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Obama Kept In The Dark About Blown Spying Operation In Germany: Report

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

President Obama was kept in the dark about a blown U.S. spying operation in Germany, according to the New York Times. A 31-year-old German man was ...

Obama, German Chancellor To Display Unity Against Russia

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel threatened tough sanctions Friday on broad swaths of Russia's economy i...

Obama Consults Merkel On Ukraine, Will Not Participate In G8 Summit

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday about the situation in Ukraine and discus...

Obama Cites 'Complete Illegitimacy' Of Russia Move In Crimea

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 2 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama discussed the Ukraine crisis with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a phone call on Sunday a...

Wow, There Were A LOT Of Things Obama Didn't Know

Posted 10.30.2013 | Comedy

It may seem weird to think that President Obama didn't know that the U.S. was listening in on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone for 10 years, bu...

Trust Between Obama, Angela Merkel Tested

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama visited Berlin in June, German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a point of showing him...

Obama Aware Of Spying On Merkel Since 2010: Report

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics

The United States flatly denied Sunday that President Barack Obama had been informed years ago that US spy agencies were monitoring German Chancellor ...

'Our Work Is Not Yet Done'

AP | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

BERLIN -- President Barack Obama is challenging Americans and Europeans not to become complacent even though the Cold War is over. Obama is speaking ...

Obama Kicks Off Big Trip To Germany

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics

BERLIN — President Barack Obama is opening a 24-hour visit to Germany, the culmination of which will be a speech Wednesday at Berlin's iconic Br...

Obama To Give Major Speech Amid Backlash From Spying Scandal

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

* Obama to speak at Brandenburg Gate, meet Merkel * German leader to press president on cyber-snooping * After pivot to ...

'Merkel Factor' Could Decide German Vote

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Angela Merkel was once criticised for looking dowdy and lacking charisma, but now the "Merkel factor" is considered her key asset as she seeks re-elec...

Merkel's Party Loses Ground In German Votes

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Voters inflicted losses on Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in state elections Sunday, a setback weeks before a national electi...

AP: Obama, Merkel Set To Meet "Under Cloud Of Disagreement"

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama sits down this week with German Chancellor Angela Merkel under a cloud of disagreement over the way out of t...

"Stop It, All Of You": Obama Knocks German Press Over Coverage Of Alleged Tensions With Merkel

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a joint press availability in Dresden, Germany Friday morning, President Obama knocked the German press for playing up alleged tension between him ...

Obama In Dresden Calls On International Community To "Redouble" Efforts For 2-State Solution

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WEIMAR, Germany — President Barack Obama absorbed the stark horrors memorialized at the Buchenwald concentration camp Friday and said the lesson...

Obama, Merkel Hold Joint News Conference (WATCH LIVE VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama holds a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Baden Baden, Germany. WATCH LIVE AT 11:45 AM EST: Visit msnbc...

Report: Obama To Speak At Victory Column, Not Brandenburg Gate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to German papers, Barack Obama will speak at Berlin's Victory Column instead of the Brandenburg Gate on his trip to Germany. Bloomberg repor...

German Chancellor Skeptical Of Obama Speech Plan

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled unease over the prospect of a possible speech by Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Ob...