Thursday, July 14, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 14.07.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

14.07.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Europe's debt crisis calls for tough political decisions
* Murdoch recants and decides to face committee over phone hacking
* Whaling commission agrees to anti-corruption reforms
* Kidnapped Estonian cyclists released in Lebanon
* Iranian actress and DW-blogger missing in Tehran
* Activist takes Germany to court over nuclear warheads
* Sale of Renaissance masterpiece breaks price record in Germany
* German and Russian energy giants agree on strategic partnership
* 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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Europe's debt crisis calls for tough political decisions

The alarm bells are ringing louder than ever in Europe's capitals as fear
mounts over a possible meltdown of the eurozone. Berlin faces growing
criticism for dragging its feet and not rushing ahead with more aid.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvufI45gen02I0

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Murdoch recants and decides to face committee over phone hacking

Rupert Murdoch and his son James have changed their minds and decided,
after mounting pressure, to face questioning by lawmakers over a
phone-hacking scandal which has dogged his media empire.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvufI45gen02I1

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Whaling commission agrees to anti-corruption reforms

The International Whaling Commission passed a measure intended to increase
transparency and address allegations of vote-buying. But this comes at the
cost of scuttling a proposal to increase civil society participation.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvufI45gen02I2

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Kidnapped Estonian cyclists released in Lebanon

Seven Estonian nationals who were kidnapped in eastern Lebanon in March
have been released and handed over to French diplomats, the Lebanese
Foreign Ministry has announced. The men had been on a cycling tour.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvufI45gen02I3

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Iranian actress and DW-blogger missing in Tehran

The Iranian filmmaker, actress and blogger, Pegah Ahangarani, who had
planned to attend Deutsche Welle's Global Media Forum in Bonn, has
disappeared in Tehran.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvufI45gen02I4

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Activist takes Germany to court over nuclear warheads

Retired pharmacist versus Germany: a Cologne court has begun hearing the
case of an activist intent on having Germany remove US nuclear warheads
being stored at a military base located in western Germany.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvufI45gen02I5

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Sale of Renaissance masterpiece breaks price record in Germany

Frankfurt's Städel Museum has long negotiated with a German family for
Holbein's Madonna, one of the most valuable Renaissance works of art. A
private German collector outbid the museum, and plans to exhibit the work.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvufI45gen02I6

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German and Russian energy giants agree on strategic partnership

German energy utilities group, RWE, and the Russian gas giant, Gazprom,
have agreed to form a strategic partnership to jointly build gas and
coal-fired power plants in Europe.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbvufI45gen02I7

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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=ewbvufI45gen02I8

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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=ewbvufI45gen02I9

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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=ewbvufI45gen02Ia

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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=ewbvufI45gen02Ib

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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=ewbvufI45gen02Ic

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