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The Trump family have been jetting around the world this week, meeting dignitaries, discussing international security issues and clutching evil looking orbs.

Most days tend to have a fairly sizeable chunk of the news cycle devoted to Mr Trump saying or tweeting something whacky and/or worrying - but now that he's gone mobile there seems to be no end of bizarre situations in the news.

Comedian Holly Walsh summed it up rather succinctly, on BBC Radio 4's The News Quiz, by saying "Trump is currently travelling around the world with all the delicate international diplomacy of a swine flu epidemic".

So, let's have a little look at some of the the more cringeworthy moments of US President's trip, shall we?

In Brussels he reunited with British Prime Minister Theresa May. No hand holding this time.

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Belgium's King Philip managed to best the Trump handshake.

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We've already looked at the video footage of France's Emmanuel Macron approaching Mr Trump at the Nato headquarters, but in still photo form it looks even more surreal.

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He decided to telegraph his handshake nice and early when meeting President of the European Council Donald Tusk.

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And of course there was that audience with the Pope.

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This is closer to the start of a 'bro-hug' than a handshake.

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In Sicily, Mr Trump met with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.

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Who gave him a sword!?

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Here is Mr Trump accepting the Order of Abdulaziz al-Saud medal from Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud.

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And we can't forget... The Orb.

Then of course there was this epic shove.

Has... has he dropped off to sleep?

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