Berliner youths wave German flags during the celebration of the country's reunification at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin 03 October 1990
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Berlin Wall anniversary: How it rose and fell - in 60 seconds

The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is being celebrated in Berlin this weekend.

After its construction on 13 August 1961, it became known as the Iron Curtain dividing western Europe from the communist East.

The BBC examines its rise and fall, in 60 seconds.

  • 07 Nov 2014