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Kabul's Kite Skies - 27 Sep 2010
Kabul's Kite Skies - 27 Sep 2010
AFGHANISTAN/
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September 11, 2010
An Afghan boy flies his kite at a playground in Kabul September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (AFGHANISTAN...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy flies his kite at a playground in Kabul
An Afghan boy flies his kite at a playground in Kabul September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR2I8V9
September 12, 2010
People play with kites on a hill top in Kabul September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (AFGHANISTAN -...
Kabul, Afghanistan
People play with kites on a hill top in Kabul
People play with kites on a hill top in Kabul September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN-KITES/
RTXSLRR
September 24, 2010
Afghans rush to catch the string of a falling kite in Kabul September 24, 2010. Hundreds of kites danced...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghans rush to catch the string of a falling kite in Kabul
Afghans rush to catch the string of a falling kite in Kabul September 24, 2010. Hundreds of kites danced over the Afghan capital on Friday emblazoned with messages championing equal rights for women and the justice system in an unusual U.S.-backed effort by The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to boost democracy. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN-KITES/
RTXSLRG
September 24, 2010
An Afghan man holds a kite in Kabul September 24, 2010. Hundreds of kites danced over the Afghan capital...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan man holds a kite in Kabul
An Afghan man holds a kite in Kabul September 24, 2010. Hundreds of kites danced over the Afghan capital on Friday emblazoned with messages championing equal rights for women and the justice system in an unusual U.S.-backed effort by The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to boost democracy. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN
RTRNWOI
September 14, 2005
An Afghan boy flies a white kite during a demonstration against poverty in Afghanistan at Nader Khan...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy flies a white kite during a demonstration against poverty in Afghanistan at Nader ...
An Afghan boy flies a white kite during a demonstration against poverty in Afghanistan at Nader Khan hill in Kabul. An Afghan boy flies a white kite during a demonstration against poverty in Afghanistan at Nader Khan hill in Kabul September 13,2005. Children from local NGO Asciana highlight the need for world leaders to continue assisting Afghanistan in ensuring they and other children have greater access to education, health facilities and are free from poverty. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
AFGHANISTAN
RTRNS9F
September 13, 2005
Afghan girls watch white kites flown in the sky during a demonstration against poverty in Afghanistan...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan girls watch white kites flown in the sky during a demonstration against poverty in ...
Afghan girls watch white kites flown in the sky during a demonstration against poverty in Afghanistan in Kabul. Afghan girls watch white kites flown in the sky during a demonstration against poverty in Afghanistan at Nader Khan hill in Kabul September 13, 2005. Children from local NGO Asciana highlight the need for world leaders to continue assisting Afghanistan in ensuring they and other children have greater access to education, health facilities and are free from poverty. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
AFGHANISTAN
RTR1HKA2
September 21, 2006
An Afghan boy from the Asiana orphanage flies a kite as a policeman keeps watch, in an event organized...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy from Asiana orphanage flies a kite as a policeman keeps watch in Kabul
An Afghan boy from the Asiana orphanage flies a kite as a policeman keeps watch, in an event organized by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) to mark the International Day of Peace in Kabul, September 21, 2006. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN-KITES/
RTXSLRZ
September 24, 2010
A boy (R) with a kite on his back and his friends look at Kabul city's overview from Nadir Khan hill...
Kabul, Afghanistan
A boy with a kite on his back and his friends look at Kabul city's overview from Nadir Khan hill
A boy (R) with a kite on his back and his friends look at Kabul city's overview from Nadir Khan hill in Kabul September 24, 2010. Hundreds of kites danced over the Afghan capital on Friday emblazoned with messages championing equal rights for women and the justice system in an unusual U.S.-backed effort by The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to boost democracy. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXEXEE
May 08, 2009
Boys fly a kite in Kabul May 8, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Kabul, Afghanistan
Boys fly a kite in Kabul
Boys fly a kite in Kabul May 8, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR15231
March 03, 2002
A young boy in Kabul stands atop a roof at sunset and flies a small
kite in the evening breeze March...
Kabul, Afghanistan
KABUL CHILD FLIES A KITE AT SUNSET.
A young boy in Kabul stands atop a roof at sunset and flies a small
kite in the evening breeze March 3, 2002. Earlier today a powerful
earthquake struck Kabul killing five people and injuring at least
twenty. REUTERS/Jim Hollander

