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A man browses for books at the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

A man browses for books at the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

A girl and a boy use a giant interactive display screen at the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

A girl and a boy use a giant interactive display screen at the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

This picture shows a view of the interior of the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

This picture shows a view of the interior of the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

The Gulf's largest book collection, Qatar's National Library is one-year-old and has enhanced ties with libraries outside the region as the anti-Doha boycott drags on while also wooing younger readers.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

The Gulf's largest book collection, Qatar's National Library is one-year-old and has enhanced ties with libraries outside the region as the anti-Doha boycott drags on while also wooing younger readers. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

With over one million books and 500,000 digital editions, the library, located in Doha's Education City, is the largest in the Middle East. However, Dubai hopes to have 1.5 million volumes in the under-construction Mohammed bin Rashid Library when it opens. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

With over one million books and 500,000 digital editions, the library, located in Doha's Education City, is the largest in the Middle East. However, Dubai hopes to have 1.5 million volumes in the under-construction Mohammed bin Rashid Library when it opens. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

A woman chooses books at the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

A woman chooses books at the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

A youth works while seated at a table with a toddler inside the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

A youth works while seated at a table with a toddler inside the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

A woman works on a latpop at a table inside the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

A woman works on a latpop at a table inside the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

People walk through the aisles of the Qatar National Library in the capital.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

People walk through the aisles of the Qatar National Library in the capital. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

Qatar National Library (Twitter)

Qatar National Library (Twitter)

A man browses for books at the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
A girl and a boy use a giant interactive display screen at the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
This picture shows a view of the interior of the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
The Gulf's largest book collection, Qatar's National Library is one-year-old and has enhanced ties with libraries outside the region as the anti-Doha boycott drags on while also wooing younger readers.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
With over one million books and 500,000 digital editions, the library, located in Doha's Education City, is the largest in the Middle East. However, Dubai hopes to have 1.5 million volumes in the under-construction Mohammed bin Rashid Library when it opens. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
A woman chooses books at the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
A youth works while seated at a table with a toddler inside the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
A woman works on a latpop at a table inside the Qatar National Library in the capital Doha.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
People walk through the aisles of the Qatar National Library in the capital.  KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
Qatar National Library (Twitter)
A protester holds an anti-Donald Trump sign as he marches with others during the "March of Anger" demonstration leading to the US Embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman on  June 21, 2019, against US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century"  and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain.   Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

A protester holds an anti-Donald Trump sign as he marches with others during the "March of Anger" demonstration leading to the US Embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain. Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

Jordanian security forces create a security perimeter around protesters  participating in the "March of Anger" demonstration leading to the US Embassy  in the Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against the US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain.  Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

Jordanian security forces create a security perimeter around protesters participating in the "March of Anger" demonstration leading to the US Embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against the US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain. Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

Protesters wave Palestinian (C) and Jordanian (R) flags as they chant slogans during the "March of Anger" demonstration leading to the US Embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against the US President's "Deal of the Century" and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain.  Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

Protesters wave Palestinian (C) and Jordanian (R) flags as they chant slogans during the "March of Anger" demonstration leading to the US Embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against the US President's "Deal of the Century" and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain. Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

Protesters march with signs showing the Dome of the Rock and reading in  Arabic (L to R) "Jerusalem is not for sale" and "do not give up rights" during t he "March of Anger" leading to the US Embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019. Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

Protesters march with signs showing the Dome of the Rock and reading in Arabic (L to R) "Jerusalem is not for sale" and "do not give up rights" during t he "March of Anger" leading to the US Embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019. Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

Members of the Jordanian Security forces stand guard outside the US embassy  during the "March of Anger" in the capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against  US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain.  Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

Members of the Jordanian Security forces stand guard outside the US embassy during the "March of Anger" in the capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain. Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

Palestinians stamp on protest signs showing the crossed-out faces of (L to R)  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump,  King Hamad al-Khalifa of Bahrain, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin  Salman, with a caption above in Arabic reading "Palestine is not for sale,  no to the conference of shame in Bahrain, the deal of the century will not pass". Musa Al SHAER / AFP

Palestinians stamp on protest signs showing the crossed-out faces of (L to R) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump, King Hamad al-Khalifa of Bahrain, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, with a caption above in Arabic reading "Palestine is not for sale, no to the conference of shame in Bahrain, the deal of the century will not pass". Musa Al SHAER / AFP

Palestinians hold protest signs showing the crossed-out faces of (L to R) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump, King Hamad al-Khalifa of Bahrain, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Musa Al SHAER / AFP

