Afghanistan’s first female wushu trainer, Sima Azimi, is training 20 Afghan girls aged between 14 – 20 at a wushu club in Kabul, after learning the sport while living as a refugee in Iran. Wushu is a sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts.
The decision by Macedonia to close its border to migrants last week has left thousands of people stranded at the Idomeni refugee camp on the Greek-Macedonia border. The closure, following the lead taken by neighboring countries, has effectively sealed the so-called western Balkan route, the main migration route that has been used by hundreds of thousands of migrants to reach countries in western Europe such as Germany. Humanitarian workers have described the conditions at the camp as desperate, which has been made much worse by recent spells of heavy rain.
The “Better Gaza” campaign aims to bring color and cheer to the Al-Shati camp, home to some 82,000 Palestinian refugees.
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