The Best Pictures of the Week, May 20 – May 27

Afghanistan
Massoud Hossaini—AFP/Getty Images
May 23, 2011. A suspect is handcuffed and blindfolded in the Marjah district of Helmand province in Afghanistan after being captured by U.S. Marines. He was detained along with 11 others in a raid that day.

This week: Obama tours Europe, the Grimsvoetn volcano erupts; tornadoes and floods hit the US; fighting continues on Misratah’s frontline; a Slovakian hospital provides music therapy for newborn babies; and shuttle astronaut Andrew Fuestel walks in space.

See last week’s Pictures of the Week.

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