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These 10 refugees will compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio

For the first time, a team of refugee athletes will compete under the Olympic flag.

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Teen journalist who fled Afghanistan writes of courage and sorrow

With gunmen on his tail, 17-year-old Omid Ahmadi, a young journalist, fled Kabul without saying goodbye to his family. Now safe, he shared his journey in his own words.

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Roundtable on protection needs in the Northern Triangle of Central America

Global forced displacement hits record high

UNHCR Global Trends report finds 65.3 million people, or one person in 113, were displaced from their homes by conflict and persecution in 2015.

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