20 Years of German Unity: Latest News
Jun 8, 2012
Twenty-five years ago, on June 12, 1987, US President Ronald Reagan stood before the Brandenburg Gate at the heart of Berlin and demanded that Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev "Tear down this wall!"
Aug 10, 2011
| Federal Foreign Office
Fifty years ago the Berlin Wall was erected between East and West, dividing the country and the people. Countless lives were affected by the building of the Wall.
Recalling a Divided Germany
Mar 15, 2011
| Federal Foreign Office/Germany.info
Twenty years ago, the Two Plus Four Treaty, the international agreement integral to German unification, entered into force on March 15, 1991.
Two Plus Four Treaty
Jan 19, 2011
At the end of the Oscar-winning film The Lives of Others, scriptwriter Georg Dreyman, who was monitored by the Stasi during the GDR era, sits in a reading room after German reunification and is shocked by what he reads in his own Stasi file.
Jan 19, 2011
German President Christian Wulff inaugurated a new exhibition about the former East German secret police, also known as the 'Stasi', in Berlin on January 15.
Dec 3, 2010
Forty years ago a picture from Warsaw made headlines around the world - on December 7, 1970, German Chancellor Willy Brandt knelt in silence before the memorial to the victims of the Warsaw Ghetto of 1943.
Oct 15, 2010
The Week in Germany recently published a quiz on former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Revisit the questions - including all the correct answers - and find out if you are among the lucky prizewinners!
TWIG Pub Quiz
Oct 4, 2010
Germany celebrated 20 years of unity during a weekend of festivities across the country culminating on October 3, the Day of German Unity.
Sep 30, 2010
As Germany celebrates 20 years of unity a memorial to three leaders who played pivotal roles in sealing the deal on the reunification of East and West Germany in 1990 was unveiled in Berlin.
Fathers of Unity
Sep 29, 2010
Germany celebrates the 20th anniversary of its reunification and 20 years of convergence between East and West. A review of two moving decades.