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1. Another boatload of refugees reaches Cyprus

http://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...

2. EU migrant relocation mechanism needed says Anastasiades in Salzburg

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

3. Tusk: EU must end migration blame game

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

4. EU’s migration Commissioner in Nicosia for talks

http://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...

5. OSCE praises Cyprus efforts to combat human trafficking

http://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...

6. INTERVIEW WITH THE FRENCH MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

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

7. Latest boatload of refugees prompts Cabinet meeting

http://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...

8. Asylum seeker behind bars for multiple offences

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-behind-bars-for-multiple-offences

An asylum seeker is facing multiple charges following his arrest, when he pulled a knife during an argument at Kofinou Reception Center...

9. More refugees picked up in Nicosia and Paphos

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About 30 refugees on foot were picked up in the last 24 hours in Nicosia and Paphos, with authorities trying to ascertain the circumstances under which they reached the Republic of Cyprus...

10. Court ruling stirs Turkey tension

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Greek-Turkish relations took a turn for the worse on Wednesday, with the Turkish Foreign Ministry and other senior officials accusing Athens of violating the Geneva Convention and of protecting terrorists....

11. Turkish pilot could receive travel papers

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Suleyman Ozkaynakci, the Turkish serviceman who piloted the helicopter in which he and seven other Turkish officers fled to Greece following Turkey’s failed coup in 2016, could be eligible to receive travel documents, according to the decision in May by the Council of State to grant him asylum....

12. NGO says asylees can’t cope in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-says-asylees-can-t-cope-in-cyprus

A human rights group is calling on authorities to do more to help asylum applicants in Cyprus, saying rules governing financial aid are “racist and inhuman” five years post economic crisis...

13. Refugees picked up along a Nicosia road

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-picked-up-along-a-nicosia-road

Over a dozen refugees were picked up Monday morning while walking along a rural area outside Nicosia, about nine kilometres west of the Kokkinotrimithia refugee camp...

14. Nicosia ups pressure on EU migration policy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ups-pressure-on-eu-migration-policy

Nicosia is pushing for a single EU migration policy that would make refugee redistribution not only mandatory but also relative to population sizes of member states...

15. Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-extradites-egyptian-hijacker

The lawyer of Egyptian hijacker Mostafa Emam, who was extradited by Cyprus authorities after he withdrew his case with the European Court of Human Rights, says her client gave up after succumbing to pressure in a Nicosia prison...

16. Greece agrees to return of asylum seekers, German gov't says

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-agrees-to-return-of-asylum-seekers-german-gov-t-says

The German government says Greece has agreed to take back migrants who apply for asylum there and later turn up at Germany's border with Austria....

17. Turks arrested in Evros given three-month suspended sentence

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-arrested-in-evros-given-three-month-suspended-sentence

Four Turkish nationals have been given a three-month suspended sentence after they were arrested Thursday in a restricted zone near the Greek-Turkish border in the Evros region....

18. Four arrested after entering forbidden area near Turkish border

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-after-entering-forbidden-area-near-turkish-border

Four Turkish nationals appeared Friday before a prosecutor in Orestiada, northeastern Greece, after being arrested Thursday in a forbidden military area in Evros, the river border separating Greece from Turkey....

19. Erdogan says 'will never forget those who embraced coup-plotters'

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-will-never-forget-those-who-embraced-coup-plotters

In a speech to a large crowd marking the second anniversary of a foiled military coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that he would "never forget those who embraced the coup-plotters" in an apparent dig at Greece where eight Turkish servicemen have sought asylum....

20. Turkish FM reiterates claims Tsipras promised extradition of officers

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-fm-reiterates-claims-tsipras-promised-extradition-of-officers

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday reiterated claims that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had promised to see to the extradition of eight Turkish officers who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in the summer of 2016....

21. 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....

22. 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...

23. Syrian refugees arrive in Kato Pyrgos overnight

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-arrive-in-kato-pyrgos-overnight

Another boatload of Syrian refugees came ashore in Kato Pyrgos, carrying 60 men and one woman who said she was coming to reunite with her husband on the island...

24. KISA sees institutional racism in ham and pasta arrest

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-sees-institutional-racism-in-ham-and-pasta-arrest

Human rights group KISA is pointing to institutional racism over the recent arrest of an asylum-seeker and single mother on theft charges, calling for an investigation into how state authorities treat refugees who are vulnerable members of society...

25. 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....

26. Turkey suspends migrant deal with Greece, says Cavusoglu

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-suspends-migrant-deal-with-greece-says-cavusoglu

Turkey has suspended a migrant readmission deal it had signed with Greece in response to a Greek court ruling that refused to extradite the eight Turkish soldiers who fled to the country after the failed coup in 2016, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, according to reports in Daily Sabah and Reuters....

27. Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman says Athens ‘a refuge for coup plotters’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-foreign-ministry-spokesman-says-athens-‘a-refuge-for-coup-plotters

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has reacted angrily to news Monday that the last four Turkish servicemen of the eight who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in 2016 were released after the 18 months of maximum detention expired, with a spokesman accusing Athens of becoming “a refuge for coup plotters.”...

28. 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....

29. Last four Turkish officers freed

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-four-turkish-officers-freed

The last four Turkish servicemen of the eight who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in Turkey in 2016 left the police station at the Olympic Village where they were being held on Monday, as the 18 months of maximum detention had expired....

30. 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...