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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

20.04.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* 'We are going to help you,' France tells Libyan rebel leader
* Winds of change
* Europe to press oil giants on disaster clean-up responsibilities
* Researchers learn lessons from Deepwater Horizon spill
* The US Gulf Coast still suffers a year after BP oil spill
* Germany considers alcohol ignition locks for drunk drivers
* Frozen pizza chefs eye lucrative Chinese and Indian markets
* EU Commission budget demand sets up new battle with member states
* 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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'We are going to help you,' France tells Libyan rebel leader

The French president has told the leader of the Libyan rebels that Paris
will step up its efforts to help end the stalemate. Meanwhile, NATO
continues to carry out airstrikes in an effort to protect civilians.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9uq7I45gen02I0

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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 the Middle East and North
Africa. Click for in-depth coverage and analysis on the unrest.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9uq7I45gen02I1

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Europe to press oil giants on disaster clean-up responsibilities

One year after the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of
Mexico, the EU's energy commissioner wants to make sure oil companies are
held responsible for cleaning up pollution off the coasts of Europe.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9uq7I45gen02I2

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Researchers learn lessons from Deepwater Horizon spill

A year after the disastrous oil spill caused by an explosion on the
Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico, Norwegian
scientists use a simulator to improve safety procedures and prevent such
accidents.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9uq7I45gen02I3

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The US Gulf Coast still suffers a year after BP oil spill

One year ago, an explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon platform caused a
four-month-long oil spill, the worst in US history. The communities and
economy of the Gulf Coast are still suffering from the consequences.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9uq7I45gen02I4

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Germany considers alcohol ignition locks for drunk drivers

The German government is considering introducing locks that prevent car
engines from starting if the driver is intoxicated. Drunk drivers in
Germany could keep their license if they agree to have the device
installed.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9uq7I45gen02I5

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Frozen pizza chefs eye lucrative Chinese and Indian markets

Frozen pizza sales helped Dr. Oetker get through 2010. The international
food producer wants to build up operations in China and India, but
logistics and social issues may keep frozen food from catching on there.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9uq7I45gen02I6

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EU Commission budget demand sets up new battle with member states

The EU Commission wants to increase the bloc's 2012 budget, but national
governments focused on slashing their own spending at home aren't keen to
fork over more money.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew9uq7I45gen02I7

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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=ew9uq7I45gen02I8

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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=ew9uq7I45gen02I9

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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=ew9uq7I45gen02Ia

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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=ew9uq7I45gen02Ib

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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=ew9uq7I45gen02Ic

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