Barack Obama took office as the first African American president of the United States of America in January 2009. Take a look at DW's content on the main issues related to Obama.
Barack Obama is the 44th president of the US. After a four-year term, he was re-elected in 2012. In 2009, the same year that he took office, he received the Nobel Peace Prize. DW has covered Obama's election campaigns and the main issues related to his presidency at home and abroad, this page compiles our most recent content related to him.
The Nobel Peace Prize usually gets a lot of attention and sometimes fierce criticism. The Norwegian Nobel Committee doesn’t always get it right. So how do you avoid giving the most coveted peace prize there is to people who later might prove not worthy of it? Lars Bevanger has been finding out in Oslo.
Fifteen new species of “smiley-faced” spiders have been discovered. But, their names will surprise. Among them, former US president Barack Obama, wife Michelle, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and US Senator Bernie Sanders.