The economic, currency and social union between the FRG and the GDR on July 1st, 1990 paved the way to reunification on October 3rd.
The Islands of Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Lihou and Sark went through five years of German rule during World War II.
Although sworn enemies of Taiwan, North Korea and China involuntarily contributed to Taiwan not falling to Communism.
The Korean War was a typical Cold War struggle between East and West.
After just three days of actual war, Italy and France signed an armistice in June 1940.
The siege of the Legation Quarter in Peking from June to August 1900 was a desperate attempt to rid China of Western colonial powers.
80 years ago, the Battle of Dunkirk began in the surroundings of France’s northernmost city.
Taiwan’s first female president Tsai Ying-wen starts her second term in office while the world is fighting the coronavirus, which her government has contained very successfully.
Taiwan’s Vice President Chen Chien-jen will soon be back to “normal” life.
Chiang Ching-kuo´s role in Taiwan was ambivalent, as the former head of the secret police became a pioneer of democracy.