Barack Obama and Pope Francis meet for first time

Thursday March 27 – U.S president Barack Obama and Pope Francis met for the first time at Vatican City. Obama had flown to Rome after three days of talks with world leaders in the Netherlands and Brussels. Obama and Pope Francis greeted each other with a smile and a handshake, and posed for pictures. And, … Continue reading “Barack Obama and Pope Francis meet for first time”

Obama praises Nelson Mandela at White House Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.

U.S President Barack Obama stated Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at White House by pressing a switch after doing countdown starting from 5. As soon as the tree burst into color, singing diva Aretha Franklin took to the stage for a spirited version of “Joy to the World.” Joining Obama for the 91st annual tree-lighting ceremony … Continue reading “Obama praises Nelson Mandela at White House Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.”

Obama’s immigration speech interrupted by anti-deportation Activists

U.S President Barack Obama’s speech was interrupted by anti-deportation Activists, when he was giving a speech on immigration reform at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco, California on Monday, 25th November. The Protesters yelled at Obama over the number of deportations during his time in office. An young man shouted about … Continue reading “Obama’s immigration speech interrupted by anti-deportation Activists”

Obama’s handwritten tribute to the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

For marking the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, U.S President Barack Obama had written a letter. Obama’s letter is 272 words long — the same length as the Gettysburg Address. Read below the transcript of his litter. In the evening, when Michelle and the girls have gone to bed, I sometimes walk down … Continue reading “Obama’s handwritten tribute to the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address”