U.S. President Barack Obama gestures during his final press conference in the White House briefing room in Washington DC on January 18, 2017. Obama discussed his post-presidential plans and future political activities as a citizen. Photo credit: Getty Images
Journalists and community members take part in a vigil in Johannesburg on January 18, 2017 to demand the release of South African photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, who was kidnapped at gunpoint in northwestern Syria, near the Turkish border last week. Photo credit: Getty Images
Iraqi staff general Talib al-Sheghati speaks during a press conference in the town of Bartalla on January 18, 2017. Iraqi forces have fully retaken east Mosul from the ISIL group just three months after a huge offensive against the jihadist bastion was launched. Photo credit: Getty Images
A giant rooster lantern is seen in front of an illuminated pagoda during a preview of the Magical Lantern Festival at Chiswick House and Gardens on January 17, 2017 in London, England. The Chinese New Year – the Year of the Rooster, begins on January 28, 2017 and lasts until February 15, 2018. Photo credit: Getty Images
Giant panda 'Basi' eats a specially made cake during its 37th birthday at Strait Panda World on January 18, 2017 in Fuzhou, Fujian Province of China. The male panda is the world's oldest giant panda held in captivity. Photo credit: Getty Images