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Obama Snuggles Baby in Airport Pics, and Twitter Can't Stop Gushing

Obama Snuggles Baby in Airport Pics, and Twitter Can't Stop Gushing

Instead of approaching him, Jolene was approached by Mr. Obama and asked who the pretty girl was traveling with Jackinsky. "After I met him I couldn't believe I actually talked to him and he held my baby", she said. "It was unreal and very exciting". In pictures which emerged capturing the moment, Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt appeared to hold out her smartphone for a three-way selfie in Johannesburg while Obama, who sat to her left, and British Prime Minister David Cameron, ...


Xi's Russian Federation visit promotes bilateral ties to higher level: Chinese FM

Xi's Russian Federation visit promotes bilateral ties to higher level: Chinese FM

Meng Meng and Jiao Qing, sent to Germany on a 15-year conservation and breeding program, are not the first pandas given or loaned to the European country by China. German Chancellor Angela Merkel may no longer consider the USA under President Donald Trump a "friend," but the European leader is finding a willing new partner in a different, and perhaps unexpected , global superpower: China.


United States to conduct test of THAAD missile defense system

United States to conduct test of THAAD missile defense system

The US Missile Defence Agency plans to conduct a long-planned flight test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence ( THAAD ) missile system within the next few days, the media reported. No North Korea statements have announced work on countermeasures, according to Schmerler. It was a milestone for the program as it was the 10th successful intercept, the most complex and real-world test, and more importantly, the first time the system has been tested against an ICBM.


Hospital: China's Nobel Peace laureate's ill health worsens

Hospital: China's Nobel Peace laureate's ill health worsens

China allowed the two doctors to travel to the north east city of Shenyang to see its most prominent political prisoner. The hospital identified the doctors as Joseph Herman of the M.D. At the hospital, Liu has been mostly accompanied by his wife and her brother, both of whom have been largely unreachable by the outside world due to restrictions by Chinese authorities.


Macron says still trying to change Trump's mind on climate change

Macron says still trying to change Trump's mind on climate change

In their meeting held on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg on Saturday, Moon said that he was pleased to meet with the French president who surprised the world with a political revolution at the presidential election. The French leader also declared that the USA decision to withdraw from the the Paris agreement on climate change is "a mistake", and "noted with great satisfaction that [Russian] President [Vladimir] Putin has confirmed his support for the Paris agreement".