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Daily Bulletin | 08.06.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

08.06.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* EU boosts E. coli compensation offer for famers
* NATO seeks more support in Libya mission
* German finance minister calls for Greek debt restructuring
* Oktoberfest price rise meets Bavarian resistance
* Obama awards Merkel America's highest civilian honor
* Low-cost airlines lose momentum in Europe
* Massive solar storm detected as concerns turn to Earth's systems
* E-books growth slow as Germans stick to ink and paper
* 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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EU boosts E. coli compensation offer for famers

The EU has upped its offer of compensation to farmers whose incomes have
collapsed following the E. coli outbreak. Meanwhile, the German health
minister has announced there is hope that the outbreak is in decline.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewax5jI45gen02I0

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NATO seeks more support in Libya mission

NATO has asserted that it will stay in Libya for 'as long as necessary,'
calling on more member countries to contribute to military efforts. But
allies including Germany have refused to take part in bombing campaigns.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewax5jI45gen02I1

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German finance minister calls for Greek debt restructuring

The German finance minister has written an all-but open letter to his
European Union colleagues and the IMF calling for Greece's national debt to
be restructured. Wolfgang Schäuble said bankruptcy beckons otherwise.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewax5jI45gen02I2

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Oktoberfest price rise meets Bavarian resistance

The Oktoberfest beer festival does much to keep Bavarian's reputations as
yodeling, thigh-slapping funsters alive and well. Yet when it comes to the
price of a brew, they get all serious.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewax5jI45gen02I3

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Obama awards Merkel America's highest civilian honor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama have stressed
their close ties during her visit to Washington, where Obama presented the
chancellor with America's highest civilian award.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewax5jI45gen02I4

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Low-cost airlines lose momentum in Europe

As operational expenses rise, many low-cost airlines are struggling to
defend the market share they won by consistently undercutting major
carriers over the past decade. Budget-sector growth appears to be stalling.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewax5jI45gen02I5

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Massive solar storm detected as concerns turn to Earth's systems

The US weather service has warned of an unusually intense solar flare which
could disrupt satellites and electricity grids. Deutsche Welle takes a look
at what a solar storm is and the damage it can do.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewax5jI45gen02I6

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E-books growth slow as Germans stick to ink and paper

While online bookseller Amazon now sells more e-books than paper ones in
the US, in Germany e-books are still a niche product. There are both
cultural and business reasons behind the low popularity rating, experts
say.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewax5jI45gen02I7

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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=ewax5jI45gen02I8

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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=ewax5jI45gen02I9

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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=ewax5jI45gen02Ia

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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=ewax5jI45gen02Ib

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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=ewax5jI45gen02Ic

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