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17.07.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Afghan security forces begin gradual takeover
* Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks arrested
* Merkel to meet Medvedev amid controversy over Putin prize
* Lodz ghetto photographs document horror of a genocide
* French boat with pro-Palestinian activists sails from Greece
* Women's World Cup
* US women limber up against surprise package Japan
* Samsung demands US ban imports from Germany lighting firm
* 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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Afghan security forces begin gradual takeover

Afghan forces have begun taking over security responsibility in a gradual
process. But there are concerns over whether they will be able to keep
peace and protect civilians in the war-ravaged country.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbyfrI45gen02I0

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Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks arrested

Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News Corp's News
International, was arrested on Sunday. It's the latest development in an
ongoing scandal that has shaken the foundation of British media.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbyfrI45gen02I1

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Merkel to meet Medvedev amid controversy over Putin prize

Chancellor Merkel and President Medvedev will hold talks only days after a
public outcry forced a German organization to go back on its decision to
award Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin a major political prize.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbyfrI45gen02I2

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Lodz ghetto photographs document horror of a genocide

An exhibition in the Nazi Documentation Center in Cologne shows photographs
from Lodz - the second-largest ghetto for Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland. The
photographers were themselves prisoners.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbyfrI45gen02I3

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French boat with pro-Palestinian activists sails from Greece

One yacht from a planned ten-ship aid flotilla carrying activists hoping to
run the Israeli blockade on Gaza has left Greece. Israel is determined to
prevent this and other boats from reaching their intended destination.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbyfrI45gen02I4

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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=ewbyfrI45gen02I5

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US women limber up against surprise package Japan

As Japan and the United States prepare to take each other in the Women's
World Cup final, confidence is high in both camps. Japan have proved the
biggest surprise of the tournament, beating favorites such as Germany.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbyfrI45gen02I6

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Samsung demands US ban imports from Germany lighting firm

Samsung has escalated an ongoing patent row with a German lighting firm,
demanding that the US halt all imports of its products. The two firms are
feuding over a lucrative technology.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbyfrI45gen02I7

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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=ewbyfrI45gen02I8

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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=ewbyfrI45gen02I9

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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=ewbyfrI45gen02Ia

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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=ewbyfrI45gen02Ib

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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=ewbyfrI45gen02Ic

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