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IN PHOTOS: Handshakes that shook the world

Jun 12, 2018 - 10:36 AM

US President Donald Trump's handshake with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore marks a historic moment

FIRST MEETING. US President Donald Trump (R) gestures as he meets with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

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May 22, 2018 - 11:51 AM

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Barack and Michelle Obama sign Netflix production deal

May 22, 2018 - 10:36 AM

The former first couple have launched Higher Ground Productions to produce a variety of content for the video streamer, possibly including scripted series, documentaries, and features

NETFLIX. The former first couple is set to produce a variety of content for Netflix. File photos by Saul Loeb/AFP, Jewel Samad

U.S. on track to meet climate targets despite Trump – U.N. chief

Mar 30, 2018 - 9:09 AM

Emissions-cutting plans put in motion by American businesses, regional governments and cities meant that the goals set by the former US administration which signed the deal in 2016 were within reach

TRUMP. In this file photo taken on March 10, 2018 US President Donald Trump answers questions from the media as he departs the White House in Washington, DC. USA. File photo by Olivier Douliery / AFP

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Feb 20, 2018 - 7:28 PM

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U.S. flexes muscle in the Philippines amid concerns vs China

Feb 18, 2018 - 8:34 AM

'We wish to continue working closely with the Philippine military,' says Lieutenant Commander Tim Hawkins, USS Carl Vinson public affairs officer

US PRESENCE. The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier of the Philippine Navy arrives in Manila for a routine port call. Rappler photo

Obamas reveal unconventional portraits in Washington

Feb 13, 2018 - 9:00 AM

These latest additions stand in stark contrast to the more buttoned-down approach of traditional presidential portraiture

NEW PORTRAITS. Former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama stand beside their portraits after their unveiling at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, February 12, 2018. Saul Loeb/AFP

David Letterman returns to TV with Obama interview

Jan 07, 2018 - 10:41 PM

'My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman' debuts in Netflix this January

Obama invokes Nazi Germany in plea to avoid complacency

Dec 09, 2017 - 12:58 PM

'You have to tend to this garden of democracy – otherwise, things can fall apart fairly quickly. And we've seen societies where that happens,' says former US president Barack Obama

DEMORACY. Former US President Barack Obama urges American voters to remain engaged. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Obama takes on Trump and men in general at Paris event

Dec 03, 2017 - 9:14 AM

Asked to list leadership qualities for the future, former US president Barack Obama says: 'More focus on putting women in power, because men seem to be having some problems these days'

(FILES) This file photo taken on November 10, 2016 shows US President Barack Obama meeting with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC.  US President-elect Donald Trump on December 28, 2016 accused Barack Obama of making "inflammatory" statements and complicating the impending transfer of power -- the latest salvo in an escalating war of words with the current commander-in-chief. The unorthodox personal and public criticism of a sitting president comes less than a month before the 70-year-old Trump -- who defeated Obama's preferred successor Hillary Clinton in November's presidential election -- takes office.  / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON

#PugadBaboy: Venerable totalitarian

Nov 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM

U.S. Justice Department mulls special prosecutor to probe Clinton Foundation

Nov 14, 2017 - 7:13 PM

The US justice department told lawmakers of its plans, but at the same time Attorney General Jeff Sessions is to testify about election year contacts between members of the Trump campaign and Russia

ON TOUR. Dean of the USC Anneberg School for Communication and Journalism Willow Bay and former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speak onstage during The Child Mind Institute Summit: The State of Child & Adolescent Mental Health at The Paley Center for Media on November 13 in New York City. Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Child Mind Institute /AFP

Trump, Duterte bond over shared dislike for Obama

Nov 13, 2017 - 7:30 PM

Duterte's spokesman says it was obvious that the two presidents have 'similar feelings' about former US president Barack Obama

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and US President Donald Trump share a light moment prior to the bilateral meeting at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Former U.S. presidents take stage at hurricane benefit concert

Oct 22, 2017 - 11:24 AM

Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter appear together, praising Americans for their willingness to help fellow citizens and urging them to do more

UNITED. (L-R) Former US Presidents, Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama attend the Hurricane Relief concert in College Station, Texas, on October 21, 2017. Jim Chapin/AFP

