Self-centred Vladimir Putin wants to rebuild Berlin Wall: Dalai Lama
Self-centred Vladimir Putin wants to rebuild Berlin Wall: Dalai Lama

Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama criticised Russia's President Vladimir Putin as "self-centred" in a German newspaper interview on Sunday, saying Putin seems to want to "rebuild the Berlin Wall".

Never again `Berlin Wall` in Europe: Ukraine Prime Minister

Ukraine`s Prime Minister on Wednesday said that Europe would never again have a "Berlin Wall" and that his country wanted to become European, ahead of talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Ukraine Defence Minister heads to separatist east

Ukraine`s acting Defence Minister Mykhailo Koval headed to the separatist east of the country on Wednesday to check on the progress of his forces` push against pro-Kremlin insurgents, a top cabinet official said.

Berlin Wall fall raised a generation of criminals?

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 may have blighted a generation of children in east Germany, who were more likely to commit crimes than their west German peers, a new study claims.

Pre-dawn operation removes part of Berlin Wall

Work crews backed by about 250 police personnel removed parts of the Berlin Wall known as the East Side Gallery before dawn today to make way for an upscale building project, despite demands that the site be preserved.

`No-Go zone` between former East, West Germany?

A total of 1.2 million mines were laid by East Germany at the border with West Germany during the Cold War.

Germany marks construction of Berlin Wall

Germany had been divided into capitalist western and communist eastern sectors after end of WWII.

Wobbly sections of Berlin Wall to be restored

Bernauer Strasse, the site of
dramatic escape during the Cold War will be repaired by year`s end.

`Arab Spring` like fall of Berlin Wall: Medvedev

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev underlined the necessity of timely reforms to avoid unrest.

When all roads led to Berlin: Hindustan Times

Three days after the breathtaking show at Brandenburg Gate to commemorate the fall of the Wall, Berlin — bombed to nearly rubble 65 years ago — has turned itself into a theme park.

Bungling Communist bureaucrat `brought down Berlin Wall`

Twenty years after it collapsed, a former Communist bureaucrat has admitted that he inadvertently brought down the Berlin Wall, after blurting out that travel restrictions on East Germans had been lifted.

Berlin ice wall melts in London

A wall of ice melted in London on Monday as part of celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

After 20 yrs of Berlin Wall, Merkel thanks Gorbachev

Chancellor Angela Merkel and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev crossed a former fortified border on Monday to cheers of "Gorby! Gorby!" as a throng of grateful Germans recalled the night 20 years ago that the Berlin Wall gave way to their desire for freedom and unity.

Germany celebrates memory of Berlin Wall falling

With concerts and memorials on Monday, Germans will celebrate the day the Berlin Wall came crashing down 20 years ago.

The birth and death of the Berlin Wall

Perhaps the most potent among the symbols of separation, as also of will of the people to bring down barriers for a united future is the Berlin Wall.

The birth and death of the Berlin Wall

Perhaps the most potent among the symbols of separation, as also of will of the people to bring down barriers for a united future is the Berlin Wall.

East Germany given €1.3tn since Wall fell: Study

United Germany transferred some EUR 1.3 trillion to the former communist east in the years after the fall of the Berlin Wall to help prop up the depressed region, a study published on Sunday showed.

Germany celebrates memory of Berlin Wall falling

Twenty years ago on Monday, they danced atop the Berlin Wall, feet thudding on the cold concrete, arms raised in victory, hands clasped in friendship and giddy hope.

When bananas brought down the Berlin Wall

Hamburg: On Thursday evening, Nov 9, 1989, West German public TV stations signed off the air at about midnight, as usual.

Berlin Wall resurrected in Los Angeles

A section of the Berlin Wall has been rebuilt in Los Angeles.