The town was paper, but the memories were not. –  John Green.

A boy wipes away his mother’s tears as they wait to board a Turkish coastguard vessel after a failed attempt to cross to the Greek island of Chios, in Izmir, Turkey. (Umit Bektas / Reuters)

A boy wipes away his mother’s tears as they wait to board a Turkish coastguard vessel after a failed attempt to cross to the Greek island of Chios, in Izmir, Turkey. (Umit Bektas / Reuters)

A woman and child stand amid their belongings after a raid by the Israeli army, West Bank, Palestine. (Abed Al Hashlamoun / EPA)

A woman and child stand amid their belongings after a raid by the Israeli army, West Bank, Palestine. (Abed Al Hashlamoun / EPA)

A man dressed in Ku Klux Klan garb, centre, and a protester clash during a KKK rally in Pearson Park, in Anaheim, US. (Brian Levin / AP)

A man dressed in Ku Klux Klan garb, centre, and a protester clash during a KKK rally in Pearson Park, in Anaheim, US. (Brian Levin / AP)

Alejandro González Iñárritu (right) accepts the Oscar for Best Director, for ‘The Revenant’, in Los Angeles, US. (EPA)

Alejandro González Iñárritu (right) accepts the Oscar for Best Director, for ‘The Revenant’, in Los Angeles, US. (EPA)

A policeman stops a boy as he walks away from a crowd that formed after a shooting involving an officer, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. (Lennie Mahler / AP)

A policeman stops a boy as he walks away from a crowd that formed after a shooting involving an officer, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. (Lennie Mahler / AP)

A tent belonging to a Sudanese migrant in the ‘Jungle’ camp. The French authorities have begun dismantling part of the encampment and relocating migrants to purpose-built accommodation nearby, in Calais, France. (Carl Court / Getty Images)

A tent belonging to a Sudanese migrant in the ‘Jungle’ camp. The French authorities have begun dismantling part of the encampment and relocating migrants to purpose-built accommodation nearby, in Calais, France. (Carl Court / Getty Images)

Chris Rock sells Girl Scout cookies in the audience, during the Oscars. (Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP)

Chris Rock sells Girl Scout cookies in the audience, during the Oscars. (Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP)

Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, all winners for The Revenant, take a selfie onstage, during the Oscars' award ceremony. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)

Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, all winners for The Revenant, take a selfie onstage, during the Oscars’ award ceremony. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)

A woman shows her inked finger after casting her ballot at a polling station in Tehran, Iran. (Atta Kenare / AFP / Getty Images)

A woman shows her inked finger after casting her ballot at a polling station in Tehran, Iran. (Atta Kenare / AFP / Getty Images)

Followers of Iraq’s influential Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr chant slogans demanding government reform during a demonstration in Tahrir Square, in Baghdad, Iraq. (Hadi Mizban / AP)

Followers of Iraq’s influential Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr chant slogans demanding government reform during a demonstration in Tahrir Square, in Baghdad, Iraq. (Hadi Mizban / AP)

Protesters hold up their phones during a demonstration opposing plans to build locally a gold and copper mine, in Artvin, Turkey. (Yasin Akgul / AFP / Getty)

Protesters hold up their phones during a demonstration opposing plans to build locally a gold and copper mine, in Artvin, Turkey. (Yasin Akgul / AFP / Getty)

Uncollected rubbish bags amass in Jdeideh, Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban / Reuters)

Uncollected rubbish bags amass in Jdeideh, Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban / Reuters)

Lighting strikes in front of the Christ the Redeemer statue, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Marcelo Sayao / EPA)

Lighting strikes in front of the Christ the Redeemer statue, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Marcelo Sayao / EPA)

People wear Samsung Gear VR devices as they attend the launching ceremony of the new Samsung S7 and S7 edge smartphones during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. (ALBERT GEA / REUTERS)

People wear Samsung Gear VR devices as they attend the launching ceremony of the new Samsung S7 and S7 edge smartphones during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. (ALBERT GEA / REUTERS)

The Flying Scotsman, one of the world's most famous steam locomotives, made its historic return to the tracks. Thousands turned out to watch its journey from London's King's Cross to York, following a decade-long, £4m restoration. (Owen Humphreys / PA)

The Flying Scotsman, one of the world’s most famous steam locomotives, made its historic return to the tracks. Thousands turned out to watch its journey from London’s King’s Cross to York, following a decade-long, £4m restoration. (Owen Humphreys / PA)

Security forces wear gas masks at the Kosovo assembly, after opposition lawmakers released tear gas canisters disrupting a parliamentary session in Kosovo’s capital Pristina. Kosovo opposition members have released tear gas inside Parliament as the lawmakers were readying to vote on wether to elect Hashim Thaci, foreign minister and former guerrilla leader, as the next president. (Visar Kryeziu / AP).

Security forces wear gas masks at the Kosovo assembly, after opposition lawmakers released tear gas canisters disrupting a parliamentary session in Kosovo’s capital Pristina. Kosovo opposition members have released tear gas inside Parliament as the lawmakers were readying to vote on wether to elect Hashim Thaci, foreign minister and former guerrilla leader, as the next president. (Visar Kryeziu / AP).

A Syrian boy plays between destroyed buildings in the old city of Homs, Syria. (Hassan Ammar / AP)

A Syrian boy plays between destroyed buildings in the old city of Homs, Syria. (Hassan Ammar / AP)

The world's tallest building the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is hit by a bolt of lightning. (MOHAMMAD AZMI / CATERS)

The world’s tallest building the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is hit by a bolt of lightning. (MOHAMMAD AZMI / CATERS)

Women process and dry red chili pepper in Gaibandha, Bangladesh. (Zakir Hossain Chowdhury / Anadolu Agency)

Women process and dry red chili pepper in Gaibandha, Bangladesh. (Zakir Hossain Chowdhury / Anadolu Agency)

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