Palestinians hold protest signs showing the crossed-out faces of (L to R) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump, King Hamad al-Khalifa of Bahrain, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Musa Al SHAER / AFP

Women march with flags of the Muslim Brotherhood behind a large banner  reading in Arabic "down with the deal of the century and the normalisation  workshop of Bahrain", during a post-Friday prayers demonstration in the  Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century".  Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

Women march with flags of the Muslim Brotherhood behind a large banner reading in Arabic "down with the deal of the century and the normalisation workshop of Bahrain", during a post-Friday prayers demonstration in the Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century". Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP

A protester holds an anti-Donald Trump sign as he marches with others during the "March of Anger" demonstration leading to the US Embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman on  June 21, 2019, against US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century"  and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain.   Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP
Jordanian security forces create a security perimeter around protesters  participating in the "March of Anger" demonstration leading to the US Embassy  in the Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against the US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain.  Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP
Protesters wave Palestinian (C) and Jordanian (R) flags as they chant slogans during the "March of Anger" demonstration leading to the US Embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against the US President's "Deal of the Century" and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain.  Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP
Protesters march with signs showing the Dome of the Rock and reading in  Arabic (L to R) "Jerusalem is not for sale" and "do not give up rights" during t he "March of Anger" leading to the US Embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019. Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP
Members of the Jordanian Security forces stand guard outside the US embassy  during the "March of Anger" in the capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against  US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" and the US-led Middle East economic conference in Bahrain.  Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP
Palestinians stamp on protest signs showing the crossed-out faces of (L to R)  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump,  King Hamad al-Khalifa of Bahrain, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin  Salman, with a caption above in Arabic reading "Palestine is not for sale,  no to the conference of shame in Bahrain, the deal of the century will not pass". Musa Al SHAER / AFP
Palestinians hold protest signs showing the crossed-out faces of (L to R) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump, King Hamad al-Khalifa of Bahrain, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Musa Al SHAER / AFP
Women march with flags of the Muslim Brotherhood behind a large banner  reading in Arabic "down with the deal of the century and the normalisation  workshop of Bahrain", during a post-Friday prayers demonstration in the  Jordanian capital Amman on June 21, 2019, against US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century".  Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP
A Sudanese wrestler reacts during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler reacts during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Originating in the Nuba mountains, the sport has become wildly popular country-wide in recent years. The Sudanese Nuba wrestling federation organizes matches every Friday that attract hundreds of people. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Originating in the Nuba mountains, the sport has become wildly popular country-wide in recent years. The Sudanese Nuba wrestling federation organizes matches every Friday that attract hundreds of people. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Sudanese wrestlers fight during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Sudanese wrestlers fight during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Sudanese wrestlers fight during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Sudanese wrestlers fight during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler reacts after winning during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler reacts after winning during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Originating in the Nuba mountains, the sport has become wildly popular country-wide in recent years. The Sudanese Nuba wrestling federation organizes matches every Friday that attract hundreds of people. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Originating in the Nuba mountains, the sport has become wildly popular country-wide in recent years. The Sudanese Nuba wrestling federation organizes matches every Friday that attract hundreds of people. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler receives money from spectators after winning during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler receives money from spectators after winning during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler scoops sand during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler scoops sand during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Sudanese wrestlers fight during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Sudanese wrestlers fight during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler reacts after winning during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler reacts after winning during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler reacts during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler reacts during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

A Sudanese wrestler reacts during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP
Originating in the Nuba mountains, the sport has become wildly popular country-wide in recent years. The Sudanese Nuba wrestling federation organizes matches every Friday that attract hundreds of people. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP
Sudanese wrestlers fight during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP
Sudanese wrestlers fight during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP
A Sudanese wrestler reacts after winning during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP
Originating in the Nuba mountains, the sport has become wildly popular country-wide in recent years. The Sudanese Nuba wrestling federation organizes matches every Friday that attract hundreds of people. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP
A Sudanese wrestler receives money from spectators after winning during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP
A Sudanese wrestler scoops sand during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP
Sudanese wrestlers fight during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP
A Sudanese wrestler reacts after winning during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP
A Sudanese wrestler reacts during a traditional Nuba wrestling match at the Haj Youssef stadium in the district of Khartoum.  Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP
This aerial picture taken on June 15, 2019 shows visitors having their photo taken at the visitor centre for the Tham Luang cave, where 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This aerial picture taken on June 15, 2019 shows visitors having their photo taken at the visitor centre for the Tham Luang cave, where 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows visitors taking photos in front of a mural, illustrating the efforts to rescue of the 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach after they were trapped in the Tham Luang cave last year, at the cave's visitor centre in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows visitors taking photos in front of a mural, illustrating the efforts to rescue of the 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach after they were trapped in the Tham Luang cave last year, at the cave's visitor centre in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows vendors selling souvenir photos near the entrance of the Tham Luang cave, in which 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows vendors selling souvenir photos near the entrance of the Tham Luang cave, in which 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

