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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)
The US administration expects only modest growth for the nation's economy over the next two years, restrained by global economic weakness, according to the 2017 budget proposal unveiled by President Barack Obama.
The US' top court has ruled to block enforcement of a plan to limit carbon emissions form power plants. The move effectively stalls Obama's strategy to combat climate change.
Republicans in the US Congress have been clamoring for Obama to take decisive action against the Zika virus. Now he has done that but it remains to be seen if Congress will give him the money he seeks.
The map shows locations and provides links to sources that refute stories about crimes refugees allegedly committed. The founders say the response has been overwhelming.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized Western policy on the migrant crisis and said his country was capable of saying "goodbye" to refugees. His threat comes as EU countries panic under the massive refugee influx.
The Balkan country wants to negotiate with Brussels about joining the 28-member bloc. But, with its complex political structure, some lawmakers are crying foul. Zdravko Ljubas reports from Sarajevo.
An attacker has opened fire at an education department office in Saudi Arabia, killing several employees, the Kingdom's interior ministry said. Some media outlets claim the shooter was a disgruntled teacher.
The British government has said it will force through pay and working condition reforms for English doctors. Following a second consecutive day of strikes, junior doctors have vowed to fight on.
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