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Refugees-as-guides a hit at Berlin's museums

Unique project a bid to integrate refugees into Germany as the country shifts focus from its emergency refugee relief work.

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Mr Subeeh leapt at the opportunity to become an Arabic-language guide for fellow refugees at the Bode Museum.

Berlin

MOHAMED Al-Subeeh was a senior restorer at Syria's best-known mosaic museum, but as war swept deeper into his province, destroying artefacts and threatening his and his family's lives, he was forced to flee.

The 64-year-old from Idlib province never dreamt that he would ever