East Germany

Latest articles

13h
DW
Germany's political parties CDU, CSU, SPD, AfD, FDP, Left party, Greens - what you need to know |Unity Party (SED) that ruled the East German GDR until reunification with the W
DW / Posted 13 hours ago
Unity Party (SED) that ruled the East German GDR until reunification with the West in 1990. The reunification of West and East Germany into today's Federal Republic brought with it former communists looking for a new political home. Their... Read more
4 related articles
13h
dna
Sustained dialogue on Kashmir: All you need to know about Former IB Director Dineshwar SharmaPatel National Police Academy as the SSP. *Sharma has been specially trained o
dna / Posted 13 hours ago
Patel National Police Academy as the SSP. *Sharma has been specially trained on Intelligence work and policing methods in East Germany, Poland, Israel and South Korea. *He also dealt with 2015 Gurdaspur attack, aftermath of the encounter of... Read more
17h
Roll Call
Six Presidential Lessons Trump Missedof an Evil Empire.” At the time of the Reagan “Evil Empire” speech, Vladimir Pu
Roll Call / Posted 17 hours ago
of an Evil Empire.” At the time of the Reagan “Evil Empire” speech, Vladimir Putin was a KGB intelligence office in East Germany. Contemporary moral: More than a quarter-century after the Soviet Union disintegrated until Mikhail Gorbachev,... Read more
1d
CBC.ca
Some Germans see echoes of Stasi-era surveillance in new new facial recognition technologyled two lives. The first, navigating the numbing webs of deceit and paranoia s
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
led two lives. The first, navigating the numbing webs of deceit and paranoia spun by the totalitarian regime that ran East Germany, or the former German Democratic Republic (GDR), for 40 years after the end of the Second World War. Gisela... Read more
2d
Gulf News
Paul van Dyk returns after near-death fallrecent election.Like US artists since the rise of Donald Trump, van Dyk, who wa
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
recent election.Like US artists since the rise of Donald Trump, van Dyk, who was born under communist rule in the former East Germany, vowed to be more politically outspoken.“It’s really about taking a stand and making sure that the achievements... Read more
3d
The Courier Mail
Catching up with the Cappucino Kidabout the depth of the cheating from the whole federation right through is just
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
about the depth of the cheating from the whole federation right through is just the worst case of organised cheating since East Germany. Unless the IOC take the strongest possible action (and ban Russia) they will undermine the total credibility of... Read more
3d
News 8000
Why Potsdam is the Versailles of GermanyPotsdam-Babelsberg, 14482, +49 (0) 331 72 127 50Eat like a king Long isolated
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
Potsdam-Babelsberg, 14482, +49 (0) 331 72 127 50Eat like a king Long isolated behind the Iron Curtain in former East Germany, Potsdam's dining scene was once limited to working-class German comfort food like pork knuckles and calf's... Read more
3d
KECI Missoula
Why Potsdam is the Versailles of GermanyPotsdam-Babelsberg, 14482, +49 (0) 331 72 127 50Eat like a king Long isolated
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
Potsdam-Babelsberg, 14482, +49 (0) 331 72 127 50Eat like a king Long isolated behind the Iron Curtain in former East Germany, Potsdam's dining scene was once limited to working-class German comfort food like pork knuckles and calf's... Read more
3d
The Register
The case of the disappearing insect. Boffin tells Reg: We don't know why... but we must acthas evidently led to positive conservation efforts for breeding bird species co
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
has evidently led to positive conservation efforts for breeding bird species compared to a non-conserved landscape in east Germany. But that organic fruit or vegetable at Whole Foods would likely be more expensive than one at Sainsbury's –... Read more
5d
Daily Mirror
Amazing moment a woman and three men swim for their lives to escape East Germanythey got to the east bank of the River Spree. The border guards started scream
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
they got to the east bank of the River Spree. The border guards started screaming at her to get on the speedboat back to East Germany and threaten to shoot. Determined not to go back to the unforgiving regime in the GDR, she waits in the... Read more
6d
EveningTimes Online
History against Celtic when they visit Bayern Munich after failing to win in 10 previous trips to Germanydraws. Will it be different this time? FSV Zwickau 1-0 Celtic UEFA Cup Winner
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
draws. Will it be different this time? FSV Zwickau 1-0 Celtic UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup quarter-finals Celtic’s trip to East Germany ended in disaster as a flu-struck Hoops side were knocked out of the Cup Winners’ Cup. A bug had hit the Bhoys... Read more
6d
heraldscotland
History against Celtic when they visit Bayern Munich after failing to win in 10 previous trips to Germanydraws. Will it be different this time? FSV Zwickau 1-0 Celtic UEFA Cup Winner
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
draws. Will it be different this time? FSV Zwickau 1-0 Celtic UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup quarter-finals Celtic’s trip to East Germany ended in disaster as a flu-struck Hoops side were knocked out of the Cup Winners’ Cup. A bug had hit the Bhoys... Read more
7d
The North West Star
