November 9 was a day that will live on in the collective memory here in Germany. That was the day when the people of the city people tore down the Berlin Wall. But, as the years roll on, less and less Berliners remember that day 24 years ago.
As the discussion surrounding proposed refugee transfer centers on Germany's border continues, Tamsin Walker travels to an old East German facility that served much the same purpose.
This week marks the 28th anniversary of the monetary union between East and West Germany. What promised to be a healing cure-all for both sides killed the East German mark and is still a work in progress today.
More than 28 years after the fall of the wall, stories are still emerging about East Berliners' attempts to flee across the border — with help from their western neighbors. Rachel Stewart reports from Berlin.
"Circle day" — that's how some Germans refer to February 5, 2018. It's the day when the Wall has been gone for as long as it stood. DW's Klaus Krämer shares his recollections of Germany's division and reunification.
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