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.
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.
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.
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.
Palestinian's month-long airport limbo has happy ending
Refugee was forced to spend weeks shuttling between terminals in Moscow, Khartoum, Dubai and Havana after a series of countries all refused to admit him.
Syrian family find safe harbour on the shores of Canada
In the port town of Lunenburg, generous locals have come together to welcome a Syrian family with open arms.
Syrian refugee uses swimming skills to rescue others
Swimmers Sarah and Yusra Mardini helped save 18 fellow refugees when their boat broke down off Greece. Now Sarah volunteers as a lifeguard in the same waters.
Warmth and kindness in the Canadian wilderness
The Arafat family were terrified when they fled their home in Syria. Now they are finding new hope and happiness in a Canadian mountain community.
Austrian housing project keeps refugees' hopes alive
Some call her a secular saint, but Ute Bock says it is simple humanity that has motivated her to care for people seeking safety.