The many, many times the world has come close to doomsdaythree sectors of Berlin administered by the "Western powers" (the US, France an
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
three sectors of Berlin administered by the "Western powers" (the US, France and Britain) which lay within Soviet-occupied East Germany. All railways, roads and waterways to West Germany were cut off from June 24, 1948 to May 12, 1949. It was the... Read more
7d
express
Berlin Wall: Shocking photos show German capital before and after the Wall was builtBerlin Wall came downSat, November 8, 2014Berlin celebrates 25 years since the
express / Posted 7 days ago
Berlin Wall came downSat, November 8, 2014Berlin celebrates 25 years since the Brlin wall came down in 1989. People from East Germany greet citizens of West Germany at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on December 22, 1989. On November 09, Gunter... Read more
8d
Perth Now
Life as a trans woman under the Third Reichin 1928, she later switched to Charlotte and having survived the Third Reich an
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
in 1928, she later switched to Charlotte and having survived the Third Reich and the oppressive drudgery of communist East Germany openly living as a trans woman, by the early 1990s she had become something of a cult figure in Berlin, running... Read more
9d
ESPN.co.uk
Who is new F1 debutant Brendon Hartley?trying to aspire to," Ricciardo said. "I made a few friends and that helped, yo
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 9 days ago
trying to aspire to," Ricciardo said. "I made a few friends and that helped, you then share stories ... [Hartley] lived in east Germany somewhere and he said it was tough. You can kind of help each other get through it." After a loss of backing,... Read more
22 related articles
10d
DW
The unwilling superstar: German painter Gerhard Richter on show in Australia |I learned discipline — discipline I still use today — but there was little free
DW / Posted 10 days ago
I learned discipline — discipline I still use today — but there was little freedom." Despite Richter's early successes in East Germany — including a stint painting socialist murals on public buildings, commissioned by Soviet protectors — he longed... Read more
10d
Hindustantimes.com
US withdraws from UNESCO: Diplomatic flare-ups not new at the UN cultural bodythe Soviet Union, the USSR was replaced by the Russian Federation alongside 12
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
the Soviet Union, the USSR was replaced by the Russian Federation alongside 12 former Soviet republics in 1992. Communist East Germany was also a member between 1972 and 1990, before the reunification of Germany. In 2011 Palestine became the... Read more
260 related articles
11d
The Washington Times
Behind the Curtain: Czechs may take a step back in upcoming voteservices’ involvement in European politics is legendary. Russian President Vlad
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
services’ involvement in European politics is legendary. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who worked in neighboring East Germany, would like nothing better than to have outsize influence on a NATO member seen as a model for Central European... Read more
11d
Channel NewsAsia
UNESCO, controversial custodian of culturethe Soviet Union, the USSR was replaced by the Russian Federation alongside 12
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
the Soviet Union, the USSR was replaced by the Russian Federation alongside 12 former Soviet republics in 1992. Communist East Germany was also a member between 1972 and 1990, before the reunification of Germany. In 2011 Palestine became the... Read more
260 related articles
11d
Athens Banner-Herald
Hanson: It’s 1968 all over againEuropean cities and the onslaught of millions of immigrants – mostly young, mal
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
European cities and the onslaught of millions of immigrants – mostly young, male and Muslim – from the war-torn Middle East. Germany is once again becoming imperious, but this time insidiously by means other than arms. The failed state of... Read more
11d
Norwich Evening News 24
Lost over Lowestoft and found in Germany - the journey of a Norwich academy’s space lego projectthe Eaton Hall Specialist Academy craft which was sent into space. He found it
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 11 days ago
the Eaton Hall Specialist Academy craft which was sent into space. He found it while walking his dog on a beach in north-east Germany. Picture: Right for Success Trust Though Neil and his dog were tragically lost, the camera and tracker was... Read more
11d
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Lost over Lowestoft and found in Germany - the journey of a Norwich academy’s space lego projectthe Eaton Hall Specialist Academy craft which was sent into space. He found it
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
the Eaton Hall Specialist Academy craft which was sent into space. He found it while walking his dog on a beach in north-east Germany. Picture: Right for Success Trust Though Neil and his dog were tragically lost, the camera and tracker was... Read more
11d
Zero Hedge
NATO "Concerned By Russia's Military Buildup Close To Our Borders"and Lithuania) and is now seeking to add Ukraine as a member, but already has o
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
and Lithuania) and is now seeking to add Ukraine as a member, but already has other formerly Russia-allied nations: Poland, East Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, and, this... Read more
12d
DW
Child abuse in the GDR - First taboo, then ignored |East German state offered "no solutions or assistance" to child abuse victims.
