Afghan children play with a kite on the outskirts of Jalalabad. Photo Noorullah Shirzada/AFP
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A man sells kites at Lake Malecon in Managua, Nicaragua
An Afghan refugee child, plays with a kite on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday
Afghan youths fly kites at sunset in Kabul, on Wednesday. During Taliban rule the activity was banned as un-Islamic on the grounds that it was a waste of time and money.