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, October, 1961: American airmen from the RAF Wethersfield football team, sightseeing while in town for a game against the Berlin Bears, toe a line marking the border between East and…
Berlin, August, 1961: A little girl who was in West Berlin when the infamous Wall went up is led back into the Eastern sector by a Vopo, or East German policeman.
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.
East Berlin, June, 1963: Spectators hold large cutout photos of East German leader Walter Ulbricht and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev as they await the arrival of the noted Communists’ motorcade.
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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.
Middle East News: BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke on Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the current escalation in the Mideast con.
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…