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Hertha Berlin put on incredible tifo to mark 30th anniversary of Berlin Wall's collapse
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Hertha Berlin put on incredible tifo to mark 30th anniversary of Berlin Wall's collapse

Nov 9th 2019, 5:36 PM 12,124 Views 6 Comments

Just a week after their derby with city rivals Union the club celebrated the destruction of a barrier that had split their city for 38 years.

Merkel calls for 'human rights and tolerance' as Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall
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Merkel calls for 'human rights and tolerance' as Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Nov 9th 2019, 12:11 PM 10,062 Views 23 Comments

Merkel herself grew up in East Germany and was a scientist working in Berlin on 9 November, 1989.

US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary
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US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary

Nov 8th 2019, 10:55 PM 15,690 Views 38 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West “can never take … things for granted”.

New section of the Berlin Wall discovered by accident
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New section of the Berlin Wall discovered by accident

Aug 15th 2018, 9:31 PM 42,115 Views 22 Comments

It’s the second long-lost piece of the barrier to be identified and given protected status this year.

Bill Clinton and Angela Merkel pay respects to 'post-war giant' Helmut Kohl
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Bill Clinton and Angela Merkel pay respects to 'post-war giant' Helmut Kohl

Jul 1st 2017, 6:35 PM 10,702 Views 12 Comments

On his watch, West and East Germany reunified after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.

This school in Monaghan has had a main road running through it for the past 27 years
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This school in Monaghan has had a main road running through it for the past 27 years

Aug 29th 2016, 1:02 PM 28,517 Views 10 Comments

Up until today, students at Castleblayney College crossed the former N2 an estimated 1100 times a day.

Enda Kenny raises possibility of border poll as part of Brexit negotiations
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Enda Kenny raises possibility of border poll as part of Brexit negotiations

Jul 18th 2016, 10:27 PM 27,027 Views 145 Comments

The Taoiseach drew comparisons with East Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Germany is laughing all the way to the jobs office
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Germany is laughing all the way to the jobs office

Mar 31st 2015, 11:28 AM 14,433 Views 51 Comments

The country’s unemployment figures for March were the best since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

The scene at the Brandenburg Gate right now looks pretty spectacular
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The scene at the Brandenburg Gate right now looks pretty spectacular

Nov 9th 2014, 4:35 PM 21,965 Views 51 Comments

Germany’s marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a massive open-air party. The city’s packed, and it all looks incredible.

In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell
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In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell

Nov 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 15,212 Views 40 Comments

It signalled the end of the Soviet Union, which would eventually dissolve in 1991.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Nov 8th 2014, 8:19 PM 26,961 Views 1 Comment

More revelations about those politician ‘tax dodge’ claims, good news for anyone looking for a mortgage, and world figures (and David Hasselhoff) mark 25 years since the Berlin Wall came down.

Gorbachev: We're on the brink of a 'new Cold War'
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Gorbachev: We're on the brink of a 'new Cold War'

Nov 8th 2014, 6:40 PM 19,538 Views 82 Comments

The 83-year-old has accused the West, particularly the US, of giving in to “triumphalism” after the collapse of the USSR.

'A fight for power is not for me': Putin foe Khodorkovsky vows to stay away from Russia
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'A fight for power is not for me': Putin foe Khodorkovsky vows to stay away from Russia

Dec 22nd 2013, 7:09 PM 9,178 Views 21 Comments

The Kremlin critic surfaced in Germany hours after his release on Friday from a prison in an obscure corner of northern Russia, following a surprise pardon by President Vladimir Putin.

Berlin Wall's contested removal halted, for now
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Berlin Wall's contested removal halted, for now

Mar 4th 2013, 5:14 PM 6,991 Views 11 Comments

Protesters have been gathering at a surviving part of the wall to try and prevent it from being knocked down by a property developer.

WATCH: Today in 1963, JFK made this speech...
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WATCH: Today in 1963, JFK made this speech...

Jun 26th 2012, 9:29 AM 3,078 Views 7 Comments

The ‘Ich bin ein Berliner’ speech became one of the US president’s most famous addresses.

The Daily Fix: Monday
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The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 15th 2011, 8:01 PM 2,992 Views 8 Comments

In your fix today: Dublin Fire Brigade faces a staff crisis, the regal origins of the Laois bog body, the girl who sleeps 23 hours a day, and what it’s like to see snow for the first time…

West Germany 'wanted to swap West Berlin for part of East' - documents
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West Germany 'wanted to swap West Berlin for part of East' - documents

Aug 15th 2011, 5:57 PM 628 Views 0 Comments

Documents released to Der Spiegel, days after the 50th Anniversary of the Berlin Wall, show how West Germany wanted to avoid it.

Germany marks construction of the Berlin Wall by remembering victims
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Germany marks construction of the Berlin Wall by remembering victims

Aug 13th 2011, 5:34 PM 194 Views 3 Comments

The victims of the Berlin Wall have been remembered at a commemoration ceremony marking the construction of the divide 50 years ago – a divide which Chancellor Angela Merkel said marked her “entire life”.

In photos: 50 years of the Berlin Wall
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In photos: 50 years of the Berlin Wall

Aug 13th 2011, 11:54 AM 2,827 Views 16 Comments

Germany commemorates the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall this weekend.

The week in photos
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The week in photos

Aug 13th 2011, 11:02 AM 2,437 Views 7 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures