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The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

Victor Dorff | Posted 11.06.2014 | Travel
Victor Dorff

Twenty-five years ago this week, the unthinkable happened. On November 9, 1989, East Germany opened the gates, allowing its citizens to travel west. On a recent tour of Berlin, I was struck by how often the "unthinkable" suddenly becomes reality,

Love In Europe's Naughtiest City

Robert Schrader | Posted 10.06.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

The plan was to spend as many night as possible in the city's famous sex clubs and get the proverbial devil out of my system before traveling onward to Turkey and the Caucasus.

Merkel Debuts New Berlin Wall Memorial

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | World

BERLIN -- Chancellor Angela Merkel has opened a permanent exhibition on Germany's Cold War past at what was once one of East Berlin's busiest border c...

The Armory Show; Contemporary Art in New York

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
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Lauri Lyons

Since 1913, The Armory Show Art Fair has been the preeminent international exhibition of modern art in the United States.

Berlin Wall PHOTOS: A Look Back At The Fall

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Monday November 9th marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, a monumental moment in history which the Economist recently referred to...

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.

The Post-Berlin Aftermath: Many Walls Still Need to Be Brought Down

Jean-Pierre Lehmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jean-Pierre Lehmann

While the Berlin Wall may have been torn down, there remain many walls that are defiantly standing and indeed new ones that have been erected.

The Man Who Did Not Start World War III

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

In 1990, I was the first western journalist ever allowed into the dreaded Lubyanka Prison, the headquarters of KGB, to interview senior KGB officers of the elite First Directorate.

Liz Cheney: Wrong on National Security, Wrong About Our President

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lorelei Kelly

Liz Cheney charges that Obama's arms control negotiations in Moscow make us weaker. This is a clear indication of someone who clearly missed the freight train of history over the past two decades.

East Germany Photo 'Treasure Trove' A Look Back In Time

Spiegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

They wanted to clean up the basement but found a treasure trove of photos instead. After Berlin teacher Manfred Beier died, his sons stumbled across 6...

Tacheles: Bohemian Berlin's Coolest Landmark To Be Sold Off To The Highest Bidder

The Independent | Tony Paterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The building is Berlin's counter- culture temple - a vast graffiti-smeared and bomb-damaged former department store that boasts two bars, a restaurant...