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1. EU leaders under pressure to curb migration

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-under-pressure-to-curb-migration

European Union leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to agree new measures to restrict arrivals across the Mediterranean as growing popular discontent over immigration puts pressure on governments from Germany to Italy....

2. Nicosia helps refugees gain better skills

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-helps-refugees-gain-better-skills

Nineteen refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers came together in Strovolos on Sunday, as part of the “Colourful Societies” programme that helps foreigners integrate socially and gain job skills...

3. Tsipras, Erdogan discuss meeting on sidelines of NATO summit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-erdogan-discuss-meeting-on-sidelines-of-nato-summit

Officials in Athens and Ankara are busy trying to lay the groundwork for a meeting, even a brief one, between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the NATO Summit on July 10....

4. EU says Greece-Turkey readmission deal required for visa waiver

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-says-greece-turkey-readmission-deal-required-for-visa-waiver

The agreement between Greece and Turkey for the return of migrants that Ankara suspended on Thursday is a “point of reference” for the EU-Turkey statement on readmissions and constitutes a precondition for the abolition of visas for Turkish citizens, European Commission spokeswoman Natasha Bertaud said on Friday....

5. Dozens of Kurds face deportation

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dozens-of-kurds-face-deportation

Dozens of asylum seekers who left the Moria migrant processing center for other facilities on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos will be barred from the process if they do not return to the official camp, the Migration Ministry announced on Monday....

6. Cyprus to undertake coordinating, regional role in addressing climate change

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-undertake-coordinating-regional-role-in-addressing-climate-change

Cyprus, a country heavily affected by Climate Change, will be faced with more intense heat waves, droughts and perhaps even new diseases, Professor Costas Papanikolas, President of the Cyprus Institute (CyI) has told CNA, stressing the importance of the International Conference on Climate Change, organised recently by CyI, as well as the primary regional role of the Institute....

7. Funeral for nine Syrian refugees held in north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/funeral-for-nine-syrian-refugees-held-in-north

The funeral of nine Syrian refuges, whose bodies washed up on the northern shores of the island, was held in Lefka on Saturday, with their relatives living in the south crossing the checkpoints to pay their final respects...

8.  May to raise human rights during Erdogan's visit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/may-to-raise-human-rights-during-erdogan-s-visit

British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise human rights issues at talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in London...

9. Ministry to block asylum for second Turkish officer

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-to-block-asylum-for-second-turkish-officer

The ministry of migration policy will attempt to block a decision by an independent tribunal to grant asylum to a second Turkish officer of the eight who fled to the country after the failed coup in Turkey in 2016, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported on Tuesday....

10. Greek gunboat on patrol nudged by Turkish cargo vessel

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-gunboat-on-patrol-nudged-by-turkish-cargo-vessel

A Greek gunboat was nudged by a Turkish cargo vessel early on Friday while on patrol for unauthorized migrant crossings in the Aegean Sea, the Greek navy said. ...

11. Greek island protest about migrant influx turns violent

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-island-protest-about-migrant-influx-turns-violent

Greek riot police fired tear gas Thursday to try to disperse angry protesters on the island of Lesvos who tried to topple a police bus during a demonstration against a European Union migration policy....

12. EU membership has not worked as a catalyst for peace

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-membership-has-not-worked-as-a-catalyst-for-peace

Cyprus` membership to the EU in 2004 has not worked as a catalyst towards a solution of the Cyprus problem...

13. Hypocrisy over defence spending

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/hypocrisy-over-defence-spending

Beyond the competition that has always existed between France and Germany in this field, Greece is being accused of spending European taxpayers’ money on a shopping spree...

14. Tension rising on the Greek islands

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tension-rising-on-the-greek-islands

More than 15,500 migrants are living in cramped conditions in state-run centres on the eastern Aegean islands...

15. Cyprus granted protection status to 1300 asylum seekers last year

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-granted-protection-status-to-1300-asylum-seekers-last-year

Of the 175,800 Syrian citizens granted protection status in the EU, more than 70% received protection status in Germany...

16. Cannabis and opium were part of ancient Cypriot culture

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cannabis-and-opium-were-part-of-ancient-cypriot-culture

The distinction between medicine and the mind-altering drug may have been lost on ancient peoples...

17. Nicosia conference will stand up evidence on climate change

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/nicosia-conference-will-stand-up-evidence-on-climate-change

There is now overwhelming scientific evidence that climate is changing because of human activities....

18. Commission extends Greece's visa-at-the-gate scheme for Turks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-extends-greece-s-visa-at-the-gate-scheme-for-turks

The European Commission on Wednesday approved a one-year extension to a special visa agreement between Greece and Turkey that allows Turks who want to visit seven Greek islands to apply for a visa directly at their destination....

19. More Russians and Brits get CY passports

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-naturalised-citizens-up-by-40

The biggest group of foreign nationals that obtained Cypriot citizenship in 2016 were Russians, followed by UK nationals, according to Eurostat data that show close to one million foreigners became EU citizens that year....

20. Fears that Erdogan is controlling migrant flows to raise pressure

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fears-that-erdogan-is-controlling-migrant-flows-to-raise-pressure

Tensions have peaked in the Aegean in recent weeks with a spike in Turkish violations of Greek airspace and disputes at sea...

21. EU-Turkey migrant deal ‘at risk’, report says

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-turkey-migrant-deal-‘at-risk-report-says

The deal signed between Ankara and Brussels in March 2016 to crack down on human trafficking over the Aegean is hanging in the balance as several countries are reportedly refusing to pay for it, insisting that the European Commission cover the next tranche of 3 billion euros in funding pledged to Turkey....

22. EU leaders condemn Turkey for 'illegal actions' as transgressions continue

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-condemn-turkey-for-illegal-actions-as-transgressions-continue

European Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday unanimously condemned Turkey for its aggression toward Greece and Cyprus and called on Ankara to release two Greek soldiers who have been in Turkish custody for more than three weeks....

23. EU to offer Turkey more cash for Syrian refugees before Erdogan meeting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-offer-turkey-more-cash-for-syrian-refugees-before-erdogan-meeting

Top EU officials will meet Erdogan on March 26 in the Bulgarian city of Varna ...

24. EU looks at new ways to tackle migration

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-looks-at-new-ways-to-tackle-migration

Whether Europe needs a quota system to distribute refugees in countries hit hardest by the migrant flows – primarily Italy and Greece – remains so sensitive...