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People in an illuminated cycle rickshaw look at a light installation at the Old Royal Library during the opening day of the "Festival of Light" show in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2015. (Photo by Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters)

People in an illuminated cycle rickshaw look at a light installation at the Old Royal Library during the opening day of the "Festival of Light" show in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2015. (Photo by Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters)
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12 Oct 2015 08:03:00
Members of the ice swimming club “Berliner Seehunde” (Berlin Seals) take a dip in the Orankesee lake as part of their traditional Christmas swimming session in Berlin, Germany, December 25, 2015. (Photo by Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters)

Members of the ice swimming club “Berliner Seehunde” (Berlin Seals) take a dip in the Orankesee lake as part of their traditional Christmas swimming session in Berlin, Germany, December 25, 2015. (Photo by Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters)
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27 Dec 2015 08:02:00
West Berliners crowd in front of the Berlin Wall as they watch East German border guards demolish a section of the wall on November 11, 1989. (Photo by Gerard Malie/AFP Photo)

West Berliners crowd in front of the Berlin Wall as they watch East German border guards demolish a section of the wall on November 11, 1989. (Photo by Gerard Malie/AFP Photo)
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10 Nov 2014 14:10:00
Berlin Marks 22nd Anniversary Of Berlin Wall Fall

Tourists from Holland peak through a crack in a still-existing portion of the Berlin Wall at the main memorial to the Wall in Bernauer Strasse on the 22nd anniversary of the fall of the Wall on November 9, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. The Berlin Wall, erected by the communist authorities of then East Germany in 1961, divided the city and prevented East Germans from travelling west until the collapse of the Eastern Bloc in 1989. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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10 Nov 2011 09:25:00


“The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) starting on 13 August 1961, that completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, which circumscribed a wide area (later known as the “death strip”) that contained anti-vehicle trenches, “fakir beds” and other defenses. The Soviet-dominated Eastern Bloc officially claimed that the wall was erected to protect its population from fascist elements conspiring to prevent the “will of the people” in building a socialist state in East Germany. However, in practice, the Wall served to prevent the massive emigration and defection that marked Germany and the communist Eastern Bloc during the post-World War II period”. – Wikipedia

Photo: West Berlin policemen and East German Volkspolizei face each other across the border in Berlin, circa 1955. (Photo by Three Lions/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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22 May 2011 10:49:00
The television tower is pictured in Berlin, Germany, May 29, 2016. (Photo by Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters)

The television tower is pictured in Berlin, Germany, May 29, 2016. (Photo by Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters)
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30 May 2016 08:45:00
The giant mural titled “Under the Hand” by Maclaim Crew is visible on a building facade in Kreuzberg district on June 26, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Berlin, with its long tradition of counter-culture, has become a mecca for street art of all dimensions and messages. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

The giant mural titled “Under the Hand” by Maclaim Crew is visible on a building facade in Kreuzberg district on June 26, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Berlin, with its long tradition of counter-culture, has become a mecca for street art of all dimensions and messages. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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30 Jun 2014 12:23:00
Dancers take part in the Karneval der Kulturen (Carnival of Cultures) street parade of ethnic minorities, in Berlin, Germany, May 24, 2015. (Photo by Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters)

Dancers take part in the Karneval der Kulturen (Carnival of Cultures) street parade of ethnic minorities, in Berlin, Germany, May 24, 2015. A few dozen dancers, musicians and performers from dozens of communities took part in the urban festival on Sunday that aspires to reflect the multi-ethnic diversity of the German capital. (Photo by Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters)
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25 May 2015 09:20:00