Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Asia Compact | 04.05.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

04.05.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* "Climate of impunity" in Thai armed forces must end
* Protests in paradise
* Maldives protesters demand economic reforms
* How has bin Laden changed the face of Pakistan? Interview with Rahimullah
Yusufzai
* Global Media Forum 2011
* Walled in! - The inner German border
* PARTNER SITE: Commentary from atlantic-community.org
* Free podcasts: live performances from the Beethovenfest
* DW Asia goes multimedia
* All about 2010 FIFA World Cup
* Free podcasts and LIVE-STREAM: Paavo Jarvi interprets Beethoven
* Travel Europe on a shoestring
* An interactive research trip to Papua New Guinea
* Join us for a jungle expedition

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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.

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"Climate of impunity" in Thai armed forces must end

In a major report on Thailand's political conflict of 2010, HRW is
calling on the Thai government to step up investigations and hold
accountable security forces and protestors for the bloodshed of over 90
people.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa5e3I45gen02I0

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Protests in paradise

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa5e3I45gen02I1

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Maldives protesters demand economic reforms

Thousands have taken to the streets and scores of people have been injured
in violent demonstrations. Police have arrested about 200 people, including
the deputy leader of the opposition Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa5e3I45gen02I2

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How has bin Laden changed the face of Pakistan? Interview with Rahimullah
Yusufzai

Now that it is known that bin Laden was living in Pakistan, many world
leaders are waiting for an explanation. Rahimullah Yusufzai told Deutsche
Welle Pakistan is under a lot of pressure.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa5e3I45gen02I3

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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=ewa5e3I45gen02I4

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Walled in! - The inner German border

For the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Deutsche Welle has
developed a unique project in cooperation with the Berlin Wall Foundation:
an animated depiction of the former German-German border.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa5e3I45gen02I5

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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=ewa5e3I45gen02I6

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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=ewa5e3I45gen02I7

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DW Asia goes multimedia

For more background on the biggest stories in Asia, check out Deutsche
Welle's new Asia page in English at www.dw-world.de/asiacompact.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa5e3I45gen02I8

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All about 2010 FIFA World Cup

Keep up with all the action around the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Visit
DW-WORLD.DE for the complete coverage of the tournament.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa5e3I45gen02I9

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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=ewa5e3I45gen02Ia

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Travel Europe on a shoestring

Want to explore Europe but you're on a tight budget? In this weekly
podcast, DW-RADIO's Pulse takes you to some of Europe's most interesting
cities and proves you don't have to spend a fortune to enjoy them.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa5e3I45gen02Ib

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An interactive research trip to Papua New Guinea

Join our reporter on an interactive journey to Papua New Guinea and visit
the country's protected forests. You can speak to the local people and find
out more about their communities.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa5e3I45gen02Ic

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Join us for a jungle expedition

Learn about conservation and the threats that are facing the rainforests in
Guyana when we take you on a virtual tour. Our new WebDoc provides an
interactive journey through the jungle. (more)

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa5e3I45gen02Id

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