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26 January, 2023
 

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1. EU wants to send migrants back to their country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-wants-to-send-migrants-back-to-their-country-of-origin

European Union migration ministers meet on Thursday to discuss visa restrictions and better coordination inside the bloc to be able to send more people with no right to asylum in Europe back to their home countries including Iraq....

2. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

3. 330,000 migrants attempted to enter the EU last year, highest since 2016

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/330-000-migrants-attempted-to-enter-the-eu-last-year-highest-since-2016

The number of attempts by migrants to enter the European Union without authorization reached around 330,000 last year, the highest number since 2016, the EU’s border and coast guard agency said Friday....

4. King Constantine, former king of Greece - His relationship with Makarios and his involvement in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-constantine-former-king-of-greece-his-relationship-with-makarios-and-his-involvement-in-cyprus

5. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

6. Mixed messages as Cyprus offers boosters to visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-messages-as-cyprus-offers-boosters-to-visitors

The Republic of Cyprus is offering to vaccinate short-term foreign visitors against the coronavirus, but the government’s position on booster shots remained unclear in the wake of recent revelations through the Twitter Files about discussions on natural immunity...

7. Turkish asylum applications in Germany increased by 216%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-asylum-applications-in-germany-increased-by-216

A total of 20,802 asylum applications from Turkish nationals were received by authorities in Germany in the first 11 months of 2022, marking a significant increase compared to 7,873 applications filed under the same purpose during the same period in 2021....

8. Germany passes law allowing foreigners to easily gain residency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-passes-law-allowing-foreigners-to-easily-gain-residency

Germany’s Federal Parliament, Bundestag, has approved the amendments to the law on the right of residence and asylum for third-country citizens who are already in the country, with a majority of 371 votes....

9. The winners and losers of the Archiepiscopal elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-winners-and-losers-of-the-archiepiscopal-elections

The primary topic of discussion in the first round of voting last Sunday was the creation of the tripartite list from which the Holy Synod will select the incoming Primate of the Church of Cyprus. It cannot, however, be considered the only one....

10. Zelensky heads to Washington

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-heads-to-washington

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky says he is on his way to Washington, where he will meet US President Joe Biden on Wednesday....

11. Cop screams at Wolt drivers during protest in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-screams-at-wolt-drivers-during-protest-in-cyprus

Wolt drivers in the Republic of Cyprus carried on with demonstrations this week over working conditions and compensation, with one cop known as ‘Black Widow’ getting into a shouting match with food couriers who took to the streets of the capital...

12. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

13. Elections: President touts Averof's role in government's success

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-president-touts-averof-s-role-in-government-s-success

The dilemma in view of the February 2023 elections is the continuation of stability or experimentation, President Anastasiades said on Saturday, as the presidential campaign continues....

14. Austria to EU: Deport refugees to Rwanda pending asylum approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-to-eu-deport-refugees-to-rwanda-pending-asylum-approval

The Austrian Interior Minister, Gerhard Karner, has called for the EU to establish asylum procedures in safe third countries, similar to models that Denmark and the United Kingdom have agreed to operate....

15. Brussels urging guidelines for NGO boats in the midst of France-Italy migrant dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-urging-guidelines-for-ngo-boats-in-the-midst-of-france-italy-migrant-dispute

The European Commission is pushing to create guidelines for the NGO boats rescuing migrants off Europe’s shores as part of a plan to reduce the number of asylum seekers heading to the Continent....

16. 64% of distressed state loans eligible for 'Oikia' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/64-of-distressed-state-loans-eligible-for-oikia-scheme

The applications for the Oikia scheme for distressed borrowers have reached 64% of the total eligible loans, according to the Housing Finance Corporation. In total, 1,223 applications, valued at €115m have been submitted, out of 1,948 eligible loans, valued at €179m....

17. Effective management of the migration issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-effective-management-of-the-migration-issue

Migration flows to Europe from Africa and Asia are becoming increasingly influenced by geopolitical realities and socioeconomic developments....

18. Mass arrest warrants issued after Pournara clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-arrest-warrants-issued-after-pournara-clash

A whopping 75 arrest warrants have been signed by a Nicosia judge following clashes at a migrant camp last week, with police seeking to capture all suspects after the interior minister vowed to deport anyone involved in the incident...

19. Officers probed after arrests in Paphos migration unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-probed-after-arrests-in-paphos-migration-unit

Police union officials are crying foul over an independent inquiry that has been launched to investigate a complaint following the arrest of a Syrian family last week at a district migration office in Paphos...

20. Police detain one person after Pournara incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-detain-one-person-after-pournara-incident

An asylum seeker in Cyprus was arrested over the weekend following an incident at Pournara migrant camp on Friday, when police made use of tear gas as people fled the overcrowded facility, with the interior minister vowing to expel anyone involved in clashes that also led to two tents catching fire...

21. Refugees jailed after altercation at migration office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-jailed-after-altercation-at-migration-office

A handful of Syrian refugees have been arrested at the migration office in Paphos, where police say the suspects became aggressive towards officers after they were told they could not file an application without an appointment...

22. Cypriot president meets pope at the Vatican

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-meets-pope-at-the-vatican

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, with the two men reportedly discussing bilateral issues including refugees following the Holy Father’s visit to the divided island last year...

23. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-at-it-again-over-buck-naked-refugees

A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

24. Cyprus is bursting, like a fat guy out of his leotard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-cyprus-is-bursting-like-a-fat-guy-out-of-his-leotard

Cyprus’ changing demographics are causing havoc to the real estate market, accentuating socio-economic imbalances and creating polarised communities. A bit dramatic? Let’s see....

25. Merchants of Death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-merchants-of-death

People trafficker. A profitable “profession.” A high-risk profession, of course, because the business may sink. In this case, literally. Then 18, 50, 100 lives could be lost, including small children....

26. Turks slam Greeks over fake ‘push-forward’ story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-slam-greeks-over-fake-‘push-forward-story

Turkey has slammed Greece’s migration minister over a video tweet allegedly showing members of the Turkish coast guard beating refugees during an alleged push-forward, with Ankara rushing to provide context and accusing Greek media of failing to properly retract a fabricated story...

27. Erdogan files lawsuit against German parliament's VP for calling him 'sewer rat'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-files-lawsuit-against-german-parliament-s-vp-for-calling-him-sewer-rat

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan filed a lawsuit against Bundestag Vice President Wolfgang Kubicki for insult and defamation, through his lawyer in Cologne....

28. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

29. Greece accuses EU of using Med countries like a refugee ‘parking lot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-accuses-eu-of-using-med-countries-like-a-refugee-‘parking-lot

Greece on Monday urged the European Union to lift movement restrictions for refugees recognized by individual nations, accusing the bloc of applying a double standard when dealing with Ukrainians fleeing the war compared with the victims of other conflicts....

30. The embargo has its own history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-embargo-has-its-own-history

The US decision to lift the embargo on the supply of military equipment to the Republic of Cyprus has a decades-long history and is linked to the embargo imposed on Turkey after its invasion of Cyprus in 1974. ...

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