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Daily Bulletin | 25.08.2011, 18:30 UTC

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DAILY BULLETIN | 25.08.2011 | 18:30 UTC
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WORLD
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Arab World
Libyan rebel council to take Arab League seat, conflict grinds on

The Arab League has given its backing to the rebel National Transitional
Council, saying it can represent Libya in the group at a meeting on
Saturday. Regional powerhouse South Africa, however, is more reticent.

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Africa
Somali refugees stuck in limbo in Ethiopian camp

Some 120,000 refugees fleeing drought and violence are stranded in the Dolo
Ado camp on the border between Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. Though they're
receiving food and medical care, many face an uncertain future.

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GERMANY
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Politics
Merkel rejects predecessor Kohl's criticism of 'unreliable' Germany

Angela Merkel has rejected former chancellor Helmut Kohl's scathing
critique of Germany's foreign policy. Kohl accused Germany of lacking
reliability and of no longer being a 'predictable factor' in world
politics.

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EUROPE
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Crime
Austrian man accused of raping his daugthers for four decades

Austria has been rocked by a new incest scandal as a father allegedly
imprisoned and raped his two daughters for more than 40 years. The abuse
ended only in 2011 when the victims fought back.

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SPORTS
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Soccer
German trio dealt mixed bag in Champions League draw

The three German clubs playing in the Champions League all face very
different challenges after UEFA held the official draw for the group stage
of the tournament.

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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
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Computers
Apple icon Steve Jobs resigns as CEO

Steve Jobs, the man who transformed Apple Inc from a fringe IT player into
the world's most valuable technology company, has resigned as CEO after a
long battle with illness. His right-hand-man Tim Cook takes the reins.

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Democracy
Web tool bolsters Latvians' political participation

The 'My Voice' website demonstrates Latvians' interest in policy petitions
and helps citizens get their proposals heard in parliament.

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BUSINESS
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Auto Industry
Tough times ahead for German automakers

German carmakers have been working full throttle since the start of 2011.
The first half of the year saw manufacturers fill their order books and
achieve record turnovers, but experts warn the party will soon be over.

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