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.
Check out DW-WORLD.DE's special coverage of the former German-German border.
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.
When Mao launched the Cultural Revolution in China, left-wing students in Berlin were paying attention. Gottfried Schmitt was one of them. Today, he takes a more critical view but some of his convictions remain.
Margot Honecker, the widow of former East German leader Erich Honecker, has died in Chile at the age of 89. She had lived in Santiago for the last 20 years.
Several household items created in East Germany have turned into nostalgic collectibles. An exhibition in Berlin explores how these objects were designed. Some of them are surprisingly indestructible.
The head of the Alternative for Germany party is being investigated over allegations she lied under oath.
A newspaper published an e-mail from a far-right group with plans to print the book free of "tedious" commentary.
Belgian prosecutors have charged four individuals with participating in the activities of a terrorist group. Police believe they may have been planning new attacks in the country.
Mass popularity, internationally coveted players – German soccer has never been so highly regarded. The secret to success: a finely-honed system of finding and developing talented players. The likes of Özil and Müller.
For the second straight round, Britain’s Andy Murray needed five grueling sets to beat his opponent. Meanwhile, Alexander Zverev and Annika Beck advance as Dustin Brown’s grand slam dreams ends.
Authorities in Switzerland have ruled that students can't refuse to shake a teacher's hand because they're Muslim. Boys had earlier been exempted from having to shake hands with a female teacher.
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