Obama personally warned Zuckerberg over fake news – report

Sep 25, 2017 - 6:54 PM

'Zuckerberg acknowledged the problem posed by fake news. But he told Obama that those messages weren't widespread on Facebook and that there was no easy remedy,' the Washington Post says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the F8 summit in San Francisco, California, on March 25, 2015. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Lavrov says U.S. has no proof of Russian vote meddling

Sep 23, 2017 - 8:40 AM

Instead, the Russian foreign minister suggests the allegations had been invented by ex-US president Barack Obama's 'small-hearted and vengeful' administration

'NO PROOF.' Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the US doesn't have any proof that Russia interfered in the 2016 US elections. File photo by Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP

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Sep 19, 2017 - 12:19 PM

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Clinton plays blame game in new book

Sep 09, 2017 - 9:37 AM

In her campaign chronicle What Happened set for release on September 12 the veteran Democrat acknowledges her own role in her defeat writing: It was my campaign Those were my decisions

No evidence Obama wiretapped Trump Tower – U.S. Justice Dept

Sep 03, 2017 - 9:17 AM

The FBI had previously shot down the claims that were made as controversy over alleged links between Trump s campaign team and Russia intensified earlier this year

NOT WIRETAPPED. A view of Trump Tower on 5th Avenue, November 16, 2016 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Berita selebriti hari ini: Rabu, 23 Agustus 2017

Aug 23, 2017 - 7:12 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Trump under fire over Charlottesville remarks

Aug 16, 2017 - 11:11 PM

In a clear sign of embarrassment Republican lawmakers did not line up to defend Donald Trump as they have repeatedly done since he took office in January Those who did speak criticized him

TRUMP ON CHARLOTTESVILLE. This file photo taken on August 15, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaking to the press about protests in Charlottesville after his statement on the infrastructure discussion in the lobby at Trump Tower in New York. Photo by Jim Watson/ AFP

Obama post-Charlottesville tweet most liked ever on Twitter

Aug 16, 2017 - 9:58 PM

Tweeting a quote from Nelson Mandela Obama says No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion

Calls for peace on eve of tense Kenya election

Aug 08, 2017 - 7:40 AM

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta gives a televised election eve speech aimed at easing tensions after a final campaign week marred by rigging accusations leveled by his bitter rival Raila Odinga

PREPARED. Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials make a sweep of electoral material August 7, 2017 at a holding centre in Kagio before their distribution to the polling stations a day before Kenya goes to the general election. Simon Maina/AFP

SAKSIKAN: Mencoba 5 bakso terlezat di Jakarta

Jul 29, 2017 - 2:38 PM

Bakso mana yang menjadi favorit kalian?

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Jul 27, 2017 - 10:04 AM

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FAIRNESS. LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada vows to treat other public utility vehicle operators no differently from Grab and Uber. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Raul Castro warns of 'a setback' in U.S.-Cuba relations

Jul 15, 2017 - 10:17 AM

Cuban President Raul Castro criticizes Donald Trump s partial rollback of his predecessor Barack Obama s rapprochement with the communist island

SETBACK. Cuban President Raul Castro participates in the Permanent Working Committees of the National Assembly of the People's Power in Havana, on July 14, 2017. Photo by Jorge Beltran/AFP

SAKSIKAN: QUIZ: Tebak fakta mengenai Obama

Jul 05, 2017 - 2:19 PM

Seberapa dalam pengetahuan Ilham Anas mengenai sosok yang ditirunya Obama?

SAKSIKAN: Cerita Ilham Anas, Obama KW super dari Indonesia

Jul 04, 2017 - 4:27 PM

Karena wajahnya mirip Obama Ilham kebanjiran tawaran bermain iklan bahkan datang dari Tiongkok

Disebut Barack Obama dalam pidatonya, SHINee berterimakasih

Jul 04, 2017 - 8:36 AM

Barack Obama tampil di gelaran Asian Leadership Conference di Seoul Senin 3 Juli

PIDATO OBAMA. Nama grup K-pop SHINee disebut-sebut dalam pidato Presiden AS ke-44, Barack Obama di Seoul, Selasa, 3 Juli. Foto dari akun Instagram @bumkeyk

SAKSIKAN: Highlight pidato Obama di Kongres Diaspora 2017

Jul 03, 2017 - 3:31 PM

Obama menyinggung mulai dari masa kecilnya di Indonesia toleransi hingga isu perubahan iklim

