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Germany celebrates 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

Germany celebrates 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

Germany marks 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall on Saturday with a string of events dedicated to one of the most defining moments in modern European history.

The fall of the Wall: A day that changed the world

The fall of the Wall: A day that changed the world

In the corridors of power in East Berlin, inside the opulent villas in the leafy northern suburb of Wandlitz which the apparatchiks called home, the mood has been on a knife-edge for weeks.

'Everyone started running': Berliner remembers crossing the Wall

'Everyone started running': Berliner remembers crossing the Wall

"Suddenly they opened the gate!" recalled Berliner Andreas Falge, one of the first to cross the East German border into the West on November 9, 1989.

In commemoration of blockade anniversary, QM unveils Berlin Wall piece

In commemoration of blockade anniversary, QM unveils Berlin Wall piece

To commemorate the recent second anniversary of the blockade of Qatar, Qatar Museums has installed an original part of the Berlin Wall at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) through an ongoing cultural collaboration with Qatar Foundation (QF).

German FM hopeful of overcoming Gulf rifts

German FM hopeful of overcoming Gulf rifts

Sigmar Gabriel said Germany had a keen interest in maintaining good relations with all the Gulf countries and working for peace in the region, even if those countries were sometimes in conflict.

Former German foreign minister Genscher dies aged 89

Former German foreign minister Genscher dies aged 89

Germany's Cold War-era veteran foreign minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher, who was the country's top diplomat when the Berlin Wall fell, has died at age 89, his office said on Friday.