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11 of This Year’s Most Memorable Refugee Stories

The Boy Who Was Buried Alive and Survived - The crescent-shaped scar on Ibrahim’s head is a visible reminder of his ordeal.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (third from right), speaks at today's Ministerial Level Security Council meeting on the maintenance of international peace and security in the Middle East and North Africa and countering terrorist threats in the region.  Also pictured, from left: U. Joy Ogwu, Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations; Sergey V. Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation; and Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.  UN…

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (third from right), speaks at today's Ministerial Level Security Council meeting on the maintenance of international peace and security in the Middle East and North Africa and countering terrorist threats in the region. Also pictured, from left: U. Joy Ogwu, Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations; Sergey V. Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation; and Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs. UN…

United States President Barack Obama (third from left) and Vladimir V. Putin (second from right), President of the Russian Federation, share a toast at a luncheon hosted by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in honour of world leaders attending the general debate of the General Assembly. Also pictured: Andrzej Duda (left), President of the Republic of Poland.  UN Photo/Amanda Voisard 28 September 2015 United Nations, New York Photo # 645617

On Monday, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin toast during a luncheon at the United Nations. Within days, Russia was bombing U. allies in Syria. - Putin humiliates Obama in Syria

Vladimir Putin (left), President of the Russian Federation, listens to a speaker during the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventieth session. At his side is Sergey V. Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.   UN Photo/Cia Pak 28 September 2015 United Nations, New York Photo # 645487

Cyberlaw expert Kristen Eichensehr: Trump’s Dangerous Attribution Message.

Security Council Discusses Continuing Syria Crisis Angelina Jolie Pitt (right), Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), addresses the Security Council meeting on the continuing conflict in Syria and the attendant humanitarian and refugee crises. At her side is the High Commissioner, António Guterres.  UN Photo/Mark Garten 24 April 2015 United Nations, New York Photo # 629406

Security Council Discusses Continuing Syria Crisis Angelina Jolie Pitt (right), Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), addresses the Security Council meeting on the continuing conflict in Syria and the attendant humanitarian and refugee crises. At her side is the High Commissioner, António Guterres. UN Photo/Mark Garten 24 April 2015 United Nations, New York Photo # 629406

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon signs a book of condolences at the Permanent Mission of France to the UN, on the loss of life during the 7 January terrorist attack against the Paris offices of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Twelve people were killed in the attack. Pictured behind Mr. Ban: Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson (left) and François Delattre, Permanent Representative of France to the UN.  UN Photo/Evan Schneider 09 January 2015 New York, United States Photo # 618977

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon signs a book of condolences at the Permanent Mission of France to the UN, on the loss of life during the 7 January terrorist attack against the Paris offices of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Twelve people were killed in the attack. Pictured behind Mr. Ban: Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson (left) and François Delattre, Permanent Representative of France to the UN. UN Photo/Evan Schneider 09 January 2015 New York, United States Photo # 618977

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