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.
Germany's top court has ruled that a person cannot be deported to their country of origin if at risk of torture. A German-born Turkish Salafist had appealed his return, saying he would be tortured in his home country.
From tackling the root causes of migration to fighting human trafficking: The EU has many different goals for its migration policy. On paper they are sold as equal. Financially, they are not, as DW data analysis shows.
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.
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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