Sudanese, Somalian and Iraqi refugees living in Syria play in a football team during a friendly match in Damascus against United Nations staff living locally as the UN agencies mark World Refugee Day on June 19, 2016. AFP / LOUAI BESHARA
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United Nations agencies marked World Refugee Day Sunday in Syria, a country from which millions have fled a 5-year-old civil war.Some refugees from other countries have decided to stay in Syria despite the devastating conflict.One of the activities was a football match Sunday afternoon between refugees living locally and U.N. staff living in Syria, most of them working for the refugee agency, UNHCR.The war-ravaged country still hosts 31,400 refugees from other countries, mostly Iraq, according to UNHCR figures.
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