Fleeing war, Syrians face new misery in Greece

from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 11 Mar 2013 View Original

By Deepa Babington and Lefteris Papadimas

ATHENS, March 10 (Reuters) - Syrian shopkeeper Osama fled the fighting in Aleppo convinced he would be welcomed in Europe. Five months later, he is stuck in near-bankrupt Greece, where money and sympathy are scarce.

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