Thursday, June 23, 2011

Asia Compact | 23.06.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

23.06.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* China's success and failure in stopping desertification
* US troops reduction will not affect war against Taliban: Afghan government
* Ai 'still under investigation': Chinese government
* Bihari migrants wish for better life in Bangladesh
* Global Media Forum 2011
* Walled in! - The inner German border
* PARTNER SITE: Commentary from atlantic-community.org
* Free podcasts: live performances from the Beethovenfest
* DW Asia goes multimedia
* All about 2010 FIFA World Cup
* Free podcasts and LIVE-STREAM: Paavo Jarvi interprets Beethoven
* Travel Europe on a shoestring
* Women's World Cup in Germany
* Join us for a jungle expedition

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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.

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China's success and failure in stopping desertification

Approximately 2.6 million square meters of land in China consists of only
sand or rock desert. That is an area about seven times the size of Germany.
Efforts to stop the sand from spreading are tedious and slow.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb9z9I45gen02I0

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US troops reduction will not affect war against Taliban: Afghan government

The withdrawal of ten of thousands of US forces will affect neither
military operations against the Taliban nor the provision of security in
Afghanistan, a defence ministry spokesman said Thursday.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb9z9I45gen02I1

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Ai 'still under investigation': Chinese government

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb9z9I45gen02I2

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Bihari migrants wish for better life in Bangladesh

This year marks 40 years of independence for Bangladesh. Even now, more
than 100,000 refugees from the state of Bihar continue to languish in
squalid camps.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb9z9I45gen02I3

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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=ewb9z9I45gen02I4

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Walled in! - The inner German border

For the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Deutsche Welle has
developed a unique project in cooperation with the Berlin Wall Foundation:
an animated depiction of the former German-German border.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb9z9I45gen02I5

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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=ewb9z9I45gen02I6

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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=ewb9z9I45gen02I7

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DW Asia goes multimedia

For more background on the biggest stories in Asia, check out Deutsche
Welle's new Asia page in English at www.dw-world.de/asiacompact.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb9z9I45gen02I8

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All about 2010 FIFA World Cup

Keep up with all the action around the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Visit
DW-WORLD.DE for the complete coverage of the tournament.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb9z9I45gen02I9

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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=ewb9z9I45gen02Ia

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Travel Europe on a shoestring

Want to explore Europe but you're on a tight budget? In this weekly
podcast, DW-RADIO's Pulse takes you to some of Europe's most interesting
cities and proves you don't have to spend a fortune to enjoy them.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb9z9I45gen02Ib

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Women's World Cup in Germany

Coverage from the Women's World Cup in Germany with news, features,
background reports, portraits, results and much more. Try your luck for a
chance at winning a jersey from the German women's national team!

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb9z9I45gen02Ic

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Join us for a jungle expedition

Learn about conservation and the threats that are facing the rainforests in
Guyana when we take you on a virtual tour. Our new WebDoc provides an
interactive journey through the jungle. (more)

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewb9z9I45gen02Id

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