Friday, July 29, 2011

Asia Compact | 29.07.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

29.07.2011, 18:00 UTC
ASIA COMPACT

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Overview of Topics

* Find out what's making the news across Asia
* First day of US-North Korean nuclear talks 'serious and businesslike'
* Al Qaeda aims to attract children
* Canada-based study finds fat more dangerous for South Asians
* Mumbai gunman requests death sentence be overturned
* 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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First day of US-North Korean nuclear talks 'serious and businesslike'

The United States and North Korea have started exploratory talks in which
Washington is looking for concrete signs that Pyongyang is ready to discuss
its nuclear program after a more than two-year hiatus.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewcbl3I45gen02I0

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Al Qaeda aims to attract children

A branch of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula plans to create a cartoon
film to attract children to the terrorist network. However, experts say
that the film, on its own, is not enough to influence children
significantly

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewcbl3I45gen02I1

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Canada-based study finds fat more dangerous for South Asians

Body fat is more harmful to South Asians, whose bodies tend to store it in
vital organs compared with Caucasians, whose fat is stored under the skin.
The study emphasizes the need for early screening.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewcbl3I45gen02I2

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Mumbai gunman requests death sentence be overturned

Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the last living gunman from the 2008 Mumbai
terrorist attacks, appeals his death sentence in India - a country in which
the death sentence is very uncommon.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewcbl3I45gen02I3

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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=ewcbl3I45gen02I4

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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=ewcbl3I45gen02I5

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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=ewcbl3I45gen02I6

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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=ewcbl3I45gen02I7

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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=ewcbl3I45gen02I8

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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=ewcbl3I45gen02I9

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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=ewcbl3I45gen02Ia

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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=ewcbl3I45gen02Ib

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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=ewcbl3I45gen02Ic

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