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1. Legislators in stalemate over asylum bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legislators-in-stalemate-over-asylum-bill

Members of parliament are up in arms over an asylum bill amendment aimed at banning automatic deportations for refugees who file for protection out of fear of their life...

2. Somali women react to social services video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/somali-women-react-to-social-services-video

A group of women from Somalia are speaking out against treatment from state officials, just days after a video surfaced online showing a female refugee being forcefully removed from a social welfare office...

3. Cyprus third in EU citizenships relative to population

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-third-in-eu-citizenships-relative-to-population

Cyprus came in third place for highest number of citizenships granted in 2017 relative to population, while there was an EU-wide decrease in the overall numbers from previous years...

4. Illegal migrant arrivals fall but stronger borders needed, says Frontex chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-migrant-arrivals-fall-but-stronger-borders-needed-says-frontex-chief

The number of illegal migrants entering the European Union fell sharply for the third year in a row in 2018 but arrivals remain high and stronger border controls are needed, the head of the EU's border control agency Frontex said Wednesday....

5. Refugees walk into a police station

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-walk-into-a-police-station

Seven Syrian refugees, who made it to Cyprus after a long journey, went to a local police station in Larnaca to report their arrival...

6. The balancing act after the Tsipras - Erdogan meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-greece-turkey-balancing-act-after-the-tsipras-erdogan-meeting

7. Tsipras, Erdogan stick to positions after Ankara talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-erdogan-stick-to-positions-after-ankara-talks

8. Turkey offers reward for return of eight servicemen from Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-offers-bounty-of-700-000-euros-for-eight-turkish-servicemen-in-greece

9. UN asks Australia to consider resettling Saudi woman who fled family

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-asks-australia-to-consider-resettling-saudi-woman-who-fled-family

10. Refugees reach Cyprus in poor weather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-reach-cyprus-in-poor-weather

A total of 31 Syrian refugees managed to reach Cyprus on Tuesday early morning, despite cold weather and poor conditions at sea...

11. Syrian refugees reach northwestern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-northwestern-cyprus

Eight undocumented refugees reached Cypriot shores on Sunday morning, while authorities are dealing with two different accounts of how they reached the island....

12. Cyprus says migration system under pressure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-says-migration-system-under-pressure

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says Cyprus has exceeded its limits in the numbers of refugees flowing to the island, but he rejected a description in a German publication that drew parallels to the Lampedusa crisis...

13. Others ready to host kids, if Zygi won’t

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/others-ready-to-host-kids-if-zygi-won-t

Two communities have stepped up to the plate to signal their readiness to welcome refugee unaccompanied minors following recent protests in Zygi, but state officials insist on original location due to approved funding...

14. Refugees land in Tilliria region early morning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-land-in-tilliria-region-early-morning

A group of refugees arrived in Cyprus on Wednesday morning in a coastal village in the Tilliria region of north-western Cyprus...

15. Syrian refugees picked up off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-picked-up-off-cape-greco

A boat carrying seventeen people was spotted off Cape Greco on Monday, with reports suggesting they are all presumptive refugees from Syria...

16. Cyprus worried over migrants cheating the system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-over-migrants-cheating-the-system

The head of the anti-trafficking unit in Cyprus, Rita Superman, says some migrants know how to cheat the system citing past examples of child marriages from Syria and women falsely seeking human trafficking protections...

17. More Syrian refugees arrive from Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-syrian-refugees-arrive-from-lebanon

An inflatable boat carrying 29 Syrian refugees reached Cape Greco on Friday, with Cyprus coast guard escorting them to a pier in Protaras...

18. United against racism Germans stage mass protest against far right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/united-against-racism-germans-stage-mass-protest-against-far-right

19. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus safe and sound

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-safe-and-sound

An inflatable boat with twenty Syrian refugees on board arrived in Cyprus on Monday, following a two-day trip in the open sea that started in Lebanon...

20. Syrian refugees land north, head south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-land-north-head-south

A boatload of Syrian refugees arrived in Cyprus on Sunday morning, with 34 asylum seekers reaching dry land in the north and then crossing over to the south....

21. More EU aid to Cyprus to help with migrant arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-eu-aid-to-cyprus-to-help-with-migrant-arrivals

22. More refugees arrive in Cyprus across the divide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-refugees-arrive-in-cyprus-across-the-divide

Two boats with Syrian refugees reached Cypriot shores separately on Tuesday, with one ending up in the north and the other apprehended by Republic of Cyprus authorities in the south...

23. Child dies after Cyprus-bound boat capsizes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-dies-after-cyprus-bound-boat-capsizes

A five year-old boy aboard a vessel, carrying dozens of Syrian refugees en route to Cyprus, drowned over the weekend off the coast of Lebanon, before the Lebanese army managed to rescue all the other passengers...

24. Another boatload of refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-boatload-of-refugees-reaches-cyprus

Over 30 migrants and refugees sailed to the Republic of Cyprus on Thursday, with state radars picking up their signal off the coast of Protaras just as Nicosia is challenging the European debate on migration...

25. EU migrant relocation mechanism needed says Anastasiades in Salzburg

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-migrant-relocation-mechanism-needed-says-anastasiades-in-salzburg

26. Tusk: EU must end migration blame game

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tusk-eu-must-end-migration-blame-game

27. EU’s migration Commissioner in Nicosia for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-migration-commissioner-in-nicosia-for-talks

The European Union’s top migration official is on a visit to the Republic of Cyprus, where he will hold discussions with a cabinet subcommittee on dealing with the influx of migrants and refugees...

28. OSCE praises Cyprus efforts to combat human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/osce-praises-cyprus-efforts-to-combat-human-trafficking

Following the unprecedented disruption of a sex trafficking ring in Cyprus, OSCE’s Combating Trafficking in Human Beings praised the country for its progress in combating human trafficking and urged agencies to seek ways for even better coordination...

29. INTERVIEW WITH THE FRENCH MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-the-french-minister-of-foreign-affairs

30. Latest boatload of refugees prompts Cabinet meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latest-boatload-of-refugees-prompts-cabinet-meeting

Twenty presumptive refugees, mainly women and children, arrived in the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, prompting a partial Cabinet meeting on Tuesday in the wake of recent undocumented arrivals...

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