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Germany shuts diplomatic facilities in Turkey

German diplomatic missions and schools were closed in Turkey Thursday for security reasons.
March 17, 2016

EU ministers to discuss controversial refugee plan with Turkey

EU leaders are expected to seal a final deal with Turkey on migrants at a two-day summit in Brussels Thursday and Friday.
March 17, 2016

Migrant crisis: Cyprus threat to EU-Turkey deal

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has rejected the terms of an EU offer to Turkey to resume membership talks, jeopardising a deal to send back migrants landing on the Greek islands.
BBC: March 15, 2016

Merkel’s migration plan will turn Greece into a huge campsite

The German chancellor can save her open-door policy, but she’ll have to spend billions on a pay-off
Gulf News: March 9, 2016

Turkish observers question viability of EU migrant deal

EU and Turkish officials say they have reached an agreement in principle to resolve the migrant crisis. Turkey, which is hosting over two million Syrian refugees and is the migrants' main transit route into Europe, is seen as the key to stemming the exodus.
March 8, 2016

Tsipras: Aegean must become a sea of peace, cooperation and stability

Neither Greece nor Turkey were the cause of the problems currently facing central Europe, Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday, during joint statements with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu in Izmir.
March 8, 2016

Refugees caught in tide of European history

Syrian and Iraqi war refugees are sleeping by railroad tracks in northern Greece hoping to be allowed to travel onward to Germany and other northern EU countries.
March 8, 2016

Turkey asks EU for additional $3b to help stem migrant flow

Ankara wants the European Union to double the aid it is is giving to Turkey to deal with the migrant crisis, the European Parliament's president said Monday.
March 7, 2016

Seized Turkish opposition newspaper changes its tune

A leading Turkish newspaper that was staunchly opposed to the country's president has printed its first edition since being seized by authorities, and the publication now features a distinctly pro-government slant.
March 7, 2016

Turkey: Between a rock and a hard place

Turkey's dilemmas based on the disastrous foreign policy of Erdogan.
Ioannis Michaletos: March 7, 2016