True life stories
Man who helped protect tourists from gunman in Sousse beach attack
Afghan Soldier; Blind Cook to Masterchef Champion; Sarajevo Orphan's Family Secret
The film-maker who discovered that his birth family were shelling him during the conflict
The white Afrikaans teenager who shared the traditional rituals of his black best friend
Saamdu Chetri has been tasked by Bhutan's government with making people happy
Esa Khan single-handedly ended a Taliban attack on parliament in Kabul
Syrian basketball star; Eighty years training horses; The man who may have saved the world
Jordanian comic book artist Suleiman Bakhit on challenging IS with cartoons.
Syrian basketball star Michael Madanly on being in exile
How Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim suddenly became president of Mauritius
Stanislav Petrov; the man who had to decide whether to launch a nuclear strike.
Widow of Murdered Activist , Teen Spelling Star, The Dalai Lama's translator
Bonya Ahmed witnessed her husband Avijit Roy's murder in Bangladesh.
Muhammad Ibrahim rescued a boat crammed with Rohingya refugees off the coast of Malaysia.
The devastating personal impact of Greece's financial crisis
Thupten Jinpa has been the Dalai Lama's English translator for 30 years.
'Drug queen' to pig farmer, Love stories in Mexico, Goatherd's fight for education.
The fisherman who plucked a Cuban boy from the sea, starting an international row.
The South African goat herder who overcame many obstacles to get an education
Esther Alexander on why she broke the taboo of discussing hers sons suicide
Sir Paul Nurse, the prize-wining geneticist who discovered a secret in his own genetics
Australia's first woman Prime Minister; Brazilian skateboarder; UK poet Christopher Reid
Justice Murray Sinclair speaks up for Canada's abused indigenous children
The shy schoolgirl who became Australia's first woman Prime Minister.
Shukria Barakzai is a politician and women's rights campaigner in Afghanistan