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Sparkling wine, giant party as Germany marks Wall fall

Berlin - Just as every year since November 9, 1989, Kaethe Struebing was waiting for her family at a former East Berlin checkpoint to pop open a bottle in celebration of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

On Wall anniversary, Germany urges US to reject 'egoism'

Berlin - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the United States to be a "mutually respectful partner" and reject nationalism, in a clear salvo aimed at US leader Donald Trump as Germany on Saturday marked 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Pompeo retraces army service past at 'Little Berlin'

Apo - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo retraced his steps Thursday in the eastern German village of Moedlareuth, once a divided "Little Berlin" where he served as a young army officer.

Merkel dreamt of US road trip 'listening to Springsteen'

Berlin - If the Berlin Wall hadn't come down, German Chancellor Angela Merkel would have become a pensioner five years back and embarked on her dream US road trip listening to Bruce Springsteen. "In East Germany, women went into retirement at 60.

German puzzlers reconstruct Stasi files from millions of fragments

Berlin - Barbara Poenisch spends most of her days at work doing puzzles -- piecing together a mountain of documents torn up by the hated East German Stasi secret police.

Sauna and oysters: Merkel recalls Berlin Wall fall

Berlin - Like every Thursday night back then, Angela Merkel was relaxing in an East Berlin sauna on the night of November 9, 1989 as the Berlin Wall fell, dreaming of tasting oysters in the West.

'Everyone started running': Berliner remembers crossing the Wall

Berlin - "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.Still in wonder 30 years after the epochal event, Falge told AFP: "Everyone started running!

November 9, 1989: A day that changed the world

Berlin - Guenter Schabowski scratches his head, puts on his glasses, hesitates, then fumbles with his handwritten notes.

Sombre mood as Germany marks 30 years of fall of Berlin Wall

Berlin - Germany opened Monday a week of festivities marking three decades since the fall of the Berlin Wall, but a hint of a return of the Cold War and the rise of nationalism is dampening the mood.

The Berlin Wall in five points

Berlin - For nearly three decades the forbidding Berlin Wall separated communist East Germany from the West, becoming the emblem of the post-World War II split of Europe into Soviet and Western spheres.Here is some background.

30 years on, Berlin Wall comes back to life with VR

Berlin - A packed bus approaches Checkpoint Charlie, the Cold War's most famous border crossing, as grim-faced East German guards whisper among themselves about whether to hold you for questioning.

30 years after Berlin Wall fell, hard borders are back

Berlin - The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, when thousands of Germans joyfully danced atop its graffiti-covered remains, to some heralded the "end of history" in a globalised world.

Go East: Germans return home 30 years after Wall's fall

Glindenberg - For years after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the mantra for millions of former East Germans was to "Go West" for better jobs and opportunities.But three decades on, an increasing number are returning to their roots to seek a fresh start.

November 9, 1989: the day that changed the world

Berlin - Guenter Schabowski scratches his head, puts on his glasses, hesitates, then fumbles with his handwritten notes.

Merkel, Orban mark Iron Curtain anniversary amid new divides

Budapest - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the city of Sopron Monday to commemorate a pivotal moment in the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989.

'Nobody thought it would go so fast': Hungary ex-PM recalls fall of Iron Curtain

Budapest - When Hungary's former leader Miklos Nemeth first started poking a hole through the Iron Curtain in 1989, he had no idea how quickly his actions would contribute to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of communism in central and eastern Europe.

Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for border wall

Washington - US President Donald Trump is seeking $8.6 billion in fresh funding for a wall on the US-Mexico border, likely triggering another fight with Congress.The 2020 budget request, which is set to be formally unveiled Monday, would far exceed the $5.

How would Trump's emergency powers help build border wall?

Washington - President Donald Trump was set Thursday to declare a "national emergency" to help fund hundreds of miles of wall on the southern border to prevent migrants from crossing into the United States illegally from Mexico.

Can Trump use 'emergency powers' to build border wall?

Washington - President Donald Trump has indicated he could declare a national emergency in order to force the construction of hundreds of miles of border wall to prevent migrants from crossing into the United States illegally from Mexico.

Trump says talks on wall are a 'waste of time'

Washington - US President Donald Trump said talks with lawmakers on building his proposed Mexico border wall are pointless and suggested he will declare a national emergency to get it done.

Build the wall: the pledge defining Trump's presidency

Washington - Building a wall on the border with Mexico has been a central plank of US President Donald Trump's political platform, both as a candidate and since taking office.

Can Trump use 'emergency powers' to build border wall?

Washington - Facing stiff resistance from Congress, President Donald Trump has said he might use his emergency powers to construct hundreds of miles of wall on the southern border to prevent migrants from crossing into the United States illegally from Mexico.

Trump digs in on wall, as shutdown enters week three

Washington - President Donald Trump stood firm Sunday on his demand for billions of dollars to fund a border wall with Mexico, claiming "tremendous" support inside his camp on the contentious issue which has forced a government shutdown now entering its third week....

EU's Tusk says 'we don't want to build a wall' with UK

Luxembourg - The European Union does not want to "build a wall" with Britain as it leaves the bloc, EU President Donald Tusk said Wednesday as he laid out draft guidelines for negotiations on post-Brexit ties.

Trump aide says wall idea not 'informed'

Washington - Donald Trump's chief of staff has said the president was not "fully informed" when he pledged last year to build a wall along the border with Mexico, the New York Times reported late Wednesday.

Despite political hurdles, Trump defiant on Mexico wall

Washington - President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that the US Congress must find a way to pay for his promised border wall, branding Mexico a hotbed of violent crime.

Kim Wall: an ill-fated, plucky journalist

Stockholm - Kim Wall was an intrepid and plucky journalist who criss-crossed the globe seeking unique stories.

French anti-migrant wall demolished after project scaled back

Toulouse - French protesters who built a wall blocking access to a future migrant centre tore it down on Wednesday after the shelter's operator agreed to slow the pace of arrivals.The two-day-old wall, which measured 18 metres (60 feet) long and 1.

Polisario on alert along W.Sahara sand barrier

Tindouf - Behind a long sand wall winding through the disputed Western Sahara, leaders battling for the independence of the former Spanish colony say they are on alert.

Polisario on alert along W.Sahara sand barrier

Tindouf - Behind a long sand wall winding through the disputed Western Sahara, leaders battling for the independence of the former Spanish colony say they are on alert.
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The grounds contain as many interesting features as the house. The steps and old wall lead down to a large pond.
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view of Dubrovnik Croatia through the wall
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Paintings on the North Wall of Tutankhamun's tomb
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Ronald Reagan calls for the pulling down of the Berlin Wall.
Ronald Reagan calls for the pulling down of the Berlin Wall.
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The Memorial Wall in the town of Utrecht, remembering foreign volunteers who fought for the Boers.
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Michael Douglas and Oliver Stone on the set of 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps'
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The walkway led to a wall with a circular door viewing West Lake
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A wall hanging from the Noyon Uul-Noin Ula burials.
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Light purple Joe Pye Weed growing tall through autumn attracts butterflies and bees.
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Wall at the Rhythms of the world festival. Designs were drawn by volunteers, artists and school children from local communities.
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The sinister machine-gun towers and barbed wire of the Berlin Wall.
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Reddit logo on a wood wall
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Some of the art on a French wall, by artist MWM
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