30 years after the Berlin Wall, Cyprus’ division endures
Saturday, 9 November 2019 NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus’ no man’s land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world’s last — on Europe’s southeastern frontier. The United […]
It’s been thirty years since the Berlin Wall was erected overnight in 1961. Its sudden existence split many families, physically & ideologically divided the city of Berlin and all of the country. Its complete demolition after decades was complete by November 1991.