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She cannot still reconcile to fall of Berlin Wall


August 13th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brigitte Heinrich, a teacher in east Berlin, witnessed the beginning of the Berlin Wall Aug 13, 1961. Fifty years later, the former East German resident ... Read more...

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Jubilant Germans see sweet justice in 4-1 win over England


June 28th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 27 (DPA) Central Berlin resounded Sunday with trumpeting vuvuzelas, whistles and honking car horns, as fans cheered a German 4-1 World Cup victory over England which, for many, righted wrongs ... Read more...

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Adolf Hitler’s deputy’s ill-fated solo flight to be plot for new film


March 21st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): The ill-fated solo flight by Adolf Hitler's deputy has inspired a Hollywood film.Filmmaker Neil Marshall is planning to turn the story of the infamous plane crash that ended ... Read more...

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Berlin celebrates the fall of the Wall (Lead)


November 9th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 9 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday retraced the steps she took after the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago, as international leaders gathered in Berlin to ... Read more...

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Sarkozy recounts how he chipped away at Berlin Wall with a pick axe


November 9th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov. 9 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy has revealed how he actively participated in the historic fall of the Berlin Wall, by chipping away at the concrete slabs with a ... Read more...

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Gorbachev reveals how he prevented Third World War in 1989


November 4th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 3 (ANI): Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has revealed that the Kremlin could have triggered off the Third World War in 1989 had it used force to prevent the Berlin ... Read more...

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Leaving East Germany - as easy as Alpha, Bravo, Charlie?


October 23rd, 2009 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Helen Maguire Berlin, Oct 23 (DPA) In the winter of 1962, just months after the Berlin Wall was built, bus driver and war veteran Hans Weidner decided he was fed up with ... Read more...

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‘Traitors’ to East Germany were forced to give up their children (The Berlin Wall went up Aug 13, 1961)


August 12th, 2009 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
By Clive Freeman Berlin, Aug 12 (DPA) When Baerbel Gruebel was 25, she and her husband Ota decided they would risk anything rather than have their two young children grow up in Communist ... Read more...

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Germans recall end of Berlin Wall as ‘wonderful gift’


November 10th, 2008 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 10 (DPA) Germany marked Sunday the sudden end of the Berlin Wall 19 years ago, with the former mayor of West Berlin, Walter Momper, recalling it as a "wonderful gift ... Read more...

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One in nine Berliners wants the Wall back


July 28th, 2008 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
By Clive Freeman Berlin, July 28 (DPA) The Berlin Wall had a 29-year history when it finally fell in November 1989 to scenes of unprecedented jubilation in the then divided city. Now, close ... Read more...

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Obama urges US-Europe partnership to face global threats


July 25th, 2008 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, July 25 (DPA) Barack Obama called for a revived alliance between the US and Europe in countering the challenges and threats facing the world, whether from terrorism, climate change or nuclear ... Read more...

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Swedish woman loves sex with her husband the Berlin Wall!


May 27th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
London , May 27 (ANI): The fall of the Berlin Wall might be a reason to celebrate for many, but for Eija-Riitta Berliner-Mauer, the collapse of the wall has left her ... Read more...

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Famous 1948 Airlift hangs over Berlin vote on Tempelhof


April 25th, 2008 - 9:47 am ICT by admin
By Rohan Minogue Berlin, April 25 (DPA) Tempelhof Airport is a powerful symbol to Berliners, even though its economic significance has declined virtually to nil. Hitler's showpiece airport is still a place of ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi investors buy into downtown Berlin


April 1st, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by admin
By Clive Freeman Berlin, April 1 (DPA) First it was Potsdamer Platz which was redeveloped, after the communist Berlin Wall was cleared off it. Now, it is the turn of the heart of ... Read more...

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Berlin’s Hindus to build two new temples


February 24th, 2008 - 8:50 am ICT by admin
By Mike Swanson Berlin, Feb 24 (DPA) After years of praying in a cellar in a west Berlin street, the German capital's 6,000 Hindus can look forward to worshipping in two brand new ... Read more...

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