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The most important symbol of Berlin's unification is fraught with construction problems and personnel issues, and it's June 2012 opening will not happen. Neither will the adjusted August date. Insert jokes about German efficiency here.

One is tempted to think that in six months, most Berliners will have forgotten the outrage and hand-wringing that has accompanied the embarrassing delays in opening the German capitals new international airport. Either that, or, as a report in the Wednesday edition of the tabloid Bild indicates, residents might still be waiting for the star-crossed project to go into operation.

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