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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 Congress has released new figures on the country's budget, showing a massive drop in the deficit. The figure represents the least amount of red ink on the US balance sheet during Barack Obama's time in office.
Would the fall of Kobani be regarded as a failure of US President Obama's war strategy? Even Jimmy Carter, known also for his trepidation, has condemned the president's reluctance.
It’s a journalistic outlier - a German newspaper in English, published in the US for an elite audience. As the Atlantic Times marks its 10th anniversary its executive editor tells DW why the paper is not nearly done.
Authorities in Burkina Faso have issued a decree alocating ministerial posts in an interim government. The military claimed six posts, including the key ministries of the interior and defense.
The Dutch government says the week-long operation to recover wreckage from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 is complete. Continued fighting around the broad debris field had delayed the operation.
Broad sanctions and an economic crash forced Iran to the negotiating table - but trust is still missing between Tehran and the West. A long list of unsuccessful talks has complicated any chance of an agreement.
The family of a British-Iranian woman jailed after watching a men's volleyball match in Tehran says she has been released on bail. Ghoncheh Ghavami had been in prison since her arrest in June.
Dozens of people have been killed near a remote lakeside fishing community in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state. One source puts the toll at 48. Authorities claim that Islamist Boko Haram insurgents were responsible.
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