DW / Posted 12 days ago
East German state offered "no solutions or assistance" to child abuse victims. "Officially, sexual abuse did not exist" in East Germany, Stefanie Knorr from Gegenwind, a counselling center for those who continue to suffer from the political trauma... Read more
12d
The Washington Times
Political polarization makes it seem like 1968 all over againEuropean cities and the onslaught of millions of immigrants — mostly young, mal
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
European cities and the onslaught of millions of immigrants — mostly young, male and Muslim — from the war-torn Middle East. Germany is once again becoming imperious, but this time insidiously by means other than arms. The failed state of... Read more
13d
KERA North Texas
The 'Very Different' Leaders Of Germany's Far-Right AfD Partyto help around the house. Alexander Gauland: 'The CDU has left me' The 76-yea
KERA North Texas / Posted 13 days ago
to help around the house. Alexander Gauland: 'The CDU has left me' The 76-year-old Gauland, born and raised in the former East Germany, has been in politics most of his life. A lawyer by training, he spent 40 years on the center-right as a member... Read more
13d
OregonLive.com
Woman, 83, banned from bus because of assistance Chihuahua, suit saysNazis injected her with all sorts of substances as they experimented on her, sh
OregonLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
Nazis injected her with all sorts of substances as they experimented on her, she said. Tempel said at age 19, she escaped East Germany, but had to swim across a river and under explosive mines to do it. She said she was shot in the leg during the... Read more
13d
KPBS San Diego
The 'Very Different' Leaders Of Germany's Far-Right AfD Partyto help around the house. Alexander Gauland: 'The CDU has left me' The 76-yea
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
to help around the house. Alexander Gauland: 'The CDU has left me' The 76-year-old Gauland, born and raised in the former East Germany, has been in politics most of his life. A lawyer by training, he spent 40 years on the center-right as a member... Read more
14d
BBC News
The man with 7,000 licence platesof Andrew's plates, however, are bought online, rather than from royalty. He h
BBC News / Posted 14 days ago
of Andrew's plates, however, are bought online, rather than from royalty. He has plates from former countries, such as East Germany, disputed territories, such as South Ossetia in eastern Europe, and moments in history, such as when Iraq... Read more
14d
NBC 2 Fort Myers
Review: A Legacy of SpiesLeamas was in a contest with Stasi Deputy Mundt, and was trying to aid people h
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 days ago
Leamas was in a contest with Stasi Deputy Mundt, and was trying to aid people helpful to him in terms of information out of East Germany. All of this detail may make younger readers admire the intrigue involved with the Cold War and its... Read more
15d
KRDO Colorado Springs
Top 10 plays of the week: Week 6Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on thi
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day. Read More » Edgar Allen Poe dies, East Germany is born, "Cats" begins its domination of Broadway, "American Bandstand" goes off the air, and the U.S. invades... Read more
4 related articles
15d
Reuters
Turkish prosecutor seeks 15-year jail sentence for rights activistsA minister in Berlin compared Ankara’s behavior over the detention of the activ
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
A minister in Berlin compared Ankara’s behavior over the detention of the activists to the authoritarian former communist East Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel also said last month that Turkey’s 12-year journey to join the European Union should... Read more
10 related articles
15d
The Courier Mail
Turkey to charge Amnesty head, othersA minister in Berlin compared Ankara's behaviour over the detention of the acti
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
A minister in Berlin compared Ankara's behaviour over the detention of the activists to the authoritarian former communist East Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel also said last month that Turkey's 12-year journey to join the European Union should... Read more
10 related articles
15d
Geelong Advertiser
Turkey to charge Amnesty head, othersA minister in Berlin compared Ankara's behaviour over the detention of the acti
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 15 days ago
A minister in Berlin compared Ankara's behaviour over the detention of the activists to the authoritarian former communist East Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel also said last month that Turkey's 12-year journey to join the European Union should... Read more
10 related articles
15d
News.com.au
Turkey to charge Amnesty head, othersA minister in Berlin compared Ankara's behaviour over the detention of the acti
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
A minister in Berlin compared Ankara's behaviour over the detention of the activists to the authoritarian former communist East Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel also said last month that Turkey's 12-year journey to join the European Union should... Read more
10 related articles
15d
Eye Witness News
Turkish prosecutor seeks 15-year jail sentence for rights activistsA minister in Berlin compared Ankara’s behaviour over the detention of the acti
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
A minister in Berlin compared Ankara’s behaviour over the detention of the activists to the authoritarian former communist East Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel also said last month that Turkey’s 12-year journey to join the European Union should... Read more
10 related articles
15d
DW
Turkish prosecutors demand up to 15 years jail for German rights activist Peter Steudtner |stoked tensions with Berlin, with one German minister comparing Ankara's behavi
