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29 January, 2020
 

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1. Revamped migration policy in the works

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/revamped-immigration-policy-in-the-works

A revamped migration policy is currently in the works, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris announced on Monday, reiterating the striking numbers of incoming migrants and refugees compared to the European migration hotspots. ...

2. Syrian men deported in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-men-deported-in-the-north

Syrian refugees who arrived in Cyprus last week were deported by Turkish Cypriot authorities after spending several days in detention...

3. Large boat with refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-boat-with-refugees-reaches-cyprus

Over a hundred presumptive refugees from Syria reached the eastern coast of Cyprus on Tuesday, including women and young children...

4. Young man suspected of human smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-suspected-of-human-smuggling

A 19-year-old man has been remanded in custody in connection with a human smuggling case, after 33 undocumented migrants reached Cyprus on Sunday...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. Kurd arrested north on terrorism charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kurd-arrested-north-on-terrorism-charges

A man of Kurdish origins who has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot police in the north is accused of being a member of a terrorist organization...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

13. EU lawmakers reject Turkey's 'safe zone' in Syria, eye sanctions steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-reject-turkey-s-safe-zone-in-syria-eye-sanctions-steps

European Union lawmakers on Wednesday condemned Turkey’s offensive to carve out a “safe zone” in northeast Syria and prepared the way for new EU financial sanctions against Ankara....

14. Pence urges Erdogan to halt operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pence-urges-erdogan-to-halt-operation

US Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, but Turkish officials said the action would continue regardless...

15. 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...

16. Tusk sides with Nicosia over Turkish actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tusk-sides-with-nicosia-over-turkish-activities

European Council President Donald Tusk has reiterated EU solidarity towards Nicosia, in light of new Turkish drilling activities off the coast of Cyprus...

17. Cypriot president: Turkish offensive ‘unjustified’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-calls-turkish-offensive-‘unlawful-and-arbitrary

President Nicos Anastasiades has described the Turkish military offensive in Syria as “unlawful and arbitrary"...

18. Turkey launches ground offensive in Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-launches-ground-offensive-in-syria

Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies have launched their military operation into northeastern Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that the offensive aimed to eliminate a “terror corridor” along the southern Turkish border...

19. Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-opts-for-diplomavy-over-cyprus-eez

The new defense deal signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece’s security, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Kathimerini in a recent interview, while staying firm on diplomatic efforts regarding Cyprus' EEZ...

20. 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....

21. 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. ...

22. Syrian-Cypriot freed from Hungarian prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-cypriot-freed-from-hungarian-prison

A Syrian-born Cypriot who was jailed four years ago in Hungary on terrorism charges has been reunited with his family in Cyprus according to Amnesty International that mounted a campaign for his release...

23. 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...

24. 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...

25. 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. ...

26. Syrian refugees reach Larnaca by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-larnaca-by-boat

A boat with over 30 presumptive refugees from Syria reached Larnaca on Tuesday, following a trip that is believed to have originated from a Middle Eastern country...

27. 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...

28. Cyprus ready to push on migration question

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-to-push-on-migration-question

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides is drafting a letter for his EU counterparts, in which he is expected to formally ask for a number of individuals under protection status in the Republic of Cyprus to be relocated to other member states...

29. 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...

30. Syrians trapped at Ercan head to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrians-trapped-at-ercan-head-to-turkey

Turkish Cypriot officials say Ankara has decided to host 50 Syrians who have been trapped in Ercan airport due to visa issues...

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