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Released Taliban prisoners greet their relatives after a ceremony in... News PhotoAfghanistan,Ceremony,Conflict,Embracing,Family,Greeting,Horizontal,Kabul,Prison,Prisoner,Releasing,Taliban,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPReleased Taliban prisoners greet their relatives after a ceremony in Pul-e-Charkhi jail on the outskirts of Kabul on January 4, 2013. With tears streaming down their rugged faces, scores of Afghan prisoners embraced waiting relatives and walked to freedom -- the latest government move to foster reconciliation after 11 years of war. The 80 men, all wearing white skull caps, were released on Friday at a ceremony held inside Pul-e-Charkhi, Afghanistan's largest prison located on dusty flat lands east of the capital Kabul. AFP PHOTO/ Massoud HOSSAINI (Photo credit should read MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)