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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

25.05.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Obama praises 'indispensible' alliance between US and UK
* France's Lagarde announces candidacy for IMF leadership
* German Bundeswehr soldier killed in Afghanistan
* Swiss government recommends nuclear phase-out
* Northern German airports reopen after closure due to ash cloud
* EU proposes revisions to digital piracy laws
* Study shows that Sinti and Roma face an uphill climb for education
* Israeli musicians in Bayreuth deserve respect, expert says
* 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 praises 'indispensible' alliance between US and UK

On day three of his European tour, US President Barack Obama has addressed
parliament and met with British Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss
Libya and the broader Arab world, ahead of a G8 summit in France.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewams7I45gen02I0

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France's Lagarde announces candidacy for IMF leadership

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde has announced that she will run
for the top job at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), following the
fall of Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Lagarde enjoys wide international support.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewams7I45gen02I1

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German Bundeswehr soldier killed in Afghanistan

The head of Germany's armed forces has confirmed the death of a Bundeswehr
soldier in Afghanistan, according to a domestic news report. The soldier is
said to have been the victim of a bomb attack.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewams7I45gen02I2

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Swiss government recommends nuclear phase-out

Nuclear power provides 40 percent of Switzerland's electricity. But under
pressure from growing anti-nuclear sentiment, the government has proposed a
complete phase-out by 2034.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewams7I45gen02I3

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Northern German airports reopen after closure due to ash cloud

The ash cloud from Iceland's erupting Grimsvotn volcano has reached
northern Germany. The Hamburg, Bremen and Berlin airports were shut down
for several hours in the morning, canceling or delaying hundreds of
flights.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewams7I45gen02I4

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EU proposes revisions to digital piracy laws

The European Union has put forward a plan to unify the bloc's digital
market and expand anti-piracy measures. But European digital rights
advocacy groups worry that the proposals are too overbearing.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewams7I45gen02I5

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Study shows that Sinti and Roma face an uphill climb for education

Despite recognition as an official minority, little is known about
educational opportunities for Sinti and Roma in Germany. But a research
project has shown that Sinti and Roma lag far behind the rest of the
country.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewams7I45gen02I6

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Israeli musicians in Bayreuth deserve respect, expert says

Members of Israel's parliament consider a funding cut for a pair of
ensembles if the musicians perform in Bayreuth. The head of the European
Center for Jewish Music tells DW why that would be a mistake.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewams7I45gen02I7

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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=ewams7I45gen02I8

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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=ewams7I45gen02I9

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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=ewams7I45gen02Ia

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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=ewams7I45gen02Ib

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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=ewams7I45gen02Ic

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