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Afghan school children study at an open classroom in the outskirts of... News PhotoAfghanistan,Child,Classroom,Horizontal,Human Interest,Jalalabad,People,School BuildingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAfghan school children study at an open classroom in the outskirts of Jalalabad on January 30, 2013. Afghanistan has had only rare moments of peace over the past 30 years, its education system being undermined by the Soviet invasion of 1979, a civil war in the 1990s and five years of Taliban rule. AFP PHOTO/ Noorullah Shirzada (Photo credit should read Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)