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These 9 Famous Landmarks Look Absolutely Stunning... Until You Zoom Out

Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel

Let's play a game! We've all seen the stock photo versions of these world-famous landmarks. Some of us have even been there. But what they don't norma...

Brandenburg Gate Revitalized

Rick Steves | Posted 10.05.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

For years, my memories of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate were of an eerie no-man's land in the middle of the Berlin Wall, with guardhouses and tank barrier...

Obama Gives Speech At Historic Landmark

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BERLIN -- President Barack Obama will renew his call Wednesday to reduce the world's nuclear stockpiles, includ...

The Snow Globe That Is Berlin

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

Who ever said tourists are sissies? Watch these travelers do their thing at Berlin's Pariser Platz in a December snow storm.

Friday Photo: What's Old Is New

Kirsten Alana | Posted 02.29.2012 | Travel
Kirsten Alana

Where are you kissing the old goodbye and waving hello to the new?

WATCH: A Unique Video Perspective On Berlin

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 02.18.2012 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

Equipped with a GoPro camera -- the small HD recorder usually reserved for action sports -- we explored a variety of neighborhoods in Berlin to make this short film about "urban motion." 2011-12-19-berlinride300cm121911.jpg

WATCH: Artistic Berlin By Night, During Festival Of Lights

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 12.17.2011 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

For the seventh time now, the Festival of Lights is taking place in Berlin, and we set out to capture the magic of the event in an original 90-second video.

Living History: Retracing Family Roots in Berlin

Melanie Nayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

In Berlin, I walked through history, retracing the roots of my family tree and immersing myself in the dark past of my Jewish heritage. What must it have been like to wonder if tomorrow would be better than today?

"Only the mood music has changed": Tariq Ali on Obama's presidency

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christian Avard

Is president Barack Obama the change America has been waiting for or is he another corporate Democrat representing elite interests? According to Tar...

Cold War's End -- The Wall Comes Down

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The fall of The Wall signified the fall of the Soviet Union, and an end to the Cold War. And while this was of enormous historical import, I fear that future generations won't really pay much attention to it.

President Hu, Tear Down This Firewall

Gilbert B. Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gilbert B. Kaplan

When Obama meets with President Hu next month, he should emulate one of his predecessors -- in fact one he has spoken of admiringly before -- and say something that could change history.

German Chancellor Skeptical Of Obama Speech Plan

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled unease over the prospect of a possible speech by Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Ob...