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1. 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....

2. Eight dead migrants found washed up in north

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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...

3. 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....

4. 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...

5. Greek island protest about migrant influx turns violent

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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....

6. 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...

7. Tension rising on the Greek islands

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More than 15,500 migrants are living in cramped conditions in state-run centres on the eastern Aegean islands...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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....

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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 ...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...