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1. 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....

2. 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...

3. UK minister visits Cyprus to touch base

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-minister-visits-cyprus-to-touch-base

British Minister of State for the Armed Forces Mark Lancaster is on a two day visit on the island to help strengthen defence cooperation between his country and the Republic of Cyprus...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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....

7. Six killed in migrant van crash in northern Greece

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-killed-in-migrant-van-crash-in-northern-greece

Six people were killed and 10 injured when the mini-van they were traveling in crashed on the Egnatia Odos highway in northern Greece on Friday morning. ...

8. Greek authorities rescue 34 migrants from islet in river

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-authorities-rescue-34-migrants-from-islet-in-river

Greek authorities say they have rescued 34 migrants, including seven children, who were trapped on an islet on the border river that separates Greece from Turkey....

9. 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....

10. Funeral for nine Syrian refugees held in north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/funeral-for-nine-syrian-refugees-held-in-north

The funeral of nine Syrian refuges, whose bodies washed up on the northern shores of the island, was held in Lefka on Saturday, with their relatives living in the south crossing the checkpoints to pay their final respects...

11. 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....

12. Eight dead migrants found washed up in north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-dead-migrants-found-washed-up-in-north

A total of eight bodies have been found washed up on the shores of the island's northern part over the past two days, Turkish Cypriot authorities said, adding the dead were believed to be Syrian migrants...

13. Greek coast guard rescue 67 migrants at sea

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-coast-guard-rescue-67-migrants-at-sea

The Greek coast guard rescued 67 foreign nationals whose dinghy was in distress at sea near the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos early on Monday morning....

14. 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...

15. 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....

16. Another UK minister bites the dust over immigration

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-uk-minister-bites-the-dust-over-immigration

Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday after Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced an outpouring of indignation over its treatment of some long-term Caribbean residents who were wrongly labelled illegal immigrants...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-approve-prince-charles-to-succeed-queen-as-commonwealth-head

The biennial meeting, taking place in Britain for the first time in 20 years, could be the last attended by the 91-year-old queen...

20. Fears that Erdogan is controlling migrant flows to raise pressure

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fears-that-erdogan-is-controlling-migrant-flows-to-raise-pressure

Tensions have peaked in the Aegean in recent weeks with a spike in Turkish violations of Greek airspace and disputes at sea...

21. EU-Turkey migrant deal ‘at risk’, report says

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-turkey-migrant-deal-‘at-risk-report-says

The deal signed between Ankara and Brussels in March 2016 to crack down on human trafficking over the Aegean is hanging in the balance as several countries are reportedly refusing to pay for it, insisting that the European Commission cover the next tranche of 3 billion euros in funding pledged to Turkey....

22. 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...

23. EU membership remains strategic goal for Ankara

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-membership-remains-strategic-goal-for-ankara

The EU largely depends on Turkey to curtail the flow of migrants into Europe...

24. EU leaders host Turkish President Erdogan for uneasy summit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-host-turkish-president-erdogan-for-uneasy-summit

Erdogan will seek more money for Syrian refugees, a deeper customs union and progress on letting Turks visit Europe without visas...

25. Cyprus is a slightly happy place

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-is-a-slightly-happy-place

There is a new top ranking country, Finland, but the top ten positions are held by the same countries...

26. EU to offer Turkey more cash for Syrian refugees before Erdogan meeting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-offer-turkey-more-cash-for-syrian-refugees-before-erdogan-meeting

Top EU officials will meet Erdogan on March 26 in the Bulgarian city of Varna ...

27. More than 500 migrants reach islands in four days

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-500-migrants-reach-islands-in-four-days

some camps, notably on Lesvos, remain overcrowded...

28. Neo-Nazi suspects spill the beans about attacks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/neo-nazi-suspects-spill-the-beans-about-attacks

The group’s usual method of intimidation was splashing gasoline around the premises of the target...

29. 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...