From 1951 to 1989, the Hohenschönhausen district of Berlin was home to the main secret police prison in communist East Germany. Now it's a museum. A new exhibition remembers the persecution of some 45,000 political prisoners.
Every five years, China's Communist Party convenes at a special congress. Can the one taking place now bring about political change? DW spoke with Chinese author and activist Ma Jian, who lives in Berlin.
The October Revolution changed the world. The consequences of the historical event were complex and politically intriguing. Berlin's Deutsches Historisches Museum shows how in an exhibition.
They only know the Cold War from their parents' stories. They live between nostalgia and the search for their own identity. How does the generation born after Germany's reunification in 1990 view the Day of German Unity?
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has said having a Muslim holiday in the country is conceivable. The idea sounds revolutionary, but actually already exists in some parts of the country.
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