Monday, July 18, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 18.07.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

18.07.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Energy adds spark to Merkel-Medvedev talks
* Second top UK police officer resigns in phone-hacking scandal
* Greek cabbies clog Athens arteries as two-day strike begins
* German spy chief accused of playing down stolen documents
* EU looks to tighten screws on Syria, but more sanctions wanting
* Women's World Cup
* Despite Germany's poor showing, World Cup goes out on a high
* Radio broadcaster hopes to contribute to gradual change in North Korea
* 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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Energy adds spark to Merkel-Medvedev talks

Berlin's recent move away from nuclear power means gas and energy is likely
to dominate two days of talks between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Hanover.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbzpvI45gen02I0

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Second top UK police officer resigns in phone-hacking scandal

The phone-hacking scandal in the UK has widened, with a second senior
British police officer resigning amid mounting pressure over the London
Metropolitan Police's links to the former News of the World tabloid.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbzpvI45gen02I1

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Greek cabbies clog Athens arteries as two-day strike begins

Taxi drivers in Athens have caused travel chaos for thousands of residents
and tourists in the city after they turned off their meters as part of a
48-hour strike against government liberalization of the taxi sector.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbzpvI45gen02I2

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German spy chief accused of playing down stolen documents

Germany's spy chief may have played down the sensitivity of the information
contained in stolen blueprints of his agency's new headquarters in Berlin.
Parties across the partisan divide are calling for an explanation.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbzpvI45gen02I3

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EU looks to tighten screws on Syria, but more sanctions wanting

EU foreign ministers gathered in Brussels on Monday to discuss the
repression of anti-government protests in Syria. While tighter sanctions
were not expected, the ministers have sought an international condemnation.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbzpvI45gen02I4

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Women's World Cup

Germany hosted 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=ewbzpvI45gen02I5

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Despite Germany's poor showing, World Cup goes out on a high

The 2011 World Cup was a spectacle for women's football - television
viewing numbers were high and stadiums were nearly sold out. But poor
refereeing and some drug-taking North Koreans took the shine off the event.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbzpvI45gen02I6

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Radio broadcaster hopes to contribute to gradual change in North Korea

Deutsche Welle talks to 'Open Radio for North Korea' founder Tae Keung Ha
about the importance of outside broadcasters for the people of North Korea.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewbzpvI45gen02I7

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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=ewbzpvI45gen02I8

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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=ewbzpvI45gen02I9

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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=ewbzpvI45gen02Ia

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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=ewbzpvI45gen02Ib

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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=ewbzpvI45gen02Ic

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