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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

30.05.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* German government plans total nuclear shutdown by 2022
* FIFA hit by 'tsunami' from within
* NATO apologizes for civilian deaths in Afghanistan
* E. coli claims first victims outside of northern Germany
* Interactive advertising with Foursquare keeps hungry dogs happy
* Merkel heads to India to strengthen ties, press for reforms
* African Union's reputation at stake as mediator Zuma meets Gadhafi
* Growing Afghan intravenous heroin use spurs HIV epidemic
* 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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German government plans total nuclear shutdown by 2022

As public opposition to nuclear power remains high, the German government
has announced new plans to phase it out completely in the next 11 years.
And the proposal may have a chance at support from the center-left.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaq6zI45gen02I0

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FIFA hit by 'tsunami' from within

Following the suspension of two of FIFA's top officials by an ethics
committee one of the accused has unleashed what he describes as a "tsunami"
of revelations against soccer's governing body.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaq6zI45gen02I1

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NATO apologizes for civilian deaths in Afghanistan

International forces in Afghanistan have apologized for the deaths of 14
civilians in an airstrike in the southern province of Helmand on Saturday.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai criticized the bombing.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaq6zI45gen02I2

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E. coli claims first victims outside of northern Germany

The outbreak of a highly virulent strain of the E. coli bacteria found on
imported cucumbers in Germany has now killed 14 people. Authorities are
warning against eating raw vegetables.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaq6zI45gen02I3

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Interactive advertising with Foursquare keeps hungry dogs happy

A German advertising agency has come up with a novel way to advertise
upscale dog food using the Foursquare social networking platform. When
humans 'check in' at a billboard, their pooch gets a free bowl of dog food.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaq6zI45gen02I4

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Merkel heads to India to strengthen ties, press for reforms

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has kicked off a state visit to India in a
bid to forge stronger ties with the emerging nation. Both countries'
interests run parallel in many respects, but a few differences remain.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaq6zI45gen02I5

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African Union's reputation at stake as mediator Zuma meets Gadhafi

South African President Jacob Zuma is in Libya this week attempting to
broker a peace deal between government and rebel forces. The visit comes at
a crucial time for the African Union's reputation as a regional mediator.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaq6zI45gen02I6

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Growing Afghan intravenous heroin use spurs HIV epidemic

Dealing Afghanistan's expansive poppy fields - and the ensuing opium trade
- is central to the war against the Taliban and al Qaeda. While most of the
drugs are exported, domestic use has now led to an HIV epidemic.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewaq6zI45gen02I7

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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=ewaq6zI45gen02I8

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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=ewaq6zI45gen02I9

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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=ewaq6zI45gen02Ia

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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=ewaq6zI45gen02Ib

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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=ewaq6zI45gen02Ic

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