The East Side Gallery is the most famous standing section of the Berlin Wall, there are other, less frequented remains of the structure.
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.
Is Berlin the land of opportunity? For one woman from Romania, it's a chance to get by with her main talent: playing the accordion. Here's what it's really like to be a street musician in Berlin.
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