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Daily Bulletin | 26.08.2011, 18:30 UTC

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DAILY BULLETIN | 26.08.2011 | 18:30 UTC
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WORLD
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Africa
Deadly bomb blast rocks UN building in Nigeria

A car laden with explosives detonated outside the United Nations' main
office in Abuja Friday, killing several people and destroying a wing of the
building. The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram claimed responsibility.

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Arab World
African Union rejects Libyan rebels, focus shifts to Gadhafi hometown

The African Union has rejected the rebels as Libya's legitimate
representatives, calling instead for a 'consensual and inclusive
government.' The focus of the fighting has shifted to Moammar Gadhafi's
hometown.

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EUROPE
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Economy
Spain follows Germany, France and writes debt ceiling in constitution

Spain is to amend the constitution to enshrine a public debt ceiling in the
constitution, following similar measures in Germany and France. The
government also set out labor reforms to combat high unemployment.

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Balkans
Serbia refuses to compromise on Kosovo despite German pressure

Serbia has once again vowed never to recognize Kosovo's independence,
despite German Chancellor Angela Merkel's warning on Tuesday that
Belgrade's rift with Pristina could threaten Serbia's bid to join the EU.

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SPORTS
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Soccer
Schalke, Hanover learn Europa League group stage fate

German clubs Schalke and Hanover will be confident of progressing past the
Europa League group stage after receiving favorable group opponents at the
official draw in Monaco on Friday.

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BUSINESS
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Transportation
Private rail operators struggle against state-owned rivals

Small, private rail operators are being gobbled up or dropping out of
Europe's freight market, as competition mounts among the region's big
players – many state-owned. Analysts speak of a "natural market
consolidation."

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Energy
Nord Stream pipeline now connected to German link

The newly built Nord Stream pipeline, running from Russia to Germany, is
now connected to a southbound German link and ready to receive natural gas.
A second link is slated for the end of next year.

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ENVIRONMENT & DEVELOPMENT
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Weather
El Nino doubles chance of civil unrest, researchers find

New research indicates that global weather patterns are connected to the
risk for civil conflicts. Meanwhile, the EU is still developing its policy
for dealing with the link between climate change and unrest.

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