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Pakistan building 'Berlin Wall' along Afghanistan border; Kabul opposes move

Pakistan building 'Berlin Wall' along Afghanistan border; Kabul opposes move

Tense relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan boiled over in two divided villages in May during Pakistan`s census survey. 

Oct 10, 2017, 18:37 PM IST

Qatar says Arab demands 'made to be rejected'

"This list of demands is made to be rejected," Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said, referring to 13 demands placed on Doha by Saudi Arabia and its allies as the price for lifting an almost month-long "blockade" on Qatar.

Jul 02, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
Now is not the time to build walls — Iran's Hassan Rouhani tells Donald Trump

Now is not the time to build walls — Iran's Hassan Rouhani tells Donald Trump

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticised his US counterpart Donald Trump on Saturday, saying now was "not the time to build walls between nations". 

Jan 28, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

`Welcome back, Lenin` as Berlin digs up Cold War relic

A quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Lenin made a comeback of sorts Thursday as authorities unearthed a granite head of the Russian revolutionary to truck it across the German capital.

Sep 10, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

Land Boundary Agreement completes unfinished task of partition: Expert

India and Bangladesh have finally ratified the over 40-year-old Land Boundary Agreement.

Jun 10, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

LBA with Bangladesh signifies 'meeting of hearts': PM Modi

Calling ratification of the historic Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh as "meeting of hearts", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said if such a pact was inked some other parts of the globe, then it would have been worthy of a Nobel prize.

Jun 08, 2015, 03:14 AM IST

Cold War history fuels Europe, US clash over Ukraine arms

Far from the rubble-strewn streets of eastern Ukraine, a clash of titans is taking place as Europe and America tussle over visions for the post-Cold War era.

Feb 08, 2015, 16:17 PM IST

Former German President Richard Von Weizsaecker dies

Former German President Richard von Weizsaecker died in Berlin on Saturday, Germany`s Office of the Federal President announced. He was 94.

Feb 01, 2015, 02:31 AM IST

Merkel deplores new far-right group`s `hatred`

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a New Year`s address deplored the rise of a right-wing populist movement, saying its leaders have "prejudice, coldness, even hatred in their hearts".

Dec 31, 2014, 10:05 AM IST

German far-left makes historic debut at state helm

Germany`s far-left took the helm of a state Assembly on Friday for the first time since the Berlin Wall fell, heading a coalition that will be closely watched for signs of the party`s future national role.

Dec 05, 2014, 16:02 PM IST
Fall of Berlin Wall 'easy to forget, important to remember': Angela Merkel

Fall of Berlin Wall 'easy to forget, important to remember': Angela Merkel

The Silver Jubilee of German unification saw the city of Berlin burst with joy and resplendent festivities as a number of events and concerts were held to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Nov 10, 2014, 09:59 AM IST

Thousands of balloons rise to sky to fete Berlin Wall fall

Thousands of illuminated balloons sailed into the night sky Sunday from the former route of the Berlin Wall, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel said its fall 25 years ago proved that "dreams can come true".

Nov 10, 2014, 01:58 AM IST

Merkel says fall of Wall proves `dreams can come true`

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday praised the courageous citizens who peacefully brought down the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, calling the momentous day proof that "dreams can come true".

Nov 09, 2014, 19:35 PM IST
White luminous balloons mark Silver Jubilee of fall of Berlin Wall

White luminous balloons mark Silver Jubilee of fall of Berlin Wall

Speaking on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, the man credited with engineering a peaceful end to the Cold War has exuded fears of a fresh Cold War waiting in the wings, referring to the Ukraine crisis and its adverse impact on US-Russia ties.

Nov 09, 2014, 09:59 AM IST
Google doodle celebrates 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall

Google doodle celebrates 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Today marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Google has commemorated this event with a video doodle.

Nov 09, 2014, 09:48 AM IST
Berlin Wall`s fall was dream come true for Bayern Munich boss

Berlin Wall`s fall was dream come true for Bayern Munich boss

Bayern Munich boss and ex-East Germany international Matthias Sammer says the fall of the Berlin Wall, 25 years ago on Sunday, meant he could realise his dream of Bundesliga football.

Nov 09, 2014, 07:05 AM IST

Germans, foreigners fete Berlin Wall`s fall 25 years on

Hundreds of thousands descended on the German capital Saturday for festivities to mark the Berlin Wall`s fall 25 years ago, stirring emotions and bringing memories flooding back of its joyous toppling.

Nov 09, 2014, 03:31 AM IST

Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall's fall

Germany on Saturday celebrates the 25th anniversary of the night the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the collapse of communism and the start of the country's emergence as the major power at the heart of Europe.

Nov 09, 2014, 01:23 AM IST
Former Soviet leader Gorbachev warns world 'on brink of new Cold War'

Former Soviet leader Gorbachev warns world 'on brink of new Cold War'

Former Soviet leader Mikhail S Gorbachev says tensions between the major powers have put the world "on the brink of a new Cold War."

Nov 08, 2014, 20:18 PM IST