Cricket isn't quite a popular sport in Germany, but Afghan refugees might be the reason for this to change. New Afghan players are joining cricket teams every day, using the game to learn German and integrate.
More than 700,000 applications for asylum were lodged in Europe in 2017. One million asylum applications decisions were also made, with 40 percent resulting in refugee status or subsidiary protection.
The strong performance of the populist Alternative for Germany party in Sunday's election has worried Afghan and other Muslim migrants. They fear that the AfD's anti-immigration agenda may make life harder for them.
How do refugee journalists view their new lives in Germany? In the DW video series "Dear Germany," Moses Ebokorait asks for better economic policies, so that refugees can build a career.
Many Pakistanis, mostly economic migrants, continue to take perilous journeys to Europe to seek asylum there. DW explores what factors are driving this migration, and whether it is worth the risk and effort.
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