BERLIN - JANUARY 16: The sun sets on the Palast der Republic (R), the Berlin Dom Cathedral (L) and the broadacst tower at Alexander Platz January 16, 2006 in Berlin, Germany. The Palast der Republic is the former parliament building of the former East Germany, and Berllin officials have announced that demolition of the building will begin by the end of January. Many Berliners are against the move, citing the historical importance of the building.   (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)