The East Side Gallery is the most famous standing section of the Berlin Wall, there are other, less frequented remains of the structure.
With an exhibition about West Berlin proving hugely popular and the hip C/O Gallery recently relocating to the Zoo station area, the former West Berlin is shrugging off its stuffy image.
Germany's left-wing has made history with a deal that will make a Socialist the head of a German federal state. The coalition government in Thuringia will include the Left party, the Social Democrats and the Greens.
In 1989, after 28 years of dividing Germany, all of a sudden the Berlin Wall came down. But it's a little known fact that before reunification, East and West held detailed preliminary talks about open borders.
Germans are marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Wall, with hundreds of thousands of revelers flooding the German capital Sunday. The celebration culminates with the release of thousands of lighted balloons.
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