‘Until now it hasn’t been talked about’: Who were the East German victims of the Iron Curtain?

‘Until now it hasn’t been talked about’: Who were the East German victims of the Iron Curtain?

August 19th marks the 30th anniversary of a pivotal event that led to the fall of the Iron Curtain. We remember the East Germans who tried to escape via the Bulgarian border in the years leading up to the end of communism.

Germany to extradite suspect in Bulgarian journalist killing: court

Germany to extradite suspect in Bulgarian journalist killing: court

Update: Suspect arrested in Germany over killing of Bulgaria journalist

Update: Suspect arrested in Germany over killing of Bulgaria journalist

Ansbach suicide bomber was interviewed by Bulgarian TV

Ansbach suicide bomber was interviewed by Bulgarian TV

EU’s poorest countries ‘could join Schengen’

EU’s poorest countries ‘could join Schengen’

Thousands exit Germany for Bulgaria and Romania

Thousands exit Germany for Bulgaria and Romania

‘Immigration flood hasn’t happened’

‘Immigration flood hasn’t happened’

Group to tackle benefit migrant fears

Group to tackle benefit migrant fears

Germany mulls Bulgaria, Romania migrant influx

Germany mulls Bulgaria, Romania migrant influx

MPs spar over eastern EU immigration fears

MPs spar over eastern EU immigration fears

Minister calls for ‘poverty migrant’ crackdown

Minister calls for ‘poverty migrant’ crackdown

Germany to Bulgaria: cut oligarch ties

Germany to Bulgaria: cut oligarch ties

Minister: time to throw out illegal immigrants

Minister: time to throw out illegal immigrants

Migration increases as euro crisis bites

Migration increases as euro crisis bites

No to passport-free travel for Bulgaria, Romania

No to passport-free travel for Bulgaria, Romania

Interior minister: We need populism

Interior minister: We need populism

German bank reclaims 50 trains from Bulgaria over payment row

German bank reclaims 50 trains from Bulgaria over payment row

Bulgaria sacks Matthäus for Euro 2012 failure

Bulgaria sacks Matthäus for Euro 2012 failure

Friedrich defends EU border control changes

Friedrich defends EU border control changes

Bulgaria confirms Cold War border shootings of Germans

Bulgaria confirms Cold War border shootings of Germans

‘Unemployed EU citizens can be expelled’

‘Unemployed EU citizens can be expelled’

‘Jobless migrants must get German benefits’

‘Jobless migrants must get German benefits’

‘Fingerprints for foreigners’ sparks outcry

‘Fingerprints for foreigners’ sparks outcry

Germany stands by Schengen veto

Germany stands by Schengen veto

Berlin blocks Bulgaria, Romania from Schengen

Berlin blocks Bulgaria, Romania from Schengen