U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama participate in campfire songs session with fourth-grade Girl Scouts during the first-ever White House Campout at South Lawn of the White House in Washington D.C, The first lady hosted the event, as part of her Let’s Move! Outside initiative, for Girl Scouts to participate in activities to earn their Camper Badge, and to celebrate the release of the new Girls’ Choice Outdoor badges
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together with their translators at Zhongnanhai leaders compound before their private dinner on Tuesday
U.S. President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton walk past the Rose Garden to host an event marking the 20th anniversary of the national service program AmeriCorps at the White House in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron, watch a flypast on the second day of a NATO summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales on Friday
Underclassmen listen from the back of the stadium as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. Obama’s commencement address here is the first in a series of speeches that he and top advisers will use to explain U.S. foreign policy in the aftermath of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan and lay out a broad vision for the rest of his presidency
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, along with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton tour the Memorial Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Thursday
An anti-US protester dressed like the Statue of Liberty stands next to a giant mock US flag during a protest near the Malacanang palace in Manila, as US President Barack Obama‘s visit to the capital winds down. The protesters were protesting against the newly-signed defense agreement between the US and the Philippines.
US president Barack Obama with Japan’s emperor Akihito and empress Michiko pass an honour guard during an arrival ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo
U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he leaves Rome‘s airport.
Pope Francis and US President Barack Obama exchange gifts at the Vatican on Thursday. It is their first meeting.
US President Barack Obama arrives at the San Damaso courtyard for a meeting with Pope Francis in Vatican City, Vatican. This is Mr Obama’s first audience with Pope Francis, and it is the second time he has been received at the Vatican, after an audience with Pope Benedict XVI on July 10 2009. He is the ninth US president to make an official visit to the Vatican. The first, Woodrow Wilson, was received by Pope Benedict XV after the end of World War I.
A US army officer escorts US President Barack Obama (2nd-L), Belgium’s King Philippe (2nd-R) and Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo (R) as they visit the WWI Flanders Field Cemetery in Waregem on Wednesday. The cemetery is the final resting place for 368 Americans, most of whom were killed during World War I. Obama will pay his first visit ever to the EU headquarters in Brussels, cementing US-EU opposition to the takeover of Crimea after hitting out at Russian expansionism as a “sign of weakness”.
Barack Obama, US president (left), and Mark Rutte, Netherlands prime minister (centre), meet in front of Rembrandt’s ‘The Night Watch’ in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam before the start of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit. The summit, held March 24-25, will be attended by world leaders and is aimed at preventing nuclear terrorism.
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A Filipino student protests outside the US embassy in Manila, Philippines, in a rally condemning the docking of the USS Blue Ridge and the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama. Activists also called for an end to the presence of US troops in the country and the Visiting Forces Agreement.
US President Barack Obama endorses the National Day of Prayer by attending the celebratory breakfast in Washington, DC, on Thursday
US President Barack Obama greets supporters, local politicians and store employees after delivering remarks at Costco in Lanham, Maryland on Wednesday. Repeating some of the same policy proposals from his State of the Union speech the night before, Mr Obama is beginning a two-day, four-state tour to promote immigration reform and an increase in minimum wage.
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.
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.