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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)
Rejecting criticism that he did not cut short his vacation to visit earlier, US President Barack Obama traveled to Louisiana in a show of support for the flood-stricken state. The flooding has left thirteen people dead and nearly 3000 homeless.
On August 20, 2012, President Obama called the use of chemical weapons by Syria's Assad regime a "red line." Four years on with the Syrian war still raging, DW asked three scholars to assess Washington's Syria policy.
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Members of an obscure rebel group have killed eight soldiers in Paraguay just days after leftist guerrillas and Colombia reached an historic peace deal. The government has vowed to stamp out 'terrorists.'
Under new regulations, Turkish police women will be permitted to wear Islamic headscarves while on duty, provided that they match the uniform. Scotland and Canada also introduced the change in rules earlier this month.
A senior Bavarian cabinet minister has suggested that it was safe to have hundreds of thousands of refugees sent back. Markus Söder's comments came as Germany looks back at one year of the migrant crisis.
Turkish troops have clashed with pro-Kurdish militiamen for the first time since Ankara sent tanks across the border, a monitor group said. Previously, the rebels accused Turkey of bombing civilians in the area.
Several right-wing activists have occupied Berlin's famous Brandenburg Gate. The group, "Identity Movement," is notoriously known for its radical opposition to foreign and Islamic influence in Germany.
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