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.
The government’s commissioner for eastern German affairs says she’s worried about increasing xenophobia and sluggish economic growth in the former East Germany.
The 60s stand for youth protests and the Vietnam War, hippies and free love. An exhibition in London is now dedicated to this rebellious time, which also caused a social upheaval in Germany.
The Berlin Wall Trail follows the path of the former division of the city that was built on August 13, 1961. It's a great way to explore Berlin and discover the last remains of the Cold War.
For the first time, the alleged right-wing terrorist speaks in person. DW's Marcel Fürstenau believes that this is a tactical maneuver.
As the Paris Motor Show opens, it's the Paris climate accord on the mind of Germany's Greens. They're calling for a stop to all new petrol and diesel cars in Germany starting in 2030. The industry does not approve.
Two lions escaped from their cage at the Leipzig Zoo overnight. For one of the animals, the incident ended tragically.
More than three years into her trial for racially motivated crimes, alleged neo-Nazi group member Beate Zschäpe rose to speak. Anyone hoping for an explanation was left disappointed, legal expert Ernst Fricke tells DW.
In revising commercial inheritance tax codes, German lawmakers are trying to balance social equity with the interests of family-run businesses. But few people are thrilled with the compromise that's been reached.
Earlier this week, the Saxon capital of Dresden was rocked by two apparently xenophobic bomb attacks. Linda Vierecke reports on how people are coping after the explosions.
A man was discovered trying to bring two World War II-era hand grenades through security at Hamburg's airport. Police and firefighters rushed to the scene in response to the incident.
A woman who gave birth while reportedly being held captive by Islamist fighters in Syria has been freed, the foreign ministry says. It is unclear whether the woman is a freelance journalist who disappeared last October.
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