On Aug. 13, 1961, East German workers began erecting the infamous Berlin Wall, which would separate the city in two halves for more than 28 years. Take a look at what's left of the wall nearly two decades after its fall.
For 28 years, Berliners dreamed of tearing down the Wall. Now, the largest remaining stretch of it is to be touched up to preserve art works against weather damage and vandalism. But how long can it stay spic and span? (06.08.2008)
Take a look at Berlin's official Web site, which has an extensive section in English on the Berlin Wall.
More information on Berlin's new GPS-based, interactive guide that let's visitors explore the remains of the wall.
Berlin in the 1970's: spies lurk on both sides on the wall. 'The Same Sky' paints a portrait of the divided city in the middle of the cold war. A place where secrets, lies and paranoia are the order of the day.
Thinking of snapping up some sure-to-appreciate property in ritzy Munich, or exploiting low rents to establish a start-up in hipster Berlin? You might want to wait. Experts are giving mixed predictions.
Berlin's mayor has turned Reagan's famous Cold War plea to Gorbachev to tear the wall down into a plea for Trump not to build one. A proposed wall along the US-Mexico border has strained bilateral relations.
A suspected German Islamist, arrested last week for planning a terrorist attack, reportedly used to post hate-speech online against Muslims. De-radicalization experts say switching extremist movements is not uncommon.
Berlin's regional court has convicted two men of murder after killing a 69-year-old motorist in an illegal car race on the capital's Kurfürstendamm. The perpetrators, both in their 20s, will face life imprisonment.
For the first time since Martin Schulz was named as the SPD's candidate for chancellor, the party has lost momentum in an opinion poll. The SPD has dropped one point, while support for the CDU and AfD held steady.
New figures show there were nearly ten attacks on refugees and refugee accommodation every day in Germany in 2016. The country's opposition says the government is not doing enough against right-wing violence.
One man has died from his injuries and two others were injured after being struck by a car in Heidelberg. The knife-wielding driver was intercepted by a police patrol and shot by an officer following a brief standoff.
Ariel Zurawski lost his cousin in Berlin's Christmas market terror attack and now he faces losing his business. He has rejected charity donations towards him - he just wants his truck back.
A phone sold as one used by Hitler and billed as "arguably the most destructive 'weapon' of all time" has been called a con by a German expert. The authenticity of the phone's lineage has sparked online debate.
A new study says Germany is an exception with its free higher education. But while free tuition brings lots of foreign students here, it’s also keeping some of them away.
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