Monday, August 8, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 08.08.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE
DAILY BULLETIN | 08.08.2011 | 18:30 UTC
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WORLD
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Economy
World markets fall amid economic downturn worries

The European Central Bank's pledge to buy eurozone bonds had a brief
calming effect on European markets, but the US credit downgrade and fears
of a worsening eurozone debt crisis are still setting the tone.

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Arab World
International community steps up pressure on Syria as crackdown intensifies

The Arab League and Saudi king have joined the international community in
condemning the violence in Syria, as the government crackdown continues.

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EUROPE
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UK
London police arrest 100 after second night of riots

More than 100 people have been arrested in London after rioters took to the
street in a second night of violence. Shops were looted and police officers
were attacked as disorder spread across the capital.

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Justice
Ukraine court denies Tymoshenko's release from jail

Ukraine's former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, must stay in jail for
the time being, after a Monday court ruling in Kyiv. Tymoshenko was placed
in police detention Friday for contempt of court.

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GERMANY
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Aviation
German air traffic controllers set for Tuesday strike

Travelers were bracing for delays as a court ruled that German air traffic
controllers could press ahead with a six-hour strike on Tuesday. But a
last-minute appeal could still prevent the walkout.

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ENVIRONMENT & DEVELOPMENT
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Social Change
Hate crimes against Britain's disabled on the rise

Campaigners in Britain say disabled people are suffering increased abuse
and even physical attacks, raising serious concerns about whether the
country is failing one of its most vulnerable sections of society.

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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
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Health
In Ireland, robots assist during gynecological surgery

A hospital in Ireland is among Europe's first to use robots to assist in
gynecological operations. Proponents say the high-precision robots could
revolutionize the way surgeries are done. But not everyone is convinced.

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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE
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Berlin
Berlin is not homogenizing, says writer Stephen Barber

British historian and writer Stephen Barber is obsessed with Berlin. His
latest book, "Walls of Berlin" documents the city's transitory nature - but
isn't really about the Wall.

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NL PROMOTION
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DW Asia goes multimedia

For more background on the biggest stories in Asia, check out Deutsche
Welle's new Asia page in English at www.dw-world.de/asiacompact.

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Free podcasts and LIVE-STREAM: Paavo Jarvi interprets Beethoven

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Remembering the Wall

The Berlin Wall divided Germany for decades. To mark the 50th anniversary
of its construction, DW-TV will be broadcasting a series of documentaries
and features that highlight the significance of this historical event.

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