SAMBUTAN. Mantan Presiden Amerika Serikat Barack Obama memberi sambutan dalam Kongres Diaspora Indonesia ke-4 di Jakarta, Sabtu, 1 Juli. Foto oleh Rosa Panggabean/ANTARA

Obama: Jokowi adalah sosok yang berintegritas

Jul 02, 2017 - 5:48 PM

Jokowi adalah seseorang yang tulus dan ingin melakukan berbagai hal demi kebaikan warga Indonesia kata Obama

OBROLAN SANTAI. Mantan Presiden Barack Obama ngobrol santai dengan Presiden Joko "Jokowi" Widodo di Cafe Grand Bogor pada Jumat, 30 Juni. Foto diambil dari akun Twitter @pramonoanung

Cerita Anies Baswedan ngobrol dengan Obama soal toleransi

Jul 02, 2017 - 11:51 AM

Anies sepakat dengan pendapat Obama yang mengatakan toleransi dan ketimpangan harus ditangani bersama

BERTEMU. Gubernur DKI terpilih Anies Baswedan mengenalkan putra-putrinya kepada Barack Obama di belakang panggung usai menyampaikan pidatonya pada Sabtu, 1 Juli. Foto: tim media Anies-Sandi

Obama berbagi kisah di balik Kesepakatan Paris soal perubahan iklim

Jul 02, 2017 - 6:35 AM

Indonesia perlu belajar dari kesalahan negara barat dalam hal pembangunan yang kurang memperhatikan aspek lingkungan hidup

JAWAB PERTANYAAN. Mantan Presiden Amerika Serikat Barack Obama menjawab pertanyaan dalam diskusi Kongres Diaspora Indonesia ke-4 di Jakarta, Sabtu, 1 Juli. Foto oleh Rosa Panggabean/ANTARA

Obama calls for tolerance, unity in childhood home Indonesia

Jul 01, 2017 - 11:44 PM

Obama praises the spirit of tolerance in Indonesia saying one could see mosques temple and churches alongside each other

UNITY. Former US President Barack Obama delivers a speech during the 4th Congress of Indonesian Diaspora in Jakarta on July 1, 2017. Adek Berry/AFP

Pulang kampung, Obama masih penasaran ingin cicipi es cendol

Jul 01, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Ketika bertemu warga di Indonesia Obama mengaku kerap diteriaki sate dan nasi goreng

MASAKAN INDONESIA. Barack Obama dan Michelle berfoto bersama pemilik restoran Bumi Langit, Yogyakarta pada Kamis, 29 Juni. Foto diambil dari akun Instagram bumilangit.official

Presiden Obama mengaku tak prediksi terjadi krisis Arab Spring

Jul 01, 2017 - 6:09 PM

Menurut Obama Indonesia penting dan bisa menjadi contoh bagi negara muslim

SAMBUTAN. Mantan Presiden Amerika Serikat Barack Obama memberi sambutan dalam Kongres Diaspora Indonesia ke-4 di Jakarta, Sabtu, 1 Juli. Dalam sambutannya, Obama berbicara tentang sejumlah hal, antara lain demokrasi, kepemimpinan, persamaan hak, dan toleransi. Foto oleh Rosa Panggabean/ANTARA

FOTO: Mendengarkan Obama di Kongres Diaspora Indonesia

Jul 01, 2017 - 3:31 PM

Obama menjadi ‘keynote speaker’ di Kongres Diaspora Indonesia 1 Juli 2017

Mantan Presiden Amerika Serikat Barack Obama memberi sambutan dalam Kongres Diaspora Indonesia ke-4 di Jakarta, pada 1 Juli 2017. Foto oleh Rosa Panggabean/Antara

Pentagon delays plan for transgender recruits

Jul 01, 2017 - 1:37 PM

The 5 armed service branches can now delay accepting transgender recruits until January 1

DELAY. US Pentagon chief Jim Mattis delivers his speech during the first plenary session at the 16th Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), ShangriLa Dialogue Summit in Singapore on June 3, 2017. File photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Obama visits childhood home Jakarta

Jun 30, 2017 - 10:21 PM

Indonesia s President Joko Widodo meets with Obama at the presidential palace on the outskirts of Jakarta with Obama delighting local media by greeting Widodo with apa kabar – how are you in Indonesian

