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Afghan Elections

Daily Life - 03 Aug 2009
Daily Life - 03 Aug 2009
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXP5R
November 15, 2007
An Afghan National Policeman returns to his base after a patrol came under fire in the Taliban stronghold...
KOLK, Afghanistan
An Afghan National Policeman returns to his base after a patrol came under fire in the Taliban stronghold...
An Afghan National Policeman returns to his base after a patrol came under fire in the Taliban stronghold of Kolk in Zhari district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, November 15, 2007. A joint Canadian-Afghan patrol came under fire on Thursday and the Canadian gunner of an armoured vehicle stationed nearby said he killed up to five attackers. No bodies were found when the patrol conducted a search 30 minutes after clash. Insurgents usually remove the bodies of their dead from the battlefield. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXEQZ6
May 05, 2009
Afghan men harvest opium in a poppy field in a village in Golestan district of Farah province, May 5,...
GOLESTAN, Afghanistan
Afghan men harvest opium in a poppy field in a village in Golestan district
Afghan men harvest opium in a poppy field in a village in Golestan district of Farah province, May 5, 2009. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR25TLK
July 19, 2009
A supporter of the presidential candidate Hamid Karzai leaves the venue of a political campaign held...
Kabul, Afghanistan
A supporter of the presidential candidate Hamid Karzai leaves the venue of a political campaign held...
A supporter of the presidential candidate Hamid Karzai leaves the venue of a political campaign held in support of Karzai in Kabul July 19, 2009. Afghanistan's presidential election is set for August 20. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN ELECTIONS POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR25TG5
July 19, 2009
Members of a mortar team attached to Dagger Company, 2-12 Infantry, 4th Brigade carry 120mm mortars before...
PESH VALLEY, Afghanistan
Mortar team attached to Dagger Company, 2-12 Infantry, 4th Brigade carry 120mm mortars before firing...
Members of a mortar team attached to Dagger Company, 2-12 Infantry, 4th Brigade carry 120mm mortars before firing in support of their comrades further down the Pesh Valley in Afghanistan's Kunar Province July 19, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (AFGHANISTAN MILITARY IMAGES OF THE DAY CONFLICT)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR25SOY
July 18, 2009
Lightning illuminates the sky during a thunderstorm over U.S. army's Mine Resistant Ambush Protect (MRAP)...
FOB SHANK, Afghanistan
Lightning illuminates the sky during a thunderstorm over U.S. army's MRAP vehicles on the Forward Operating...
Lightning illuminates the sky during a thunderstorm over U.S. army's Mine Resistant Ambush Protect (MRAP) armored vehicles on the Forward Operating Base (FOB) Shank in Logar Province in Afghanistan July 18, 2009. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT MILITARY IMAGES OF THE DAY ENVIRONMENT)
AFGHAN-DROUGHT/
RTXC20X
February 25, 2009
A man carries a sack of flour on his back in Kabul in this file picture taken August 8, 2008. The Taliban...
Kabul, Afghanistan
To match feature AFGHAN-DROUGHT/
A man carries a sack of flour on his back in Kabul in this file picture taken August 8, 2008. The Taliban is intensifying an insurgency across the south and east of Afghanistan. Yet in the relatively peaceful north, Afghans face a different struggle. Severe drought and soaring food prices have left hundreds of thousands of people facing a daily battle to survive the winter. Picture taken August 8, 2008. To match feature AFGHAN-DROUGHT/ REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR25TFX
July 19, 2009
Private First Class Sida (L) and Sergeant Campbell block their ears as they fire a 120mm mortar in support...
PESH VALLEY, Afghanistan
Private Sida and Sergeant Campbell fire a mortar in support of other members of Dagger Company, 2-12...
Private First Class Sida (L) and Sergeant Campbell block their ears as they fire a 120mm mortar in support of other members of Dagger Company, 2-12 Infantry, 4th Brigade further down the Pesh Valley in Afghanistan's Kunar Province July 19, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (AFGHANISTAN MILITARY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXBOWP
February 16, 2009
Afghan boys react as they play a game of marbles with a U.S. officer with Alpha Company, 32nd Infantry...
DARMMAN, Afghanistan
Afghan boys react as they play marbles with a U.S. officer in Darmman village
Afghan boys react as they play a game of marbles with a U.S. officer with Alpha Company, 32nd Infantry Regiment (not pictured) in the village of Damman, Kunar Province, eastern Afghanistan February 16, 2009. REUTERS/Oleg Popov (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR25LKZ
July 12, 2009
An Afghan woman wearing a burka and platform shoes squeezes past a donkey on a suspension bridge over...
