Since he took office in January, President Trump has been trying to undo the damage wrought by his predessor, Barack Obama. And in that vein, Trump has recently informed Angela
In the end it was not mean to be. As discussed on Friday, during Trump's first G-7 summit, world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and new French President Emmanuel Macron, had hoped to persuade the the US president to endorse the Paris Agreement climate pledge to fight global warming. Show More Summary
By Andreas Rinke TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed back on Friday against renewed criticism of Germany's trade surplus from U.S. President Donald Trump, who told EU officials Germany was "very bad" on trade and suggested it was selling too many cars in the United States. Show More Summary
Last year, we had to say goodbye to one of the world’s favorite political couples: President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The pair appeared together again in Germany Thursday to discuss democracy in front of the Brandenburg Gate, drawing a massive crowd. It was the first time Obama spoke publicly in Europe since leaving office. Show More Summary
[embed eid="24099" /] This is an official video from The Obama Foundation. Yeah. It wasn't just going to Germany at the same time as Trump. It was meeting with a gleeful Angela Merkel amidst Women's March-sized crowds that especially trolled the so-called president on an official visit. And Obama didn't stop there. Show More Summary
The internet has been intrigued by the president's encounters with world leaders on his first trip abroad.
The president has repeatedly praised autocratic leaders while showing contempt for our democratic allies.
Social media was abuzz on Thursday after another video emerged of an awkward moment surrounding President Trump's body language at a NATO summit in Brussels. Read more...
Former President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on May 25. Former President Barack Obama seemed to take a subtle swipe...Show More Summary
Did Emmanuel Macron just intentionally leave Donald Trump hanging? Video footage has emerged that appears to show France’s newly elected president appearing to dodge his U.S. counterpart at the NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday. In the clip, Macron walks up a red carpet toward a group of world leaders. Show More Summary
It was a coincidence of scheduling for the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, but the difference in the receptions of the former and current presidents was telling.
Donald Trump is currently visiting Brussels, home of NATO, where he is of course making an ass of himself in all the ways his worst critics expected. Donald Trump last year called Brussels a "hellhole," during one of his many, many, many orations explaining what was wrong with the entire rest of the planet and how they were dooming us all. Show More Summary
More than eight out of 10 British people want Theresa May should use her influence to persuade Donald Trump to keep the United States within the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to a new poll. While Angela Merkel, the German...Show More Summary
BERLIN (AP) — Barack Obama received a rock-star welcome in Berlin as he appeared at a public debate Thursday with Chancellor Angela Merkel, whom he praised as one of his "favorite partners" during his presidency.
If anyone understands the concept of a wall, it's the people of Berlin. Which is why former President Obama's appearance there Thursday, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at his side, had particular resonance. "We can't isolate ourselves" from conflict, poverty, and other problems throughout the world, Obama said, per the...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is having quite the day with current and former US presidents. This morning she met with Barack Obama for breakfast and an event in front of thousands at the Brandenburg Gate, and with the rendezvous came...Show More Summary
“Barack Obama received a rock-star welcome in Berlin as he appeared at a public debate Thursday with Chancellor Angela Merkel, whom he praised as one of his ‘favorite partners’ during his presidency,” the AP reports. The Guardian estimated the crowd [...]
Berlin (dpa) – Former US president Barack Obama discussed his legacy and the liberal values he champions with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday after receiving a rock-star welcome at Berlin’s iconic Brandenburg Gate. Speaking at a panel discussion to mark Germany’s...
Former United States President Barack Obama said at a Berlin reunion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday he was "heartbroken" by a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester. "We can see the terrible violence that took place just recently in Manchester... Show More Summary