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The hour-long edition of the current affairs programme Mondays thru Fridays.

The hour-long edition of the current affairs programme Mondays thru Fridays.
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Washington, DC

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DW Germany

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The hour-long edition of the current affairs programme Mondays thru Fridays.

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English


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Newslink Plus: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

10/7/2011
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Three women who've fought for human rights in developing nations win the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize; Europe sees another day of downgrades as British and Portuguese banks, as well as Spanish and Italian government bonds get their ratings cut; French feminists take aim at a long-standing societal disadvantage: the word 'madamoiselle'.

Newslink Plus: news and perspectives from the heart of Europe

10/6/2011
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Cash-strapped NATO defense ministers talk Afghanistan and Libya in Brussels; German Chancellor Angela Merkel tries to reassure Europe's banks that they can rely on government support for emergency capital; Poles prepare to head to the polls to elect a new parliament.

Newslink Plus: News and information from the heart of Europe

10/4/2011
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A major Franco-Belgian bank, Dexia, is in free-fall as investors flee from rumors of massive exposure to Greek debt; an EU court ruling may change the face of funding for professional sports; A dancing, dancing, dancing machine hopes to raise money for Burma.

Newslink Plus: News and information from the heart of Europe

10/3/2011
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Greece's missed debt reduction target sends the Eurozone back to the drawing board; Amanda Knox is freed in Italy after being acquitted on appeal; Germany celebrates 21 years of reunification.

Newslink Plus: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/30/2011
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Germany moves to rid the agency that administers the Stasi secret police archive of former Stasi members; As its neighbors get even tougher on nuclear power, the Czech Republic is expanding its capacity; Italy frowns at the opening of Ben-Hur: the musical in Rome.

Newslink Plus: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/28/2011
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European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso calls for a central government for Europe to save the Euro; Kurdish parties end their boycott of the Turkish parliament, raising hopes of a breakthrough in their conflict with Ankara; young Iraqi musicians take part in Germany's Beethovenfest.

Newslink Plus: News and information from the heart of Europe

9/27/2011
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Greece's prime minister comes to Berlin to convince political and business leaders that his country can turn its economy around - with their help; It's back-to-school season, and French teachers are on strike; Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi comes under fire from the Catholic Church.

Newslink Plus: News and information from the heart of Europe

9/26/2011
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Spain is headed for new elections as the Prime Minister dissolves parliament; DW religion correspondent John Berwick reckons the Pope delivered a stinging rebuke to the German Catholic Church in parting remarks; Georgia comes into its own as a wine exporter - with help from a Russian boycott.

Newslink Plus: News and information from the heart of Europe

9/23/2011
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Israeli and Palestinian leders make their cases before the UN for and against statehood for Palestine; Italian women rally for more representation in politics; Germany's Klsch style of beer is making waves abroad.

Newslink Plus: News and information from the heart of Europe

9/22/2011
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Bavaria's own Joseph Ratzinger (a.k.a. Pope Benedict XI) addresses the German parliament amid much controversy; a French court hands down the nation's first fine for wearing a burqa in public; Turkish prosecutors say they'll give defendants in rape trials leniency...if only they'll marry their victims.

Newslink Plus: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/21/2011
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Greek politicians pledge more austerity measures so as to qualify for more bailout funds; The Pope will face protest when he visits his native Germany; France hopes to add a line to its pledge of allegiance in which schoolkids would promise to die defending their country.

Newslink Plus: News and information from the heart of Europe

9/20/2011
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As Italy puts scientists on trial for failing to warn of the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake, its economy is shaken by a credit rating downgrade; Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. plans to pay a settlement to a prominent phone hacking victim; Latvian scientists believe they've created a shirt that can power an iPod.

Newslink Plus: News and information from the heart of Europe

9/19/2011
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Much of Europe is losing patience with German foot-dragging on considering new ideas to fix the eurozone crisis; Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi appears in court to face one of the many charges against him; Turkey begins mulling a new constitution.

Newslink Plus: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/16/2011
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Eurozone finance ministers, along with US treasury scretary Timothy Geithner, meet in Poland to discuss their troubled economies; France believes it will head the line when it comes to Libyan rebuilding contracts; The German carpooling web site Mitfahrgelegenheit thinks it can conquer America...but has to change its name first.

Newslink Plus: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/15/2011
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister David Cameron get a warm greeting on their visit to Libya; Swiss Bank is on the hook for $2 billion after a rogue trader is discovered; German parliamentarians are plannning to give the pope's speech a miss.

Newslink Plus: News and information from the heart of Europe

9/14/2011
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French banks see their credit ratings downgraded, but Europe's markets fail to panic; Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyib Erdogan visits North Africa seeking to build his country's influence in the newly liberated region; Germany's biggest auto show opens in Frankfurt with manufacturers touting their green credentials.

Newslink Plus: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/13/2011
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Italy's debt woes cause worry across the continent as domestic bickering takes its toll; Amnesty warns Libyan rebels they need to respect human rights when dealing with Gaddafi loyalist prisoners of war; Afghanistan's national team goes to Germany looking for young soccer talent.

Newslink Plus: News and information from the heart of Europe

9/12/2011
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European markets plummet as politicians begin to face the possibility of a Greek default; Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi tries to get out of a court date by claiming his calendar is full...with affairs of state; wheelchair users crowd-source a map of chair-friendly locations the world over, starting in Berlin.

Newslink Plus: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/9/2011
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Turkey ramps up the tension in its diplomatic dispute with Israel; stock markets take a tumble after the resignation of the European Central Bank's chief economist; how Europe has changed, a decade after the 9/11 attacks.

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9/8/2011
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Coming up on the program... 1. UK report slams military in Iraq 2. Spain changes constitution to save money 3. Romania very serious about going green
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