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Afghans seek modern peace in traditional style

<p>An Afghan worker prepares posters, which are used to promote the upcoming peace "Jirga" assembly, in front of a picture of the Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul May 29, 2010. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani</p>

An Afghan worker prepares posters, which are used to promote the upcoming peace "Jirga" assembly, in front of a picture of the Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul May 29, 2010. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani

An Afghan worker prepares posters, which are used to promote the upcoming peace "Jirga" assembly, in front of a picture of the Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul May 29, 2010. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani

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<p>Afghan workers prepare a carpet for an upcoming peace "Jirga" assembly, in front of a tent in Kabul May 29, 2010. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani</p>

Afghan workers prepare a carpet for an upcoming peace "Jirga" assembly, in front of a tent in Kabul May 29, 2010. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani

Afghan workers prepare a carpet for an upcoming peace "Jirga" assembly, in front of a tent in Kabul May 29, 2010. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani

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