Syrian refugees breathe new life into shrinking German village

When school sizes began to shrink in the tiny village of Golzow, Syrian refugees saved it from decline.

9 Feb 2017

Timisoara's multicultural party has a serious purpose

City's residents host gathering for refugees trying to make a success of their new lives in Romania

3 Feb 2017

Refugees brave Serbia's cold in hope of better future

Serbian authorities and UNHCR step up efforts to persuade children to move out of cold warehouses into government-run emergency shelters.

2 Feb 2017

Drama helps Burundian refugee cope with challenges

Starting over in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a Burundian mother draws strength from her roles with an amateur theatre group.

27 Jan 2017

Former refugees welcome Vienna visitors at unique hotel

The Magdas offers "globetrotters, revellers, explorers and discoverers" a modern, multicultural experience in the Austrian capital.

26 Jan 2017

How a teen refugee survived a shipwreck and saved a baby's life

UNHCR's Melissa Fleming launched "A Hope More Powerful than the Sea", her book chronicling the extraordinary bravery of Syrian refugee Doaa Al Zamel.

25 Jan 2017

Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini plunges into life after Rio Games

After her high-profile appearance as part of the Refugee Olympic Team, the teenager is studying hard and speaking up for the refugee cause.

24 Jan 2017

Christian community welcomes Syrian family to Canada

A Hutterite community in Manitoba finds common ground and strong friendship with the Syrian refugee family they helped to resettle.

10 Jan 2017

Refugee given second chance in Canada helps Syrian family to safety

Given the opportunity to start over in Toronto, Thuy Nguyen pledged to return the favour one day. Now, she is helping the Nouman family from Syria begin a new life.

3 Jan 2017