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Velvet Revolution celebrated in Prague

Tens of thousands of Czechs and Slovaks have taken to the streets of Prague to re-enact a mass demonstration 20 years ago that led to the end of

Tens of thousands of Czechs and Slovaks have taken to the streets of Prague to re-enact a mass demonstration 20 years ago that led to the end of

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Berlin celebrates the Fall of the Wall

Berlin is recovering from yesterday’s jubilant celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the infamous wall. Germany’s capital welcomed

Berlin is recovering from yesterday’s jubilant celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the infamous wall. Germany’s capital welcomed

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Doubts over Sarkozy's Berlin Wall memories

France’s media-loving President Sarkozy has become embroiled in a web of intrigue over his part in the fall of the Berlin Wall. He joined yesterday’s

France’s media-loving President Sarkozy has become embroiled in a web of intrigue over his part in the fall of the Berlin Wall. He joined yesterday’s

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Berlin wasn't the only party venue

Berlin was not the only city where celebrations were held for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Ceremonies took place in other

Berlin was not the only city where celebrations were held for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Ceremonies took place in other

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World leaders reflect on fall of the Berlin Wall

The Brandenburg Gate, once the fault line between East and West, and now the symbol of German reunification, was the impressive setting for a

The Brandenburg Gate, once the fault line between East and West, and now the symbol of German reunification, was the impressive setting for a

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Germany reflects after Wall anniversary celebrations

By all accounts it was a huge success – the eyes of the world were on Germany as it held one of its biggest ever parties to mark the 20th anniversary

By all accounts it was a huge success – the eyes of the world were on Germany as it held one of its biggest ever parties to mark the 20th anniversary

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Germany remembers the fall of the Berlin Wall

Germany has marked the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall with mass celebrations. Thousands turned out to see one of the star

Germany has marked the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall with mass celebrations. Thousands turned out to see one of the star

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World powers hail fall of Berlin Wall

The world leaders were late in turning up for their speeches but their words to mark the celebrations were well worth the wait. The Brandenburg

The world leaders were late in turning up for their speeches but their words to mark the celebrations were well worth the wait. The Brandenburg

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Reunified Germany's mixed economic picture

Two decades after the Berlin Wall came down, the economic reunification of the two Germanys has been mixed. There are success stories, such as in

Two decades after the Berlin Wall came down, the economic reunification of the two Germanys has been mixed. There are success stories, such as in

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Photo journalist Stéphane Duroy remembers the Wall

Interview by Ricardo Figueira – euronews journalist. The fall of the Berlin Wall was, without doubt, one of the major events of the second half of

Interview by Ricardo Figueira – euronews journalist. The fall of the Berlin Wall was, without doubt, one of the major events of the second half of

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Mostovoy, USSR media chief Berlin 1989

Euronews talks to pre-perestrika USSR media veteran Vyacheslav Mostovoy about the fall of the Berlin Wall. Today he is Vice-President of TV-Centre

Euronews talks to pre-perestrika USSR media veteran Vyacheslav Mostovoy about the fall of the Berlin Wall. Today he is Vice-President of TV-Centre

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World leaders mark fall of Berlin Wall

More than 30 past and present world leaders are in the German capital to mark 20 years since the collapse of the Berlin Wall. The event paved the way

More than 30 past and present world leaders are in the German capital to mark 20 years since the collapse of the Berlin Wall. The event paved the way

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Domino date to mark Berlin collapse

With thousands of people descending on Berlin for the commemorative events, a massive security operation is underway. Police have blocked off many

With thousands of people descending on Berlin for the commemorative events, a massive security operation is underway. Police have blocked off many

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An American in Berlin - Marc Fisher remembers the fall of the Wall

Federica Bonacini – euronews: “The events of November the 9th, 1989 marked the end of the cold war and had a big impact on the society as well. Marc

Federica Bonacini – euronews: “The events of November the 9th, 1989 marked the end of the cold war and had a big impact on the society as well. Marc

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Decorated dominoes symbolise fall of Berlin Wall

Few of the events organised for today’s celebrations have drawn as much attention and anticipation as the Berlin Wall Domino Gallery. One thousand

Few of the events organised for today’s celebrations have drawn as much attention and anticipation as the Berlin Wall Domino Gallery. One thousand

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World leaders in Berlin for fall of wall bash

World leaders past and present are in Berlin to celebrate the “happiest day in recent German history,” as they mark the 20th anniversary of the event

World leaders past and present are in Berlin to celebrate the “happiest day in recent German history,” as they mark the 20th anniversary of the event

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Anticipation grows ahead of Berlin Wall anniversary

Anticipation is growing in Berlin ahead of Monday’s 20th anniversary of the fall of the wall. At least 100,000 people are set to party around the

Anticipation is growing in Berlin ahead of Monday’s 20th anniversary of the fall of the wall. At least 100,000 people are set to party around the

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Berlin border guard recalls the Wall's fall

A former East German border guard has spoken about the night his checkpoint in Berlin was swarmed by people trying to cross to the west of the city

A former East German border guard has spoken about the night his checkpoint in Berlin was swarmed by people trying to cross to the west of the city

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Berlin gears up for fall of Wall anniversary

Almost 1,000 domino blocks have been placed along the route of the former Berlin Wall ahead of the 20th anniversary of its collapse. The blocks

Almost 1,000 domino blocks have been placed along the route of the former Berlin Wall ahead of the 20th anniversary of its collapse. The blocks

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"Small question, enormous consequences"

Giovanni Magi – euronews: “Ricardo Ehrmannn, hello, welcome to euronews. It was you who on the 9th of November, 20 years ago, during a press

Giovanni Magi – euronews: “Ricardo Ehrmannn, hello, welcome to euronews. It was you who on the 9th of November, 20 years ago, during a press

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Berlin gets ready to celebrate fall of the wall

Final preparations to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall are being put in place in the German capital. The giant party

Final preparations to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall are being put in place in the German capital. The giant party

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East Germany's economic renaissance

Since 1922 MZ has been producing motor bikes in eastern Germany close to the German-Czech border town of Zschopau. The brand has undergone a

Since 1922 MZ has been producing motor bikes in eastern Germany close to the German-Czech border town of Zschopau. The brand has undergone a

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Berlin Wall: Train of Freedom, leaving East Germany

Even before the fall of the Berlin Wall the frontiers with the West were starting to crumble.   20 years ago at Shopron, in Hungary, on August 19

Even before the fall of the Berlin Wall the frontiers with the West were starting to crumble.   20 years ago at Shopron, in Hungary, on August 19

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Berlin Wall memories

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall and in the shadow of the Brandenburg Gate two men meet. Gunter Ziehe and Peter Daube share common

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall and in the shadow of the Brandenburg Gate two men meet. Gunter Ziehe and Peter Daube share common