Shirley Hornyak

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Lufthansa-Servicezentrale in Tempelhof eröffnet

Die Lufthansa hat in Berlin am Donnerstag eine neue Kundenservice-Zentrale eröffnet. Rund 480 Mitarbeiter werden künftig im Ullstein-Haus am …

Wirtschaft

Warum Gründer Berlin lieben

Start-up-Hauptstadt Warum Gründer Berlin lieben<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 27.08.2015-11:32<p>Deutsche Start-ups bekommen 2015 so viel Risikokapital wie nie. Im …

Before the fall: life on both sides of the Berlin wall – in pictures

Rudi Meisel was one of the very few West German photographers to cross the Berlin Wall into East Germany. Despite the best efforts of censors, he captured authentic street life in the GDR. A new exhibition reveals that East and West Germans weren’t so different after all

Airbnb vs. Berlin: Was sagen die Daten?

After a few short years coming to grips with the sharing economy—not exactly "embracing" it as Airbnb press releases may suggest, but not exactly …

New York State

Berlin plans 'love train' techno parade, five years after deadly Love Parade disaster | DW | 09.03.2015

Five years after 21 people were killed in a mass panic at the "Love Parade" techno music festival in Duisburg, Germany, organizers announced Monday …

Christmas in Berlin

Well, 2013 is finally winding down. I’ve just dropped off my parents at Berlin Tegel airport, the sky is strangely blue <i>(unusual for this time of …

Overture to the fall of the Berlin Wall | DW | 08.11.2014

October 29, 1989. It's Sunday. Walter Momper, governing mayor of West Berlin, is in the eastern part of the city. Not entirely incognito, but not …

Berlin commemorates 25th anniversary of the fall of the Wall | DW | 08.11.2014

By Sunday, some 2 million people are expected to have gathered in Berlin for the culmination of weekend events marking a quarter of a century since …

Berlin looks back, 25 years later | DW | 08.11.2014

It's easy to identify the most photographed scene in the capital: the installation of 7,000 illuminated balloons which mark the former path of the …

From Belfast to Berlin | DW | 08.11.2014

Alan Couser stands in the shadow of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church at Breitscheidplatz. The Irishman points a finger at the Zoological Garden …

Germany

At Berlin Wall ceremony, Gorbachev warns of Cold War | DW | 08.11.2014

On Saturday, Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, criticized Western countries for their policies since the fall of the Berlin …

Hans-Dietrich Genscher recalls Berlin Wall's fall | DW | 08.11.2014

News<p>Hans-Dietrich Genscher recalls Berlin Wall's fall<p>Former Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher takes a look back at the day the Berlin Wall …

Germany

Opinion: An unforgettable day | DW | 09.11.2014

November 9, 1989, was a magical moment, beginning with the awkward bureaucratic announcement in the early evening hours allowing immediate free …

Opinion: Celebrate - and never forget | DW | 10.11.2014

The city of Berlin has its own way of handling special occasions. Most times, the city management turns to shopping. And this Sunday, November 9, was …

Germany

Tens of thousands turn out to usher in Rhineland's carnival | DW | 11.11.2014

As in every year, carnival officially kicked off at 11:11 local time (1011 UTC) on Tuesday, but the drinking had begun well beforehand in the main …

Europe

Germany tourism set for another record year | DW | 11.11.2014

Nearly 43 million visitors checked into one of the nation's accommodation establishments in September - a four-percent uptick in overnight stays …

Tourism

Opinion: The world loves us Germans | DW | 13.11.2014

We're flattered, really. We, Germany and the Germans, are the most popular, worldwide. That's what the Nation Brands Index says. The market research …

30 Pieces Of The Berlin Wall Spread Out All Over The World

European Parliament

Berlin Wall anniversary: photographs from the symbolic rise and fall of the Iron Curtain - Telegraph

The Man Who Disobeyed His Boss And Opened The Berlin Wall

To many Germans, Harald Jaeger is the man who opened the Berlin Wall.<p>It's a legacy that still makes the former East German border officer uncomfortable 25 years after he defied his superiors' orders and let thousands of East Berliners pour across his checkpoint into the West.<p>"I didn't open the …

Germany

Decreases in NATO members’ defense budgets in the years before <b>Vladimir Putin’s</b> takeover of Crimea in 2014 created <b>readiness problems</b> in Europe just as …

Natural Gas

After 25 Years, Germans Present the Berlin Wall’s ‘Signature Segment’ to Atlantic Council and Washington

October 9, 2014<p>By New Atlanticist<p><b>In the quarter-century</b> since the Berlin Wall fell, a group of Germans has created a particular memorial to that …

Atlantic Council

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Hacking the Death Zone: Ingenious DIY Escapes Across the Berlin Wall

<i>Aerial view of the Berlin Wall (image via US Military / Wikimedia)</i><p>This week marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. During the 28 …