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09 February, 2023
 

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1. Cyprus drives hard bargain on EU migration money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-drives-hard-bargain-on-eu-migration-money

Outgoing Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will note the disproportionate burden for the Republic of Cyprus due to the increased migration flows, during the European Council summit taking place on Thursday and Friday in Brussels, highlighting the instrumentalization of the migration issue by Turkey...

2. Migrant boat sinks off Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-boat-sinks-off-greece

Four migrants, including three children, died after their boat sank off the island of Leros in the southeastern Aegean Sea on Sunday, the Greek coast guard said...

3. Asylum seeking busboy detained in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeking-busboy-detained-in-paphos

Paphos immigration police got busy on Election Day Sunday when they detained a busboy and his employer over suspected unauthorized work...

4. Police name suspect in Nicosia deadly ambush

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-name-suspect-in-nicosia-deadly-ambush

Cyprus police have published a photo of a suspect following Sunday’s deadly car ambush in Nicosia, where a Syrian man was shot in the head, but there were more questions than answers after additional details emerged...

5. MEP's propose solutions to the growing migration problem in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mep-s-propose-solutions-to-the-growing-migration-problem-in-europe

In a plenary discussion with the Swedish Presidency and President von der Leyen, MEPs presented their views on how to deal with the migratory challenges facing Europe....

6. Wronged worker slams Cyprus over migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wronged-worker-slams-cyprus-over-migration-crisis

Thousands of asylum seekers in Cyprus were sent back to their countries last year but one foreign worker, who feels he has no good options following a dispute with his employer, says many people who come to work on the island are forced to seek asylum because the system is not in their favor...

7. Nouris: 'The cause of Cyprus' immigration problem is Turkey'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-the-cause-of-cyprus-immigration-problem-is-turkey

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Monday that Turkey is the eliciting factor of the migration issue in Cyprus, speaking at a press conference where he presented the work of his Ministry during his term....

8. Nightclub stabbing less clear after police find knife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nightclub-stabbing-less-clear-after-police-find-knife

A suspect in an attempted murder investigation at a nightclub in Nicosia says he had nothing to do with a fight where another customer and a bouncer sustained knife injuries, with reports saying police were dusting a military combat knife for fingerprints in connection with the case...

9. Athienou rep draws line over buffer zone barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athienou-draws-line-over-buffer-zone-barbwire

A recent renovation of a Greek Cypriot police station near the buffer zone came with promises of additional staff and better monitoring of the area, but leaders of the local community have second thoughts over a controversial barb wire...

10. EU wants to send migrants back to their country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-wants-to-send-migrants-back-to-their-country-of-origin

European Union migration ministers meet on Thursday to discuss visa restrictions and better coordination inside the bloc to be able to send more people with no right to asylum in Europe back to their home countries including Iraq....

11. Cyprus and Austria have common line on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-austria-have-common-line-on-migration

Cyprus and Austria will submit specific proposals next week on issues of cooperation with third countries, on issues of migrant returns and voluntary relocation, announced on Friday by Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris....

12. Migration: Nikos Christodoulides can and wants to deal with it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/migration-nikos-christodoulides-can-and-wants-to-deal-with-it

One of the biggest and most serious problems Cyprus faces now, and one of the biggest challenges, is the issue of migration. Our country must deal with disproportionate flows of migrants, both in relation to its size and resources and in relation to its population....

13. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

14. Man dies while crossing highway near migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-while-crossing-the-highway-near-migrant-camp

A young man was killed in rural Nicosia on Wednesday after he was struck by car on the highway, near the Pournara migrant camp...

15. How do we assimilate immigrant children into our educational system?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/how-do-we-assimilate-immigrant-children-into-our-educational-system

As our great George Seferis would say, let's speak plainly. Today, in practice, how do we welcome a child who, for a variety of reasons, finds himself in a classroom where no one, or almost no one, speaks the same language as him, ...

