India  
NewsR.in
> >

Berlin Wall

Barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic, enclosing West Berlin

Berlin Wall    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Berlin Wall: Barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic, enclosing West Berlin
The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. Construction of the Wall was commenced by the German Democratic Republic on 13 August 1961. The Wall cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany, including East Berlin. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, accompanied by a wide area that contained anti-vehicle trenches, "fakir beds" and other defenses. The Eastern Bloc portrayed the Wall as protecting its population from fascist elements conspiring to prevent the "will of the people" in building a socialist state in East Germany.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Americans contemplate Berlin Wall's fall, U.S.-German ties at 'Wunderbar Together'

For Michael Mucchetti, the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago marked the start of a deeply personal relationship with Germany, and he is determined to ensure that broader U.S.-German ties survive..
Reuters - Published

PM Modi invokes anniversary of Berlin Wall fall & Kartarpur, says time to move on


IndiaTimes - Published

Videos for Berlin Wall


On Berlin Wall anniversary, Merkel urges Europe to defend freedom [Video]On Berlin Wall anniversary, Merkel urges Europe to defend freedom

German chancellor warns against divisions three decades after historic event that led to reunification.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:48Published

US immigration: Trump pledges to stop illegal entry [Video]US immigration: Trump pledges to stop illegal entry

It is 30 years since the Berlin Wall tumbled down but an even bigger barrier went up five years later.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:46Published

Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall [Video]Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Germany is marking 30 years since the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe. Leaders from Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published

Merkel marks anniversary of Berlin Wall [Video]Merkel marks anniversary of Berlin Wall

Germany on Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that separated East and West Germany. Emer McCarthy reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:22Published

Germany marks 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall [Video]Germany marks 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

Germany on Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:20Published

Berlin Wall commemorations: What are Europe's challenges today? [Video]Berlin Wall commemorations: What are Europe's challenges today?

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:26Published

Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, how unified is Germany? [Video]Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, how unified is Germany?

Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, how unified is Germany?

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:33Published

Berlin Wall commemorations: "It's a day for imagining what kind of future Germans want" [Video]Berlin Wall commemorations: "It's a day for imagining what kind of future Germans want"

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:48Published

Berlin Wall commemorations: "Today's walls are to prevent people from getting in" [Video]Berlin Wall commemorations: "Today's walls are to prevent people from getting in"

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:21Published

Berlin Wall commemorations: "I was really disappointed by Merkel's speech" [Video]Berlin Wall commemorations: "I was really disappointed by Merkel's speech"

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:44Published

Berlin Wall commemorations: In the first half of 1989 "there wasn't a sense of imminent collapse" [Video]Berlin Wall commemorations: In the first half of 1989 "there wasn't a sense of imminent collapse"

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:20Published

Berlin Wall commemorations: "1 in 4 Russian youngsters have never heard of the fall" [Video]Berlin Wall commemorations: "1 in 4 Russian youngsters have never heard of the fall"

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:00Published

Berlin Wall commemorations: What does it mean for Germans [Video]Berlin Wall commemorations: What does it mean for Germans

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:47Published

Berlin Wall 30 years on: Former diplomats recount memories of the day [Video]Berlin Wall 30 years on: Former diplomats recount memories of the day

On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Foreign Office interviewed Sir Christopher Mallaby, former ambassador to West Germany, and Colin Munro, former deputy head of mission at the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:39Published

Pompeo criticizes Russia and China but says NATO must change [Video]Pompeo criticizes Russia and China but says NATO must change

Russia slays political opponents and China's tactics would be "horrifyingly familiar" to former East Germans, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday, describing free nations as being in a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Berlin Wall, 30 years on: East German refugee shares his story with FRANCE24 [Video]Berlin Wall, 30 years on: East German refugee shares his story with FRANCE24

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:57Published

Meet the man who tunnelled under the Berlin wall to help East Germans escape [Video]Meet the man who tunnelled under the Berlin wall to help East Germans escape

