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20 October, 2019
 

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1. Asylum seekers spotted in east Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-spotted-in-east-nicosia

A diverse group of undocumented migrants was spotted in eastern Nicosia on Thursday morning, with police saying a pregnant woman among them was taken to hospital...

2. Two dead in Greek migrant camp fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-dead-in-greek-migrant-camp-fire

A mother and child died in a fire started by rioting migrants at the identification and reception center of Moria on the southeastern Aegean island of Lesvos on Sunday, the state-run Athens-Macedonian News Agency has reported...

3. Syrian loses appeal on national security grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-loses-appeal-on-national-security-grounds

A Syrian asylum seeker suspected of terrorism ties is being held lawfully in Cyprus according to a court ruling, after the suspect had filed an appeal over his arrest and lengthy detention...

4. EU asylum agency sets up permanent office in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-asylum-agency-sets-up-permanent-office-in-cyprus

Cyprus’ interior minister says the European Union’s asylum agency is setting up a permanent office on the east Mediterranean island nation to help authorities expedite the burgeoning number of asylum claims. ...

5. Minister says migration ‘extremely challenging’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-migration-‘extremely-challenging

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says the numbers of asylum applicants are going up, increasing the social and economic burden on the island...

6. Migration and geopolitics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-and-geopolitics

The significant increase in the arrival of refugees and migrants recorded on Greece’s Aegean islands over the past few weeks is cause for concern as it indicates that Turkey is seeking to exploit the issue in order to remind the European Union of Ankara’s critical role in containing inflows. ...

7. Newly-arrived Syrian suspected of terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-arrived-syrian-suspected-of-terrorism

A Syrian national who has been arrested on terrorism-related charges is facing deportation, after migration officers said they suspected the man of posing a security threat...

8. Syrian refugees reach Larnaca by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-larnaca-by-boat

A boat with over 30 presumptive refugees from Syria reached Larnaca on Tuesday, following a trip that is believed to have originated from a Middle Eastern country...

9. Authoritarian, divisive, hard right?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/authoritarian-divisive-hard-right

A few days ago, the New York Times published an opinion piece on political developments in Greece on its front page in which the author denounced the return to power of the “hard” right under the leadership of an “authoritarian” prime minister with “anti-democratic instincts.” ...

10. Cyprus formally asks EU to share burden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-formally-asks-eu-to-share-burden

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides has made good on his promise to seek help in “practical ways” from his EU counterparts on the migration issue and redistribution of asylees...

11. Cyprus ready to push on migration question

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-to-push-on-migration-question

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides is drafting a letter for his EU counterparts, in which he is expected to formally ask for a number of individuals under protection status in the Republic of Cyprus to be relocated to other member states...

12. With courage and moderation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/with-courage-and-moderation

It is often said Greece’s post-dictatorship era ended with SYRIZA’s defeat. But how will we now close the accounts of the past and stop arguing about what happened 44 or 75 years ago? And how will Greece look ahead to resolve its accumulated problems – now we are done with ideological fixations and have lived the “dream” of the Left in power?...

13. Cyprus and Greece strike a chord on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-strike-a-chord-on-migration

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says immigration and refugee issues are of “national importance” during comments on return policies for undocumented migrants throughout the EU...

14. Syrians trapped at Ercan head to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrians-trapped-at-ercan-head-to-turkey

Turkish Cypriot officials say Ankara has decided to host 50 Syrians who have been trapped in Ercan airport due to visa issues...

15. Two arrested in food stamp scam in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-in-food-stamp-scam

A civil servant and another person were remanded in custody on Thursday, in connection with a suspected scam over food stamps and rent vouchers destined for foreign low-income beneficiaries...

16. Cyprus on the right track to combat trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-the-right-track-to-combat-trafficking

A US report says the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, while also offering recommendations for improving prosecution of criminals and offering assistance to victims...

17. A party dedicated to refugees at Faneromeni

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-party-dedicated-to-refugees-at-faneromeni

18. Missing complaint leads to Syrian man’s arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-complaint-leads-to-man-s-arrest

A Syrian man who was reported missing ended up getting arrested, with police investigating whether he obtained asylum documents on false pretenses ...

19. Kurd’s extradition hearing cutting it close

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kurd-s-extradition-hearing-cutting-it-close

The decision whether or not to extradite a Kurdish man wanted by German authorities has been postponed once again, with time running out very quickly for a Larnaca judge...

20. Undocumented migrants rescued off Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/undocumented-migrants-rescued-off-larnaca

Over a dozen Syrian presumptive refugees have been rescued Sunday night off the coast of Cape Greco, including three children and a pregnant woman...

21. Kurd facing extradition addresses Larnaca court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kurd-facing-extradition-addresses-larnaca-court

A Kurdish man facing extradition to Germany on terrorism charges used his time in a Larnaca court to spell out his grievances against Turkey...

22. Riot breaks out at Menoyia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/riot-breaks-out-at-menoyia

Four inmates at Menoyia staged a protest on Sunday calling for their release from detention...

23. Cyprus scolded for unlawful detention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scolded-for-unlawful-detention

ECHR orders Cyprus to pay €30,000 in damages for the unlawful detention and degrading treatment of an Iranian national, mounting more pressure as MP's are debating a new asylum bill currently stuck under review...

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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....

28. 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...

29. 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

30. Tsipras, Erdogan stick to positions after Ankara talks

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