DW / Posted 15 days ago
stoked tensions with Berlin, with one German minister comparing Ankara's behavior to the authoritarian former communist East Germany. Erdogan's government says EU critics of the case, and of the wider crackdown in the aftermath of the coup, do... Read more
10 related articles
15d
Channel NewsAsia
Turkish prosecutor seeks 15-year jail sentence for rights activists - agencyA minister in Berlin compared Ankara's behaviour over the detention of the acti
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
A minister in Berlin compared Ankara's behaviour over the detention of the activists to the authoritarian former communist East Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel also said last month that Turkey's 12-year journey to join the European Union should... Read more
10 related articles
15d
Hindustantimes.com
Turkish prosecutor seeks 15 year in jail for local Amnesty chief, 10 rights activists over alleged terror linksA minister in Berlin compared Ankara’s behaviour over the detention of the acti
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
A minister in Berlin compared Ankara’s behaviour over the detention of the activists to the authoritarian former communist East Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel also said last month that Turkey’s 12-year journey to join the European Union should... Read more
10 related articles
15d
KRDO Colorado Springs
Falcon Falcons score 72 points in first win of seasonLewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on thi
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day. Read More » Edgar Allen Poe dies, East Germany is born, "Cats" begins its domination of Broadway, "American Bandstand" goes off the air, and the U.S. invades... Read more
4 related articles
15d
KRDO Colorado Springs
CSU Pueblo earns big Homecoming win over Adams StLewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on thi
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day. Read More » Edgar Allen Poe dies, East Germany is born, "Cats" begins its domination of Broadway, "American Bandstand" goes off the air, and the U.S. invades... Read more
4 related articles
15d
KRDO Colorado Springs
Mesa Ridge wins rivalry shootout with WidefieldLewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on thi
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day. Read More » Edgar Allen Poe dies, East Germany is born, "Cats" begins its domination of Broadway, "American Bandstand" goes off the air, and the U.S. invades... Read more
4 related articles
15d
Reuters
Turkish prosecutor seeks 15-year jail sentence for rights activists - agencyA minister in Berlin compared Ankara’s behavior over the detention of the activ
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
A minister in Berlin compared Ankara’s behavior over the detention of the activists to the authoritarian former communist East Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel also said last month that Turkey’s 12-year journey to join the European Union should... Read more
10 related articles
15d
The Jacksonville Daily News
- Opinion - The Daily News - Jacksonville, NCin college football history, Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland University 222-0
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
in college football history, Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland University 222-0 in Atlanta. In 1949, the Republic of East Germany was formed. In 1954, Marian Anderson became the first black singer hired by the Metropolitan Opera Company in... Read more
6 related articles
15d
The Wilmington Star-News
Opinionin college football history, Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland University 222-0
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 days ago
in college football history, Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland University 222-0 in Atlanta. In 1949, the Republic of East Germany was formed. In 1954, Marian Anderson became the first black singer hired by the Metropolitan Opera Company in... Read more
6 related articles
15d
KRDO Colorado Springs
WATCH Hundreds of Rick and Morty fans turn out to McDonalds in Colorado SpringsLewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on thi
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day. Read More » Edgar Allen Poe dies, East Germany is born, "Cats" begins its domination of Broadway, "American Bandstand" goes off the air, and the U.S. invades... Read more
4 related articles
16d
KRDO Colorado Springs
High CSU water bills affect nearly 400 customersEdgar Allen Poe dies, East Germany is born, "Cats" begins its domination of Bro
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 16 days ago
Edgar Allen Poe dies, East Germany is born, "Cats" begins its domination of Broadway, "American Bandstand" goes off the air, and the U.S. invades Afghanistan, all on this day. Read More » A look at the people who were killed while attending at the... Read more
16d
The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Oct. 7, 2017Doheny was acquitted at his own trial of offering the bribe Fall was convicted
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Doheny was acquitted at his own trial of offering the bribe Fall was convicted of taking.) In 1949, the Republic of East Germany was formed. In 1954, Marian Anderson became the first black singer hired by the Metropolitan Opera Company in... Read more
6 related articles
16d
Belfast Telegraph
Co Tyrone dentist gets his teeth into North Korean life on 'surreal' holidaymany cars and people are dressed in old clothes," he said. "We got to ride on t
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
many cars and people are dressed in old clothes," he said. "We got to ride on the subway, which they had transported from East Germany. "They took us to this school of music and art and they put on a 'live performance'. But the young people were... Read more
More

In this news