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Refugees: Turkish coast guard becoming more violent

War refugees from the Middle East newly arrived in Greece say Turkey's gendarmes and coast guard are becoming increasingly violent in their efforts to stop asylum-seekers from crossing the Aegean Sea - both on Turkish beaches, to disrupt the boarding of smugglers’ boats, and later when refugees are under way.
March 21, 2016

EU-Turkey deal leaves refugees stranded in Greece

The deal struck Friday between the European Union and Turkey to try to end the flow of migrants to Europe, does not say what should happen to the tens of thousands of refugees stuck in Greece.
March 19, 2016

EU, Turkey, reach a landmark deal on migrant crisis

The European Union and Turkey have formally reached an accord to curb the unprecedented influx of migrants into Europe.
March 18, 2016

European Refugee deal may not even be workable

Rights groups are discussing a legal challenge to a potential deal between the European Union and Turkey for the transfer of tens of thousands of migrants from the EU to Turkey.
March 18, 2016

Migrant crisis: EU leaders cautious on Turkey deal

EU leaders trying to finalise a deal with Turkey on the migrant crisis have warned of the difficulties they face at the start of a summit in Brussels.
BBC: March 17, 2016

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