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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

24.05.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Obama visits Britain at crucial time for special relationship
* Germany braces for arrival of volcanic ash cloud from Iceland
* Russian court upholds guilty verdict against oil tycoon Khodorkovsky
* Fuel companies slam cartel office claims
* No end in sight for pirate trial in Hamburg
* Germany sees a sharp upswing in dangerous intestinal infections
* 'EG8' Internet conference discusses net neutrality
* Israel mulls funding cut for orchestras slated to play in Bayreuth
* 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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Obama visits Britain at crucial time for special relationship

US President Barack Obama has kicked off a three-day visit to Britain with
talks on global security with Prime Minister David Cameron high on the
agenda. Areas of conflict between the two leaders will also be debated.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewallzI45gen02I0

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Germany braces for arrival of volcanic ash cloud from Iceland

The ash cloud from Iceland's erupting Grimsvotn volcano is on its way to
Germany. Authorities expect temporary airport closures in Hamburg and
Bremen, and possibly Berlin.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewallzI45gen02I1

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Russian court upholds guilty verdict against oil tycoon Khodorkovsky

The internationally condemned guilty verdict against former oil tycoon
Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been upheld, although the appeals court did reduce
his sentence by one year.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewallzI45gen02I2

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Fuel companies slam cartel office claims

After being blamed for high fuel prices, Germany's oil lobby has
retaliated. Because no evidence for price fixing could be found, the cartel
office should concede it was wrong, lobbyists say.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewallzI45gen02I3

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No end in sight for pirate trial in Hamburg

Six months ago, 10 men accused of piracy for commandeering a German ship
off the Horn of Africa began their trial in a court in Hamburg. Today the
trial is dragging on, with no verdict on the horizon.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewallzI45gen02I4

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Germany sees a sharp upswing in dangerous intestinal infections

May brought a mysterious rise in cases of a dangerous ailment caused by
EHEC bacteria. Health officials are scrambling to find the source of the
often foodborne disease, which has caused at least one death this month.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewallzI45gen02I5

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'EG8' Internet conference discusses net neutrality

The EG8 in Paris is to discuss the present and future of the Internet. The
opening day saw controversy, as participants said French President Nicolas
Sarkozy's opening speech showed intentions to control the Web.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewallzI45gen02I6

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Israel mulls funding cut for orchestras slated to play in Bayreuth

The decision of two Israeli ensembles to perform in Bayreuth during an
annual celebration of Wagner's music has unleashed a wave of controversy,
with some members of the Knesset calling for their funding to be withdrawn.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewallzI45gen02I7

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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=ewallzI45gen02I8

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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=ewallzI45gen02I9

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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=ewallzI45gen02Ia

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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=ewallzI45gen02Ib

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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=ewallzI45gen02Ic

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