Syria's war: Refugees find rocky ground in Bulgaria

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Fleeing the Syrian civil war last year, Barzan Ramo braved bullets and bombs, sweltering deserts and snowy mountains.

When he finally reached the promised land of Europe, he found himself sleeping on the floor of a disused Bulgarian school with $45 in his pocket and little chance of finding asylum in Germany, Sweden or the other countries he’d been dreaming about in Qamishli, his hometown in northeastern Syria.

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