OBAMA AND WIDODO. This handout picture taken and released by the Indonesian Presidential Palace on June 30, 2017 shows Indonesian President Joko Widodo (L) chatting with former US president Barack Obama on the lawn of the presidential palace in Bogor. Photo by Indonesian Presidential Palace/AFP

Nostalgia masa kecil Obama di Candi Prambanan

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:24 PM

Saat kecil Obama pernah berfoto di Candi Nandi

CANDI PRAMBANAN. Mantan Presiden Amerika Serikat Barack Obama (kiri) mengunjungi Candi Prambanan di Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Kamis, 29 Juni. Foto oleh Andreas Fitri Atmoko/ANTARA

Obama pelajari toleransi di Candi Prambanan

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:13 PM

Obama sempat menunjuk sebuah relief sambil berkata “Anoman?”

Mantan Presiden Ameriak Serikat Barack Obama melambaikan tangan saat mengunjungi Candi Prambanan, Kamis (29/6). Foto oleh Mustafa/Rappler

Obama kagumi struktur batu Candi Prambanan

Jun 29, 2017 - 2:38 PM

“Obama sangat mengapresiasi Candi Prambanan dan menyatakan Candi Prambanan sangat indah

Mantan Presiden Amerika Serikat Barack Obama mengunjungi Candi Prambanan di Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Kamis (29/6). Foto oleh Andreas Fitri Atmoko /ANTARA

FOTO: Obama “mudik” ke Indonesia

Jun 29, 2017 - 11:02 AM

Obama turut mengajak sang istri Michelle dan kedua putrinya Malia dan Sasha berlibur ke Indonesia

LAMBAIKAN TANGAN. Mantan Presiden Amerika Serikat, Barack Obama (tengah) melambaikan tangan saat mengunjungi Candi Borobudur, Magelang, Jawa Tengah, Rabu, 28 Juni. Foto oleh Anis Efizudin/ANTARA

Obama sebut Candi Borobudur simbol toleransi di Indonesia

Jun 28, 2017 - 10:28 PM

Sayang Obama dan keluarga tidak sempat menyaksikan matahari tenggelam ketika tiba di Candi Borobudur

LAMBAIKAN TANGAN. Mantan Presiden Amerika Serikat, Barack Obama (tengah) melambaikan tangan saat mengunjungi Candi Borobudur, Magelang, Jawa Tengah, Rabu, 28 Juni. Foto oleh Anis Efizudin/ANTARA

VIRAL: Obama vs Trump ala NBA 2K17

Jun 28, 2017 - 7:26 PM

Video yang dibuat seorang YouTuber ini seperti menunjukkan perbedaan popularitas dan image antara Obama dan Trump

Screenshot dari akun Youtube Shady00018

Ini rute destinasi Obama selama di Yogyakarta

Jun 28, 2017 - 5:24 PM

Obama batal berkunjung ke Keraton Yogyakarta

I LOVE YOU. Warga dan pengunjung Tirta Empul meneriakan "I Love You" ketika bertemu dengan Barack Obama dan keluarga pada Selasa, 27 Juni. Foto oleh Bram Setiawan/Rappler

Semua hal tentang Puncak Becici

Jun 28, 2017 - 3:25 PM

Barack Obama dikabarkan akan berwisata ke Puncak Becici

Seorang pengunjung menikmati Puncak Becici di Yogyakarta. Foto oleh Aditya Pradana Putra/ANTARA

Ini beberapa objek wisata di Bali yang akan dikunjungi Obama

Jun 24, 2017 - 9:42 AM

Selama berada di Bali Obama dan keluarga menginap di Four Seasons Ubud

Obama tiba di Bandara Ngurah Rai

Jun 23, 2017 - 8:25 PM

Tidak ada penutupan jalan menuju Ubud

Rombongan kendaraan mantan Presiden Amerika Serikat Barack Obama melaju setibanya di Bandara Ngurah Rai, Bali, (23/6).Foto oleh Wira Suryantala/ANTARA

Berlibur di Bali, Obama tak ingin diperlakukan istimewa

Jun 23, 2017 - 5:21 PM

“Obama menurut keterangannya tidak mau diperlakukan secara istimewa ”

BERLIBUR. Barack Obama dan kedua putrinya menghabiskan masa libur selama dua pekan di Hawaii pada Desember 2015. Itu merupakan liburan terakhir Obama sebagai Presiden Amerika Serikat. Foto oleh Brendan Smialowski/AFP