French President Francois Hollande (from left), President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron at the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, in November 2014.
March 30, 2015 An Australian immigration official accidentally exposed passport details, dates of birth and other personal information for 31 world leaders during last year's G-20 summit in Brisbane.
A U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz earlier this week in the Red Sea. The ship is among U.S. military assets in the region.
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September 6, 2013 Iran has told militants in Iraq to attack the U.S. embassy in Baghdad and other American interests if the U.S. hits military targets in Syria, The Wall Street Journal reports. Meanwhile, President Obama continues to lobby world leaders for support of taking action against the Assad regime.
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Off they go.
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September 5, 2013 "Awkward" is the word being used to describe the upcoming encounters between the two leaders at the G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia. Thanks to a shuffling of the seats, news outlets report, the Russian and U.S. leaders won't be sitting near each other during group meetings.
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President Obama during today's news conference in Cannes, France.
November 4, 2011 The president held a news conference in Cannes, France, where he and other leaders from the G-20 nations just wrapped up a two-day summit.
November 12, 2010 Obama said it was hard to get other nations to agree to U.S. terms when he had 65% percent approval. If anything has changed, he said, it's that his ties to other leaders are deeper.
March 31, 2009 The president doesn't travel light, apparently.
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