Berlin Wall


An inside look at how Germany has rebuilt itself

It’s been two decades since the Berlin wall came down


Ossis: not really an ethnic group

Twenty years after reunification, problems remain


The Commons: ‘I shouldn’t have to be here’

Canadians express feelings about the proroguing of Parliament with protests and plenty of creative signs

Awful food, commie cars and the bad old days

German consumers are hearkening back to a simpler time, a time before capitalism. Sound familiar to anyone?


Dogs are victims in a scary war

The magnificent Ovcharka


Looking to Lech

On the occasion of that little anniversary in Berlin today, former Polish president Lech Walesa is once more front and centre, which is relevant to our narrow interest in that Mr. Walesa is one of Stephen Harper’s personal heroes. The two met last year when the Prime Minister visited Poland. Here, for whatever reason, is a photo of Mr. Walesa impatiently awaiting Mr. Harper’s arrival.


German civil service chock full of spies

Stasi files revealed that there were 90,000 agents