(120417) -- KABUL, April 17, 2012 (Xinhua) -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai gestures as he deliveres a speech to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the father of Afghanistan journalism, Mahmood Tarzi, in Kabul on April 17, 2012. Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday described Taliban-led ongoing insurgency as breach to Islamic values and called upon Afghans to move towards progress and self-reliance. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)
Uncompressed file sizes and pixel dimensions are approximate. Grayscale images are 1/3 the file size of RGB files. Files downloaded directly from the website are compressed JPEG format. You may request a TIFF file, if available, or a larger interpolated size for your output needs. Please contact Customer Service for associated production fees.