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Listen to the top stories in politics, business and sports from around the globe with a special focus on German and European trends and developments. Don't miss this opportunity to hear Europeans reporting on their home continent!

Listen to the top stories in politics, business and sports from around the globe with a special focus on German and European trends and developments. Don't miss this opportunity to hear Europeans reporting on their home continent!
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Bonn, Germany

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DW Germany

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Listen to the top stories in politics, business and sports from around the globe with a special focus on German and European trends and developments. Don't miss this opportunity to hear Europeans reporting on their home continent!

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English

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Deutsche Welle D-53110 Bonn Germany +49.228-429.0


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Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

10/12/2011
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Slovakia is in political disarray after a vote to extend the euro bailout fund collapsed; Serbia has been granted official EU candidate status; three more arson attacks are averted in Berlin, flaring debate on left-wing terrorism.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

10/10/2011
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Protests from Europe, including Germany, after dozens of Coptic Christians were killed in clashes with Egyptian security forces; Belgium, France and Luxembourg decide to dismantle Dexia, the first bank to fall victim to Europe's debt crisis; France and Germany promise to unveil a comprehensive new package to resolve the eurozone debt crisis by the end of October.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

10/7/2011
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Three women campaigners against war and oppression, including the president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, are awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize; Ratings agency Moody's downgrades 12 British financial institutions; German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the West has now become more realistic about bringing democracy to Afghanistan ten years after the US-led invasion.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

10/6/2011
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Steve Jobs, technology visionary and co-founder of Apple, dies of cancer at the age 56; Germany's economics minister takes a business delegation to debt-ridden Greece; Turkey says it will impose sanctions on Syria over the violent government crackdown on dissent.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

10/5/2011
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NATO defense ministers say the alliance will stay on in Libya for as long as necessary; Moody's downgrades Italian government bonds; UK Prime Minster David Cameron tells a Conservative Party conference he's optimistic about his country's economic prospects, despite disappointing GDP figures for the second quarter.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

10/4/2011
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France and Belgium fight to prevent the Dexia bank from collapsing; American student Amanda Knox returns home to the United States, but her trial continues to divide public opinion; Former Vice-President of the Russian oil company Yukos, Vasily Alexanyan, dies of complications caused by AIDS activists say were made worse by poor treatment in prison.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

10/3/2011
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Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Luxembourg mull over next steps to contain Greece's runaway debts; Britain's finance minister says a solution to the eurzone crisis would greatly assist the British economy; Media speculation says thousands of surface-to-air missiles from Libya could fall into the hands of terrorists.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/30/2011
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The EU winds up a 2-day summit in Warsaw with six former Soviet states; The German parliament approves the continued vetting of civil servants for links to the Stasi until the year 2019; Berlin makes it easier for some foreign nationals to have qualifications acquired outside Germany recognized by the German authorities.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/29/2011
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The German parliament approves an extension to the eurozone bailout fund to sighs of relief from European political leaders and financial markets; Spending cuts are turning into a high-profile campaign issue in Spain.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/27/2011
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel promises the Greek prime minister continued support for his country; Germany's federal court of justice dismisses claims for damages by two private investors who lost money when Lehman Brothers collapsed; Italy's bishops deliver rare public criticism of politicians' moral standards.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/26/2011
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Chancellor Merkel warns against letting Greece default on its debts saying it would destroy investor confidence in the Eurozone; Spain dissolves parliament setting November 20th as the date for an early general election; Vladimir Putin seems set to rule Russia for another six years after his party approves his candidacy for the presidency.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/23/2011
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Vladimir Putin's 'United Russia' opens a party congress in Moscow to prepare for December parliamentary elections; Women's rights activists converge on Rome to demonstrate for more women in Italian politics; President Sarkozy of France wants to follow Germany's example and raise the age of retirement to 67.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/22/2011
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Pope Benedict addresses parliament in Berlin on the first day of a trip to his native Germany; A court in France fines two Muslim women for infringing a ban on wearing the burqa; Clashes on Lampedusa between police, residents, and Tunisian migrants facing deportation are now under control.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/21/2011
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The Greek government tries to push through another round of austerity measures to secure its next bailout installment; British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has warned that the UK faces a "long, hard road" to economic recovery; it looks likely that US President Obama will have to wield the US veto over Palestinian membership of the UN.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/20/2011
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Silvio Berlusconi says it's not fair as Italy's credit rating is lowered; the Turkish president, on a visit to Germany, can't get the German government to agree on letting Turkey into the EU; Turkey and Greek Cyprus are on confrontation course over Cypriot permission for oil and gas exploration in the island's waters.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/19/2011
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Chancellor Merkel's junior coalition partners can scarcely get any less popular as they're thrown out of another state parliament; Silvio Berlusconi has to go to court over bribery allegations; Dominique Strauss-Kahn doesn't seem sorry enough to most French TV viewers.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/15/2011
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The European Union's executive says that the ongoing debt crisis is the main culprit behind the stalled economy; Swiss bank UBS says unauthorized deals by a rogue trader cost it 2 billion dollars; French President Nicholas Sarkozy visits Libya and promises help for the new rulers.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/14/2011
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The Italian parliament votes for an austerity package, but there are doubts as to whether it will save the Italian economy; Moody's credit rating agency downgrades two French banks over their exposure to Greek debt; Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan tours North Africa with a hard-line message on Israel.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/13/2011
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Chancellor Merkel tells her coalition colleagues to stop talking about Greek bankruptcy; market confidence in Italy’s finances has reached a new low, despite news that China might buy part of Rome's debt; Amnesty International calls on the new Libyan government to stop human rights violations by its supporters.

Newslink: News and perspectives from the heart of Europe

9/12/2011
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An explosion at a French nuclear facility leaves one person dead, but the authorities say there was no release of radioactivity; German politicians begin to talk openly about the taboo topic of Greek bankruptcy; European markets begin to look Greek bankruptcy in the face
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