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Afghan men carry the body of a victim

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Afghan men carry the body of a victim after a series of explosions at a gas storage facility on the edge of the western city of Herat on Tuesday.

In the "new jungle" migrant camp, close to the port of Calais. Afghan boys pass the time with a game of football.

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Afghan boys pass the time with a game of football at the new jungle refugee camp, close to the port of Calais, France 

An Afghan policeman stands guard as smoke and flames rise from the site of a huge blast struck near the entrance of Kabul's international airport, in Kabul on August 10, 2015. A huge blast struck near the entrance of Kabul's international airport on August 10 during the peak lunchtime period, officials said, warning that heavy casualties were expected. "The explosion occurred at the first check point of Kabul airport," said deputy Kabul police chief Sayed Gul Agha Rouhani

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An Afghan policeman stands guard as smoke and flames rise from the site of a huge blast struck near the entrance of Kabul’s international airport, in Kabul. A huge blast struck near the entrance of Kabul’s international airport on Monday during the peak lunchtime period, officials said, warning that heavy casualties were expected. “The explosion occurred at the first check point of Kabul airport,” said deputy Kabul police chief Sayed Gul Agha Rouhani. 

n this photograph taken on May...TOPSHOTS In this photograph taken on May 19, 2015, an Afghan youth dives into a ditch of muddy water to beat the heat on the outskirts of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province. AFP PHOTO / Noorullah ShirzadaNoorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images

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An Afghan youth dives into a ditch of muddy water to beat the heat on the outskirts of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province 

An Afghan policeman stands in a window o...An Afghan policeman stands in a window of the Hazrat-e-Ali shrine, or Blue Mosque, in Mazar-i-Sharif on May 5, 2015.  AFP PHOTO/Farshad UsyanFARSHAD USYAN/AFP/Getty Images

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An Afghan policeman stands in a window of the Hazrat-e-Ali shrine, or Blue Mosque, in Mazar-i-Sharif 

Afghan women chant slogans during a protest demanding justice for a woman who was beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of burning a Quran last week, in downtown of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Men and women of all ages carried banners bearing the bloodied face of Farkhunda, a 27-year-old religious scholar killed last week by a mob. Farkhunda, who went by one name like many Afghans, was beaten, run over with a car and burned before her body was thrown into the Kabul River. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Protesters demand justice for a woman beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of burning the Koran last week, in downtown of Kabul, Afghanistan. Men and women of all ages carried banners bearing the bloodied face of Farkhunda, a 27-year-old religious scholar, who like many Afghans went by one name. She was beaten, run over by a car and burned before her body was thrown into the Kabul river. 

An Afghan refugee man sitting on a wooden cart plays with his son on the roadside on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.

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An Afghan refugee sitting on a wooden cart plays with his son on the roadside on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan

An Afghan refugee child sits at the doorway of a mud home in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.

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An Afghan refugee child sits at the doorway of a mud home in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan

In this photograph taken on February 5, ...In this photograph taken on February 5, 2015, Afghan labourer, Shir Ahmad (26) sorts carpet wraps at a traditional yarn factory in Mazar-i-sharif of Balkh province.  The labourers work from dawn to dusk and earn around four US dollars per day, with the products sold for the local market.  AFP PHOTO / Farshad UsyanFARSHAD USYAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Afghan labourer, Shir Ahmad sorts carpet wraps at a traditional yarn factory in Mazar-i-sharif of Balkh province. The labourers work from dawn to dusk and earn around $4 a day, with the products sold for the local market 

An Afghan refugee boy walks toward a hand pump to fetch water, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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An Afghan refugee boy walks toward a hand pump to fetch water, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan 

Afghan refugee children ride a donkey-cart along a dirt track on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

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Afghan refugee children ride a donkey-cart along a dirt track on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan on Thursday

A girl looks on among Afghan women lining up to receive winter relief assistance donated by the UNHCR in Kabul

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A girl stands among Afghan women lining up to receive winter relief assistance donated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Kabul, on Wednesday

An Afghan refugee who works as a porter at a wholesale fruit an vegetable market walks to his work on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015.

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An Afghan refugee who works as a porter at a wholesale fruit and vegetable market walks to work on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday

An Afghan man heads home walking through a dust cloud as the sun sets in Kabul

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An Afghan man heads home, walking through a dust cloud as the sun sets in Kabul on Monday.

An Afghan trader waits for cust...TOPSHOTS An Afghan trader waits for customers early in the morning at a livestock market ahead of the sacrificial Eid al-Adha festival in Kabul on October 2, 2014. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorates Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God.

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An Afghan trader waits for customers early in the morning at a livestock market ahead of the sacrificial Eid al-Adha festival in Kabul. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorates Prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. 

An Afghan refugee girl washes a bed in a polluted stream, in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

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An Afghan refugee girl washes a bed in a polluted stream, in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan

An Afghan refugee child, plays with a kite on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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An Afghan refugee child, plays with a kite on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday

his photo taken on June 30, 2014 shows an Afghan burqa-clad woman waiting to break fast during the holy month of Ramadan at the Hazrat-e-Ali shrine, or Blue Mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif.    Across the Muslim world, the faithful fast from dawn to dusk, and abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and having sex during that time as they strive to be more pious and charitable.  AFP PHOTO/ Farshad UsyanFA

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An Afghan woman waits to break fast during the holy month of Ramadan at the Hazrat-e-Ali shrine, or Blue Mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. Across the Muslim world, the faithful fast from dawn to dusk, and abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and having sex during that time as they strive to be more pious and charitable 

An Afghan boy walks along an ancient wal

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An Afghan boy walks along an ancient wall on the outskirt of Mazar-i- Sharif. Afghanistan remains at war, with civilians among the hardest hit, as the Taliban wage an increasingly bloody insurgency against the government.

An internally displaced Afghan girl pose...An internally displaced Afghan girl poses for a photograph in front of her tent on the outskirts of Herat on May 12, 2014. The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the country is currently estimated at some 600,000 and this figure may rise further in 2014, according to the UNHCR Global Appeal 2014-2015. AFP PHOTO/AREF KARIMIAref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images

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An displaced girl poses in front of her tent on the outskirts of Herat, Afghanistan. The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the country is estimated to be about 600,000 and this may rise further in 2014, according to the UNHCR Global Appeal 2014-2015