Times journalist Roger Boyes reflects on his years as a correspondent in Germany. No one knew what to expect when the Wall came down -- including Margaret Thatcher, who called in ten experts, who told her not to worry. She did anyway.
The European Union has paid homage to former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl in the first-ever European ceremony of its kind. It marked a historic moment of self-validation, says Ines Pohl.
Want to impress with your German skills when singing the national anthem? Better read on then. Messing up the "Lied der Deutschen" is easier than you think.
Although diplomatic relations between Germany and independent India were established in 1951, links between their two peoples can be traced back centuries, says Joachim Oesterheld, a German Indologist.
This week marks 25 years since the worst right-wing violence in Germany since the Second World War. Some locals fear being stigmatized, but there are still lessons to be learned. DW's Kate Brady reports.
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