KASHEM, Afghanistan
An Afghan woman wearing a burka and platform shoes squeezes past a donkey on a suspension bridge over...
An Afghan woman wearing a burka and platform shoes squeezes past a donkey on a suspension bridge over a river in Kashem district of Afghanistan's Badakhshan province July 12, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR25EV9
July 07, 2009
An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier frisks pedestrians on a temporary check point on a road in the...
Wardak, Afghanistan
Afghan National Army soldier frisks pedestrains on a temporary check point on a road in mountains of...
An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier frisks pedestrians on a temporary check point on a road in the mountains of Wardak province, Afghanistan, July 7, 2009. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (AFGHANISTAN POLITICS CONFLICT MILITARY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR25LKR
July 12, 2009
A man tending his wheat field in Jurm, in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province, stands near the shadow of...
Badakhshan, Afghanistan
A man tending his wheat field in Jurm, in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province, stands near the shadow of...
A man tending his wheat field in Jurm, in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province, stands near the shadow of a helicopter carrying officials of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah July 11, 2009. Picture taken July 11, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXOW2W
May 28, 2009
An Afghan boy smiles in his shop at Bazaar e Panjwai in Kandahar May 28, 2009. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (AFGHANISTAN...
Kandahar, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy smiles in his shop at Bazaar e Panjwai in Kandahar
An Afghan boy smiles in his shop at Bazaar e Panjwai in Kandahar May 28, 2009. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (AFGHANISTAN POLITICS CONFLICT)
AFGHANISTAN-POLICE
RTR25L0F
July 12, 2009
A British soldier from 3 SCOTS rests with his dog after taking over a Taliban compound in a Taliban-held...
Helmand, Afghanistan
A British soldier from 3 SCOTS rests with his dog after taking over a Taliban compound in a Taliban-held...
A British soldier from 3 SCOTS rests with his dog after taking over a Taliban compound in a Taliban-held area of Afghanistan's Helmand province during Operation Panther's Claw, July 10, 2009. British troops have faced heavy fighting during the operation, a bid to clear out Taliban-held areas north of the provincial capital Lashkar Gah, while U.S. Marines stage a massive operation of their own further south. Picture taken July 10, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN MILITARY CONFLICT)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR25H64
July 09, 2009
U.S. soldiers of 2nd Platoon from the 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division prepare for a predawn mission...
COP CONLON, Afghanistan
U.S. soldiers prepare for a mission in front of MRAP vehicles at Combat Operation Outpost Conlon in Wardak...
U.S. soldiers of 2nd Platoon from the 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division prepare for a predawn mission in front of MRAP vehicles at Combat Operation Outpost (COP) Conlon in the mountains of Wardak Province in Afghanistan July 9, 2009. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (AFGHANISTAN POLITICS CONFLICT MILITARY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR20MC6
August 04, 2008
A veiled Afghan woman waits with her son, whose legs have been amputated, for alms on a street in Kabul...
Kabul, multiple countries
A veiled Afghan woman waits with her son, whose legs have been amputated, for alms on a street in Kabul...
A veiled Afghan woman waits with her son, whose legs have been amputated, for alms on a street in Kabul August 4, 2008. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN-ELECTION
RTR24PGW
June 16, 2009
An Afghan woman attends a ceremony marking the beginning of campaigning at presidential candidate Ashraf...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan woman attends a ceremony marking the beginning of campaigning at presidential candidate Ashraf...
An Afghan woman attends a ceremony marking the beginning of campaigning at presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani's camp in Kabul June 16, 2009. Political campaigns for Afghanistan's presidential election officially begins on Tuesday. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN ELECTIONS POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN-BUNDESWEHR/
RTXE1QM
April 16, 2009
An Afghan boy falls off his donkey as it fights with another outside the German armed forces Bundeswehr...
Kunduz, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy falls off his donkey as it fights with another outside the German armed forces Bundeswehr...
An Afghan boy falls off his donkey as it fights with another outside the German armed forces Bundeswehr camp in Kunduz, northern Afghanistan April 16, 2009. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach(AFGHANISTAN MILITARY POLITICS IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE ANIMALS)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR25H6E
July 09, 2009
A bird sits on a barbed wire fence of Combat Operation Outpost (COP) Conlon in the mountains of Wardak...
