Chinese delegates arrive on Tiananmen Square for the opening of the Fifth Session of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The CPPCC plays a largely symbolic governmental role, with members meeting once a year to discuss social and economic policies, among them wealthy business leaders, sport stars and members of powerful political families.
President and Melania Trump host the annual Governors' Dinner in the East Room of the White House on February 26, 2017, in Washington, DC. Part of the National Governors Association's annual meeting in the nation's capital, the black tie dinner and ball is the first formal event the Trumps will host at the White House since moving in last month.
President Donald Trump visited the Smithsonian Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., on February 21, 2017. Along with Dr. Ben Carson and Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President Trump pledged to fight for freedom for all Americans
Conditions have always been bleak for the 2 million people living in the crowded seaside territory of Gaza between Egypt and Israel, but the number of unemployed laborers there has now grown to 250,000, pushing the poverty level to 60 percent.
Attendees take in the sights at the at 114th American International Toy Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on February 19, 2017. This is largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, bringing together more than 1,000 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents from around the globe to showcase their toy and entertainment products.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on February 13, 2017. The two spoke about relations between the United States and Canada, trade, and the Syrian refugee crisis. The trip was Trudeau's first under the Trump administration.
Protesters shout slogans during a candlelight rally calling for the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul, South Korea, on February 11, 2017. Rival demonstrations for and against President Park jammed the streets of Seoul.
Anti-Trump demonstrators shouted slogans as they marched through the streets of Paris on February 4, 2017. Thousands marched in the European capitals of Paris, Berlin, and London, to demand that newly elected U.S. President Donald Trump step down from office.
The U.S. Senate voted on February 1, 2017 to confirm one of President Donald Trump's top Cabinet officials -- Rex W. Tillerson for secretary of state. The upper chamber voted 56-43 to approve the former ExxonMobil chief executive during a session Wednesday afternoon as the government's 69th secretary of state.
Demonstrators participate in a candlelight vigil in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on January 30, 2017, to call on President Donald Trump to reverse executive orders suspending U.S. entry for travelers from Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Syria, Yemen, Libya and Somalia.
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