The refugee deal prevents millions of Syrians from continuing on to Europe. They are stuck in Turkey. Tensions are increasing there, and there are attacks on the refugees, who have bad living conditions.
As smuggling activity in the Aegean Sea has reached the highest level since last fall, the Greek islands are once again becoming overcrowded. Diego Cupolo reports that most new arrivals come via Turkey.
Two men have been detained after two boats carrying 305 Syrian refugees arrived on the Mediterranean Island. The Turkish coast guard says it stopped 313 migrants this weekend trying to reach Balkan countries.
Two refugees in Germany have been convicted on terrorism related charges for fighting alongside rebels in Syria. It is the first such process in Bavaria against former Syrian rebels.
Ankara has summoned Germany's ambassador for the second time in as many days with tensions between the two countries showing no sign of ending. It is the 17th time Berlin's envoy has been summoned in two years.
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