South Africa says former president Nelson Mandela remains in "serious but stable" condition as he gets treatment for a recurring lung infection.
Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik works on a sand sculpture created in the likeness of former South African President Nelson Mandela, in Puri, India, June 9, 2013.
South African president Jacob Zuma, addresses journalists in Johannesburg, Monday, June 24, 2013. Zuma said that Nelson Mandela’s condition in a Pretoria hospital remained critical for a second straight day and described the stricken anti-apartheid hero a
Police officers stand outside the main entrance of the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa Sunday, Jun. 23, 2013.
Mandela poses for a photograph after receiving a torch to celebrate the African National Congress' centenary in his home village, Qunu, in rural eastern South Africa, May 30, 2012.