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.
Shot putter Heidi Krieger, now Andreas, was systematically doped in East Germany - an experience that influenced his gender identity. A film about Krieger shows why every sports fan should care about the doping issue.
Serious partying established Berlin's clubbing reputation in the 90s: Techno was the sound of reuniting East and West Germany. Now the cult club Tresor turns 25 - and electronic music is more popular than ever.
Concrete, separation, death - that's what comes to mind when thinking about the Berlin Wall. But a new exhibition presents the border between the two former German states from a different view - that of the guards.
A day after the Islamist suicide attack, the city of Ansbach is still under shock.
Gun experts say reactivating prop guns is far too easy.
Diesel emissions scandal? Lawsuits, fines, turmoil at headquarters? Whatever. VW Group sold more cars and light trucks than any other carmaker in the first half of 2016, ahead of close rivals Toyota and General Motors.
Sarajevo's Klas bakery benefits from trade with the EU. It's one of the few Bosnian economic success stories. Conditions are tough for businesses, as Daniel Heinrich reports from Sarajevo.
After the decision not to impose a general ban on Russian athletes from competing at the Olympics in Brazil, IOC President Thomas Bach has faced widespread criticism. In Russia, though, the news was greeted with relief.
Music of the nineties has cult status on Spotify - but which song from this period is the most popular one on the platform?
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