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The EU and Turkey reach a deal on migrant returns

March 18th, 2016

Episode 671 of 895 episodes

Under the new agreement between the EU and Turkey, from midnight Sunday migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey if their asylum claim is rejected, EU sources said. In return, EU countries will resettle thousands of Syrian migrants living in Turkey. We talk to Cigdem Nas, secretary general of the Economic Development Foundation (IKV), which is a non-governmental research institution specialized in the field of European affairs and based in Istanbul. Meanwhile, is a powerful business family in South Africa too close for comfort to the government? And how local newspapers are thriving in Britain.

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