Thursday, July 7, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 07.07.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

07.07.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* British tabloid to close over phone-hacking scandal
* German parliament gives limited backing to genetic testing of embryos
* Worker dies in Dutch soccer stadium collapse
* European Central Bank raises interest rate to 1.5 percent
* Germany brings charges against Frankfurt Airport shooter
* Women's World Cup
* Germany's tank deal breaks last export taboo
* Unique German library helps prisoners escape into world of books
* 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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British tabloid to close over phone-hacking scandal

News of the World, the UK's best-selling tabloid newspaper, is set to close
after Sunday's edition. The news comes amid an escalating phone-hacking
scandal which has caused a public outcry.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbomfI45gen02I0

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German parliament gives limited backing to genetic testing of embryos

The Bundestag faced a complex matter of conscience Thursday as it voted in
favor of allowing the pre-implantation genetic diagnosis of embryos. It's a
controversial topic, and many Germans oppose the matter on principle.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbomfI45gen02I1

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Worker dies in Dutch soccer stadium collapse

One construction worker has been killed and at least 13 others have been
injured in a stadium collapse in the Netherlands. The FC Twente stadium in
Enschede was undergoing renovation work.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbomfI45gen02I2

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European Central Bank raises interest rate to 1.5 percent

The European Central Bank has hiked interest rates for the second time this
year in a bid to combat inflation. Despite the increase, ECB head Trichet
pledged to help Portugal, whose credit rating was slashed this week.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbomfI45gen02I3

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Germany brings charges against Frankfurt Airport shooter

Germany has brought charges against the man accused of murdering two US
servicemen en route to Afghanistan in broad daylight at Frankfurt Airport
in March. Prosecutors declined to charged him with terrorism.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbomfI45gen02I4

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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=ewbomfI45gen02I5

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Germany's tank deal breaks last export taboo

Germany's tank deal with Saudi Arabia has caused outrage, drawing criticism
from across the political spectrum. But while the government maintains its
silence, critics say it marks a sea change in arms export policy.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbomfI45gen02I6

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Unique German library helps prisoners escape into world of books

To help inmates pass the time in a more pleasant way, a library in
Dortmund, Germany, delivers books to jails. It is the only one of its kind
in the country.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbomfI45gen02I7

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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=ewbomfI45gen02I8

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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=ewbomfI45gen02I9

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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=ewbomfI45gen02Ia

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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=ewbomfI45gen02Ib

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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=ewbomfI45gen02Ic

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