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Germany Celebrates 25 Years of Unity

Germany is celebrating 25 years of reunification Saturday. October 3 is a public holiday, marking the day in 1990 when East Germany and West Germany reunited. Berlin is holding a street party Saturday at the Brandenburg Gate, the symbol of German unity. The reunified Germany has emerged as a European leader and economic powerhouse, headed by two politicians who grew up in East Germany — Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauck. Merkel was a scientist in East Germany, while...

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