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A tale of two presidents: Angela Merkel meets Obama and Trump - Sky News

The German Chancellor has a contrasting relationship with the current occupant of the White House and his predecessor. 21:48, UK, Thursday 25 May 2017. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and former U.S. President Barack Obama attend a discussion in ...and more »

Obama in Berlin: 'We can't hide behind a wall' - POLITICO.eu

Barack Obama brought his post-presidency campaign for continued globalism and openness to Berlin on Thursday, urging youth leaders and others not to give up and turn in on themselves. “In this new world we live in, we can't isolate ourselves. We can't ...and more »

Obama speaks at landmark Berlin Christian convention - Deutsche Welle

Thousands of people cheered when Barack Obama took to the stage in front of the Brandenburg Gate on Thursday. The former US president participated in a public discussion that was part of the Protestant "Kirchentag," or Church Day, in Germany's capital.and more »

Obama vs Trump: A tale of two presidents in Europe - Macleans.ca

To paraphrase Charles Dickens: He was the worst of presidents. And he was the best of presidents. And so might begin the very different stories of Donald Trump and Barack Obama, as they began their public trips abroad in late May: Trump's first as the ...and more »

Axis of Reason: Obama Meets Merkel in Berlin. Crowds Go Wildly Nostalgic. - Daily Beast

BERLIN—Four months out of office, Barack Obama was in full elder statesman mode when he appeared in Berlin on Thursday morning, looking sharp and well-rested as he told a cheering audience: "First of all: Guten Tag." One sign waved back, echoing a ...and more »

Obama tells adoring crowd in Berlin: 'We can't hide behind a wall' - The Guardian

Former US president gets hero's welcome as he reunites with Angela Merkel and urges crowd to 'fight those who divide us'. Kate Connolly in Berlin. Thu 25 May 2017 06.07 EDT First published on Thu 25 May 2017 05.08 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

1 day, 2 presidents: Merkel meets with Obama, then Trump - CNN

Berlin (CNN) There's no secret about which of the two American presidents German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting Thursday that she likes the most. On a day of odd political coincidences, Merkel sat down with one President she calls a friend and ...and more »

VW's 'dieselgate' poses ethical challenge for German Protestants - National Catholic Reporter (blog)

The Volkswagen emissions scandal, which began when its "clean diesel" cars were found to be rigged to cheat on pollution tests, has created an environmental, commercial and public relations crisis for the German automaker in the United States. It has ...and more »

The latest news from the president in exile - Washington Times

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The government in exile — the real one, according to the media — has had a busy week at home and abroad. “President Obama” has given up leading from behind and presumes now to lead from overseas. His secretary of state has a ...and more »

How Obama not so subtly undercuts Trump - Politico

When they realized former President Barack Obama was going to be in Berlin the same day President Donald Trump was going to be in Brussels, Angela Merkel was the one who called the White House to break the news. The German chancellor invited ...and more »