Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Asia Compact | 06.07.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

06.07.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* Indian gay rights activists slam health minister
* India's Supreme Court orders Kerala temple treasure be documented
* Bin Laden's family not allowed to leave Pakistan
* Japan plans to run 'stress tests' on nuclear plants
* 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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Indian gay rights activists slam health minister

India's health minister has sparked a furious row by describing
homosexuality as a 'disease.' Gay rights activists and campaigners across
the country have held protests and criticized him for his unhelpful
remarks.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbmm8I45gen02I0

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India's Supreme Court orders Kerala temple treasure be documented

India's Supreme Court has ordered that treasure estimated to be worth
billions of dollars found recently at a Hindu temple in the country's south
be filmed and documented.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbmm8I45gen02I1

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Bin Laden's family not allowed to leave Pakistan

A government-appointed commission looking into the killing of al Qaeda
leader Osama bin Laden has said his wives and children cannot leave
Pakistan until it gives its prior consent.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbmm8I45gen02I2

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Japan plans to run 'stress tests' on nuclear plants

Japan has said it will run 'stress tests' on its nuclear reactors in the
wake of the Fukushima disaster triggered by an earthquake and tsunami on
March 11. The aim is to reassure the Japanese public about nuclear safety.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbmm8I45gen02I3

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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=ewbmm8I45gen02I4

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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=ewbmm8I45gen02I5

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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=ewbmm8I45gen02I6

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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=ewbmm8I45gen02I7

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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=ewbmm8I45gen02I8

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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=ewbmm8I45gen02I9

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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=ewbmm8I45gen02Ia

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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=ewbmm8I45gen02Ib

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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=ewbmm8I45gen02Ic

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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=ewbmm8I45gen02Id

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