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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

17.05.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Germany's nuclear reactors fall short in disaster scenario tests
* Mixed emotions in Ireland as Britain's queen makes historic visit
* Online plagiarism hunters track doctoral frauds
* Berlusconi suffers major electoral setback in hometown Milan
* ICC flexes its muscles with Gadhafi warrant recommendation
* Germany imposes caveats on terrorist intel flow to the US
* Cocaine in Europe: a battle against trafficking or consumption?
* German volunteers in Israel feature in theater co-production
* 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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Germany's nuclear reactors fall short in disaster scenario tests

A report on how well Germany's nuclear power plants would withstand a range
of disaster scenarios has revealed they may be vulnerable to attack.
However, experts did not call for any urgent closures.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewag74I45gen02I0

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Mixed emotions in Ireland as Britain's queen makes historic visit

Security has been stepped up in Ireland as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II
makes her first-ever visit, following bomb threats in London and Dublin.
The four-day trip is an historic occasion for both countries.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewag74I45gen02I1

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Online plagiarism hunters track doctoral frauds

The recent revelations of plagiarism by prominent Germans wouldn't be
possible without the diligent work of an online community called PlagiPedi.
They're working to restore the reputation of German doctoral titles.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewag74I45gen02I2

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Berlusconi suffers major electoral setback in hometown Milan

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right party is set to
face a runoff election in the struggle for the mayor's office in Milan. The
opposition now has the chance to seize power in Berlusconi's hometown.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewag74I45gen02I3

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ICC flexes its muscles with Gadhafi warrant recommendation

The swift recommendation from the International Criminal Court for an
arrest warrant against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi signals a 'a new era
in international criminal law.'

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewag74I45gen02I4

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Germany imposes caveats on terrorist intel flow to the US

A press report says that the German government has been limiting the flow
of intelligence to the CIA following the killing of a German citizen by a
US drone. Critics say it is just covering its back.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewag74I45gen02I5

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Cocaine in Europe: a battle against trafficking or consumption?

The Group of Eight major industrialized economies want to stop the cocaine
industry dead in its tracks. But experts say they may be focusing too much
on smuggling and not enough on drug use.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewag74I45gen02I6

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German volunteers in Israel feature in theater co-production

Since the early 1960s, young Germans have been doing volunteer work in
Israel. A joint theater project sheds light on the volunteers' motivation
for going, and their unique experiences.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewag74I45gen02I7

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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=ewag74I45gen02I8

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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=ewag74I45gen02I9

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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=ewag74I45gen02Ia

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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=ewag74I45gen02Ib

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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=ewag74I45gen02Ic

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