A German nursing home uses smells associated with the former Communist East to trigger memories in dementia patients.
North Korea and communist East Germany cooperated plenty during the Cold War. But almost from the off, GDR officials could smell something rotten in Pyongyang. Their once-secret observations are now freely available.
A new exhibition at Bonn's history museum Haus der Geschichte unpacks half a century of founding myths. Some 900 objects from East and West Germany, as well as from the reunified nation, link pivotal historic moments.
More than 28 years after the fall of the wall, stories are still emerging about East Berliners' attempts to flee across the border — with help from their western neighbors. Rachel Stewart reports from Berlin.
"Circle day" — that's how some Germans refer to February 5, 2018. It's the day when the Wall has been gone for as long as it stood. DW's Klaus Krämer shares his recollections of Germany's division and reunification.
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