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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Multiple bus crash in Germany kills 10, injures 69

A crash involving several buses on a highway in eastern Germany killed 10 people and injured 69, police said today.

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.

`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.

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.

Putin feels `nostalgia` for East Germany

Russia`s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Sunday said he feels nostalgia for the former East Germany, in the most revealing description yet of his half-decade as a KGB agent in Dresden under communism.

Jokes from Berlin Wall

Telling jokes was said to a risky business for East Germany`s citizens.