16. 330,000 migrants attempted to enter the EU last year, highest since 2016

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/330-000-migrants-attempted-to-enter-the-eu-last-year-highest-since-2016

The number of attempts by migrants to enter the European Union without authorization reached around 330,000 last year, the highest number since 2016, the EU’s border and coast guard agency said Friday....

17. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

18. Mixed messages as Cyprus offers boosters to visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-messages-as-cyprus-offers-boosters-to-visitors

The Republic of Cyprus is offering to vaccinate short-term foreign visitors against the coronavirus, but the government’s position on booster shots remained unclear in the wake of recent revelations through the Twitter Files about discussions on natural immunity...

19. Turkish asylum applications in Germany increased by 216%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-asylum-applications-in-germany-increased-by-216

A total of 20,802 asylum applications from Turkish nationals were received by authorities in Germany in the first 11 months of 2022, marking a significant increase compared to 7,873 applications filed under the same purpose during the same period in 2021....

20. Leaked UN report on Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-un-report-on-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A draft report by the UN Secretary General on the peacekeeping force in divided Cyprus has been leaked to Greek Cypriot media, prompting political pundits to point to bleak and candid references to a host of divisive issues including...

21. Germany's new 'right to residence' effective as of January 1st 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-s-new-right-to-residence-effective-as-of-january-1st-2023

Germany’s much-discussed Right to Residence and other laws making it easier for foreigners in the country to make their stay legal, move to the country or gain permanent residency there, has become effective today, January 1, 2023....

22. Nikos Christodoulides’ program for the next five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nikos-christodoulides-program-for-the-next-five-years

Cypriots will go to the polls on February 5 to elect the 8th President of the Republic. The campaign began very early compared to previous elections and will intensify during the remaining few weeks. ...

23. Germany passes law allowing foreigners to easily gain residency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-passes-law-allowing-foreigners-to-easily-gain-residency

Germany’s Federal Parliament, Bundestag, has approved the amendments to the law on the right of residence and asylum for third-country citizens who are already in the country, with a majority of 371 votes....

24. Romania retaliates against Austria's Schengen veto

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/romania-retaliates-against-austria-s-schengen-veto

Romanians that were looking forward to spending winter holidays in Austria’s many tourist destinations have started calling off their bookings, following Austria’s Schengen Veto, which prevents Romania and Bulgaria to join the Schengen Area....

25. 48 asylum seekers transferred to Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/48-asylum-seekers-transferred-to-germany

The pilot voluntary relocation program under the Voluntary Solidarity Mechanism of the European Union has successfully relocated 48 applicants for international protection from Cyprus to Germany, the Ministry of the Interior has announced....

26. Cop screams at Wolt drivers during protest in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-screams-at-wolt-drivers-during-protest-in-cyprus

Wolt drivers in the Republic of Cyprus carried on with demonstrations this week over working conditions and compensation, with one cop known as ‘Black Widow’ getting into a shouting match with food couriers who took to the streets of the capital...

27. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

28. Migrant makes history by paragliding into the EU (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-makes-history-by-paragliding-into-the-eu-video

This is the moment a migrant makes history by becoming the first documented person to paraglide across Spain’s southern border with Morocco and make it onto European soil....

29. 18.5 thousand irregular migrants crossed the Green Line this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-5-thousand-irregular-migrants-crossed-the-green-line-this-year

Members of the EU High-Level Network on Returns will communicate to the EU and their countries the true dimension and source of the Republic of Cyprus's migrant flow problem, which is none other than the crossing of migrants through the Green Line....

30. Scholz OK's transfer of 500 asylum seekers from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scholz-ok-s-transfer-of-500-asylum-seekers-from-cyprus

Germany's solidarity with Cyprus on the migration issue was conveyed to President Nicos Anastasiades by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who, during their recent meeting in Berlin, expressed his country's intention to receive 500 asylum seekers from Cyprus....

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