Saturday, June 25, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 25.06.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

25.06.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Greens vote to support Merkel's timetable for nuclear phase-out
* Russian pro-reform party elects business tycoon as leader
* Christopher Street Day kicks off in Berlin
* German carmakers start US offensive
* Europe welcomes Chinese leader Wen amid fears and hopes
* Women's World Cup
* German beech forests declared World Heritage Sites
* PARTNER SITE: Commentary from atlantic-community.org
* Free podcasts: live performances from the Beethovenfest
* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* Free podcasts and LIVE-STREAM: Paavo Jarvi interprets Beethoven
* Women's World Cup in Germany

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Greens vote to support Merkel's timetable for nuclear phase-out

The Greens claimed Chancellor Merkel's nuclear reversal as a victory during
their special conference in Berlin. Although a majority of the delegates
supported the 2022 phase-out date, others insisted on 2017.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbb1uI45gen02I0

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Russian pro-reform party elects business tycoon as leader

A new pro-reform party in Russia has chosen business tycoon Mikhail
Prokhorov to lead it ahead of the December parliamentary elections.
Skeptics, however, warn that the party is unlikely to challenge the
Kremlin.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbb1uI45gen02I1

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Christopher Street Day kicks off in Berlin

Christopher Street Day kicked off in Berlin with tens of thousands showing
up to advocate gay rights and tolerance. The parade came a day after New
York became the sixth US state to legalize same-sex marriage.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbb1uI45gen02I2

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German carmakers start US offensive

Sales of German cars in the US have been static for years. German
manufacturers have watched as their customers are snatched by the Japanese
and Americans. Now the German car companies are fighting back.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbb1uI45gen02I3

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Europe welcomes Chinese leader Wen amid fears and hopes

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is visiting Europe at a tricky time in the
country's relations with the EU. First stop: Budapest, where debt concerns
are high on the agenda.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbb1uI45gen02I4

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Women's World Cup

Germany is hosting the premier tournament of the women's game this year.
Find out more about women's football and the 2011 World Cup with DW's
in-depth reports.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbb1uI45gen02I5

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German beech forests declared World Heritage Sites

Five beech forests in Germany have been declared United Nations World
Heritage Sites. The areas have been included in a listing for similar
ancient forests in Eastern Europe.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbb1uI45gen02I6

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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=ewbb1uI45gen02I7

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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=ewbb1uI45gen02I8

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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=ewbb1uI45gen02I9

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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=ewbb1uI45gen02Ia

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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=ewbb1uI45gen02Ib

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