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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

18.04.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Nationalists enjoy surge in support in Finnish elections
* Italy protests after France blocks trains in migrant spat
* Embattled fur industry embraces changing fashions
* Heroin addiction threatens Russia's economic and demographic health
* EU pressures skittish member nations to store telecommunications data
* FlyNano seeks to soar across the skies on the cheap
* Berlin's iconic subculture art house faces uncertain future
* Nature moves in as Germans argue over 'bombodrom'
* 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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Nationalists enjoy surge in support in Finnish elections

An anti-EU party has emerged as the third-largest political force in
Finland following Sunday's election, fuelling fears that the "True Finns"
might scupper EU efforts to bail out member states.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t4fI45gen02I0

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Italy protests after France blocks trains in migrant spat

France temporarily stopped a passenger train from neighboring Italy to
prevent North African migrants from entering the country on visas issued by
Italian authorities. The move highlights a growing row over migration.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t4fI45gen02I1

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Embattled fur industry embraces changing fashions

After years of decline, the German fur trade is bouncing back. Despite
animal rights protests and rising raw material prices, fur appears to be
making a comeback on European catwalks.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t4fI45gen02I2

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Heroin addiction threatens Russia's economic and demographic health

Rampant heroin addiction in Russia is threatening to undermine economic
growth and accelerate population decline. Social taboos make it difficult
for addicts to seek the clinical help they need to kick their habit.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t4fI45gen02I3

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EU pressures skittish member nations to store telecommunications data

The European Union requires its members to store telecommunications user
data, but several countries, including Germany, are not enforcing the
legislation. Now they must reckon with legal pressure from Brussels.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t4fI45gen02I4

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FlyNano seeks to soar across the skies on the cheap

It's light, it's eco-friendly, it's (fairly) cheap and it comes in
different colors. The unique FlyNano single-person airplane was launched at
the Aero 2011 show near Berlin last week.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t4fI45gen02I5

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Berlin's iconic subculture art house faces uncertain future

Tacheles is a fixture in every guidebook of Berlin, but the iconic art
house which became a symbol of Berlin's creativity after the Berlin Wall
fell in 1989, is now in danger of being shut down.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t4fI45gen02I6

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Nature moves in as Germans argue over 'bombodrom'

For years it was a Soviet testing ground, which Germany's air force had
hoped to inherit. Yet as humans argue over the fate of the 'bombodrom,'
wolves, heather and rare sheep have intervened with their own plans.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9t4fI45gen02I7

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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=ew9t4fI45gen02I8

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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=ew9t4fI45gen02I9

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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=ew9t4fI45gen02Ia

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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=ew9t4fI45gen02Ib

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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=ew9t4fI45gen02Ic

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