East Germans surprise Hungarian border guards and rush through a gate into Moerbisch, Austria in 1989. File photo: AP

How a picnic in Europe brought down Iron Curtain 30 years ago

  • Hungarian and German leaders commemorate 30th anniversary of the “pan-European Picnic’
  • 1989 event on the border of Austria and Hungary helped lead to the fall of the Berlin Wall
Topic |   European Union

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East Germans surprise Hungarian border guards and rush through a gate into Moerbisch, Austria in 1989. File photo: AP
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