In Lebanon, refugees make up 20 percent of the population. Germany's Goethe Institute has started running football camps, where refugee kids learn about football and sportsmanship. DW visited a camp in Beirut to see the institute's work in action.
The Goethe-Institut, which promotes German language and culture abroad, is set to open in Armenia and Azerbaijan. In Europe, the organization seeks to address nationalism and integration.
For more than a decade, refugees have been playing football against each other in the League of the Camps in Beirut. What was once an all-Palestinian league has come to include many Syrians in recent years.
Breitbart London has issued an apology after posting a picture of German footballer Lukas Podolski on an article about human trafficking gangs. The jet-ski photo was actually snapped during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Students and more than a dozen refugees have begun twice-monthly soccer matches in the German city of Cologne. Students hope it will help the newcomers as they wait for their applications to be processed.
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