Thursday, July 21, 2011

From the Heart of Europe | 21.07.2011, 14:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE / DW-WORLD.DE Newsletter

21.07.2011, 14:00 UTC
FROM THE HEART OF EUROPE

An inside perspective on key events that impact Germany and Europe

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Overview of Topics

* Airbus wins big with American Airlines
* Serbia's last war crimes suspect braced for trial
* Opinion: Serbia takes another step towards the EU
* Big banks to attend eurozone summit: report
* Russia calls last orders on excessive beer consumption
* Irish Prime Minister blasts Vatican over child abuse
* Eurozone leaders won't rule out Greek default
* German conservatives advocate end to Turkish EU entry talks
* German corruption recedes as economy holds fast
* Murdochs deny responsibility over NoW phone hacking scandal

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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=ewc2rfI45gen02I0

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Serbia's last war crimes suspect braced for trial

Goran Hadzic, Serbia's last fugitive will meet his family ahead of his
imminent transfer to the UN tribunal in The Hague. The Croatian Serb
suspect was detained in the north of the country on Wednesday.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc2rfI45gen02I1

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Opinion: Serbia takes another step towards the EU

The last war crimes suspect indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal
for the Former Yugoslavia has been arrested. This brings Serbia a step
closer to its goal of EU membership, according to DW's Verica Spasovska.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc2rfI45gen02I2

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Big banks to attend eurozone summit: report

Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann and other European banking sector
heavyweights have been invited to the latest eurozone summit to discuss new
strategies for handling the Greek debt crisis.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc2rfI45gen02I3

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Russia calls last orders on excessive beer consumption

While vodka is the alcoholic drink most would associate with Russia, beer
is also a big favorite. With health concerns about excessive drinking on
the rise, the government aims to stem consumption of the beverage.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc2rfI45gen02I4

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Irish Prime Minister blasts Vatican over child abuse

Ireland's premier Enda Kenny has issued a stinging attack on the Vatican,
accusing Rome of putting its own interests ahead of victims of child sexual
abuse. His comments follow a report highly critical of the Holy See.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc2rfI45gen02I5

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Eurozone leaders won't rule out Greek default

Germany and France have reached a deal to reduce Greek debt ahead of a
critical EU summit. Sources have said the draft agreement has ruled out a
tax on banks but could trigger a Greek default.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc2rfI45gen02I6

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German conservatives advocate end to Turkish EU entry talks

A leading Bavarian conservative has said the EU should break off its
accession talks with Turkey, if the country goes ahead with its threatened
boycott during Cyprus' presidency of the bloc.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc2rfI45gen02I7

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German corruption recedes as economy holds fast

Corruption is a fact of life throughout European corporations, and experts
believe it gets worse when times are tough. A new study shows improvement
in Germany, but an overall acceptance throughout the continent.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc2rfI45gen02I8

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Murdochs deny responsibility over NoW phone hacking scandal

News Corporation head Rupert Murdoch and his son James have apologized over
the News of the World phone hacking scandal and denied any responsibility
for wrongdoing perpetrated at the tabloid newspaper.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ewc2rfI45gen02I9

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