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

Final preparations are made at the Brandenburg Gate ahead of the German Protestant church congress (Kirchentag) in Berlin on May 23, 2017. (Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch). The Volkswagen emissions scandal, which began when its "clean diesel" cars were found ...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 »

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

Barack Obama received a hero's welcome when he reunited with Angela Merkel for the first time since leaving office, calling on the audience to engage in democracy and telling the tens of thousands in Berlin: “We can't hide behind a wall.” Speaking in ...and more »

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

Obama made the comment as President Donald Trump, in Brussels, was meeting with EU leaders. By Edward-Isaac Dovere. 5/25/17, 1:01 PM CET. Barack Obama brought his post-presidency campaign for continued globalism and openness to Berlin on Thursday ...and more »

Obama in Berlin for landmark church assembly - Deutsche Welle

Former US President Barack Obama addressed the church congress saying "we can not hide behind a wall." This year, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation is the featured topic, with many big names making an appearance. Error loading player: Could not ...and more »

The latest news from the president in exile - Washington Times

Former US President Barack Obama is awarded the German Media Prize 2016 in Baden-Baden, Germany, Thursday, May 25, 2017.(AP Photo/Michael Probst) more >. Share. Tweet. Share. Pin. Share. Mail. Share. Print. By Wesley Pruden - The Washington Times ...and more »

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

In the same week, Obama was embraced like a saint while Trump was a diplomatic disaster. It's the best and worst of times. Nick Spicer. May 26, 2017. Twitter · Facebook · Reddit · Email. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and former U.S. President Barack ...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 Obama to ...and more »

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 Berlin ...and more »

Trump and Obama are having very different trips to Europe - Washington Post

Thanks to an awkward coincidence, President Trump is in Brussels at the same time as predecessor Barack Obama is in Berlin. These two trips are certainly offering contrasting views of the United States's relationship with Europe. Obama was in the ...and more »