Sean Carberry Sean Carberry is NPR's International Correspondent based in Kabul.

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Afghans Take The Stage At Kabul's Emerging Rock Scene

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Afghan laborers work on a road project in Kabul. The city has undertaken a huge project to fix its roads and sewers. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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Kabul Postcard: A Neighborhood In Transition

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Lots Of Theories But Few Answers To Explain Surge In Afghan Violence

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Foreigners Targeted In Multiple Kabul Attacks

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Insurgent Bombing Strikes Afghan Volleyball Tournament

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An Afghan farmer collects raw opium as he works in a poppy field in Khogyani District of Nangarhar province in April 2013. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghanistan's Opium Harvest Sets New Record

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Afghan Police Suffer Uptick In Casualty Numbers

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Lionfish, which are native to the Pacific and Indian oceans, are now present in the Atlantic and the Caribbean, where they are devouring smaller fish that protect reefs. The Caribbean island of Bonaire is teaching divers how to catch the venomous fish. Sean Carberry/NPR hide caption

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Why Divers In Bonaire Are So Eager To Kill The Beautiful Lionfish

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Four Americans injured in Iraq and Afghanistan visit Kabul as part of Operation Proper Exit, a program designed for wounded warriors. From left, they are Staff Sgt. Ben Dellinger, Capt. Casey Wolfe, Capt. John Urquhart (who is hidden) and Sgt. James "Eddie" Wright. Sean Carberry/NPR hide caption

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Wounded In Combat, U.S. Troops Go Back For A 'Proper Exit'

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U.S. Marines board a C-130 transport plane as they withdraw from Camp Leatherneck, their huge base in southern Afghanistan. This marked the biggest handover yet to the Afghan army, which is facing a tough fight with the Taliban in Helmand province and other parts of southern Afghanistan. Wakil Koshar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Marines Gone, Can The Afghan Army Hold Off The Taliban?

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With New President, Economic Optimisim Returns To Afghanistan

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Refugees Find Afghanistan Less Than Hospitable

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Presidential Rivals In Afghanistan End Dispute

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Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah, left, and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai shake hands after signing a power-sharing pact in Kabul Sunday. The first vote in the election was held in April; a runoff followed in June. Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Afghan firefighter emerges from the smoke from a fire in a Kabul clothing market in 2012. The fire department is remarkably professional in a city where few institutions function. Mohammad Ismail/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Not Every Afghan Institution Is Efficient; This One Is

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