European leaders are meeting with Turkey as they attempt to solve the migration crisis. The goal is to reduce the numbers of people travelling to Greece by boat. For that, they're relying on the Turkish government to crack down on people smuggling.
The refugee deal between the European Union and Turkey went into effect two years ago. Brussels is touting it as a success, but the reality is much different, says DW's Daniel Heinrich.
Young Europeans recently gathered in Brussels for two days of debate and to vote on their vision for Europe. Things were more cheerful than when heads of state and government take part, says Uta Steinwehr from Brussels.
EU ministers are to discuss new security initiatives with the Western Balkans in what is seen as the first step toward EU accession. Brussels has said it hopes the Western Balkan states will join the bloc by 2025.
The European Commission is to unveil plans for a digital tax on big US tech companies. The move is aimed at recovering billions of euros from multinationals that divert their earnings to low-tax nations.
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