Najib Alhaj Ali fled Syria in a wheelchair after an attack on his home in Homs left him paralyzed from the waist down. Now in Greece, the 13-year-old is following his dream of becoming a competitive wheelchair racer.
Having fled the murderous threat of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, Yazidi families from Iraq now live in fear in refugee camps in Greece. Judit Neurink reports from Malakasa.
They have come from war-torn countries across the globe without parents, often risking their lives for a better one. But they face an uphill battle forging new lives in Germany, even with help from voluntary guardians.
The Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos houses more than 9,000 people — three times its intended capacity. Florian Westphal of Doctors Without Borders warns that a quarter of the children there are suicidal.
As the world gears up for the World Cup final, a grassroots group of volunteers has created its own football movement for refugees in northern Greece. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Thessaloniki.
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