi have been accused by rights
groups, rebels and reporters of using internationally banned cluster bombs
against residents of Misrata.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rxsI45gen02I1

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G20 backs early-warning plan against future economic crises

Finance ministers from the world's 20 leading economies have agreed to put
their economic policies under greater scrutiny in order to avert a repeat
of the global financial crisis. Germany will be one of them.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rxsI45gen02I2

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German steelmaker boss jailed over fatal Italian plant fire

An Italian court has convicted the head of ThyssenKrupp's Italian steel
unit, along with other managers, over the deaths of seven workers in a fire
at its Turin plant. The German company also received a hefty fine.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rxsI45gen02I3

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Nigerian voters head to the polls in key presidential election

Polls opened in Africa's most populous nation to elect a new president,
with Nigerians hoping it will end years of vote-rigging and pave the way to
more stable transitions of power.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rxsI45gen02I4

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Amnesty calls for release of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei

Amnesty International in Germany has demanded that Chinese artist Ai Weiwei
is immediately released by Chinese authorities. The call follows a disputed
report that Angela Merkel has issued a personal plea to Beijing.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rxsI45gen02I5

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Anti-government protest attracts tens of thousands in Serbia

Over 50,000 people have gathered in Belgrade to support the Serbian
opposition party's call for a snap election. Opposition leader Tomislav
Nikolac says he go on hunger strike until their demand is met.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9rxsI45gen02I6

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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=ew9rxsI45gen02I7

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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=ew9rxsI45gen02I8

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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=ew9rxsI45gen02I9

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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=ew9rxsI45gen02Ia

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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=ew9rxsI45gen02Ib

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