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06 October, 2022
 

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1. Britain mulling asylum ban on English Channel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-mulling-asylum-ban-on-english-channel-migrants

The United Kingdom’s Minister, Suella Braverman, has said that it will introduce a new plan which would prohibit the entry of migrants who cross the English Channel from claiming asylum....

2. Police concerned over increasing number of forged travel documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-concerned-over-increasing-number-of-forged-travel-documents

The increase in cases of identity fraud and presentation of fake documents, during passport controls at the airports of Cyprus, was the subject of a meeting that took place recently at the Police Headquarters, under the Deputy Chief of Police, Demetris Demetriou....

3. Russians can no longer get golden visas from Portugal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-can-no-longer-get-golden-visas-from-portugal

A total of ten Russian citizens who applied for Portugal’s Golden Visas from February 24 this year have been denied, according to the announcement provided by the Portuguese Immigration and Border Service....

4. Cyprus hopeful about EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopeful-about-eu-migration-pact

The interior ministry in the Republic of Cyprus says an EU council draft that makes adoption of asylum and migration rules a priority includes a Green Line reference, seen by Nicosia as an important step in its attempt to block flows from the northern part seen by the south as 'instruments of Turkey'...

5. Germany to revise immigrant laws to allow more skilled migrant workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-revise-immigrant-laws-to-allow-more-skilled-migrant-workers

In the coming months, the German Ministry of Labor will come forward with a proposal to the federal government to introduce a new immigration option for skilled foreigners....

6. Norway plans to deport refugee lawbreakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/norway-plans-to-deport-refugee-lawbreakers

The Norwegian government has announced that the country plans to deport foreigners who have broken the law and who hold refugee status but no longer need protections in the country....

7. Cyprus trying to reach agreements on repatriations, says Interior Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-trying-to-reach-agreements-on-repatriations-says-interior-minister

Cyprus is trying to reach agreements for the return of migrants, said the Minister of the Interior, Nicos Nouris, after his meeting with the President of DISY and candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, Averof Neofytou, on Monday, at the party's headquarters in Nicosia. ...

8. Op-ed: Irregular immigration, the responsibilities of Turkey and the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-irregular-immigration-the-responsibilities-of-turkey-and-the-eu

"Turkey will take all necessary measures to prevent the opening of new sea or land routes of irregular migration from Turkey to the EU and will cooperate in this regard with neighboring countries as well as the EU." ...

9. Dad’s hurried deportation stirs debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dad-s-hurried-deportation-stirs-debate-in-cyprus

The hasty deportation of a detained man, whose wife and teenage son remain in Cyprus, has stirred up debate this week, bringing the child commissioner head to head with the state’s law enforcement authorities and even the interior minister himself...

10. EU states facilitating employment of third country nationals to ease labor shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-facilitating-employment-of-third-country-nationals-to-ease-labor-shortage

The European Union’s population is aging. The factors behind this phenomenon are many, but the declining fertility rates and the increased life expectancy, along with migration to countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, are the main ones....

11. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

12. Man wracks up felony charges after visit to police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-felony-after-visit-to-police-station

A foreign national who was called into a Nicosia police station to assist in an ongoing drug investigation in Larnaca ended up on the wanted list, after he was arrested on immigration charges and escaped while being driven to jail...

13. About racism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-about-racism

The image of a 43-year-old Cypriot man beating a woman of African descent with an infant in her arms is the definition of racist gender-based violence....

14. Cypriot officers fly to Germany to bring groom back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officers-fly-to-germany-to-bring-groom-back

Cypriot police officers traveled to Germany this week to pick up a marriage fraud suspect, who is believed to have fled the island where his wife was recently recognized as a trafficking victim in an ongoing criminal case...

15. Collin Stewart: 'No development, no prospects on the horizon'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/collin-stewart-no-development-no-prospects-on-the-horizon

On Monday, the UN Security Council held discussions regarding the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) under the chairmanship of the Permanent Representative of Brazil, Ambassador Ronaldo Costa Filho....

