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1. Avramopoulos: Cyprus is not alone on Migration

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/avramopoulos-cyprus-is-not-alone-on-migration

2. EU’s migration Commissioner in Nicosia for talks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-migration-commissioner-in-nicosia-for-talks

The European Union’s top migration official is on a visit to the Republic of Cyprus, where he will hold discussions with a cabinet subcommittee on dealing with the influx of migrants and refugees...

3. Cyprus to take initiative on EU migration policy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-take-initiative-on-eu-migration-policy

Cyprus will be stepping up measures to address a recent increase in the flow of refugees and undocumented migrants to the island nation, including putting heads together with other Mediterranean countries...

4. Lesvos memorial to drowned refugees destroyed

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesvos-memorial-to-drowned-refugees-destroyed

A memorial on the Aegean island of Lesvos erected in memory of the hundreds of migrants and refugees who have perished while attempting the crossing from Turkey to Greece and the European Union has been destroyed by vandals....

5. Latest boatload of refugees prompts Cabinet meeting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latest-boatload-of-refugees-prompts-cabinet-meeting

Twenty presumptive refugees, mainly women and children, arrived in the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, prompting a partial Cabinet meeting on Tuesday in the wake of recent undocumented arrivals...

6. Fresh calls for migrants to be moved from Aegean islands

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fresh-calls-for-migrants-to-be-moved-from-aegean-islands

Authorities on the eastern Aegean islands have renewed calls on the central government to relocate hundreds of migrants to the mainland as their population on Lesvos, Chios and Samos has risen to 16,334 from 10,349 this time last year. ...

7. Nicosia ups pressure on EU migration policy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ups-pressure-on-eu-migration-policy

Nicosia is pushing for a single EU migration policy that would make refugee redistribution not only mandatory but also relative to population sizes of member states...

8. Greece agrees to return of asylum seekers, German gov't says

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-agrees-to-return-of-asylum-seekers-german-gov-t-says

The German government says Greece has agreed to take back migrants who apply for asylum there and later turn up at Germany's border with Austria....

9. Britain’s Cypriot dialect under pressure

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-cypriot-dialect-under-pressure

London, 1990. Six-year old Skevi, of Cypriot background, was late for class at her Greek community school, which left her unable to find somewhere to sit....

10. The solitary third age of Greek Australians

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-solitary-third-age-of-greek-australians

Thirty-three-year-old Dimitra will lock her door tomorrow morning and breathe in the chilly Melbourne air. ...

11. Pace of migrant arrivals in Greece via land from Turkey quickens

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pace-of-migrant-arrivals-in-greece-via-land-from-turkey-quickens

More than 10,000 migrants and refugees arrived in Greece from Turkey through the northern Evros river crossing in the first half of 2018, a non governmental organisation said on Thursday, a quicker pace of arrivals compared to 2017....

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. 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....

18. 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. ...

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. 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...

22. 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....

23. 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...

24. 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....

25. 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...

26. 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....

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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...