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  • Raucous party follows somber recollections at Berlin Wall

    Raucous party follows somber recollections at Berlin Wall
    A day that began in mournful contemplation ended in a raucous street party for hundreds of thousands as Germany marked the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall. The split nature of the commemorations — downbeat trumpets in the...
  • The fall of the Berlin Wall, 25 years later

    The fall of the Berlin Wall, 25 years later
    The fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, heralding the end to the Cold War between East and West, showed the world "dreams can come true" and should inspire people trapped in tyranny everywhere, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday. Festivities to...
  • Berlin Wall's fall 25 years ago showed 'dreams can come true'

    Berlin Wall's fall 25 years ago showed 'dreams can come true'
    The fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, heralding the end to the Cold War between East and West, showed the world "dreams can come true" and should inspire people trapped in tyranny everywhere, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday. Festivities to...
  • As Germany celebrates Berlin Wall's demise, harsh realities lurk

    As Germany celebrates Berlin Wall's demise, harsh realities lurk
    To mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this weekend, 8,000 stationary lighted balloons snake their way through nearly 10 miles of the city, tracing the path of the hated Cold War divide. The softly glowing orbs, which will be...
  • Marking fall of the Berlin Wall, Mikhail Gorbachev warns the West

    Marking fall of the Berlin Wall, Mikhail Gorbachev warns the West
    Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday had strong words for the United States  and its allies over growing tension between Moscow and the West, a development he believes has put the world “on the brink of a new Cold War.” Speaking at a symposium in...
  • To Global Audiences, Local Stars Are Becoming Box Office Superheroes

    Here in Berlin, Europe's coolest city, the art scene is audacious, the night life nonstop, the mayor is gay and filmgoers' idea of a superstar is Matthias Schweighofer. Not Pitt or Cruise, but Schweighofer. Having made the rounds of the galleries and...
  • Rail strike threatens fete for 25th anniversary of Berlin Wall's fall

    Rail strike threatens fete for 25th anniversary of Berlin Wall's fall
    In Germany, no tradition trumps the annual celebration marking the fall of the Berlin Wall, whose 25th anniversary the government plans to mark this weekend with apt pomp. No tradition, that is, except for train strikes. A walkout by Deutsche Bahn...
  • Ukraine cuts funding for east until pro-Russia 'terrorists' retreat

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk announced Wednesday that the government was cutting funding to areas in the east of the country occupied by pro-Russia separatists. "Today, to pay money to this area means that the money will not reach the...
  • Pro-Russia separatists press forward with their secession from Ukraine

    Russia-backed separatists pressed on Tuesday with the building of their envisioned new state wrested from Ukrainian territory with the inauguration of a gunman purportedly elected prime minister of the proclaimed People's Republic of Donetsk....
  • Russia recognizes Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat

    Russia recognizes Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat
    Russia's Foreign Ministry announced Monday that it will "respect the will" of separatist voters in eastern Ukraine who elected leaders for their proclaimed independent republics in defiance of international warnings that their actions were illegal....
  • Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote

    Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote
    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday in elections condemned by the international community as illegal and a violation of a cease-fire already teetering on the verge of collapse. Results of the elections in Donetsk and Luhansk...