16. Tourists arrested after hotel worker’s ear bitten off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourists-arrested-after-hotel-worker-s-ear-bitten-off

A hotel worker in Ayia Napa had to undergo ear surgery following an altercation on Sunday morning, with police arresting three young males as they were getting ready to board a flight at Larnaca airport...

17. Video shows mother with baby assaulted in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-shows-mother-with-baby-assaulted-in-larnaca

Larnaca police are investigating a complaint from a woman who says she was assaulted by a man in broad daylight, with the alleged incident captured on video and posted on social media...

18. Sri Lankan president flees country amid devastating economic crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sri-lankan-president-flees-country-amid-devastating-economic-crisis

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country on Wednesday and hundreds of protesters stormed the prime minister's office demanding his ouster, as a people's uprising over a devastating economic crisis overwhelmed security forces....

19. Germany grants asylum to thousands of refugees already protected by Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-grants-asylum-to-thousands-of-refugees-already-protected-by-greece

Germany has granted asylum to thousands of refugees who were previously granted refugee protection in Greece....

20. A number of migrants deported on Tuesday by Cyprus Police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-number-of-migrants-deported-on-tuesday-by-cyprus-police

Cyprus police participated in the repatriation of 15 third-country nationals on Tuesday. All were on the island illegally....

21. Seniors in Cyprus remain skeptical of fourth shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seniors-in-cyprus-remain-skeptical-of-fourth-shot

A spectacularly small number of people over 60 got their fourth COVID jab so far in the Republic of Cyprus, with the health ministry contemplating to lower the age threshold at a time while medical experts advocating for the vaccine are jumping ship on the immunity debate...

22. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

23. Immigration problem?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-problem

The biggest challenge that the European continent will face in the near future is immigration. Of course, it is not something new, since in recent years the migratory flows, legal or otherwise, were huge, but the countries of the south were the ones facing the problem....

24. IOM to assist Cyprus in migrant repatriations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iom-to-assist-cyprus-in-migrant-repatriations

Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, and the International Organization for Migration's Regional Director in Brussels, Ola Henrikson, discussed on Monday ways to enhance and increase cooperation between the two parties....

25. Turkish Cypriots must assume responsibility for migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-must-assume-responsibility-for-migration-flows

Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas has said that the EU will find a way to make the Turkish Cypriot leadership assume its responsibility for limiting the migration flows in Cyprus which is faced with "an unbearably big burden"....

26. Man’s self-immolation bid foiled outside Migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-s-self-immolation-bid-foiled-outside-migration

Police officers in Nicosia had to intervene when an asylum seeker, who was asking migration staff to hand over his passport, doused himself with gasoline and threatened to set himself on fire...

27. Immigrant arrivals will more than double in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrant-arrivals-will-more-than-double-in-2022

The official data on illegal arrivals in territories controlled by the Republic of Cyprus are alarming. For the first half of 2022, the number of asylum seekers has skyrocketed, compared to 2021, with the current year looking to break a decade's old record....

28. Worker gets arrested after going to hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/worker-gets-arrested-after-going-to-hospital

A construction worker in Limassol who visited the Emergency Room after injuring himself ended up in handcuffs after suspicions were raised over labor law violations...

29. Cyprus targets 'alleged fathers' in immigration scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-targets-alleged-fathers-in-immigration-scheme

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has sent out a cable telling administrators to hold off on issuing any birth certificates in cases where staff may have doubts over the paternity of a child until new legislation can allow sampling DNA from alleged fathers...

30. Superyacht in Ayia Napa highlights tourism makeover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/superyacht-in-ayia-napa-highlights-tourism-makeover

A cruise ship offering passengers a luxury yachting experience around the world made a stop in Cyprus’ Ayia Napa over the weekend, with locals highlighting the resort town’s efforts to attract high income visitors as an alternative to tourists balling on a budget...

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