In 2012, artist Yadegar Asisi put together a walk-through 360° panorama of the Berlin Wall. The panorama covers 900 square meters, and portrays a fictional day in the life of divided Berlin in the 1980s.
Many Germans still remember Berlin's demolished Palace of the Republic, but the draft for a new East German constitution from 1990 is widely forgotten. An art event revisits the symbolic charge of the two phantoms.
Thirty years ago, border guards gunned down Chris Gueffroy as he attempted to flee across the Berlin Wall into West Germany. The 20-year-old was the last person to be shot trying to escape the East German dictatorship.
Some of the Mozambicans and Angolans who came as contract workers to East Germany 40 years ago stayed on and witnessed German unification at firsthand. Here are two of their stories.
2019, 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall: in this anniversary year, Berlin's local government is splashing out on an extensive renovation program. The popular tourist route is to be renewed and made barrier-free.
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