Sunday, April 30, 2017

Trump’s Disregard for Words -and the Truth- Is Finally Catching Up to Him

March 19, 2017 by  
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The bizarre allegations did not come courtesy of Vladimir Putin. Their source was not a mayhem-spreading autocrat eager to drive a wedge between firm democratic allies. No, they came directly from the White House itself. On Thursday, in a surreal news briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer amplified on the president’s claim that his predecessor in […]

TTIP in the Spotlight as Chancellor Merkel and President Obama Open Hannover Messe

April 30, 2016 by  
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April 30, 2016 The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) was in the spotlight as Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama officially opened the 2016 Hannover Messe this weekend. The US is the partner country of this year’s trade fair, a great honor and an even greater opportunity, as US businesses will have […]

Obama stresses importance of EU-US partnership in landmark speech

April 25, 2016 by  
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April 25, 2016 On the final day of his two-day visit to Germany on Monday, US President Barack Obama used a wide-ranging speech to business leaders in the northern city of Hanover to highlight the importance of cooperation between his country and Europe. Praising the European Union as “one of the greatest political and economic […]

President Obama in Berlin

June 19, 2013 by  
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REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AT THE BRANDENBURG GATE Pariser Platz, Brandenburg Gate Berlin, Germany 3:29 P.M. CEST PRESIDENT OBAMA: Hello, Berlin! (Applause.) Thank you, Chancellor Merkel, for your leadership, your friendship, and the example of your life — from a child of the East to the leader of a free and united Germany. As I’ve […]

German Enterprises Have High Hopes for Obama

November 21, 2012 by  
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The Representative of German Industry and Trade as well as the German American Chambers of Commerce congratulate the President on his victory and look with great confidence towards the future German-American business relations. We are anticipating Barack Obama to continue his work on finding solutions to tackle the economic crisis, the high unemployment rate and […]

New Waldseemüller Map Discovered

July 3, 2012 by  
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Few Americans are aware of the fact that their continent is named after the Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci. Even fewer probably know  that it was the German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller (1470-1520)  and  Matthias Ringmann who  are credited with the first recorded  usage of the word America. In honor of Amerigo Vespucci  they noted the name […]

Merkel visits Obama

June 7, 2011 by  
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President Obama welcomes Chancellor Merkel to the White House. Great speaker that he is, he managed to crack a joke and mentioned that neither of them looks like the leader that preceded them – Merkel is the first female chancellor and Obama the first not completely white president. During talks this morning a variety of […]

German Chancellor Merkel support President Obama

May 20, 2011 by  
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle both welcomed the words of US President Barack Obama in his major speech on the Middle East and North Africa. Speaking of the Middle East peace process, President Obama reiterated the need for a two- state solution. Chancellor Merkel said she emphatically supports President Obama’s call […]