Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Daily Bulletin | 31.08.2011, 18:30 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE
DAILY BULLETIN | 31.08.2011 | 18:30 UTC
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WORLD
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Arab World
With border post, rebels gain important victory and new confidence

With the capture of Ras Jdir, the main crossing point between Libya and
Tunisia, Libyan rebels have scored another victory against Moammar Gadhafi.
They're confident of victory, but are counting on western support.

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Hunger, help, hope

East Africa is suffering from the worst famine in decades. Especially badly
affected is Somalia, where hundreds of thousands of people - above all
children - face starvation. Special coverage from DW-WORLD and DW-TV.

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BUSINESS
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Taxes
Experts disagree on the effects of a financial transaction tax

Franco-German plans for a Europe-wide tax on financial transactions are
popular with many politicians - but less so with banks. While some experts
see the tax as a cure-all, others consider it a recipe for disaster.

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GERMANY
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Society
Rich Germans' group says 'tax us, please!'

Well-off Germans enjoy benefits of a tax system that helps them keep or
even increase their wealth. But Dieter Lehmkuhl, head of a group of wealthy
Germans, says they are ready to chip in more by paying higher taxes.

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Terrorism
Accused gunman admits to shooting at Frankfurt Airport

A Kosovan man on trial for shooting dead two US airmen at Frankfurt Airport
has apologized for his actions. The 21-year-old confessed to the shooting
and said he was influenced by radical Islamist propaganda.

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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
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Internet
WikiLeaks fends off cyber-attack after release of unedited cables

The United States and Australia have condemned WikiLeaks for publishing
unredacted diplomatic cables, saying the move puts lives in danger.
WikiLeaks counters that it is committed to making information free for all.

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EUROPE
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Retail
London businesses struggle to reopen after riots

Media attention has focused on the motivation of the youths who looted and
set fire to shops and homes. But many of the riots' victims, Britain's
smallest retailers, now face an uncertain future.

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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE
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Film
Film reels roll in Venice

Hollywood stars like George Clooney and Kate Winslet will walk the red
carpet in Venice this week as 23 films vie for the Golden Lion. The Venice
Film Festival runs through September 10.

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NL PROMOTION
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9/11: A day that changed the world

DW's multimedia special on 9/11 documents human fates, offers background
analyses and reports on how this event changed the world. Find out how
diverse the perspectives and consequences can be.

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