Monday, July 18, 2011

Asia Compact | 18.07.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

18.07.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* UN court orders Thai, Cambodia troops out of temple area
* First half of 2011 most dangerous for Afghan civilians
* Japan bans Fukushima beef
* Catholic Church spending creates uproar in Philippines
* 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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UN court orders Thai, Cambodia troops out of temple area

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Thailand and Cambodia to
immediately withdraw their soldiers out of a newly defined demilitarized
zone around the disputed Preah Vihear temple.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbzo8I45gen02I0

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First half of 2011 most dangerous for Afghan civilians

The first half of this year has been the bloodiest for the Afghan people
since the start of fighting against the Taliban in 2001. And the series of
attacks continues unrelentingly.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbzo8I45gen02I1

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Japan bans Fukushima beef

Japan's government plans to ban beef from Fukushima amidst raising concerns
over nuclear-contaminated food.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbzo8I45gen02I2

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Catholic Church spending creates uproar in Philippines

A donations scandal in the Philippine Catholic Church has damaged the
church's image. It could pave the way for more liberal politics in the
conservative country.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbzo8I45gen02I3

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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=ewbzo8I45gen02I4

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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=ewbzo8I45gen02I5

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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=ewbzo8I45gen02I6

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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=ewbzo8I45gen02I7

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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=ewbzo8I45gen02I8

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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=ewbzo8I45gen02I9

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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=ewbzo8I45gen02Ia

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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=ewbzo8I45gen02Ib

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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=ewbzo8I45gen02Ic

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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=ewbzo8I45gen02Id

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