COP CONLON, Afghanistan
A bird sits on a barbed wire fence of Combat Operation Outpost Conlon in the mountains of Wardak Province...
A bird sits on a barbed wire fence of Combat Operation Outpost (COP) Conlon in the mountains of Wardak Province in Afghanistan predawn July 9, 2009. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (AFGHANISTAN MILITARY ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS)
AFGHANISTAN-BUNDESWEHR/
RTXECRJ
April 25, 2009
Soldiers of German armed forces Bundeswehr get ready for a night mission in Kundus district late evening,...
Kundus, Afghanistan
Soldiers of German armed forces Bundeswehr get ready for a night mission in Kundus
Soldiers of German armed forces Bundeswehr get ready for a night mission in Kundus district late evening, April 24, 2009. Picture is taken on slow shutter speed. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT MILITARY)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR241JW
January 30, 2009
Men sit on top of a wrecked car to watch a dog fight during the dog-fighting season in Kabul January...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Men sit on top of a wrecked car to watch a dog fight during the dog-fighting season in Kabul
Men sit on top of a wrecked car to watch a dog fight during the dog-fighting season in Kabul January 30, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR25HW3
July 09, 2009
Members of the security detail for Karl Eikenberry, US Ambassador to Afghanistan, stand in front of a...
TARIN KOWT, Afghanistan
Members of the security detail for Eikenberry stand in front of a U.S. army Chinook helicopter as it...
Members of the security detail for Karl Eikenberry, US Ambassador to Afghanistan, stand in front of a U.S. army Chinook helicopter as it lands near a newly constructed bridge south of Tarin Kot, in the southern Afghan province of Uruzgan July 9, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY) For best quality see GM1E58S0PV701
AFGHANISTAN-ELECTION/
RTR254LU
June 28, 2009
An Afghan woman leaves after attending an election campaign by Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan woman leaves after attending an election campaign by the Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf...
An Afghan woman leaves after attending an election campaign by Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in Kabul June 28, 2009. The presidential election will be held on August 20. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN ELECTIONS POLITICS)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR24Z9J
June 24, 2009
A picture of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who is also a candidate for the upcoming presidential election,...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Picture of Afghan President Karzai, who is also candidate for upcoming presidential election, is placed...
A picture of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who is also a candidate for the upcoming presidential election, is placed at an arena during a campaign rally in Kabul June 24, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN ELECTIONS POLITICS)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR24NCP
June 14, 2009
An Afghan woman works on a form of embroidery called Khamak at Kandahar Treasure workshop in Kandahar...
Kandahar, Afghanistan
An Afghan woman works on an embroidery piece at Kandahar Treasure workshop in Kandahar city
An Afghan woman works on a form of embroidery called Khamak at Kandahar Treasure workshop in Kandahar city, June 14, 2009. Kandahar Treasure, a non-profit project of the Afghans for Civil Society which began in 2003, employs women artisans from the Kandahar area in order to expand economic opportunities. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (AFGHANISTAN EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXNECX
May 25, 2009
U.S. soldiers hold flags prior to the Memorial Day observance ceremony at the Bagram airbase, north of...
Bagram, Afghanistan
U.S. soldiers hold flags prior to the Memorial Day observance ceremony at the Bagram airbase
U.S. soldiers hold flags prior to the Memorial Day observance ceremony at the Bagram airbase, north of Kabul May 25, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN MILITARY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXMNSA
May 24, 2009
An Afghan man is searched by a police officer at a check point near Forward Operation Base (FOB) Masum...
Kandahar, Afghanistan
An Afghan man is searched by a police officer at a check point near Forward Operation Base Masum Ghar...
An Afghan man is searched by a police officer at a check point near Forward Operation Base (FOB) Masum Ghar in Kandahar province, May 24, 2009. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (AFGHANISTAN CRIME LAW CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN
RTXKO8U
May 21, 2009
A Canadian soldier takes a nap after taking part in a search operation for improvised explosive devices...
Kandahar, Afghanistan
A Canadian soldier takes a nap after taking part in a search operation for improvised explosive devices...
A Canadian soldier takes a nap after taking part in a search operation for improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Kandahar May 21, 2009. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (AFGHANISTAN MILITARY POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXMNIL
May 24, 2009
Afghan national police officers train with batons at Forward Operation Base (FOB) Masum Ghar in Kandahar...
Kandahar, Afghanistan
Afghan national police officers train with batons at Forward Operation Base Masum Ghar in Kandahar province...
