Land Boundary Agreement completes unfinished task of partition: Expert

India and Bangladesh have finally ratified the over 40-year-old Land Boundary Agreement. In Prime Minister Narendra Modi's terms, the inking of the LBA is "no less significant than the fall of the Berlin Wall".

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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".

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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

We must remember lessons from Berlin Wall: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama told the world Friday to remember lessons from the emotional fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, particularly in light of "Russia`s actions against Ukraine."

Germany launches celebration weekend for Berlin Wall`s fall

Germany kicks off celebrations Friday marking the 25th anniversary of the epochal fall of the Berlin Wall, set to culminate with rock stars and veteran freedom activists joining a millions-strong crowd.

Gorbachev to use Berlin Wall festivities to 'defend Putin'

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev said today he would seek to defend Vladimir Putin's policies when he travels to Germany for ceremonies commemorating the fall of the Berlin Wall this week.

The man who opened the Berlin Wall 25 years ago

 He might not agree with the label, but Harald Jaeger is the man credited with opening the Berlin Wall.

25 years after Berlin Wall tumbled, East bands rock on

They have been rocking arenas nearly as long as the Rolling Stones but unlike Mick and Keith, they`re from a country that no longer exists.