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Coronavirus tears Greek and Turkish Cypriots apart — againAs Germany gets ready to celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall and the 30th anniversary of reunification, the "wall" dividing the Greek and Turkish parts of Cyprus seems to be increasingly impenetrable..
Troika Of Imperialist Projects From NATO, Quad To D-10 – OpEdThe colonial and imperialist powers have imposed bipolar world order after the Second World War by establishing the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The idea was to destroy every alternative..
Reunified Germany A Big Success 30 Years On – OpEdBy Cornelia Meyer* The 30th anniversary of the reunification of Germany, which was a great achievement and marked a major geopolitical shift by peaceful means, falls on Saturday. This should not..
Germany’s tough choices amid the global disorderThirty years after the fall of the Berlin wall, history did not end after all and the Republic must take sides
Human Rights: ASEAN’s Changing Perspectives – AnalysisASEAN’s changing perspectives on human rights saw the latest shift taking place in the recent ASEAN foreign ministers virtual meeting hosted by Vietnam, on the back of concerns over the plight of the..
All For Global Citizens: President Fischer On 75 Years Of Triumph Of Antifascism – OpEdEarly summer days of 2020 in Vienna marked the anniversary of Nuremberg Trials with the conference “From the Victory Day to Corona Disarray: 75 years of Europe’s Collective Security and Human..
One In A Billion: Entrepreneur Richard Buettner Shares His Secrets For Adapting In An Ever-Changing World*NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / August 6, 2020 /* Entrepreneur Richard Buettner knows that success does not come to those who sit idly by and let others do the work. As a successful businessman, public..
Rabbi who served Germany’s Jews after fall of the Berlin Wall, dies at 93Many non-Jewish Germans first encountered Wolff in Wauer’s 2011 film about Berlin’s historic Weissensee Jewish Cemetery, “In Heaven Underground.”
The Venice Commission On Albania: Elections, Constitutional Court, And The Media – OpEdThe Republic of Albania is experiencing a rather deep and complex crisis. This crisis has already been clearly identified by the main European organizations that are dealing with Albania. European..
BANK OF AMERICA: 5 main themes will shape the post-coronavirus investing landscape. Here are strategies for playing the winners and losers of each.· The coronavirus pandemic has remade the global economy, and Bank of America strategist Haim Israel says its effects will last for decades. · He writes that new technologies — especially in..
COVID-19: Are The World’s ‘Leaders’ Up To The Challenge? – OpEdBy Roberto Savio* The letter of 7 April 2020 calling for immediate international action to address issues arising from the COVID-19 crisis sent to the G20 by more than 200 former world leaders,..
Reflections On The Anthropology Of Religion – AnalysisWith the advent of the human sciences, traditional philosophical figures cracked and the markers of meaning shifted. The anthropological field replaced the metaphysical instance to define the new space..
Near-Peer Threats At Highest Point Since Cold War, Pentagon Official SaysBy David Vergun The United States faces an array of threats from near-peer competitors China and Russia that have not been seen since before the fall of the Berlin Wall, a DOD official said..
The Rise Of Resource NationalismIt wasn't supposed to be this way. The fall of the Berlin Wall was to bring about one, integrated world market where goods and services freely traversed borders without the interference of meddling..
dGen Releases its Comprehensive Blockchain in Europe 2020 Report*SAN FRANCISCO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / February 20, 2020 /** *The think tank dGen, an organization specifically focusing on a rapidly decentralizing technology landscape, has released its much-anticipated..
The Davos Manifesto and the future of capitalism(MENAFN - Gulf Times) In 1989, we witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall. And with that, history had put an end to an era of communism that had begu...
Germany's 16 states: Berlin2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and a public holiday dedicated to women.
Robots pose biggest Risk to the poorest countriesIn the years following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, many Western policymakers assumed that globalization was irreversible and would lead to rising incomes for all. In 2005, then-U.K. Prime..
The Use Of Anthropological Mediation In Interfaith Dialogue – AnalysisThe West believed in the 1970s that, with modern societies becoming more rational, belief was going to fade. The idea that modernity and religion cannot mix, was very widespread. The rise of..
Marxist communism is being reborn in Spain, cardinal warns (Catholic Register)“Marxist communism, which seemed destroyed with the fall of the Berlin Wall, has been reborn and is certain to govern Spain,” warned Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera of Valencia, vice president..
Stasi HQ storming: German president praises 'democratic act'Thirty years ago, crowds of people prevented East Germany's feared secret police from shredding files in the aftermath of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged society to heed the..
Frank-Walter Steinmeier: 'Right now democracy needs us!'Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germans need to remember the democratic values that unite them, Germany's president stressed in his annual Christmas address.
Pope Francis to diplomats: Polarization hurts the poorVatican City, Jan 9, 2020 / 05:00 am (CNA).- In his annual address to diplomats Thursday, Pope Francis stressed that solidarity is needed in 2020 to overcome polarization for the sake of the poor, who..
I Was There: Fall of the Berlin WallFrom friend to informant - this was the reality in East Berlin as the secret police forced citizens to turn on each other and join their feared network of spies.
Dresden, 1989: The Helmut Kohl speech showing German reunification was the waySix weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, on December 19,1989, West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl headed to Dresden. The situation was tense. And the day would become an unexpected stepping stone..
Proactive Ally, Passive Partner Or Spoiler? Bulgarian Defence Policy From The Warsaw Pact To NATO – AnalysisThis essay deals with the changing nature of Bulgarian defence policy during the long decades of the Cold War until its accession to NATO in 2007. Referring to both secondary interpretation and..
Gorbachev: Russia and US must avoid 'hot war'Moscow (CNN)Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev may be remembered today as the man who presided over the collapse of an empire: The recent anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 saw..
There was no getting away from the Berlin Wall it seemedIn the concluding part of her memories about the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago this month, Ingrid Wagner recalls crossing from West to East...
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Flip Schulke: Photographer who links US civil rights movement to Berlin WallFlip Schulke photographed America's civil rights movement, and the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall.
Déjà vu in Czech Republic and Slovakia, 30 years after Velvet Revolution?In the days after the fall of the Berlin Wall, protesters in what was then Czechoslovakia rose up to peacefully end Communist rule. To mark the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, more than..
Thirty years later, spirit of 1989 lives on in eastern German city of LeipzigThe fall of the Berlin Wall, on November 9, 1989, has its rightful place in the history books. But a month earlier, it was a little further south, in Leipzig, that the first major protests took place..
Did Fall Of Berlin Wall Produce The Trump Presidency? – OpEdBy John Feffer* The Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago. It was one of the few unambiguously joyous moments in modern history. This popular, nonviolent explosion of dissent effectively toppled East..
Fall of the Berlin Wall: Me vs. usOn the same day that I read about the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, I read about people in Washington state voting against affirmative action [“Affirmative action measure Ref. 88..
Nothingburgers: They don’t have to be what’s for lunchOne of the things that frustrates The Macalope is that pundits spend way too much time criticizing Apple for nothingburgers. Have you heard of these nothingburgers? The burgers, they make them from..
The Berlin Wall – and its fall...This year marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, a notorious symbol of the Cold War between the capitalist West and communist East. Here historians Richard Pursehouse and Ben..
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