More than 2.5 million Syrians are taking refuge in Turkey. Most live in refugee camps, but several hundred thousand live in Istanbul. They have created an infrastructure for themselves: They own restaurants, cafés, bakeries and travel agencies.
The EU has unlocked €3 billion ($3.7 billion) for projects to help Syrian refugees in Turkey in a second payment from the 2016 migration deal. More than a million refugees have already benefited from the funds.
Turkey's offensive on Afrin will oust the "terrorist menace" and will ensure the return of Syrian refugees - that's been the message of President Erdogan. He's catering to his voters, says DW's Dorian Jones in Istanbul.
The Syrian Kurdish politician, who faces terrorism charges in Turkey, was spotted at a pro-Kurdish demonstration in Berlin. Days earlier, he had been briefly detained in the Czech Republic on Turkey's request.
Turkey has been requesting the extradition of Salih Muslim from several European countries. But who is the Syrian Kurdish leader?
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