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Beer And Wurst In Hand, Obama Looks To Mend US-German Ties: ‘One Of The Strongest Alliances The World Has Ever Known’

KRUEN, Germany (AP) — Feasting on Bavarian beer and sausages, President Barack Obama on Sunday celebrated decades of U.S. friendship with Germany despite recent challenges and said the country “is proof that conflicts can end […]

06/07/2015

Spiegel Online reports a man aroused the suspicion of Germany's military counter-intelligence agency because of his close contacts to alleged U.S. spies. (Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Germans Investigating Second Spy Case Reportedly Involving U.S.

The arrest of a German intelligence employee casts a new shadow over relations between the two countries.

07/09/2014

German President Angela Merkel and U.S President Barack Obama address the media in the Rose Garden at the White House on May 2, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘These Are Challenging Times’ As Ukraine-Russia Crisis Escalates

President Barack Obama said that “these are challenging times” as the crisis between Russia and Ukraine escalates.

05/02/2014

German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich addresses reporters as he arrives for coalition talks between the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Social Democratic Party (SPD) at the parliamentary annex in Berlin on Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

German Interior Minister: ‘Special Efforts’ Needed From US To Restore ‘The Necessary Mutual Trust’

Members of the U.S. Congress met German officials and lawmakers in Berlin Monday in an effort to relieve tensions over allegations of massive National Security Agency surveillance.

11/25/2013

Obama Asks Germans For 'Benefit Of The Doubt' On NSA (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images)

Merkel: Trust With U.S. Needs To Be Rebuilt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the relationship between Germany and the United States as well as the future of a trans-Atlantic free trade agreement have been “put on test” by allegations of massive spying by the U.S. National Security Agency.

11/18/2013

President Obama is under fire about reports the NSA listened to phone conversations of allied world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (Alexey Filippov /Host Photo Agency via Getty Images)

Report: Obama To Curtail NSA Eavesdropping On World Leaders

The White House may be ready to announce a stop to the eavesdropping on allied world leaders.

10/29/2013

The health care failures are tangible for millions of Americans and can be experienced by anyone with Internet access. The law itself is more closely associated with Obama personally and long has been unpopular with the majority of the American people.(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Failures Of Obamacare Rollout Provide GOP With A Tangible Focus Point

For nearly five years, Republicans have struggled to make a scandal stick to President Barack Obama’s White House. One by one, the controversies — with shorthand names such as Solyndra, Benghazi, and Fast and Furious — hit a fever pitch, then faded away.

10/26/2013

German Chancellor Angela Merkel asked President Obama if the U.S. was tapping her cell phone. (GERARD CERLES/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Germany Summoning U.S. Ambassador Over Eavesdropping Questions

The German government is demanding a “complete explanation” about claims the U.S. monitored Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cell phone.

10/24/2013

The White House says President Barack Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the U.S. isn't listening in on her phone calls. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House: US Not Monitoring Merkel’s Calls

The White House says President Barack Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the U.S. isn’t listening in on her phone calls.

10/23/2013

Obama Asks Germans For 'Benefit Of The Doubt' On NSA (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Official: US, Germany To Negotiate ‘No Spy’ Pact

A senior German official says Germany and the U.S. will begin talks this month on an agreement not to spy on one another in wake of the revelations about electronic surveillance by the National Security Agency.

08/12/2013

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