The European Union has finalized a deal with Turkey to ease the migrant crunch. The pact will see thousands of illegal migrants sent back to Turkey while the EU accepts Syrian refugees from Turkey. Billions in aid to Turkey are also included.
Bulgaria has achieved a great deal since it became an EU member in 2007, says EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. In an interview with DW, he explains why he has such high expectations for its EU presidency.
Turkey is outraged at US support for Kurdish fighters in Syria with Ankara claiming that the US is forming a "terror army." Foreign policy expert Ian Lesser warns that tensions could be inflamed further still.
The Turkish president has threatened to "clear Turkey's southern borders of terror" by targeting a Kurdish-held enclave in Syria. Turkish artillery has been shelling the area.
Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk say the door remains open for the United Kingdom to change course on leaving the EU. Talks of a second Brexit referendum have been quashed by Prime Minister Theresa May's office.
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