Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 28.06.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

28.06.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Awkward moment as Merkel broaches human rights with China
* Greek premier pleads for austerity approval as protests get violent
* Germany agrees to supply bomb parts for Libya mission
* French opposition leader joins 2012 presidential race
* Italian police and protesters clash over Alpine rail link
* Women's World Cup
* United in the face of adversity
* Verdict to decide fate of Dutch cannabis coffeeshops
* 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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Awkward moment as Merkel broaches human rights with China

Merkel walked a thin line on Tuesday as she attempted to support Germany's
business interests in China, while ramping up the pressure on Beijing to
improve its human rights record.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbekrI45gen02I0

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Greek premier pleads for austerity approval as protests get violent

Clashes between hooded youths and police have broken out in the Greek
capital, Athens, as thousands take to the streets to protest the latest
round of austerity proposals currently up for parliamentary debate.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbekrI45gen02I1

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Germany agrees to supply bomb parts for Libya mission

Germany has agreed to supply bomb components and other military ordnance to
NATO forces involved in the Libya conflict. Berlin originally abstained
from a UN Security Council vote to back the intervention.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbekrI45gen02I2

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French opposition leader joins 2012 presidential race

The leader of France's Socialist Party, Martine Aubry, has joined the race
to become president in 2012. The veteran politician is regarded as her
party's second-strongest contender to challenge president Sarkozy.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbekrI45gen02I3

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Italian police and protesters clash over Alpine rail link

Some 60 people were injured when police and protesters clashed over the
construction of a high speed rail link between France and Italy.
Environmentalists say the railway would destroy a picturesque Alpine
valley.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbekrI45gen02I4

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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=ewbekrI45gen02I5

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United in the face of adversity

After centuries of voluntary segregation in the Libyan mountains, Arabs and
Berbers are forced today to live together in refugee camps in the Tunisian
desert. The fight against Gadhafi could bring them closer together.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbekrI45gen02I6

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Verdict to decide fate of Dutch cannabis coffeeshops

The Netherlands is renowned for its tolerance towards use of cannabis.
However the government is signaling a change of policy, as it aims to clamp
down on so-called "drugs-tourism" and ban foreigners from coffeeshops.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbekrI45gen02I7

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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=ewbekrI45gen02I8

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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=ewbekrI45gen02I9

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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=ewbekrI45gen02Ia

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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=ewbekrI45gen02Ib

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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=ewbekrI45gen02Ic

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