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October 4, 1989 | CHARLES T. POWERS, Times Staff Writer
About 11,000 East Germans, in hurried flight from their homeland, were set Tuesday night to board trains for a new life in West Germany. But the special trains, to come from East Germany, did not arrive in Prague, and the crowds faced another night in the streets and encamped in the muddy backyard of the West German Embassy here.
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November 19, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of thousands of East Germans flooded into West Berlin and West Germany on Saturday in the second weekend exodus of visitors since the borders were thrown open by East Germany's new reformist leaders. As people streamed out of East Germany for the weekend, the new Cabinet of Prime Minister Hans Modrow was sworn in.
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November 19, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of thousands of East Germans flooded into West Berlin and West Germany on Saturday in the second weekend exodus of visitors since the borders were thrown open by East Germany's new reformist leaders. As people streamed out of East Germany for the weekend, the new Cabinet of Prime Minister Hans Modrow was sworn in.
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October 4, 1989 | CHARLES T. POWERS, Times Staff Writer
About 11,000 East Germans, in hurried flight from their homeland, were set Tuesday night to board trains for a new life in West Germany. But the special trains, to come from East Germany, did not arrive in Prague, and the crowds faced another night in the streets and encamped in the muddy backyard of the West German Embassy here.
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October 5, 1988
The Soviet Union has formally rebuffed President Reagan's 15-month-old "Berlin Initiative" aimed at expanding air links to the divided city and promoting more international events there. The rejection came in a diplomatic note sent to the United States, Britain and France, the Allied nations responsible for West Berlin since the end of World War II.
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May 19, 1990 | TAMARA JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
East and West Germany signed a historic treaty Friday outlining the terms for reunification, hailing it as "the birth of a free and united Germany" after 45 years of bitter and bloody division. The pact merging the two countries' economic, social and monetary systems goes into effect July 2 after its expected ratification in coming weeks by the respective parliaments of the two Germanys.
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October 5, 1988
The Soviet Union has formally rebuffed President Reagan's 15-month-old "Berlin Initiative" aimed at expanding air links to the divided city and promoting more international events there. The rejection came in a diplomatic note sent to the United States, Britain and France, the Allied nations responsible for West Berlin since the end of World War II.
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