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German Rail Strike to Affect Berlin Anniversary Celebrations

Germany's capital is gearing up for the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this weekend, but some people may not be able to make it to the celebrations because of a four-day strike by train drivers. The work stoppage affects not only long-distance and regional rail services, but also the local networks.  The strike began with freight services on Wednesday, and added passenger trains on Thursday. The train drivers are demanding a 5 percent wage increase and a...

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