This Week in Photos, June 21 - June 27, 2013
Smurfs and mermaids and flash mobs, oh my! There's all that and more in this week in photos.
photoweek_062713_ss_002Astronauts Zhang Xiaoguang, Nie Haisheng and Wang Yaping salute after returning to earth in the re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou-10 spacecraft at its main landing site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Wednesday, touching down after a successful 15-day mission in which they docked with a manned space laboratory. 960 1280
photoweek_062713_ss_008US President Barack Obama greets Senegalese First Lady Mariame Faye Sall as Senegalese President Macky Sall greets US First Lady Michelle Obama at the presidential palace in Dakar, Senegal. Mr. Obama and his wife Michelle are visiting Senegal until June 28 before traveling to South Africa and Tanzania. 960 1280
photoweek_062713_ss_009Visitors walk in the "White Bouncy Castle" of installation artist William Forsythe on June 27, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. The work is a giant, inflatable white castle that Forsythe says encourages people to dance the moment they step into it. "White Bouncy Castle" will be open to visitors at Lokhalle Schoeneberg until July 14 and is part of the "Foreign Affairs" series of Berliner Festspiele. 960 1280
photoweek_062713_ss_012Nathan, former President of Singapore and Claire Chiang, chairman of the Wildlife Reserves Singapore feed the elephants during the zoo birthday bash celebration at the Singapore Zoo on June 27, 2013. Home to more than 2,800 animal specimens from over 300 species, 26% of which are threatened, the zoo has attained a strong reputation internationally for its conservation initiatives and breeding programs. The zoo celebrates its 40th anniversary today. 960 1280
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