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Afghan boys play in the old part of the northern town of Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province on December 6, 2012. Once known as the 'mother of cities,' the ancient city of Balkh was a popular destination along the ancient Silk Route. Balkh was destroyed by Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan during his rule, with the city's ruins remaining as a tourist attraction today. AFP PHOTO/ Qais Usyan (Photo credit should read QAIS USYAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Afghan boys play in the old part of the northern town of Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province on December 6, 2012. Once known as the 'mother of cities,' the ancient city of Balkh was a popular destination along the ancient Silk Route. Balkh was destroyed by Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan during his rule, with the city's ruins remaining as a tourist attraction today. AFP PHOTO/ Qais Usyan (Photo credit should read QAIS USYAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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December 06, 2012
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