Obama, With Angela Merkel in Berlin, Assails Spread of Fake News - New York Times

President Obama at a news conference in Berlin on Thursday with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. He referred to them as “veterans” of the international political stage. By REUTERS on Publish Date November 17, 2016. Photo by Kay Nietfeld/DPA, via ...and more »

Germany Can Protect the Liberal Order - Foreign Affairs

As U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Berlin for a farewell visit on Wednesday, German policymakers were scrambling to develop a road map for dealing with the presidency of his successor, Donald Trump. Last week, in a congratulatory note to the ...and more »

The Latest: Obama: American democracy bigger than 1 person - Associated Press

President Barack Obama says he and President-elect Donald Trump "could not be more different." But he says American democracy is bigger than any one person. Obama is offering reassurances during a speech in Athens that "our future will be OK.and more »

Obama and Merkel call for continued transatlantic cooperation - The Guardian

Barack Obama descends from Air Force One upon his arrival in Berlin. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images. US news. Obama and Merkel call for continued transatlantic cooperation. US president and German chancellor write joint article stressing ...and more »

Obama 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Trump Presidency - NBCNews.com

President Obama on Thursday said he is “cautiously optimistic” about Donald Trump's presidency once the reality of his immense responsibilities sets in. “There's something about the solemn responsibilities of that office, the extraordinary demands that ...and more »

Merkel, Obama promote efforts to reach common trade agreement - Xinhua

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) arrives at Tegel Airport in Berlin, capital of Germany, on Nov. 16, 2016. U.S. President BarackObama arrived in Berlin on Wednesday and will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday.(Xinhua/Shan Yuqi).and more »

Germany daunted by great expectations as Obama passes baton to Merkel - The Guardian

Angela Merkel talking to Barack Obama during a G7 summit in June 2015. Photograph: Michael Kappeler/AP. Germany. Germany daunted by great expectations as Obama passes baton to Merkel. Some fear Germany may struggle to assume America's status ...and more »

The Observer view on the worldwide threat to liberal democracy - The Guardian

The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, in Berlin on Friday: 'With Obama no longer around to defend the west's liberal democratic order, Merkel could be the last woman standing.' Photograph: Simone/Pacific/Barcroft Images. The far right · Opinion ...and more »

Now Angela Merkel wears the west's mantle - Financial Times

Angela Merkel is Europe's last leader standing. The German chancellor will soon announce she will be seeking a fourth term in next year's election. Not so long ago it seemed that she might be unseated by the migrant crisis as Germany's anti-immigrant ...and more »

Despite reassurance, Obama warns Europe of a 'meaner world' - CNN

Berlin (CNN) President Barack Obama, returning to Berlin Thursday, intended to reassure his most stalwart global ally, Chancellor Angela Merkel, about her prospects under Donald Trump. Instead, Obama found himself warning of an impending shift in the ...and more »