For struggling Syrians in Mauritania, Finland offers fresh hope

Hundreds of Syrian families fled the war at home for Mauritania. Now, after struggling to make ends meet, some are being resettled to Finland.

13 Mar 2017

Scarred but not broken by six years of conflict in Syria

Young Wafaa embodies the best and worst of her war-torn country. Badly burned when a shell struck her home in Aleppo, she charms others with her optimism.

9 Mar 2017

Dairy start-up empowers Somali women refugees

Uprooted from their homes, 20 refugee women find new independence by opening a dairy cooperative in Ethiopia.

8 Mar 2017

Syrian electrician lends time and skills to benefit others

Mohamed Dhib volunteers expertise to make Kara Tepe, a refugee site on the Greek island of Lesvos, a better place for all.

28 Feb 2017

Family torn apart by war in Syria find sanctuary in Greece

After losing a son and her husband, Falak fled with her two surviving sons. Now, they have finally found a space to heal in Greece.

27 Feb 2017

Octogenarian couple struggle for survival on Ukraine's front line

The battered town of Shchastya has witnessed several battles since Ukrainian conflict began in 2014. Most of its young families have left.

20 Feb 2017

Elderly bear brunt of hardship in front-line Ukraine village

A handful of older people who stayed behind struggle to keep warm in the harsh winter after conflict drove out younger residents.

16 Feb 2017

Number of refugees fleeing South Sudan tops 1.5 million

As violence surges, South Sudanese refugee population in Uganda more than triples in six months to 698,000.

10 Feb 2017

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