Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 12.07.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

12.07.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* World markets and the euro tumble as Italy stumbles
* Economic issues dominate Merkel's visit to Angola
* German welcome for Italian mafia sentences
* Volkswagen shifts up a gear to meet sales target
* UK police chiefs face questions over phone-hacking investigation
* Domestic workers hail landmark convention
* German town takes back its energy grid
* New carbon labeling rules are a 'greenwash,' critics charge
* 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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World markets and the euro tumble as Italy stumbles

Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is trying to calm fears that Italy could
be swept into financial crisis as many western stock markets fall over
worries about Italian debt.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbtbbI45gen02I0

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Economic issues dominate Merkel's visit to Angola

German economic interests play a key role during Angela Merkel's
three-country trip to Africa. In oil-rich Angola, improving business ties
will be a major topic on the agenda for Chancellor Merkel.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbtbbI45gen02I1

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German welcome for Italian mafia sentences

Until six people were shot dead at an Italian eatery in Duisburg in 2007,
no one considered Germany mafia heartland. An Italian court has sentenced
eight men, including the mastermind of that shooting, to life in prison.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbtbbI45gen02I2

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Volkswagen shifts up a gear to meet sales target

Volkswagen has sold 4 million cars worldwide so far this year. The company
hopes momentum from emerging markets will help it achieve its goal of
selling 10 million cars annually before 2018.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbtbbI45gen02I3

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UK police chiefs face questions over phone-hacking investigation

British politicians are grilling four senior police officers, amid reports
that former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown was targeted by British
newspapers owned by Rupert Murdoch in a phone-hacking scandal.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbtbbI45gen02I4

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Domestic workers hail landmark convention

Vacation time, maternity leave, social security: a new treaty by the UN
labor agency will ensure domestic workers the same rights as other workers.
With the treaty passed, ratification is the next step.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbtbbI45gen02I5

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German town takes back its energy grid

Seven towns in the Lake Constance region have combined efforts to run their
own, independent energy company. Despite a few hurdles, they hope to create
a trend that might challenge the power of Germany's big providers.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbtbbI45gen02I6

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New carbon labeling rules are a 'greenwash,' critics charge

German legislators have approved a set of new emission labeling rules for
cars. But environmental groups in Germany and beyond are not impressed.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbtbbI45gen02I7

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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=ewbtbbI45gen02I8

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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=ewbtbbI45gen02I9

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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=ewbtbbI45gen02Ia

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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=ewbtbbI45gen02Ib

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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=ewbtbbI45gen02Ic

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