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Small Oasis on Kabul's Outskirts Provides Relief From Security Tensions

When people in Kabul want to get away from the city and relax, many choose Qargha Lake, a small resort on the outskirts of Kabul.    On Fridays, the traffic stretches for kilometers.  Groups of young men, couples and families make their way to the lake on cars and motorcycles as street vendors sell their wares. “In the past, business was bad.  Now it is picking up.  I work here every Friday and go to school the rest of the week,” said one vendor.   This...

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