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1. Greek and Turkish armed forces seek ways to reduce tension in Aegean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turkish-armed-forces-seek-ways-to-reduce-tension-in-aegean

Hellenic Armed Forces General Staff (GEETHA) Chief Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar discussed ways of de-escalating tension in the Aegean to avoid the possibility of an accident, in talks held on the sidelines of recent military conferences in Europe...

2. UNHCR: Asylum seekers in Cyprus lack decent housing

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-need-decent-housing

With less than 10% of asylum-seekers accommodated at the reception centre, decent housing is a major problem thousands of asylum seekers face, a UNHCR report said...

3. Some 32% of child asylum seekers are unaccompanied minors

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-32-of-asylum-seekers-are-unaccompanied-minors

In 2017, 225 unaccompanied minors applied for asylum in Cyprus making up 32.4% of all asylum applications it received, official EU data showed on Wednesday....

4. Probe into lawyers involved in migrant smuggling rackets

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-lawyers-involvement-in-migrant-smuggling-racket

Judicial authorities in northern Greece are investigating the involvement of local lawyers in rackets smuggling migrants and refugees across Greece’s Evros River border from Turkey...

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. Ankara came close to overstepping the mark

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-came-close-to-overstepping-the-mark

Turkey has “come close” to overstepping Greece’s “red lines” Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias told Skai in an interview...

8. 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...

9. Far-right extremists attack migrants on Greek island

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-extremists-attack-migrants-on-greek-island

Police forced dozens of migrants onto buses and transported them to the Moria camp in the early hours after Mytilini was turned into a battleground...

10. 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...

11. Greek court releases Turkish officer under tight security

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-releases-turkish-officer-under-tight-security

The serviceman, who piloted the military helicopter which brought the eight officers to Greece a day after the botched coup, had been granted protection by an asylum appeals committee in December...

12. Poisoned Yulia Skripal has been discharged from hospital

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poisoned-yulia-skripal-has-been-discharged-from-hospital

Britain says they were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent and has blamed Russia for the attack...

13. Russian message said 'package has been delivered' before spy attack

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-message-intercepted-saying-package-has-been-delivered-before-spy-poisoning

Yulia and Sergei Skripal are recovering following Novichok attack in Salisbury...

14. Migrant caravan heading to US puts Mexico in tough spot

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-caravan-heading-to-us-puts-mexico-in-tough-spot

So far the Mexican federal government has provided little guidance on how to handle the migrants...

15. President Erdogan’s exasperation

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/president-erdogan-s-exasperation

His aim, in this case, is to exert pressure on the Greek government for the extradition of the eight...

16. Greece was right to question German airport checks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-was-right-to-question-to-german-airport-checks

Officials in Athens say the data vindicate Greece’s reaction to German checks on flights from Greek airports...

17. Greece fears protracted crisis with Turkey

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fears-protracted-crisis-with-turkey

Turkey is resorting to a strategy that includes the arrest of people as a means of blackmail, especially of Western countries...

18. Turkey fails to convince Greek court

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-in-greek-court-again-to-appeal-for-extradition-of-servicemen

An Athens court rejected on Friday a third appeal by Ankara for the extradition of eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece following Turkey's failed coup in July 2016. The judge said the court was not convinced that the men would get a fair trial in Turkey. ...

19. 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...