Greeks Rue Refugees Bearing No Gifts as Middle East Meets Lesbos


Houssein, a 20-year-old Afghan immigrant, rests on the roadside... News PhotoArrival,Austerity,Crisis,Economy,Europe,Finance,Food,Greece,Greek Culture,Healthy Eating,Home Finances,Horizontal,Immigrant,Lesbos,Mytilene,Nautical Vessel,North,Refugee,Resting,Roadside,Time,Town,WalkingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergHoussein, a 20-year-old Afghan immigrant, rests on the roadside during a walk to the town of Mytilene hours after he and other refugees arrived by boat from Turkey in the northern part of the island of Lesbos, Greece, on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. In recent months, Lesbos has become a hot spot for migrants as Greece struggles to cope with waves of refugees from Middle Eastern conflict even as it reels from economic crisis at home. Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg via Getty Images