AFGHANISTAN-NOWRUZ-FESTIVAL : News Photo

AFGHANISTAN-NOWRUZ-FESTIVAL

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Afghan revellers raise the holy mace during Noruz festivities in Mazar-i Sharif, the centre of the Afghan new year celebrations, on March 21, 2013. Nowruz, one of the biggest festivals of the war-scarred nation, marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Persian calendar. Nowruz is calculated according to a solar calendar, this coming year marking 1392. AFP PHOTO/ SHAH Marai (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Afghan revellers raise the holy mace during Noruz festivities in Mazar-i Sharif, the centre of the Afghan new year celebrations, on March 21, 2013. Nowruz, one of the biggest festivals of the war-scarred nation, marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Persian calendar. Nowruz is calculated according to a solar calendar, this coming year marking 1392. AFP PHOTO/ SHAH Marai (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)
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March 21, 2013
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