Turkey is raising the stakes at an EU summit on the refugee crisis. Ankara is offering to help curb the flow of migrants but only if Europe pays it six billion euros. Meanwhile, EU leaders remain divided on what Europe should do to stop the influx.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has struck down a challenge from Hungary and Slovakia over the bloc's mandatory refugee quota policy. The ruling is a victory for Brussels, Paris and Berlin.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will deliver a speech in Florence to help overcome the deadlock in Brexit talks. She is expected to propose a divorce settlement payment, but will it be enough to satisfy Brussels?
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator said UK Prime Minister Theresa May's speech showed a "constructive spirit" to move forward, but demanded concrete proposals for the negotiations. DW's Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
On 25 September, Iraqi Kurds will vote in an independence referendum. Kurdish leaders consider a state of their own a just reward for their involvement in the fight against IS. Brussels, however, sees things differently.
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