TOPSHOT - Afghan children are spun around on a carousel in a field near the Sakhi Shrine during the Nowruz festival to mark the Afghan New Year in Kabul on March 21, 2017.
Nowruz, one of the biggest festivals of the war-scarred nation, marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Persian calendar. Nowruz is calculated according to a solar calendar, this coming year marking 1396. / AFP PHOTO / WAKIL KOHSAR        (Photo credit should read WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP via Getty Images)