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AFGHANISTAN
RTR2I8NH
September 12, 2010
An Afghan boy walks with a kite atop a hill overlooking Kabul city, September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Fayaz...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan boy walks with a kite atop a hill overlooking Kabul
An Afghan boy walks with a kite atop a hill overlooking Kabul city, September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SPORT SOCIETY CITYSCAPE)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR2GDV1
July 13, 2010
An Afghan boy holds his kite in the village of Kowall in Arghandab District, north of Kandahar July 13,...
KOWALL, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy holds his kite in the village of Kowall in Arghandab District, north of Kandahar
An Afghan boy holds his kite in the village of Kowall in Arghandab District, north of Kandahar July 13, 2010. REUTERS/Bob Strong (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CONFLICT MILITARY CIVIL UNREST)
AFGHANISTAN
RTXLP07
December 20, 2002
An Afghan boy prepares to fly his kite on a hill overlooking Kabul December 20, 2002. Banned during the...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy prepares to fly his kite on a hill overlooking Kabul December 20, 2002. Banned during .....
An Afghan boy prepares to fly his kite on a hill overlooking Kabul December 20, 2002. Banned during the Taliban regime, kites have returned and are now a favourite pasttime for children in Afghanistan.
AFGHAN KITES/
RTR1OHN1
April 10, 2007
People run after a kite whose string has broken on Nadir Khan hill in Kabul April 6, 2007. When the strictly...
Kabul, Afghanistan
To match feature AFGHAN-KITES/
People run after a kite whose string has broken on Nadir Khan hill in Kabul April 6, 2007. When the strictly Islamist Taliban ruled Afghanistan, they banned kite-flying. Noor Agha is widely acknowledged as the best kite-maker in Afghanistan, where flying and dueling with kite is the closest thing the war-torn country has to a national sport. To match feature AFGHAN-KITES/ REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR2I8NG
September 12, 2010
A child uses a wooden stick to catch a kite as another child looks on a hill top in Kabul September 12,...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Child uses a wooden stick to catch a kite as another child looks on a hill top in Kabul
A child uses a wooden stick to catch a kite as another child looks on a hill top in Kabul September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SPORT SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR29NB3
January 30, 2010
An Afghan boy flies a kite in Kabul January 30, 2010. REUTERS/Marko Djurica (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY)...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy flies a kite in Kabul
An Afghan boy flies a kite in Kabul January 30, 2010. REUTERS/Marko Djurica (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR2I8NE
September 12, 2010
People play with kites on a hill top in Kabul, September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (AFGHANISTAN...
Kabul, Afghanistan
People play with kites on a hill top in Kabul
People play with kites on a hill top in Kabul, September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SPORT SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR216CJ
August 15, 2008
A boy blocks his face with a kite to avoid being photographed at a refugee camp in Kabul August 15, 2008....
Kabul, Afghanistan
A boy blocks his face with a kite to avoid being photographed at a refugee camp in Kabul
A boy blocks his face with a kite to avoid being photographed at a refugee camp in Kabul August 15, 2008. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXQ4W3
October 29, 2009
An Afghan boy plays with a kite in a village near Herat October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (AFGHANISTAN...
Herat, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy plays with a kite in a village near Herat
An Afghan boy plays with a kite in a village near Herat October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR1UY5X
October 15, 2007
Afghans fly a kite in Kabul October 15, 2007. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghans fly a kite in Kabul
Afghans fly a kite in Kabul October 15, 2007. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
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RTRQ5Q7
December 07, 2001
An Afghan boy flies a kite, forbidden during Taliban rule, from a roof
in central Kabul December 7,...
Kabul, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
AFGHAN BOY FLIES KITE FROM THE ROOF IN KABUL.
An Afghan boy flies a kite, forbidden during Taliban rule, from a roof
in central Kabul December 7, 2001. The Taliban's rule over its last
bastion of Kandahar in southern Afghanistan came to an end with their
forces laying down arms to a joint commission of tribal elders, Afghan
Islamic Press (AIP) said. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Damir Sagolj REUTERS

