It was shortly after midnight, after hours of negotiations, but still much earlier than many had anticipated, when news came in that leaders of the EU's 28 member states had agreed a position. Most prime ministers and presidents left the summit venue without any comment. Still, … [Read more...] about EU migrant deal with Turkey in sight at Brussels summit
With the sun shining bright from a Brussels sky that had been heavy with clouds and rain for weeks on end, EU interior ministers meeting on Thursday appeared set on echoing a new sunny mood. A "positive climate" had pervaded talks, said Italy's Angelino Alfano, adding that there … [Read more...] about EU-Turkey deal on track despite human rights concerns?
In a press conference held in the early hours of Tuesday following a lengthy Brussels summit , European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced the outline of an agreement which it was hoped would solve Europe's migration crisis. "By doing what we are intending to … [Read more...] about EU leaders reach outline of deal with Turkey to resolve migration crisis
DW: In his diplomatic tour of Greece and the region this week ahead of the EU migration summit with Turkey on Monday, EU Council President Donald Tusk issued a warning to economic migrants not to come to Europe. He also reprimanded European countries that have taken unilateral … [Read more...] about EU, Turkey talks on migrants only avoiding the problem, says human rights expert
The 72-year-old with the white mustache lives in a well-shielded home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, and only receives a few guests. Fethullah Gülen, an imam and native of Turkey, has been living in the US since 1999, having decided not to return to Turkey after a hospital … [Read more...] about Power struggle between old friends in Turkey