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DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

04.07.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Saber-rattling as Russia meets NATO in Sochi
* Storm over Saudi purchase of 200 battle tanks from Germany
* War crimes suspect Mladic ejected from court after creating scene
* First day of service for Germany's all-voluntary recruits
* Appeal begins for Holocaust-denying bishop
* France debates Dominique Strauss-Kahn's comeback chances
* Women's World Cup
* Gaza border opening offers fewer opportunities than hoped
* 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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Saber-rattling as Russia meets NATO in Sochi

As a Russia-NATO summit begins in Sochi, Moscow has threatened to beef up
its European forces, if talks between the alliance and the Kremlin fail to
resolve sticky missile defense issues.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewblc8I45gen02I0

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Storm over Saudi purchase of 200 battle tanks from Germany

Saudi Arabia is buying hundreds of tanks from Germany, a Saudi security
source has said said, in a multi-billion-euro deal that German opposition
lawmakers have criticized as going against export guidelines.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewblc8I45gen02I1

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War crimes suspect Mladic ejected from court after creating scene

Ratko Mladic was dismissed by a UN court trying him for war crimes after
the former Bosnian Serb general made a scene. He is charged with planning
the worst massacre in Europe since World War II.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewblc8I45gen02I2

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First day of service for Germany's all-voluntary recruits

Over 3,400 German men and women began military service on Monday as the
first group of exclusively volunteer recruits. After over 50 years of
conscripting soldiers, the Bundeswehr is now completely voluntary.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewblc8I45gen02I3

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Appeal begins for Holocaust-denying bishop

A bishop convicted of denying the Holocaust has skipped the start of his
own appeal in a German court. Richard Williamson was convicted of sedition
and fined for denying the Holocaust.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewblc8I45gen02I4

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France debates Dominique Strauss-Kahn's comeback chances

Former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn looked like a possible French
president before he was arrested on charges of attempted rape. Now, after
his release from house arrest, many in France think he could run for
office.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewblc8I45gen02I5

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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=ewblc8I45gen02I6

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Gaza border opening offers fewer opportunities than hoped

The 1.5 million Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip could not leave -
until Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing in May. That gave rise to many
hopes, some of which have been disappointed.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewblc8I45gen02I7

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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=ewblc8I45gen02I8

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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=ewblc8I45gen02I9

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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=ewblc8I45gen02Ia

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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=ewblc8I45gen02Ib

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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=ewblc8I45gen02Ic

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