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POWER selfies: Top politicos show you how it's done

April 09, 2015 09:25 IST

The selfie craze that shows no sign of letting up has even taken hold of top world leaders. Many of them have been spotted posing for selfies and taking some themselves.

Rediff.com has compiled a few photographs to show you the kind of selfies our world leaders have taken a fancy to. Different strokes for different folks, eh?

The star selfie

United States President Barack Obama poses with star player David Ortiz for a selfie. Photograph: Larry Downing/Reuters

The self-promotion selfie

Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a selfie after casting his vote at a polling station in Ahmedabad. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters

The all-righty selfie

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron poses for a selfie photograph with an apprentice during a visit to the Spooner engineering works in Ilkley, northern England. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The multiple selfie

Pupils take mobile phone selfies with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as she arrives for a visit at Robert-Jungk Europe high school as part of the Europe-Project Day, in Berlin. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

The toothy face selfie

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poses for a photo with a supporter at the 37th Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola, Iowa. Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters

Rock a selfie 

US Secretary of State John Kerry takes a selfie with nurses and workers during a visit to the Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Addis Ababa. Photograph: Saul Loeb/Pool/Reuters

Selfie en masse

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has his photo taken with members of Masa before attending a weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters

The power couple selfie

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes a selfie with his wife Laureen during Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters

The deadpan selfie

French President Francois Hollande poses for a selfie with a passer-by next to Lille's Mayor Martine Aubry (R) as they walk in the streets after a lunch at a restaurant in the city centre in Lille. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Attaboy selfie

The grandson of US Senator Jeanne Shaheen, AJ Belladona, takes a selfie with Vice President Joseph Biden after Shaheen was ceremonially sworn-in in the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photograph: Larry Downing/Reuters

The panache selfie

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto takes a selfie picture with students of the School of Bachelors of the State of Michoacan (COBAEM) in Coalcoman. Photograph: Reuters

The campaign trail selfie

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband poses for a selfie with supporters as he leaves a an election campaign event at the town hall in Bury, northern England. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

The big wide grin selfie

United Kingdom Independence Party leader Nigel Farage poses for a selfie with some girls during an election campaign event in Dudley, central England. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

The play it cool selfie

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff takes a selfie with workers during a visit to the Rio 2016 Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

Selie like a boss

London mayor Boris Johnson poses for a selfie with two venue presenters as he attends the wheelchair rugby semi-final between Great Britain and Australia at the Invictus Games at the Olympic Park in east London. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

All in all selfie

US Secretary of State John Kerry takes a selfie with a group of students before delivering a speech on climate change in Jakarta. Photograph: Evan Vucci/Pool/Reuters