White House staff and press board the rear steps of Air Force One on a foggy morning in Seattle. US president Barack Obama is attending fundraisers and events on the economy and immigration in Los Angeles and San Francisco on Monday. Read more
President Barack Obama awards former president Bill Clinton with the presidential medal of freedom on Wednesday, during a ceremony at the White House, Washington.
President Barack Obama delivers a speech at M. Luis Construction, a local small business in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington. Mr Obama travelled to the company to highlight the impact that a US government shutdown and default would have on the economy. The shutdown entered its third day on Thursday with little sign of compromise between Republicans and Democrats.
US President Barack Obama greets supporters after delivering remarks on the Affordable Care Act, also known as ‘Obamacare’, at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland. As a possible government shutdown looms ahead, the Obama administration has blamed Congressional Republicans for attaching language to a government funding bill that would defund Obamacare. Read more
US President Barack Obama reaches out to shake hands with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin after arriving for the G20 summit at the Konstantin Palace in St Petersburg, Russia on Thursday. Rifts over a military strike on the Assad regime in Syria is weighing on world leaders meeting on the shores of the Baltic, eclipsing economic battles that usually dominate when the G20 world economies meet. Read more
Air Force personnel stand to attention as an Air Force One, with US President Barack Obama on board, prepares to taxi down the runway at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland on Tuesday. Mr Obama is travelling to Arizona and California. Read more
US President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base on Thursday in Maryland. Obama is traveling to Florida to speak about the economy.
Women from a welcoming group wearing skirts and shawls with the face of US President Barack Obama prepare for him to depart from the Julius Nyerere airport, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Tuesday, at the end of the final leg of his week-long visit to Africa. Mr Obama on Monday courted African business leaders and announced trade initiatives to open up East Africa’s markets to American businesses, as he sought to counter the rise of Chinese economic influence in the continent.
A man cleans the red carpet leading to Air Force One in preparation for a departure ceremony for US President Barack Obama in Dakar on Friday. Mr Obama will visit South Africa and Tanzania next before concluding his tour of Africa Read more
US president Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama look out from the door of no return while touring the House of Slaves, or Maison des Esclaves, at Goree Island off the coast of Dakar on Thursday. Mr Obama and his family toured the museum at the site where African slaves were held before going through the door and being shipped off the continent as slaves. Read more