The EU wants to stop refugees from coming illegally to Europe. What does that mean for Syrians who have already fled to Turkey? This is DW's Sertan Sanderson's #DWmypic - find out why.
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.
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.
The controversial EU refugee agreement with Turkey has been running for two years. But there are still several hitches, with particularly the question of funding still not completely settled.
Turkish forces will target Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria and possibly Iraq, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. The threat comes as military and rebel allies captured the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin.
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