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The week in photos: August 18-24, 2018

Aug 25, 2018 - 7:30 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

INNOCENCE. Young Rohingya refugees enjoy ride in a traditional wooden ferris wheel during Eid Al-Adha festival celebrations at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia district near Cox's Bazar on August 23, 2018. Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP

The week in photos: July 21-27, 2018

Jul 28, 2018 - 4:51 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A burning home is reflected in a pool during the Carr fire in Redding, California on July 27, 2018. One firefighter has died and at least two others have been injured as wind-whipped flames tore through the region. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

US Air Force, Boeing begin work on new Air Force One

Feb 03, 2016 - 10:41 AM

The new planes will no doubt be very different from the current Air Force One incarnation

A file photo dated June 8, 2015 of the 'Air Force One' aircraft, a modified Boeing 747-200, carrying US President Barack Obama as it departs from the airport in Munich, Germany. Armin Weigel/EPA

Harrison Ford needles Donald Trump for 'Air Force One' praise

Dec 12, 2015 - 11:38 AM

Donald it was a movie

'Air Force One Obama': Kenyan babies named for presidential visit

Jul 25, 2015 - 10:15 PM

So far there are no reports of children being named after Obama s armoured limousine popularly known as The Beast

AIR FORCE ONE BABIES. Babies in Kenya are being named after the Air Force One – US President Barack Obama's jet. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Obama in Kenya for security, human rights talks

Jul 25, 2015 - 9:51 AM

UPDATED Excitement has been building in Kenya for weeks with the visit seen as a major boost for the east African nation s position as a regional hub

FIRST VISIT. US President Barack Obama waves after landing at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi, Kenya, July 24, 2015. Photo by Daniel Irungu/EPA

Obama arrives in Manila for 2-day state visit

Apr 28, 2014 - 1:41 PM

US President Barack Obama arrives in Manila on Monday afternoon April 28 to begin a two day state visit

Obama departs US for Asia tour

Apr 23, 2014 - 12:36 AM

Obama left Andrews Air Force Base aboard Air Force One Tuesday for his week long trip that will take him to Japan South Korea Malaysia and the Philippines

Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics

Apr 21, 2014 - 2:04 PM

US President Barack Obama will embark on his fifth visit as president to Asia when he lands in Japan on Wednesday April 23


President Obama revives broccoli-gate

Jul 10, 2013 - 8:14 AM

The president with his wife close by stayed faithful to the First Lady s Let s Move campaign

BROCCOLI'S BEST FRIEND. The slim line Obama was asked by a guest at a 'Kids State Dinner' event at the White House to name his favorite food

Obama ends Hawaii vacation

Jan 06, 2013 - 5:23 PM

Obama initially began his vacation on December 21 but was forced to interrupt it on December 26 and fly back to Washington to help lawmakers pass a tax package to avert the so called fiscal cliff