Tourists snap selfies by a bronze statue of the diver who died trying to save the 'Wild Boar' footballers from a flooded cave, while momentos from their rescue fly off the shelves -- scooped up by the 1.3 million people who have descended on a once serene mountainside in northern Thailand. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

Tourists snap selfies by a bronze statue of the diver who died trying to save the 'Wild Boar' footballers from a flooded cave, while momentos from their rescue fly off the shelves -- scooped up by the 1.3 million people who have descended on a once serene mountainside in northern Thailand. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows vendors selling memorabilia, illustrating the rescue of the 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach after they were trapped in the Tham Laung cave last year, at the cave's visitor centre in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows vendors selling memorabilia, illustrating the rescue of the 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach after they were trapped in the Tham Laung cave last year, at the cave's visitor centre in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows a girl looking through a gate at the entrance of the Tham Luang cave, in which 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows a girl looking through a gate at the entrance of the Tham Luang cave, in which 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows visitors taking photos in front of artwork illustrating the rescue of the 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach, who were trapped in the Tham Luang cave last year, at the cave's visitor centre in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows visitors taking photos in front of artwork illustrating the rescue of the 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach, who were trapped in the Tham Luang cave last year, at the cave's visitor centre in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows visitors posing for photos near the entrance of the Tham Luang cave, in which 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows visitors posing for photos near the entrance of the Tham Luang cave, in which 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

Tourists snap selfies by a bronze statue of the diver who died trying to save the 'Wild Boar' footballers from a flooded cave, while momentos from their rescue fly off the shelves -- scooped up by the 1.3 million people who have descended on a once serene mountainside in northern Thailand. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

Tourists snap selfies by a bronze statue of the diver who died trying to save the 'Wild Boar' footballers from a flooded cave, while momentos from their rescue fly off the shelves -- scooped up by the 1.3 million people who have descended on a once serene mountainside in northern Thailand. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

This aerial picture taken on June 15, 2019 shows visitors having their photo taken at the visitor centre for the Tham Luang cave, where 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP
This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows visitors taking photos in front of a mural, illustrating the efforts to rescue of the 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach after they were trapped in the Tham Luang cave last year, at the cave's visitor centre in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP
This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows vendors selling souvenir photos near the entrance of the Tham Luang cave, in which 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP
Tourists snap selfies by a bronze statue of the diver who died trying to save the 'Wild Boar' footballers from a flooded cave, while momentos from their rescue fly off the shelves -- scooped up by the 1.3 million people who have descended on a once serene mountainside in northern Thailand. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP
This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows vendors selling memorabilia, illustrating the rescue of the 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach after they were trapped in the Tham Laung cave last year, at the cave's visitor centre in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP
This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows a girl looking through a gate at the entrance of the Tham Luang cave, in which 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP
This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows visitors taking photos in front of artwork illustrating the rescue of the 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach, who were trapped in the Tham Luang cave last year, at the cave's visitor centre in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP
This picture taken on June 13, 2019 shows visitors posing for photos near the entrance of the Tham Luang cave, in which 12 boys from the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach were trapped last year, in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP
Tourists snap selfies by a bronze statue of the diver who died trying to save the 'Wild Boar' footballers from a flooded cave, while momentos from their rescue fly off the shelves -- scooped up by the 1.3 million people who have descended on a once serene mountainside in northern Thailand. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP
15-year-old Noor lives in the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh.  She survived a military attack and fled her village in Myanmar nearly 2 years ago. She jumped in to a river, held on to a banana-tree to float. (Twitter/ @UNICEFBD)

15-year-old Noor lives in the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh. She survived a military attack and fled her village in Myanmar nearly 2 years ago. She jumped in to a river, held on to a banana-tree to float. (Twitter/ @UNICEFBD)

The globe marks world refugee day. (Twitter/ @Murugavel111)

The globe marks world refugee day. (Twitter/ @Murugavel111)

