The news is by your side.

Fairwell Tour

Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’

WASHINGTON: Barack Obama will travel on Monday to Greece and Germany in a final official visit designed, in a strange bit of political contortion, at reassuring worried Europeans about a man he once warned was "unfit" for the presidency: Donald Trump. The irony is cruel: In the name of a peaceful transition, the American president, having thoroughly denounced the billionaire Republican during the recent campaign, must now do his best to reassure his European counterparts about the future of American democracy under…