Thursday, July 21, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 21.07.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

21.07.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* EU set to offer low-interest loans for Greece
* UN says climate change threatens global security
* Westerwelle against troop withdrawal timetable
* Airbus wins big with American Airlines
* Hitler's deputy to be buried at sea
* NASA astronaut looks to future space missions
* Media mogul Marshall McLuhan foresaw the 'global village'
* Romania pushes for clarity on wind power
* 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

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EU set to offer low-interest loans for Greece

Europe's leaders have published a draft agreement at their ongoing
debt-related summit in Brussels. It lists plans to extend the maturity of
Greek loans and to lower their interest rates - among other measures.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc36vI45gen02I0

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UN says climate change threatens global security

The United Nations Security Council has for the first time admitted that
global warming poses a major threat to world security and peace. The move
catapults climate change higher up the global agenda.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc36vI45gen02I1

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Westerwelle against troop withdrawal timetable

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle says the timetable for the
withdrawal of international troops from Afghanistan is not set in stone. He
made the comments during a surprise visit to Kabul.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc36vI45gen02I2

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Airbus wins big with American Airlines

Planemaker Airbus has not only won a huge order from American Airlines, but
has also forced its US archrival Boeing to shelve plans for a new model
that could have made the European company's A320 look a little old.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc36vI45gen02I3

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Hitler's deputy to be buried at sea

Rudolf Hess is to be buried at sea 24 years after being laid to rest in a
German cemetery. His graveside has been a pilgrimage site for right-wing
extremists, but his family deny they were pressured to move the grave.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc36vI45gen02I4

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NASA astronaut looks to future space missions

Catherine Coleman says the space program has become more diverse, to
include more women, like her. She adds that temporary Russian stewardship
of manned space flight is "in the hands of the right people."

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc36vI45gen02I5

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Media mogul Marshall McLuhan foresaw the 'global village'

He coined the oxymoron "the global village" and predicted the impact of the
Internet on society. Media guru Marshall McLuhan would've turned 100 this
year; Berlin reviews his influence on European art and media culture.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc36vI45gen02I6

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Romania pushes for clarity on wind power

Romania currently hosts the largest on-shore wind park in Europe. Wind
energy is booming in the economically weak country, yet investors remain
worried about a lack of clear regulations.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc36vI45gen02I7

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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=ewc36vI45gen02I8

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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=ewc36vI45gen02I9

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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=ewc36vI45gen02Ia

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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=ewc36vI45gen02Ib

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