Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 26.07.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

26.07.2011, 18:30 UTC
DAILY BULLETIN

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

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Overview of Topics

* Norwegian killer's lawyer considers his client 'insane'
* Palestinian independence plans unlikely to succeed
* Berlin may increase aid to drought-stricken Horn of Africa
* IMF chief warns time is running out to solve US debt crisis
* Tensions flare at Kosovo-Serbia border crossing
* More online surveillance needed, officials in Europe say
* WTO fears for global trade agreements
* Bayreuth Festival opens among mixed reactions
* 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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Norwegian killer's lawyer considers his client 'insane'

The lawyer representing Anders Behring Breivik, the man accused of a
bombing and shooting spree in Norway, has said he considers his client to
be insane. He added it that does not mean Breivik will plead insanity.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc857I45gen02I0

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Palestinian independence plans unlikely to succeed

The Palestinian Authority is busy finalizing its strategy for statehood
ahead of the UN General Assembly in September. The UN Security Council,
meanwhile, is already starting to debate the prospect.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc857I45gen02I1

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Berlin may increase aid to drought-stricken Horn of Africa

Germany may increase its aid contribution to the Horn of Africa as the
humanitarian situation there deteriorates due to a drought and famine.
Berlin has rejected criticism that it has not done enough to help the
region.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc857I45gen02I2

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IMF chief warns time is running out to solve US debt crisis

As the debate in the US about the looming threat of debt default
intensifies, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has urged the US to find a
solution quickly, warning of the dire consequences to the global economy
otherwise.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc857I45gen02I3

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Tensions flare at Kosovo-Serbia border crossing

Ethnic Serbs have confronted Kosovo's central government in a standoff over
a border crossing in the politically restive northern region. Pristina
claims it is trying to expand its authority to all of Kosovo.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc857I45gen02I4

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More online surveillance needed, officials in Europe say

Days after the bombing and shootings in Oslo, politicians and police around
Europe say they want increased Internet monitoring. Officials from Finland,
Estonia and Germany have all called for expanded monitoring powers.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc857I45gen02I5

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WTO fears for global trade agreements

With the Doha negotiations stalled and WTO member countries increasingly
entering regional or bilateral trade agreements, the World Trade
Organization fears for the future of global trade.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc857I45gen02I6

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Bayreuth Festival opens among mixed reactions

The 100th Bayreuth Festival opened on Monday evening with a new staging of
Richard Wagner's romantic opera "Tannhäuser." But many audience members
were shocked at its modern and unusual interpretation.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc857I45gen02I7

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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=ewc857I45gen02I8

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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=ewc857I45gen02I9

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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=ewc857I45gen02Ia

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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=ewc857I45gen02Ib

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