Hundreds of thousands of refugees see Turkey as the gateway to Europe. Around 3 million of them, mostly from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, are stuck here. Pressure is growing either to provide for and integrate the refugees or deport them.
Overwhelmed by refugees, Italy has threatened to bar boats carrying migrants from its ports. EU interior ministers have agreed to develop a code of conduct for rescue ships. They are refusing to show any more solidarity.
Images of the refugee crisis overwhelmed Germany when 1.2 million people came to the country in 2015 and 2016. But how are these refugees today? DW takes a closer look in our series "Life as a newcomer."
The envisioned relocation of refugees throughout the European Union has not worked. Now more of them can be sent back to Greece. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
Media reports say more Turkish citizens are fleeing to Germany - especially Kurds. Asylum attorney Heiko Habbe thinks the German government is partially responsible for the situation.
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