Afghan national police officers train with batons at Forward Operation Base (FOB) Masum Ghar in Kandahar province, May 24, 2009. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS CRIME LAW IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN
RTXENCT
May 02, 2009
A U.S. Marine cuts the hair of another Marine in Golestan district of Farah province May 2, 2009. REUTERS/Goran...
GOLESTAN, Afghanistan
A U.S. Marine cuts the hair of another Marine in Golestan district of Farah province
A U.S. Marine cuts the hair of another Marine in Golestan district of Farah province May 2, 2009. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY MILITARY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN-BUNDESWEHR/
RTXE0GL
April 15, 2009
Afghan contractors ride atop a truck after working for the German armed forces Bundeswehr as they leave...
Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan
Afghan contractors ride atop a truck after working for the German armed forces Bundeswehr as they leave...
Afghan contractors ride atop a truck after working for the German armed forces Bundeswehr as they leave Camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif, northern Afghanistan April 15, 2009. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (AFGHANISTAN BUSINESS POLITICS MILITARY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR26C3F
August 02, 2009
A girl looks out of a bus window in Kabul, August 2, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY)...
Kabul, Afghanistan
A girl looks out of a bus window in Kabul
A girl looks out of a bus window in Kabul, August 2, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY)
AFGHAN-CANADA/.
RTXD1K7
March 21, 2009
A Canadian soldier of the NATO-led coalition rests after a six hours night foot patrol in the Taliban...
Kandahar, Afghanistan
A Canadian soldier of the NATO-led coalition rests after a six hours night foot patrol in the Taliban...
A Canadian soldier of the NATO-led coalition rests after a six hours night foot patrol in the Taliban stronghold of Zhari district in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan March 19, 2009. Roadside bombs killed four Canadian soldiers as well as a local interpreter in Afghanistan on Friday, Canadian Brigadier-General Jonathan Vance said. Picture taken March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini (AFGHANISTAN POLITICS MILITARY CONFLICT)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXCILX
March 08, 2009
Afghan miners wash themselves after a day's work at the Karkar coal mine in Pul-i-Kumri, about 170km...
Pul-i-Khumri, Afghanistan
Afghan miners wash themselves after day's work at Karkar coal mine in Pul-i-Kumri
Afghan miners wash themselves after a day's work at the Karkar coal mine in Pul-i-Kumri, about 170km north of Kabul, March 8, 2009. The Karkar mine, which hires 280 workers, produces about 100 tonnes of coal a day. The salary for a miner ranges from $70 to $110 per month. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS SOCIETY ENERGY IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)
AFGHANISTAN
RTXC2HC
February 25, 2009
Afghan boys play on a swing at a cemetery in Kabul February 25, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan boys play on a swing at a cemetery in Kabul
Afghan boys play on a swing at a cemetery in Kabul February 25, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXC56P
February 27, 2009
Afghan horse riders compete over slaughtered sheep during a "Bushkashi" game in a field in the suburbs...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan horse riders compete during a "Bushkashi" game in Kabul
Afghan horse riders compete over slaughtered sheep during a "Bushkashi" game in a field in the suburbs of capital Kabul on February 27, 2009. REUTERS/Oleg Popov (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHAN-VIOLENCE/
RTXCC99
March 04, 2009
A policeman keeps watch at the site of a suicide blast site near the U.S. base in Bagram, north of Kabul...
Kabul, Afghanistan
A policeman keeps watch at a suicide blast site near the U.S. base in Bagram
A policeman keeps watch at the site of a suicide blast site near the U.S. base in Bagram, north of Kabul March 4, 2009. Two explosions, including a suspected suicide bombing, hit outside the key U.S. military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday but it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties, a U.S. military official said.REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR23L1K
January 19, 2009
Afghan army soldiers fire a mortar to calibrate it at Combat Outpost Keating in eastern Afghanistan January...
COP KEATING, Afghanistan
Afghan army soldiers fire a mortar to calibrate it at Combat Outpost Keating in eastern Afghanistan
Afghan army soldiers fire a mortar to calibrate it at Combat Outpost Keating in eastern Afghanistan January 19, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR23C5Q
January 13, 2009
A girl smiles as she walks on a road as snow falls in Kabul January 13, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)...
