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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

06.05.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* US: bin Laden planned rail attack on 9/11 anniversary
* University says ex-defense minister 'deliberately cheated' in thesis
* Pro-independence party wins outright majority in Scotland
* Three Moroccans arrested over deadly Marrakech bombing
* EU to impose sanctions as protests continue across Syria
* French government expels Libyan diplomats
* Coroner finds no officials responsible for London bombing deaths
* Germany's family businesses reach out to global markets
* 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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US: bin Laden planned rail attack on 9/11 anniversary

Al Qaeda considered attacking the US rail system on the tenth anniversary
of the September 11 attacks, according to US officials. This intelligence
was found at the hideout in Pakistan where Osama bin Laden was killed.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa7gjI45gen02I0

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University says ex-defense minister 'deliberately cheated' in thesis

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg's former university has confirmed plagiarism
allegations against him. The University of Bayreuth finds that Germany's
former defense minister, 'deliberately cheated' in his doctoral thesis.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa7gjI45gen02I1

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Pro-independence party wins outright majority in Scotland

Britain's referendum on electoral reform pitted the status quo against a
compromise that neither side really wanted. But the Scottish National
Party's gains in parliamentary elections may trigger a more significant
vote.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa7gjI45gen02I2

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Three Moroccans arrested over deadly Marrakech bombing

Morocco has arrested three people over a bomb attack on a popular café in
Marrakech last week that killed 16 people. The mastermind of the attack,
according to the Interior Ministry, is linked to al Qaeda.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa7gjI45gen02I3

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EU to impose sanctions as protests continue across Syria

Syrian security forces have continued their crackdown on anti-government
protesters who staged rallies across the country following Friday prayers.
Meanwhile the EU has agreed to impose sanctions on the regime.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa7gjI45gen02I4

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French government expels Libyan diplomats

France has ordered 14 people who served in Paris as Libyan diplomats under
leader Moammar Gadhafi to leave the country. This comes as a host of world
powers have agreed to support the Libyan rebel campaign.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa7gjI45gen02I5

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Coroner finds no officials responsible for London bombing deaths

After nearly six months of hearing testimony and examining evidence related
to the July 7, 2005 bombings in London, a coroner has cleared public
officials of any guilt.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa7gjI45gen02I6

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Germany's family businesses reach out to global markets

About 95 percent of German businesses have a family at their helm. That
conservative establishment is engaging global markets in surprisingly
versatile ways. Their path forward is studded with pitfalls, though.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewa7gjI45gen02I7

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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=ewa7gjI45gen02I8

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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=ewa7gjI45gen02I9

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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=ewa7gjI45gen02Ia

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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=ewa7gjI45gen02Ib

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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=ewa7gjI45gen02Ic

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