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Kabul hosts Afghan juggling championship

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Afghan jugglers rehearse before the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul on Aug. 27.

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Afghan jugglers preform during the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul.

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An Afghan girl watches jugglers rehearse at the Juggling Championships in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The juggling Championships in Kabul, Afghanistan were organised by the Mobile Mini Circus for Children and brought together the best jugglers from different Afghan provinces for the competition.

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Young female Afghan audience members watch a performance during the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul.

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More than a decade after the beginning of the war, Afghanistan faces external pressure to reform as well as ongoing internal conflicts.