Thursday, July 28, 2011

Asia Compact | 28.07.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

28.07.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* North Korea warns of nuclear arms race before meeting with US
* Interview with German aid organization BIZ on aid in Pakistan
* Armed militants kill at least 17 and injure 35 in Afghanistan
* Signal flaw blamed for deadly high-speed rail crash in China
* 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
* 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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North Korea warns of nuclear arms race before meeting with US

The United States and North Korea hold talks on how to improve ties and the
North's secretive atomic weapons program. A surprise meeting between North
and South Korea in Bali paved the way for meeting.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewcadrI45gen02I0

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Interview with German aid organization BIZ on aid in Pakistan

Relief efforts are still continuing one year after the catastrophic flood
in Pakistan. Deutsche Welle spoke with Hans Steinmann from the German aid
organization, GIZ, about Germany's efforts.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewcadrI45gen02I1

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Armed militants kill at least 17 and injure 35 in Afghanistan

Suicide bombers armed with guns have carried out multiple, simultaneous
attacks in the southern Afghan city of Tarin Kowt.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewcadrI45gen02I2

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Signal flaw blamed for deadly high-speed rail crash in China

A Chinese railway research institute has taken responsibility for a
technical flaw that led to China's worst train crash since 2008. Chinese
Premier Wen Jiabao has visited the site and expressed his condolences.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewcadrI45gen02I3

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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=ewcadrI45gen02I4

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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=ewcadrI45gen02I5

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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=ewcadrI45gen02I6

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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=ewcadrI45gen02I7

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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=ewcadrI45gen02I8

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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=ewcadrI45gen02I9

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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=ewcadrI45gen02Ia

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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=ewcadrI45gen02Ib

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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=ewcadrI45gen02Ic

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