Refugee Wrangling Merkel's Deal with Turkey in Danger of Collapse

The conflict between Europe and Ankara over visa freedoms for Turkish citizens is escalating and Chancellor Merkel's refugee deal is in danger of collapse. Neither side is willing to back down. By SPIEGEL Staff
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel

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The makeshift refugee camp in Idomeni, Greece

The makeshift refugee camp in Idomeni, Greece

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