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Hissene Habre, the former president of Chad, waves as he leaves a courthouse in Dakar, Senegal, on June 3. Habre was ousted from Chad in 1990 and has lived in exile in Senegal ever since. He was arrested in 2013 and is now on trial for charges that include torture, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Ex-Dictator Faces Trial — But Not In The Country He Ruled

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Canadian Judge Marie Deschamps, chair of the Independent Review Panel on U.N. Response to Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Foreign Military Forces, at a news conference at the United Nations on Thursday. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Independent Panel Says U.N. Failed To Respond To Abuse Allegations

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This 11-year-old boy lives with his family in a Roma settlement in Belgrade. "He and his brothers and sisters are without documents, but he had this amazing confidence," Constantine says. Greg Constantine hide caption

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Patrick Awuah is one of this year's MacArthur "genius" grant winners. The former Microsoft engineer was honored for establishing a new kind of school in his native Ghana. Andrew Heavens/TED hide caption

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