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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

05.05.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* World powers agree to fund Libyan opposition
* 'Most wanted Nazi' insists he is innocent at Budapest trial
* Mubarak trial uncertain as top official sentenced to jail
* Suspected al Qaeda terrorist pleads guilty in Frankfurt
* Last remaining World War I combat veteran dies aged 110
* Shrouded in secrecy: The elite US unit behind bin Laden's killing
* Britons vote in referendum on the electoral system
* Berlin may offer tax breaks for electric cars after all
* 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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World powers agree to fund Libyan opposition

Representatives from 22 countries and six international organizations
meeting in Rome have agreed to set up a special fund to help finance Libyan
rebels. The cash-strapped rebels had requested financial support.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa6lzI45gen02I0

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'Most wanted Nazi' insists he is innocent at Budapest trial

One of the last Nazi war crimes trials opened in Budapest on Thursday. The
97-year-old Hungarian, Sandor Kepiro, professed his innocence despite
topping the Simon Wiesenthal Center's most-wanted list for Nazi criminals.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa6lzI45gen02I1

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Mubarak trial uncertain as top official sentenced to jail

Egyptian prosecutors are currently investigating ousted president Hosni
Mubarak. But it is still uncertain whether it will lead to the trial so
many Egyptians are demanding.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa6lzI45gen02I2

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Suspected al Qaeda terrorist pleads guilty in Frankfurt

A German-Syrian man has pleaded guilty to the charge of belonging to al
Qaeda in the opening day of his trial. He is believed to have provided
information that led to an increased terror alert level late last year.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa6lzI45gen02I3

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Last remaining World War I combat veteran dies aged 110

Claude Choules, the 110-year-old British-born man believed to be the last
WWI combat veteran, has died. Choules, a staunch pacifist, published a book
about his life in 2009, called "The Last of the Last."

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa6lzI45gen02I4

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Shrouded in secrecy: The elite US unit behind bin Laden's killing

The soldiers who killed Osama bin Laden were part of Team 6, an elite force
in an already very elite group, the US Navy SEALs. These highly trained
soldiers are sent on the US military's most dangerous missions.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa6lzI45gen02I5

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Britons vote in referendum on the electoral system

British voters are casting their ballots in local and regional elections,
as well as in a referendum on changing the country's voting system. They
are expected to use the opportunity to punish the two governing parties.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa6lzI45gen02I6

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Berlin may offer tax breaks for electric cars after all

To subsidize or not to subsidize: The German government has been torn over
using taxpayer money to kick-start the market for electric autos. But its
resistance now appears to be waning.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa6lzI45gen02I7

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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=ewa6lzI45gen02I8

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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=ewa6lzI45gen02I9

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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=ewa6lzI45gen02Ia

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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=ewa6lzI45gen02Ib

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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=ewa6lzI45gen02Ic

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