A wounded boy sits inside an ambulance as Syrian civilians and their families gather at the rebel-held al-Amiriyah neighbourhood as they wait to be evacuated to the government-controlled area of Ramoussa. Photo Karam Al-Masri/AFP/Getty
Displaced Iraqi boy Jasim Abudllah Jasim, 13, who according to his family lost his leg in an air strike in Baiji, plays football in Debaga camp, on the outskirts of Erbil, Iraq.
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A boy sits on the deck of Topaz Responder after being rescued from a wooden boat by members of MOAS, Migrant Offshore Aid Station on November in Pozzallo, Italy. Photo Dan Kitwood/Getty
Iraqi security forces detain a boy after removing a suicide vest from him in Kirkuk, Iraq
A still image taken from a video posted on social media said to be shot in Aleppo on shows a boy with bloodied face sitting in an ambulance, after an airstrike, Syria
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A young Palestinian boy takes part in a military-style exercise at a summer camp organised by the Islamic Jihad Movement in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip
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An indian boy follows a herd of goat on a parched water pond in Kaushambi, India. Much of India is reeling under a weeks long heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed livestock and left at least 330 million Indians without enough water for their daily needs
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A boy floats in a pond to cool off on a hot summer day on the outskirts of Kolkata
A young Nepalese boy recites from holy scripts as he takes his lessons to become a Hindu priest at a holy school in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hinduism is the major religion of Nepal with over 80 percent people identifying themselves as Hindus according to a 2011 census
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A Filipino informal settler boy frolics at a polluted coastline at a fishing village in Paranaque city, south of Manila, Philippines, on Friday
A Syrian boy sits at a tombstone shop at the entrance of a cemetery in Damascus on Wednesday as Muslims prepare to celebrate Eid al-Adha during which they visit the graves of their dead relatives put myrtle, water and renovate their tombstones
An Afghan boy eats an ice cream as he waits for customers at a livestock market ahead of the sacrificial Eid al-Adha festival in Mazar-i-Sharif on Monday. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate annual festival of Eid al-Adha or the festival of sacrifice which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca
A boy plays in the water after a procession in honor of the Virgin of Regla (the black madonna), in the town of Regla, across the bay from Havana, Cuba
A young boy walks between fountains, in Nice, southeastern France, Tuesday. Temperatures in the area rose to 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit)
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A boy peddles a boat with passengers that came to see the recovery efforts of an ancient bell in a river in Yangon, Myanmar, on Friday. Divers attached to safety ropes plunged into waters south of Myanmar’s old capital as part of renewed efforts to retrieve a 270-tonne bronze bell, believed to be one of the largest ever cast, that has been lying for centuries at the confluence of three rivers.
A boy sits on a sofa along a street in the Al-Fardous neighbourhood of Aleppo
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An Afghan boy walks along an ancient wall on the outskirt of Mazar-i- Sharif. Afghanistan remains at war, with civilians among the hardest hit, as the Taliban wage an increasingly bloody insurgency against the government.
A boy aims his toy gun as he sits with members of the Free Syrian Army in Deir al-Zor
A boy sits on a ladder next to his flooded house as the river Yamuna swells after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India.
A boy covered in reef-mud stands with other boys in the village of Ambo on South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati . Kiribati consists of a chain of 33 atolls and islands that stand just metres above sea level, spread over a huge expanse of otherwise empty ocean. With surrounding sea levels rising, Kiribati President Anote Tong has predicted his country will likely become uninhabitable in 30-60 years because of inundation and contamination of its freshwater supplies.