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There's disappointment in Europe at Barack Obama. The hopes that he awakened when he came to office have scarcely been fulfilled. But he still seems like the best man for the job. DW looks at how the relationship has changed.
When he came to the German capital five years ago, Barack Obama was given a regal reception. But as he heads back to Berlin for the first time as US President, he'll find that "Obamania" is a thing of the past. (17.06.2013)
Fifty years after US President John F. Kennedy's legendary visit to Berlin, Barack Obama heads to the German capital this coming week. Hot-button issues like free trade, security and NSA surveillance will follow him. (14.06.2013)
Millions of German citizens use Microsoft, Apple, Google, Skype or Facebook on a daily basis. According to German politicians, the Prism affair is less of an American issue than a very troubling bilateral one. (12.06.2013)
Experts have mixed views ahead of US President Barack Obama's second term, with some hoping the United States and European Union can come together over a free trade agreement. Others see the two drifting apart. (08.11.2012)
Ever since Barack Obama took office as US President, there's been talk of a disturbed relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. But the two leaders are on friendly terms, even if they're not particularly close. (06.11.2012)
Thomas Oppermann, the Social Democratic Party's floor leader in the German Bundestag, explains why Obama's foreign policy is better for Europe than Romney's - but Europe is less important for either candidate. (02.11.2012)
The EU and the US seem to have lost their way in terms of using their power capabilities in a globalized world. Regardless of who wins the US election, they need to work on improving their ties, writes Thomas Risse. (18.10.2012)
Many officials in the European Union are trying to keep their expectations for the future of trans-Atlantic relations under Barack Obama realistic. But they admit there is much room for improvement. (06.11.2008)
Barack Obama's speech in in Berlin on Thursday, July 24 was largely seen by German experts and commentators as a success. He pulled off the delicate balancing act he needed to, they said. (25.07.2008)
No nation can face global challenges such as terrorism and climate change alone, Barack Obama told a cheering crowd of some 100,000 in Berlin Thursday, July 24, calling for a new partnership between the US and Europe. (24.07.2008)
US President Barack Obama's gesture came amid a scandal involving lead-tainted drinking water. He blamed a widespread ideology that "less government is better" for the problem.
The US president has voiced support for a NATO mission off the coast of Libya to block irregular migration to Italy. He also called for Europe to face its "defining moment" amid a series of political crises.
During his last appearance as US leader at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, Barack Obama pulled out all the comedic stops. He finished his speech with "a mic drop" and the words "Obama out."
The winds of a possible new election have been blowing around Ankara. Hilal Koylu reports from Ankara about how the prime minister's departure has raised speculation about President Erdogan's machinations.
A huge evacuation operation is underway in Alberta, Canada, as a wildfire in the region continues to grow. Thousands of homes have been burnt, and authorities say a return to the city will not be possible for some time.
A woman has been killed and several people injured in shelling on Gaza, as Palestinian militant groups and the Israeli army continue to trade gunfire. Israel said it found another tunnel used by Palestinian militants.
Paul Ryan, second in line to the US presidency, has said he's not ready to back presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump. The Republican front-runner has fired back with some stern words for Ryan.
Eduardo Cunha, speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress, has been officially suspended from his post following a Supreme Court decision. Cunha was the architect behind the effort to impeach President Dilma Rousseff.
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