On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell. It was the first step toward German Reunification. This episode of Euromaxx focuses on this historic time of change.
Germany was a divided country from 1961 to 1989. The Berlin Wall is still a symbol of oppression. To mark the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we wanted you to tell us what freedom means to you personally.
The Romanian newspapers were silent; the Croatian ones cheered along with everyone. And the Berlin state paper didn't even mention the fall of the Berlin Wall in the first days following November 9, 1989. An analysis.
Berlin was the scene of daylong celebrations to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the wall that divided the city. Angela Merkel vowed during a memorial "that no wall will separate people ever again."
Germany has commemorated 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. Born into a Europe without the Iron Curtain, DW's Kate Brady assesses the "new walls" in a Germany divided over identity.
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