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.
EU leaders meet informally in Brussels to discuss how to deal with the loss of funds from the UK when it leaves the bloc. The group of 27 is also discussing how to chose the next President of the European Commission.
Following the summit in Brussels, it is clear that upcoming budget negotiations will show who is with the EU and who is not. A split should not be ruled out, writes DW's Brussels correspondent Bernd Riegert.
European Council President Donald Tusk said there could be no "cherry-picking" on post-Brexit trade relations. British Prime Minister Theresa May will unveil Brexit plans at a speech next week.
From tackling the root causes of migration to fighting human trafficking: The EU has many different goals for its migration policy. On paper they are sold as equal. Financially, they are not, as DW data analysis shows.
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