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Music and symbolism mark 25th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

Around 8,000 helium balloons have been released at the end of a weekend of events for the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down. The

Around 8,000 helium balloons have been released at the end of a weekend of events for the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down. The

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Berlin lights recall the Wall, dark symbol of the past

They came in their thousands to join together where once the city divided them. The venue was Berlin’s Brandenburg gate – a modern city landmark –

They came in their thousands to join together where once the city divided them. The venue was Berlin’s Brandenburg gate – a modern city landmark –

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Berlin celebrates the Trabant, iconic East German symbol

“Twenty-five years after the fall of the wall, it’s very symbolic to cross the Bornholmer Brücke in a ‘Trabi’,” reports euronews correspondent Olaf

“Twenty-five years after the fall of the wall, it’s very symbolic to cross the Bornholmer Brücke in a ‘Trabi’,” reports euronews correspondent Olaf

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Pope Francis in Berlin homage: 'We need bridges, not walls!'

The pope has praised one of his predecessors, John Paul II, for his role in the fall of the Berlin Wall – and appealed for the construction of

The pope has praised one of his predecessors, John Paul II, for his role in the fall of the Berlin Wall – and appealed for the construction of

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel recalls the fall of the Berlin Wall

If it were not for events 25 years ago, Angela Merkel’s political ambitions would never have been realised. Then she was a 35-year-old scientist in

If it were not for events 25 years ago, Angela Merkel’s political ambitions would never have been realised. Then she was a 35-year-old scientist in

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Gorbachev warns from Berlin: World on brink of new Cold War

Whether they are old enough to remember when the Wall came down or 25 years ago is ancient history, hundreds of thousands of Germans and foreign

Whether they are old enough to remember when the Wall came down or 25 years ago is ancient history, hundreds of thousands of Germans and foreign

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The Wall came down but Karl Marx lives on in Berlin

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world in different ways. The point, however, is to change it!’ Twenty-five years after the fall of the

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world in different ways. The point, however, is to change it!’ Twenty-five years after the fall of the

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Berlin remembers the fall of the Wall 25 years on

Twenty five years after the Berlin Wall came down, the Brandenburg Gate remains the symbol of the separation and the reunification of the

Twenty five years after the Berlin Wall came down, the Brandenburg Gate remains the symbol of the separation and the reunification of the

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Balloon display highlight of Berlin Wall commemorations

Festivities are in full swing in Berlin as people come together to mark 25 years since the Wall came down. Eight thousand helium balloons were lit

Festivities are in full swing in Berlin as people come together to mark 25 years since the Wall came down. Eight thousand helium balloons were lit

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Memories of a former Stasi prisoner

Imagine if you want to leave your country, but the authorities don’t allow you to do so. Imagine your country cut off from the rest of the world

Imagine if you want to leave your country, but the authorities don’t allow you to do so. Imagine your country cut off from the rest of the world

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Former Estonian head of secret service: "Cold War goes on"

At Tallinn airport Euronews spoke to the former head of the Estonian Intelligence Service, Eerik-Niiles Kross. 25 years after the fall of the Berlin

At Tallinn airport Euronews spoke to the former head of the Estonian Intelligence Service, Eerik-Niiles Kross. 25 years after the fall of the Berlin

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Former Lithuanian Defence Minister: "Stop Putin now"

At the Soviet nuclear missile base in Plokstine, Euronews spoke to the former Lithuanian Minister of Defence, Rasa Jukneviciene. 25 years after the

At the Soviet nuclear missile base in Plokstine, Euronews spoke to the former Lithuanian Minister of Defence, Rasa Jukneviciene. 25 years after the

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Jukneviciene: "We should contain Russia"

Inside the Plokstine-based Lithuanian Cold War Museum, an abandoned Soviet nuclear missile site, Euronews spoke to the former Defence Minister of

Inside the Plokstine-based Lithuanian Cold War Museum, an abandoned Soviet nuclear missile site, Euronews spoke to the former Defence Minister of

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London exhibit explores 600 years of German history

As Germany marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, London’s British Museum is examining 600 years of German history through a

As Germany marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, London’s British Museum is examining 600 years of German history through a

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Berlin Wall's happy downfall was barely believable

The Bornholmer Strasse border barrier was raised at twenty past nine pm on the 9th of November. To know how the Berlin Wall began to crumple, we have

The Bornholmer Strasse border barrier was raised at twenty past nine pm on the 9th of November. To know how the Berlin Wall began to crumple, we have

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Author of East Side Gallery's 'Fraternity Kiss' 25 years on

Twenty five years after the fall of the Iron Curtain, wall art graffiti remains one Berlin’s most famous attractions. The East Side Gallery , a

Twenty five years after the fall of the Iron Curtain, wall art graffiti remains one Berlin’s most famous attractions. The East Side Gallery , a

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Berlin Wall burst like a dam for journalists

In the last five days of a divided Berlin, upwards of half a million demonstrators gathered on the eastern side demanding more and faster reforms

In the last five days of a divided Berlin, upwards of half a million demonstrators gathered on the eastern side demanding more and faster reforms

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Joy as friends and family are reunited

This footage shows the thousands who waited until daylight to cross over the Berlin Wall, the smiles and laughter evident as families and friends are

This footage shows the thousands who waited until daylight to cross over the Berlin Wall, the smiles and laughter evident as families and friends are

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Construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961

This is footage of the Berlin Wall being constructed in 1961. Originally made of barbed wire, later replaced by concrete, it stretched for 45km

This is footage of the Berlin Wall being constructed in 1961. Originally made of barbed wire, later replaced by concrete, it stretched for 45km