When Sabine Schu moved from West to East Berlin, seven years after reunification, she was shocked by the dilapidated state of the apartments. Yet today homes in much of what was once East Berlin are
East Berlin existed between 1949 and 1990. It comprised the eastern regions of Berlin and consisted of the Soviet sector of Berlin that was established in 1945. The American, British, and French sectors became West Berlin, a part strongly associated with West Germany. — Wikipedia
The US secretary of state has said that Hong Kong, whose government is backed by Beijing, is turning into the “East Berlin of yesteryear” in a tweet in support of 12 pro-democracy activists held in
Jenny Erpenbeck recalls a childhood spent on the dead-end streets of East Berlin.
BERLIN - Many a journey to far-flung corners of Europe starts in a dusty industrial yard in east Berlin, where Felix Rascher carefully tends to his sm…
BERLIN (AP) — As John F. Kennedy peered over the Berlin Wall into communist East Germany in 1963, red curtains blocked the U.S. president’s view through the Brandenburg Gate and a banner perched…
The provincial government has proposed to change the names of East London to KuGompo, King William’s Town to Qonce, Berlin to Ntabozuko and East London Airport to King Phalo.
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In 1966, George Blake escaped from prison and was later driven to East Berlin inside a wooden box attached under a car.
Councillors in the German capital, Berlin, have voted to replace a street name honouring a colonial governor in East Africa accused of having ordered massacres.
Late last week, the Greek foreign minister condemned Turkey’s decision to restart operations of its gas exploration ship in the Eastern Mediterranean as a “direct…
People tending cattle stumbled on a woman’s body on a farm in Berlin, outside East London. Police are trying to put together how Sinesipho Lukhotsholo died.
Part of the BBC’s Intrigue series, Tunnel 29 takes listeners underground through a gripping first-person account of smuggling East German refugees out under the Berlin Wall.
Shepherds looking for cattle on a farm in Berlin, outside East London, have stumbled upon the body of a woman who had been missing since 2 October.
BERLIN (AP) — An avalanche killed one skier in Switzerland and Austrian authorities issued avalanche warnings Tuesday for the country’s mountainous east after days of heavy snow pummeled the…