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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

15.05.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* IMF chairman formally charged with sexual assault
* In wake of violence, Coptic pope calls for end to Cairo protest
* Zurich voters reject restrictions on 'suicide tourism'
* European Central Bank chief: 'There is no euro crisis'
* Germany willing to pump billions into electric car industry
* Former finance minister may challenge Merkel in 2013
* UN takes proactive role in world politics after Arab Spring
* Three famous authors and a remote Swiss village
* 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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IMF chairman formally charged with sexual assault

International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been charged
with attempted rape following a complaint by a New York hotel maid. The
case could rock one of the pillars of the global financial system.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaenzI45gen02I0

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In wake of violence, Coptic pope calls for end to Cairo protest

The head of Eqypt's Christian church called on demonstrators to end a
week-long protest following a night of violence that left dozens wounded.
He said the peaceful demonstrators had been infitrated by troublemakers.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaenzI45gen02I1

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Zurich voters reject restrictions on 'suicide tourism'

Residents of Swiss canton of Zurich have rejected a proposal that would
have made it more difficult for foreigners to access assisted suicide
services. They also rejected a proposal to ban assisted suicide outright.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaenzI45gen02I2

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European Central Bank chief: 'There is no euro crisis'

Writing in Germany's Bild am Sonntag newspaper, European Central Bank chief
Jean-Claude Trichet defended the success of the euro against mounting fears
that the ongoing debt crisis will lead to the currency's collapse.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaenzI45gen02I3

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Germany willing to pump billions into electric car industry

Germany plans to become a leading producer and consumer of electric cars in
the near future. But critics accuse Berlin of using environmental concerns
as an excuse to engage in anti-competitive practices.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaenzI45gen02I4

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Former finance minister may challenge Merkel in 2013

In surprise move, former German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück said he
might seek his opposition Social Democratic Party's nomination to run
against conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel in elections in 2013.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaenzI45gen02I5

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UN takes proactive role in world politics after Arab Spring

After fading from the international limelight when the US unilaterally
invaded Iraq in 2003, the UN Security Council has returned to center stage
by demonstrating a renewed willingness to use force to protect civilians.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaenzI45gen02I6

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Three famous authors and a remote Swiss village

Berzona is a small alpine village located a few kilometers from Lake
Maggiore in Switzerland. It's long offered refuge to artists and authors,
including Max Frisch. The author was born 100 years ago on May 15.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaenzI45gen02I7

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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=ewaenzI45gen02I8

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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=ewaenzI45gen02I9

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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=ewaenzI45gen02Ia

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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=ewaenzI45gen02Ib

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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=ewaenzI45gen02Ic

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