Twenty years ago the Berlin Wall fell, a painful symbol of division and clashes between East and West Europe. Today, Germany is a united and confident country. FRANCE 24 has a special report a week before the anniversary.
Its fall ushered in a “wind of change”, boosted Prince’s sex drive and inspired David Hasselhoff’s greatest feat. From Bowie to Rostropovich, we look at some of the musicians who found inspiration in the Berlin Wall.
French screen goddess and 1960s sex symbol Brigitte Bardot turns 75 on Monday, to be marked by a French exhibition dedicated to her life. Entitled "Brigitte Bardot: Les Annees Insouciance", it runs until January 31 at the Espace Landowski in Paris.
One of the world's top business school just celebrated its 50th anniversary, in Fontainebleau (France) and Singapore. R. Kahane talked to Frank Brown, Dean of INSEAD, to determine how the recession is affecting the "business" of business schools.
On Tuesday, ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War in Poland were marred by spats between Russia and Eastern European states over their respective roles in the conflict. Is history being rewritten?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called World War II the "most tragic" era in European history as the continent marked 70 years since the war began on September 1, 1939. Merkel earlier said that Germany bore responsibility for the conflict.
Fireworks and festivities in the Libyan capital of Tripoli starting Tuesday mark the 40th anniversary of the coup that brought Muammar Gaddafi to power. But controversy stalks the regime after the Lockerbie bomber's "hero's welcome".
Focus looks at the success of the Eurostar, as the company that began its undersea rail service linking London with Paris and Brussels on November 14, 1994 welcomed its 100 millionth passenger on Friday.