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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)
President Barack Obama has signed hurried legislation banning anyone from entering the US as a UN representative if they have a past in either espionage or terrorism, and are still considered a threat to the US.
DW takes a look at why Russia seems to be favoring a return to its Soviet past - at least symbolically.
US President Barack Obama says Russian actions in southeastern Ukraine aren't conducive to a peaceful resolution.
Over a million Christians have left Iraq in the last decade due to increasing threat from Islamist extremists. Easter is a time of particular caution, as those who attend mass can make for easy targets.
Jerusalem is always busy at Easter, but this year the holiday has coincided with Jewish Passover, bringing thousands of religious pilgrims to the Old Town. The week has been mostly peaceful, but tensions remain high.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika was re-elected for a fourth term as Algeria's president with 81.53 percent of the vote. But the president is just a puppet controlled by a corrupt political elite, comments DW's Nils Naumann.
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Ukraine has halted its mission to recapture buildings in towns held by Russian separatists for Easter. Though the holiday has brought an uneasy truce, tensions remain high.
Police in Belfast have arrested one man in connection with the shooting death of a former leader of Continuity IRA, a splinter group of the Irish Republican Army. The shooting was carried out in broad daylight.
Violence and sanctions have taken their toll on Sudan's image among European investors. Many don't want to do business with Khartoum. Now Sudan is trying to change that and is particularly looking towards Germany.
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