Germany has just received the first plane-load of Syrian refugees fleeing their civil war back home. And up to 5,000 more are expected. But some believe Germany shouldn't pat itself on the back just yet for the humanitarian gesture.
Reporter Jill Replogle, of the public radio collaboration Fronteras Desk, follows up with a family from Iraq who moved to San Diego as refugees six months ago. Now, Replogle finds that some members of the family are struggling to adjust to their new life.
As the debate over a possible US military strike in Syria continues, the fighting continues in Syria, and the anxiety rises there too. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to two residents of the coastal city of Latakia.
Darfur has been embroiled in conflict since 2003. One impact of the fighting is that refugees often don't have access to clean drinking water. A group of college students in Boston has been raising money to build deepwater wells to supply cleaner water.
There are at least 600,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon. And with no refugee camps, the refugees are spread around the country. That's putting a burden on everything from water and electricity, to jobs and education, and security.
Thousands of Syrian refugees had been welcomed by ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's government without restrictions. Now, the new military-backed government is requiring refugees to have visas, and threatening to arrest those who don't have one.
Immigration authorities in Canada seem to have lost track of thousands of asylum seekers whose applications were turned down; the government wants to deport them -- but it has to find the asylum applicants first, as Derek Stoffel has the story.
A year after the Lebanese army destroyed a Palestinian refugee camp to chase out Islamic militants, people are still living in makeshift shelters, as The World Aaron Schachter has an update from the Nahr el Bared camp in northern Lebanon.