Meet the man who tunnelled under the Berlin wall to help East Germans escape

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 03:51Published

Germany to mark 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall [Video]Germany to mark 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Its fall on November 9, 1989, reunited city's East and West, and helped bridge its ideological and political divides.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:18Published

Macron: NATO experiencing 'brain death' [Video]Macron: NATO experiencing 'brain death'

France's president warned fellow European countries on Thursday that NATO was dying, citing a lack of coordination and U.S. unpredictability under President Donald Trump. Zachary Goelman reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:12Published

Berlin Wall commemorations: 30 years on, East German designs make a comeback [Video]Berlin Wall commemorations: 30 years on, East German designs make a comeback

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:01Published

Berlin Wall 30th anniversary: Remembering the last person killed trying to escape to the west [Video]Berlin Wall 30th anniversary: Remembering the last person killed trying to escape to the west

Berlin Wall 30th anniversary: Remembering the last person killed trying to escape to the west

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 03:43Published

 

Go, Trabi, go: Germans re-enact fall of Berlin Wall with car parade

Marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and defying the scorn of vehicle snobs around the world, hundreds of Germans on Saturday marked the historic event with a parade of historic..
Reuters - Published

PM Modi compares Ayodhya verdict to breaking down of Berlin Wall


IndiaTimes - Published

Germany marks 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall's fall

Germany celebrated on Saturday the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that divided East and West Germany, with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier thanking Eastern European neighbors for..
Reuters - Published

'Like the fall of Berlin Wall': PM Modi says Nov 9 historic day for India; hails Kartarpur corridor, Ayodhya verdict

Berlin wall that divided East and West Germany was demolished 30 years ago on November 9, 1989.
DNA - Published

Ayodhya verdict coincides with 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall


IndiaTimes - Published

'Cornerstones of cruelty': Recalling Berlin Wall, Pompeo warns of authoritarianism

When Mike Pompeo was posted to Europe as a U.S. soldier in the late 1980s, he patrolled the border that marked the "Iron Curtain" dividing East and West.
Reuters - Published

See the Berlin Wall and escape beneath it in new virtual reality show

A new YouTube show and virtual reality experience transports people to the streets of Berlin to relive the sudden construction of the hated wall in 1961 and its toppling 30 years ago this week.
Reuters - Published

Shout louder, Ossis: Merkel's career advice to fellow East Germans

Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall triggered the events leading to German reunification, Chancellor Angela Merkel said her erstwhile countrymen were still too shy at pushing for career..
Reuters - Published

Three decades on, Germans remember surprise fall of Berlin Wall

Sascha Moellering witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate on Nov. 9, 1989. But it took about another 10 years for the border between the communist East and capitalist West to come..
Reuters - Published

Thirty years after it fell, Berlin Wall lives on in parks, squares and souvenirs

Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the imposing structure that divided the Communist East and the capitalist West lives on in public squares, parks and tourist souvenirs.
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Don't build Berlin-style wall between Russia and West - Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, has warned against building a new physical or invisible wall between Russia and the West, 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Reuters - Published

From Alice in Wonderland to walking the dog: Germans recall fall of Berlin Wall

Dagmar Simdorn had been to visit her husband's grave when she walked out of the cemetery and looked along her street toward the austere Berlin Wall checkpoint at Bernauer Strasse. There was an opening.
Reuters - Published

Thirty years after it fell, the Berlin Wall still divides Germans

When Matthias Rudolph joined political protests in Leipzig in 1989, he wanted to change the Communist German Democratic Republic. Thirty years on, he enjoys the freedoms the fall of the Berlin Wall..
Reuters - Published

30 years after fall of Berlin Wall, East Germans feel inferior

A majority of Germans in the former communist East feel like second-class citizens almost three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall even though they are catching up economically with western..
Reuters - Published

You Might Like


Environmentally friendly: newsR is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 newsR Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest