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19 Feb 2018
In 2012, US President Obama referred to Auschwitz as a 'Polish' death camp, unleashing a firestorm that eventually led to a new law that prohibits attributing Nazi crimes to Poland. But could the law criminalize all discussion of the Holocaust there?
3 Dec 2017
Former President Barack Obama lamented the lack of U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change during a visit to Paris on Saturday, in a veiled rebuke of his Republican successor's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord.
1 Oct 2017
A royal reunion for former U.S. President Barack Obama and Prince Harry as they watch a game together at the Invictus Games in Toronto.
25 Sep 2017
The latest Republican effort to repeal former U.S. President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law faced possible defeat this week as several senators in the party voiced concerns about the bill under consideration.
21 Sep 2017
Senate Republicans announced plans to vote next week on their latest bid to scuttle Obamacare even as a popular comedian who has become part of the U.S. healthcare debate denounced the bill and former President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned of "real human suffering."
18 Sep 2017
Former President Barack Obama has hit the speaking circuit, delivering remarks to Wall Street banks less than one year after leaving the White House.
12 Sep 2017
Former U.S. President Barack Obama pays a surprise visit to students at a Washington, DC, high school.
26 May 2017
Former U.S. President Barack Obama warns "these are times of great promise but also of great peril" as he wins the 2016 German Media Prize.
25 May 2017
Former U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday held a podium discussion on democracy at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.
8 May 2017
Former President Barack Obama urged current members of Congress to have the courage to "contradict party positions." He spoke after accepting the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award at Kennedy's presidential library in Boston on Sunday.
28 Apr 2017
The media battle heats up: France's presidential hopefuls Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are accused by the Russian and French press of denying access to them. Meanwhile, Barack Obama is criticised for accepting a $400,000 speaking gig in September.
25 Apr 2017
Former U.S. President Barack Obama says his next job will focus on helping the next generation become active citizens and leaders.

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