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An Afghan refugee youth, sits on the side of the alley of a poor neighborhood, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. Pakistan hosts over 1.6 million registered Afghans, the largest and most protracted refugee population in the world, according to the U.N. refugee agency, thousands of them still live without electricity, running water and other basic services.

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A young Afghan refugee sits on the side of an alley in a poor neighbourhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

Sri Lankan schoolchildren play rugby on a beach during sunset in Colombo on July 3, 2013. Sri Lanka's youth population aged 10 to 19 make up some 15 percent of its 20 million people.

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Sri Lankan schoolchildren play rugby on a beach at sunset in Colombo on Wednesday. Sri Lanka‘s youngsters aged between 10 and 19 make up some 15 per cent of the country’s 20m population

Boys play cricket on the Marina beach in the southern Indian city of Chennai

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Boys play cricket on the Marina beach in Chennai, southern India, on Friday

Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes near the village of Deir Jarir near Ramallah

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A Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes near the West Bank village of Deir Jarir on Friday

Young members of the village community walk around their village with painted bodies during the Grebeg Ritual on May 1, 2013 in Tegallalang, Bali, Indonesia. During the biannual ritual young members of the community parade through the village with painted faces and bodies to ward off evil spirits.

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Young members of the community walk round their village with painted bodies during the Grebeg Ritual in Tegallalang, Bali, Indonesia. During the biannual event young people parade through the village with painted faces and bodies to ward off evil spirits.