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 Obama Administration allowed transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice - now the new Trump administration weighed in and formally rescinded Obama's guidance. For the LGBT-community Trump's action on the bathroom-issue has validated fears that the administration wants to revoke their rights.
There is an easy way for President Trump to prove the serious allegation that his phone was tapped by the Obama administration during the election race. Simply order the declassification and publication of the material.
The scarred children of eastern Ukraine - Barack Obama as French president? - Catalonia revs up drive for independence -Burnings of the Koran in the Czech Republic - The jailing of a journalist fuels tension between Ankara and Berlin - Protests across Turkey over mass sackings of academics – The publisher who's also a Kremlin critic - Financial incentive for kids to behave at Italian restaurant.