The number of refugees reached 25.9 million around the world in 2018. (Photo: UN Women/Christopher Herwig)

The number of refugees reached 25.9 million around the world in 2018. (Photo: UN Women/Christopher Herwig)

The number of refugees reached 25.9 million around the world in 2018. (Photo: UN Women/Christopher Herwig)

The number of refugees reached 25.9 million around the world in 2018. (Photo: UN Women/Christopher Herwig)

An Afghan refugee boy carries a sheep near his makeshift house in Lahore on June 19, 2019, ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. (ARIF ALI / AFP)

An Afghan refugee boy carries a sheep near his makeshift house in Lahore on June 19, 2019, ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. (ARIF ALI / AFP)

A migrant girl walks out of the Juventud 2000 II shelter in Tijuana, Baja California state, on June 19, 2019, Mexico ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.  (Guillermo Arias / AFP)

A migrant girl walks out of the Juventud 2000 II shelter in Tijuana, Baja California state, on June 19, 2019, Mexico ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. (Guillermo Arias / AFP)

Minor migrants seeking for asylum in the United States draw in Juventud 2000 migrant shelter in Tijuana, Baja California state, on June 19, 2019, Mexico ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.  (Guillermo Arias / AFP)

Minor migrants seeking for asylum in the United States draw in Juventud 2000 migrant shelter in Tijuana, Baja California state, on June 19, 2019, Mexico ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. (Guillermo Arias / AFP)

Migrants seeking for asylum in the United States are seen in Juventud 2000 migrant shelter in Tijuana, Baja California state, on June 19, 2019, Mexico ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.  (Guillermo Arias / AFP)

Migrants seeking for asylum in the United States are seen in Juventud 2000 migrant shelter in Tijuana, Baja California state, on June 19, 2019, Mexico ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. (Guillermo Arias / AFP)

Dicko Sidibe (R) poses with her daughter and her sister Soutra (L) in a refugee camp on May, 13, 3019 in Bamako. After receiving several threats and attacks against their village in the province of Bankass, they fled central Mali to find a safe place in Bamako. (MICHELE CATTANI / AFP)

Dicko Sidibe (R) poses with her daughter and her sister Soutra (L) in a refugee camp on May, 13, 3019 in Bamako. After receiving several threats and attacks against their village in the province of Bankass, they fled central Mali to find a safe place in Bamako. (MICHELE CATTANI / AFP)

Venezuelan migrants arrive to get a refugee application at the Peruvian border post at the binational border attention centre (CEBAF) in Tumbes, Peru on June 14, 2019. (Cris BOURONCLE / AFP)

Venezuelan migrants arrive to get a refugee application at the Peruvian border post at the binational border attention centre (CEBAF) in Tumbes, Peru on June 14, 2019. (Cris BOURONCLE / AFP)

15-year-old Noor lives in the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh.  She survived a military attack and fled her village in Myanmar nearly 2 years ago. She jumped in to a river, held on to a banana-tree to float. (Twitter/ @UNICEFBD)
The globe marks world refugee day. (Twitter/ @Murugavel111)
The number of refugees reached 25.9 million around the world in 2018. (Photo: UN Women/Christopher Herwig)
The number of refugees reached 25.9 million around the world in 2018. (Photo: UN Women/Christopher Herwig)
An Afghan refugee boy carries a sheep near his makeshift house in Lahore on June 19, 2019, ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. (ARIF ALI / AFP)
A migrant girl walks out of the Juventud 2000 II shelter in Tijuana, Baja California state, on June 19, 2019, Mexico ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.  (Guillermo Arias / AFP)
Minor migrants seeking for asylum in the United States draw in Juventud 2000 migrant shelter in Tijuana, Baja California state, on June 19, 2019, Mexico ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.  (Guillermo Arias / AFP)
Migrants seeking for asylum in the United States are seen in Juventud 2000 migrant shelter in Tijuana, Baja California state, on June 19, 2019, Mexico ahead of World Refugees Day. World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year internationally to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.  (Guillermo Arias / AFP)
Dicko Sidibe (R) poses with her daughter and her sister Soutra (L) in a refugee camp on May, 13, 3019 in Bamako. After receiving several threats and attacks against their village in the province of Bankass, they fled central Mali to find a safe place in Bamako. (MICHELE CATTANI / AFP)
Venezuelan migrants arrive to get a refugee application at the Peruvian border post at the binational border attention centre (CEBAF) in Tumbes, Peru on June 14, 2019. (Cris BOURONCLE / AFP)

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