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AFGAN
RTRL1M7
March 29, 2003
An Afghan boy chooses a kite in a shop in central Kabul, March 29,
2003. The traditional Afghan pastime...
Kabul, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
AN AFGHAN BOY CHOOSES A KITE IN A SHOP IN CENTRAL KABUL.
An Afghan boy chooses a kite in a shop in central Kabul, March 29,
2003. The traditional Afghan pastime of kite flying has enjoyed a
resurgence since the fall of the Taliban. Kite flying was one of many
traditional pleasures banned by the hardline Taliban. REUTERS/Jayanta
Shaw

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AFGHAN-KITES/
RTR1OHMJ
April 10, 2007
Noor Agha makes kites in his house in Kabul in this April 5, 2007 photo. Agha is widely acknowledged...
Kabul, Afghanistan
To match feature AFGHAN-KITES/
Noor Agha makes kites in his house in Kabul in this April 5, 2007 photo. Agha is widely acknowledged as the best kite-maker in Afghanistan, where flying and duelling with kites is the closest thing the war-torn country has to a national sport. To match feature AFGHAN-KITES/ REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN
RTRF05U
December 07, 2002
Afghan children play with kites on the top of a hill in Kabul December
7, 2002. Banned during Taliban...
Kabul, Afghanistan
AFGHAN CHILDREN PLAY WITH KITES IN KABUL.
Afghan children play with kites on the top of a hill in Kabul December
7, 2002. Banned during Taliban regime, playing with kites is now one of
the favourite past times for children in Afghanistan. REUTERS/Radu
Sigheti

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AFGHAN
RTR17JAR
March 23, 2006
Afghans attempt to catch a kite during a kite flying competition in Kabul, Afghanistan March 23, 2006....
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghans attempt to catch a kite during a kite flying competition in Kabul
Afghans attempt to catch a kite during a kite flying competition in Kabul, Afghanistan March 23, 2006. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
AFGHANISTAN/
RTX8RF1
September 21, 2008
An Afghan boy plays with a kite during the celebration of Peace Day in Kabul September 21, 2008. REUTERS/Omar...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy plays with a kite during celebration of Peace Day in Kabul
An Afghan boy plays with a kite during the celebration of Peace Day in Kabul September 21, 2008. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN)

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AFGHAN KITES/
RTR1OHN2
April 10, 2007
A boy carries a kite on Nadir Khan hill in Kabul in this April 6, 2007 photo. When the strictly Islamist...
Kabul, Afghanistan
To match feature AFGHAN-KITES/
A boy carries a kite on Nadir Khan hill in Kabul in this April 6, 2007 photo. When the strictly Islamist Taliban ruled Afghanistan, they banned kite-flying. Noor Agha is widely acknowledged as the best kite-maker in Afghanistan, where flying and dueling with kite is the closest thing the war-torn country has to a national sport.To match feature AFGHAN-KITES/ REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR26PEK
August 14, 2009
Boys fly kites in a cemetery in Kabul, August 14, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Boys fly kites in a cemetery in Kabul
Boys fly kites in a cemetery in Kabul, August 14, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (AFGHANISTAN SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR1KKRW
March 23, 2006
Afghan boys sit on top of a football goalpost watching a kite flying competition in Kabul, Afghanistan...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan boys sit on top of a football goalpost watching a kite flying competition in Kabul
Afghan boys sit on top of a football goalpost watching a kite flying competition in Kabul, Afghanistan March 23, 2006. BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
AFGHANISTAN
RTRNS8L
September 13, 2005
An Afghan boy flies a white kite during a demonstration against poverty in Afghanistan at Nader Khan...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy flies a white kite during a demonstration against poverty in Afghanistan at Nader ...
An Afghan boy flies a white kite during a demonstration against poverty in Afghanistan at Nader Khan hill in Kabul. An Afghan boy flies a white kite during a demonstration against poverty in Afghanistan at Nader Khan hill in Kabul September 13,2005. Children from local NGO Asciana highlight the need for world leaders to continue assisting Afghanistan in ensuring they and other children have greater access to education, health facilities and are free from poverty. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
AFGHANISTAN
RTRPXQ5
September 30, 2005
Afghan men fly kites on Kabul's Nadir Khan hill September 30, 2005. Friday is Afghanistan's designated...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan men fly kites on Kabul's Nadir Khan hill
Afghan men fly kites on Kabul's Nadir Khan hill September 30, 2005. Friday is Afghanistan's designated day of rest. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
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