Kabul, Afghanistan
A girl smiles as she walks on a road as snow falls in Kabul
A girl smiles as she walks on a road as snow falls in Kabul January 13, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR234I3
January 07, 2009
Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during Ashura in Kabul January 7, 2009. Ashura, a 10-day-long...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during Ashura in Kabul
Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during Ashura in Kabul January 7, 2009. Ashura, a 10-day-long event, commemorates the death of Prophet Mohammad's grandson, Imam Hussein, in battle 1300 years ago. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR23B08
January 12, 2009
A soldier with the US Army's 6-4 Cavalry prepares to attach a cargo sling to a Chinook helicopter at...
FOB BOSTICK, Afghanistan
A soldier with the US Army's 6-4 Cavalry prepares to attach a cargo sling to a Chinook helicopter at...
A soldier with the US Army's 6-4 Cavalry prepares to attach a cargo sling to a Chinook helicopter at Forward Operating Base Bostick in eastern Afghanistan January 11, 2009. Picture taken January 11, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR22OP3
December 18, 2008
Afghan children play in an empty pool as a man (top) exercises on the edge of the pool in Kabul December...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan children play in an empty pool as a man exercises on the edge of the pool in Kabul
Afghan children play in an empty pool as a man (top) exercises on the edge of the pool in Kabul December 18, 2008. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN) FOR BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE SEE GF2E53M0GXJ01
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR25L5J
July 12, 2009
A French soldier of the NATO-led coalition rides in an APC (armoured personnel carrier) during a joint...
HAJIAN, Afghanistan
A French soldier of the NATO-led coalition rides in an APC during a joint patrol in Hajian
A French soldier of the NATO-led coalition rides in an APC (armoured personnel carrier) during a joint patrol with U.S. and Afghan troops in the village of Hajian in the mountains of Afghanistan's Wardak Province July 12, 2009. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (AFGHANISTAN POLITICS MILITARY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR23164
January 04, 2009
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim prepares to wash blood off chains during an Ashura procession in Kabul January...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim prepares to wash blood off chains during an Ashura procession in Kabu
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim prepares to wash blood off chains during an Ashura procession in Kabul January 4, 2009. Moharram marks the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in a battle with political rival, Yazid, in A.D. 680 in the Iraqi city of Kerbala. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR22OQB
December 18, 2008
An Afghan man prays in Kabul December 18, 2008. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan man prays in Kabul
An Afghan man prays in Kabul December 18, 2008. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR22EYV
December 09, 2008
Sgt. William Olas Bee, a U.S. Marine from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, has a close call after...
GARMSIR, Afghanistan
Sgt. William Olas Bee, a U.S. Marine from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, has a close call after...
Sgt. William Olas Bee, a U.S. Marine from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, has a close call after Taliban fighters opened fire near Garmsir in Helmand Province of Afghanistan, May 18, 2008.
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHAN-ELECTIONS/
RTX997P
October 06, 2008
An Afghan man is photographed at a voter registration centre in Parwan province, north of Kabul, October...
Parwan, Afghanistan
Afghan man is photographed at a voter registration centre in Parwan province
An Afghan man is photographed at a voter registration centre in Parwan province, north of Kabul, October 6, 2008. Afghanistan began registering voters on Monday for elections due next year that will test support for President Hamid Karzai and democracy itself which is threatened by a virulent Taliban insurgency in which thousands have died. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTX8XWT
September 26, 2008
An Afghan man raises his hand as he shouts slogans during a demonstration to mark "Al-Quds" or Jerusalem...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan man raises his hand as he shouts slogans during a demonstration to mark "Al-Quds" or Jerusalem...
An Afghan man raises his hand as he shouts slogans during a demonstration to mark "Al-Quds" or Jerusalem Day in Kabul September 26, 2008. More than 2,000 Afghans attended Al-Quds on Friday during which they also condemned recent civilian causalities caused by the foreign forces in Afghanistan. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTX8JRT
September 08, 2008
A labourer's face is covered with flour at a flour market in Kabul September 8, 2008. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Labourer's face is covered with flour at a flour market in Kabul
A labourer's face is covered with flour at a flour market in Kabul September 8, 2008. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN
RTXESAC
May 06, 2009
U.S. Marines practise fighting techniques in a military base in the Golestan district of Farah province...
GOLESTAN, Afghanistan
U.S. Marines practise fighting techniques in a military base in the Golestan district of Farah province...
U.S. Marines practise fighting techniques in a military base in the Golestan district of Farah province May 6, 2009. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (AFGHANISTAN MILITARY POLITICS)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR20XFL
August 11, 2008
A girl wearing a traditional burqa plays in Kabul August 11, 2008. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (AFGHANISTAN)
Kabul, Afghanistan
A girl wearing a traditional burqa plays in Kabul
A girl wearing a traditional burqa plays in Kabul August 11, 2008. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR20O45
August 06, 2008
A boy yawns as he waits for customers at his roadside apple stall in Kabul August 6, 2008. REUTERS/Adnan...
