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Daily Mirror
Amazing moment a woman and three men swim for their lives to escape East Germanythe terrified woman clinging on to the bank, fearing she would be shot dead. T
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
the terrified woman clinging on to the bank, fearing she would be shot dead. The German narrator describes how the four German Democratic Republic (GDR) refugees managed to take off unnoticed by the border guards – as they climbed over roofs and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Rhetorical swaggering and the nuclear arms racewith its content. In January 1949, the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
with its content. In January 1949, the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance was founded by Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, the German Democratic Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and the Soviet Union. Its aim was to foster economic solidarity among... Read more
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DW
Child abuse in the GDR - First taboo, then ignored |A report analyzing 250 cases of child abuse in the German Democratic Republic (
DW / Posted 9 days ago
A report analyzing 250 cases of child abuse in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) found that the communist East German state offered "no solutions or assistance" to child abuse victims. "Officially, sexual abuse did not exist" in East Germany,... Read more
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express
Germany population boom: Figures to increase by 2035 after record migrant arrivalsthe overall trend is upward, seven of the country's sixteen federal states will
express / Posted 14 days ago
the overall trend is upward, seven of the country's sixteen federal states will see net decreases - primarily in the former German Democratic Republic (aka East Germany). “The largest decrease is expected in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, where a 10.6... Read more
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Canberra Times
Former East Germany casts shadow over unified whole, study saysunified people," and scepticism of German unity is especially prevalent in the
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
unified people," and scepticism of German unity is especially prevalent in the states that once constituted the communist German Democratic Republic. Even as younger generations appear more optimistic about unity - 65 per cent of German youths 14... Read more
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DW
Germany celebrates reunification in Mainz, Steinmeier warns of 'other walls' |across our country is gone," Steinmeier said, referring to the Berlin Wall and
DW / Posted 17 days ago
across our country is gone," Steinmeier said, referring to the Berlin Wall and the inner German border that had divided the German Democratic Republic (DDR) and the Federal Republic of Germany (BRD). "But on September 24, it became clear that other... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Former East Germany casts shadow over unified whole, study saysunified people," and scepticism of German unity is especially prevalent in the
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
unified people," and scepticism of German unity is especially prevalent in the states that once constituted the communist German Democratic Republic. Even as younger generations appear more optimistic about unity - 65 per cent of German youths 14... Read more
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The Age
Former East Germany casts shadow over unified whole, study saysunified people," and scepticism of German unity is especially prevalent in the
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
unified people," and scepticism of German unity is especially prevalent in the states that once constituted the communist German Democratic Republic. Even as younger generations appear more optimistic about unity - 65 per cent of German youths 14... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Germany Ready to Give Support to Kenyans in Presidential PollGermany led to the fall of the Berlin Wall in late 1989. Free elections the fo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Germany led to the fall of the Berlin Wall in late 1989. Free elections the following year led to the dissolution of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) and the official reunification of the Germanys on October 3, 1990. That was by no... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
October 3the film "Black Hawk Down," would leave 18 American soldiers dead and as many a
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
the film "Black Hawk Down," would leave 18 American soldiers dead and as many as 1,000 Somalis dead. [ + - ] 1990: The German Democratic Republic (East Germany) ceases to exist and its territory becomes part of the Federal Republic of Germany... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 3the film "Black Hawk Down," would leave 18 American soldiers dead and as many a
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 days ago
the film "Black Hawk Down," would leave 18 American soldiers dead and as many as 1,000 Somalis dead. [ + - ] 1990: The German Democratic Republic (East Germany) ceases to exist and its territory becomes part of the Federal Republic of Germany... Read more
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Deseret News
Elder Robert D. Hales, 85, dies after a life of dedicated service to his family, the LDS Churchfrom 1981-85. He was executive administrator over Europe when the Freiberg Germ
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
from 1981-85. He was executive administrator over Europe when the Freiberg Germany Temple was built in what was then the German Democratic Republic, also known as East Germany. In the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, he served on the BYU Board of... Read more
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DW
How artists in East Germany fight the rise of the far-right |an attempt to counteract the right-wing populist AfD in Saxony. As a child, di
DW / Posted 22 days ago
an attempt to counteract the right-wing populist AfD in Saxony. As a child, director Markus Rindt fled as a youth from the German Democratic Republic (GDR) to West Germany and later returned to Dresden as a successful musician. He knows from... Read more
22d
The Hill
Germany: Welcome to the world of Trumpin favor of the German consensus. The AfD had its strongest showing, at second
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
in favor of the German consensus. The AfD had its strongest showing, at second place, in the eastern states of the former German Democratic Republic. In Saxony, the AfD became the largest party and could conceivably elect an AfD minister president... Read more
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KERA North Texas
German Election Results Highlight Old Divides Between East And Westthe lines of where the Iron Curtain once stood. In the region encompassing wha
KERA North Texas / Posted 24 days ago
the lines of where the Iron Curtain once stood. In the region encompassing what used to be Communist East Germany, the German Democratic Republic, AfD support was the second-highest among all parties. In some areas, it came in first. Male... Read more
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express
Germany 'WILL pay' Poland WW2 reparations – ‘No legal basis to refuse’ blasts Warsawcontrol over its decisions, simply because it was done within the Soviet Union,
express / Posted 25 days ago
control over its decisions, simply because it was done within the Soviet Union, which relinquished reparations from the German Democratic Republic. “It’s true that the circumstances were unclear, that there are no documents, but the point is... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Angela Merkel: The Ikea Politicianculture which arrests any other notions of identity. Germany first is not a dir
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 26 days ago
culture which arrests any other notions of identity. Germany first is not a dirty term.Despite being a refugee of the German Democratic Republic during the Cold War, Gauland saw his experience as singularly German, one to set apart from those... Read more
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Aljazeera
Profile: Angela Merkelyears, in which she lived under the rule of the Socialist Unity Party (often kn
Aljazeera / Posted 30 days ago
years, in which she lived under the rule of the Socialist Unity Party (often known by its German acronym SED) in the German Democratic Republic, or East Germany, have shaped her views since. Merkel, who said that the fall of the Berlin Wall... Read more
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