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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)
While US sanctions against Russia are largely symbolic thus far and a military intervention is out of question, DW's Miodrag Soric says that's not a sign of Obama's weakness. Instead, it's part of a realpolitik approach.
Ahead of the Crimea referendum, a rhetorical battle over legality had been heating up between Russia and the West. Rising powers may be siding with the G-7 but that is no reason for complacency, argues Thorsten Benner.
Three years after the start of Syria's civil war, no one knows how many people have been killed. Not even the UN still maintains estimates. But a group of activists want to make sure the dead are remembered.
Having secured 157 out of the 250 seats in parliament, Aleksandar Vucic has emerged as the winner of the Serbian parliamentary election. Given his efforts to gain popularity in recent years, this was not unexpected.
The Crimea referendum will lead to Russia's international isolation, while the annexation of Crimea will lead the country into a confrontation with the West it can hardly benefit from, argues DW's Ingo Mannteufel.
Crimean Tatar leader Refat Chubarov Tells DW why he called for a boycott of the referendum in Crimea and why he thinks the international community must act.
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Serbia’s ruling Progressive Party has managed a landslide win in a snap parliamentary election. Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic now appears to have a strong enough mandate to dissolve his coalition.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin that more international observers should enter Crimea as its controversial referendum unfolds. Several nations have condemned Sunday's vote.
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