An Afghan man kisses his daughter as he walks near an attack from a building close to the Pakistan consulate in Jalalabad. A suicide bombing followed by gunfire rocked an area near the Pakistani consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday
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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.
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. 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.
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 of the Hazrat-e-Ali shrine, or Blue Mosque, in Mazar-i-Sharif
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 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
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
Afghan refugee children ride a donkey-cart along a dirt track on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan on Thursday
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 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 on Monday.
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
An Afghan refugee child, plays with a kite on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday
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
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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.