Kabul, Afghanistan
A boy yawns as he waits for customers at his roadside apple stall in Kabul
A boy yawns as he waits for customers at his roadside apple stall in Kabul August 6, 2008. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR1ZNJF
April 19, 2008
A suspected Taliban fighter is detained in Patrol Base Wilson in Zhari district early April 19, 2008....
PATROL BASE WILSON, Afghanistan
A suspected Taliban fighter is detained in Patrol Base Wilson in Zhari district
A suspected Taliban fighter is detained in Patrol Base Wilson in Zhari district early April 19, 2008. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR1ZNHD
April 19, 2008
An Afghan Special Forces policeman holds his rifle as he looks for Taliban fighters who killed his colleague...
SANJARAY, Afghanistan
Afghan Special Forces policeman holds his rifle as he looks for Taliban fighters in Sanjaray
An Afghan Special Forces policeman holds his rifle as he looks for Taliban fighters who killed his colleague in the village of Sanjaray in Zhari district early April 19, 2008. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (AFGHANISTAN))
AFGHANISTAN
RTR1ZNGY
April 19, 2008
An Afghan man places his hands over his head as U.S. soldiers search his truck for weapons near Sanjaray...
SANJARAY, Afghanistan
An Afghan man places his hands over his head as U.S. soldiers search his truck for weapons near Sanjaray...
An Afghan man places his hands over his head as U.S. soldiers search his truck for weapons near Sanjaray in Zhari district early April 19, 2008. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR1ZLL4
April 17, 2008
U.S soldiers watch a movie at a military base in the Zhari district some 40 km (25 miles) west of Kandahar...
Kandahar, Afghanistan
U.S soldiers watch a movie at a military base in the Zhari district
U.S soldiers watch a movie at a military base in the Zhari district some 40 km (25 miles) west of Kandahar April 17, 2008. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR1Z4W2
April 05, 2008
Afghan horsemen try to get hold of a beheaded calf from the ground during a Buzkashi game in Kabul April...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan horsemen try to get hold of a beheaded calf from the ground during a Buzkashi game in Kabul
Afghan horsemen try to get hold of a beheaded calf from the ground during a Buzkashi game in Kabul April 5, 2008. The Afghan national sport of buzkashi is played between two teams of horsemen competing to throw a beheaded 30-kg (66 lb) calf, goat, or sheep into a scoring circle. Only the best players, the chapandaz, get close to the carcass in the competition, and the winner receives prizes either in cash or kind that have been donated by a sponsor. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
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April 07, 2008
Afghan boys look at U.S. soldiers visiting their school in the village of Shahr e Safa in Tarnak Wa Jaldak...
SHAHRE E SAFA, Afghanistan
Afghan boys look at U.S. soldiers visiting their school in Shahr e Safa
Afghan boys look at U.S. soldiers visiting their school in the village of Shahr e Safa in Tarnak Wa Jaldak district in Zabul province April 7, 2008. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (AFGHANISTAN)
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January 28, 2008
U.S. soldiers turn away as a U.S. Black Hawk helicopter takes off from a U.S. base in the Jaji district...
JAJI, Afghanistan
U.S. soldiers turn away as a U.S. Black Hawk helicopter takes off from a U.S. base in the Jaji district...
U.S. soldiers turn away as a U.S. Black Hawk helicopter takes off from a U.S. base in the Jaji district of the southeastern Paktia province, near the Afghan-Pakistan border January 27, 2008. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN
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January 20, 2008
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves with chains during an Ashura procession in Kabul January...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves with chains during Ashura procession in Kabul
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves with chains during an Ashura procession in Kabul January 19, 2008. Ashura, a 10-day-long event commemorates the death of Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussein in battle 1,300 years ago. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN
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November 13, 2007
A dust-covered Afghan National Army soldier with a flower tucked behind his ear rides on the back of...
PANJWAII, Afghanistan
A dust-covered Afghan National Army soldier with a flower tucked behind his ear in southern Afghanistan...
A dust-covered Afghan National Army soldier with a flower tucked behind his ear rides on the back of a vehicle during a patrol near the Taliban stronghold of Panjwaii town, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, November 13, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (AFGHANISTAN)
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