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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

19.05.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Merkel calls for European to replace Strauss-Kahn after resignation
* Match-fixing kingpin sentenced to over five years in prison
* Top German economists urge higher pension age, more immigration
* Cannes bans Danish filmmaker von Trier for Hitler comments
* Cologne score coup with Copenhagen hero Solbakken
* Corporate orgy scandal reignites quota debate
* Split in AIDS and family planning fails girls
* Photo exhibition documents real life behind the Berlin Wall
* 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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Merkel calls for European to replace Strauss-Kahn after resignation

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said a European should replace
Dominique Strauss-Kahn as head of the International Monetary Fund. The
Frenchman resigned earlier after being charged with sexual assault in the
US.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewai8bI45gen02I0

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Match-fixing kingpin sentenced to over five years in prison

Europe's most notorious match-fixer has been sentenced to five-and-a-half
years in prison for his role is a betting scandal that penetrated deep into
professional soccer.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewai8bI45gen02I1

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Top German economists urge higher pension age, more immigration

Germany's leading economic gurus have called for an eventual rise in the
pension age to 69 as well as more immigration. Both are among the measures
that experts claim are needed to deal with demographic changes.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewai8bI45gen02I2

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Cannes bans Danish filmmaker von Trier for Hitler comments

Organizers of the Cannes Film Festival have said Danish filmmaker Lars von
Trier is persona non grata after he said he sympathizes "a little bit" with
Hitler.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewai8bI45gen02I3

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Cologne score coup with Copenhagen hero Solbakken

Cologne's new coach is giving up a lot - sure-fire titles, Champions League
football and hero status back in Denmark. Now he faces relegation
struggles, inflated fan expectations and Lukas Podolski's ego.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewai8bI45gen02I4

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Corporate orgy scandal reignites quota debate

German insurer Ergo is in damage control after news broke that its
best-performing agents were treated to an orgy at a Budapest bathhouse in
2007. Critics say the scandal highlights the need for corporate gender
quotas.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewai8bI45gen02I5

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Split in AIDS and family planning fails girls

By ignoring the family planning side of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment,
the international community is failing girls in developing countries. Young
women should instead receive more holistic treatment, activists say.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewai8bI45gen02I6

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Photo exhibition documents real life behind the Berlin Wall

Thomas Hoepker's photos of life in East Germany are currently on display at
the German Historical Museum in Berlin. The images served as rare glimpses
into life "on the other side" for West Germans in the 1970s.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewai8bI45gen02I7

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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=ewai8bI45gen02I8

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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=ewai8bI45gen02I9

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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=ewai8bI45gen02Ia

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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=ewai8bI45gen02Ib

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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=ewai8bI45gen02Ic

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