Seventy years ago, the people of West Berlin were deprived of food and fuel as the Soviet Union blocked access to Western-controlled sectors of the city. Western allies responded by delivering supplies by air.
Seventy years ago, the Soviet Union blockaded all supply routes to West Berlin. In the city's time of need, the Western powers embarked on a historic rescue mission: an airlift for its more than 2 million inhabitants.
The bulk of the tanks, fighter jets and helicopters delivered to the Bundeswehr were not ready for deployment, the Defense Ministry has said. Manufacturers delivered 97 large items but only 38 were fully operational.
An examination of Adolf Hitler's dental remains has removed any doubt that he did indeed die in 1945. The tale of the Führer's teeth is a story not only of the top Nazi's demise, but of Cold War propaganda and cruelty.
Cuba's economy is stagnating. The country is looking for foreign investments, and these might come from Russia rather than from the United States. Andreas Knobloch reports on a trade fair in Havana.
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