Thursday, September 8, 2011

From the Heart of Europe | 08.09.2011, 14:00 UTC

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FROM THE HEART OF EUROPE | 08.09.2011 | 14:00 UTC
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EUROPE
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Justice
Fashion designer Galliano fined for anti-Semitic and racist slurs

A French court has fined British fashion designer John Galliano 6,000 euros
for racist and anti-Semitic remarks made at a Paris bar. His actions caused
him to lose his job at Dior in February.

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Economy
German court ruling complicates future European bailouts

A decision by Germany's top court that Berlin's involvement in European
bailouts was legal, led to gains on the markets. But as the eurphoria
subsides, questions are being raised about the future.

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Balkans
Kosovo struggles to define Islam as devout groups become more vocal

Kosovo's devout Muslims are demanding more mosques to accommodate the
faithful. Although Islam is the country's dominant faith, critics are wary
of fundamentalist groups.

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Disasters
Passenger plane crashes in Russia killing dozens

A passenger airplane carrying a major Russian ice hockey team has crashed
shortly after takeoff killing nearly everyone on board, according to local
news agencies. The crash took place in Yaroslavl, in western Russia.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
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Economy
Italy's upper house passes austerity plan

Under pressure from its huge public debt, Italy's upper house has voted in
favor of an austerity package of spending cuts and tax increases. The bill
aims to cut the deficit by 54.2 billion euros.

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BUSINESS
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Auto Industry
Swedish Court denies Saab bankruptcy protection

Swedish carmaker Saab has been denied bankruptcy protection by a Swedish
court due to an insufficient restructuring concept. Insolvency is now seen
as inevitable, which would spell the end of the traditional brand.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
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Entrepreneurship
Swiss professionals follow their noses to a new career

Switching careers to follow a labor of love is no easy task - especially
later in life. But with hard work and a bit of luck, the sweet smell of
success awaits. That was certainly the case for these two Swiss perfumers.

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Auto Industry
Volkswagen success forces importers to cut prices

Volkswagen's ongoing success in the German car market is putting rival
companies under pressure. French and Italian manufacturers are offering
deep price reductions as a counter-measure.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
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Exchange Rates
Swiss National Bank weakens franc with euro cap

Switzerland has taken the extraordinary step of setting a minimum rate for
the franc against the euro and has pledged to buy unlimited quantities of
foreign exchange in a high-stakes bid to contain its surging currency.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
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SPORTS
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Disasters
International hockey community mourns loss of Russian team in crash

Hockey fans, players, coaches and officials from around the world are
mourning the loss of a Russian team that died in a plane crash. The diverse
nationalities of the victims have turned the crash into a global tragedy.

The DW-WORLD.DE Article
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