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15 December, 2019
 

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1. Greece-Turkey dialogue kept alive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-dialogue-kept-alive

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday he discussed with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “all the issues" that have recently increased tensions between the two countries during a meeting on the sidelines of NATO’s 70th birthday gathering in London...

2. Large group of refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-group-of-refugees-reaches-cyprus

A boat carrying over 120 refugees reached Cyprus on Wednesday, with reports saying most were Palestinians from Syria...

3. Minister determined to fight ‘green line abuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-determined-to-fight-‘green-line-abuse

The Cypriot government is cautiously moving forward with plans to reduce illegal migration to Cyprus through the north, including checkpoint stations and surveillance of remote areas along the Green Line...

4. Turkey reacts to EU sanctions over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-eu-sanctions-over-cyprus

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to sanction Turkey over drilling off the coast of Cyprus could disrupt talks with the bloc, and he warned that Turkey could send captured Islamic State fighters to Europe...

5. Speed boat intercepted in latest refugee arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-in-speedboat-arrested-in-latest-refugee-arrival

Coast guard officials arrested two suspects after giving chase to a fleeing speedboat on Monday, in connection with the arrival of another boat that carried 131 undocumented migrants to northwestern Cyprus...

6. Boatload of refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boatload-of-refugees-reaches-cyprus

A boat carrying undocumented migrants was spotted Monday morning off the coast of Pomos, less than a week after over two dozen reached the island from the east...

7. Refugees picked up off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-picked-up-off-cape-greco

Over two dozen undocumented migrants were rescued off the coast of Cyprus on Thursday, after their boat was spotted by a coast guard vessel patrolling the waters near Cape Greco...

8. 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...

9. Trump hopes to mediate between Turkey and Kurds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-hopes-to-mediate-between-turkey-and-kurds

US President Donald Trump has put three options on the table for US action following heavy criticism and worldwide condemnation of Turkey’s military offensive in Syria...

10. Sharp increase in migrant arrivals in past 5 months, says minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sharp-increase-in-migrant-arrivals-in-past-5-months-says-minister

Greece's migration minister said Wednesday there was a 200 percent jump in the number of migrants and refugees who have reached Greek shores in the last five months....

11. Greece sends Frontex new request for assistance with inflow surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-sends-frontex-new-request-for-assistance-with-inflow-surge

Amid the recent surge in migrant flows to the islands of the eastern Aegean, the Greek coast guard has sent a new request – the second within three weeks – for additional assistance from Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, according to sources. ...

12. 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...

13. Twelve refugees rescued off Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twelve-refugees-rescued-off-larnaca

Twelve presumptive refugees have been rescued off the coast of Larnaca, after a passing ship veered off course to pick them up on Thursday afternoon...

14. 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...

15. 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. ...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. Far-right soundly defeated in Greek elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-soundly-defeated-in-greek-elections

19. 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...

20. What’s with all the horrifying details?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-s-with-all-the-horrifying-details

The most shocking aspect was not so much the discovery of the little girl’s body as it was actually the way we take part and become a part one way or another in this sensationalism of human pain...

21. Ahrweiler: History that teaches only one solution is a dangerous thing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahrweiler-history-that-teaches-only-one-solution-is-a-dangerous-thing

22. Stranded refugees picked up off Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-refugees-picked-up-off-akamas

A boat with nine adults was spotted Tuesday early morning morning off the coast in Akamas...

23. 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...

24. Man arrested for harboring undocumented aliens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-for-harboring-undocumented-aliens

Nicosia police arrested a foreign national suspected for harboring undocumented aliens, while 46 presumptive refugees from Syria were taken to a reception centre...

25. Reuters photographer Alkis Konstantinidis wins Pulitzer Prize

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/reuters-photographer-alkis-konstantinidis-wins-pulitzer-prize

Greek photographer Alkis Konstantinidis is among a group of Reuters photographers to receive a Pulitzer Prize for their photos of migrants from Central and South Americans crossing the US border....

26. Five arrested near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-arrested-near-buffer-zone

Five people were arrested on Wednesday near the buffer zone after a car seen in the Potamia area was flagged down by police...

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. Merkel expresses support for reform effort, Prespes deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/merkel-expresses-support-for-reform-effort-prespes-deal

On her first visit to Athens in four years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday expressed her support for the Prespes name deal as well as Greece’s ongoing economic reform efforts, saying the country was entering a new phase....

29. Refugees reach Cyprus in poor weather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-reach-cyprus-in-poor-weather

A total of 31 Syrian refugees managed to reach Cyprus on Tuesday early morning, despite cold weather and poor conditions at sea...

30. Refugee boat capsizes off Cyprus, one rescued

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugee-boat-capsizes-off-cyprus-one-rescued

A single survivor was picked up by an American ship on Thursday evening, while seven other refugees from Syria are thought dead after their boat capsized Thursday northeast of Cape Greco...

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