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1. UK Prime Minister confirms delay in Rwanda deportation flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-prime-minister-confirms-delay-in-rwanda-deportation-flights

The Rwanda deportation scheme will not begin until the summer, Rishi Sunak admitted on Monday, acknowledging a further delay to the policy even as MPs and peers began debating it for the final time....

2. Protesters rally against police brutality and bias

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-rally-against-police-brutality-and-bias

A peaceful demonstration unfolded Saturday at noon in Eleftheria Square, driven by the African Community in Cyprus and bolstered by allied organizations. ...

3. Heartbreaking Gaza photo wins World Press Photo of the Year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heartbreaking-gaza-photo-wins-world-press-photo-of-the-year

Reuters photographer Mohammed Salem captured this year’s prestigious World Press Photo of the Year award Thursday with a depiction of loss and sorrow in Gaza, a heartrending photo of a Palestinian woman cradling the body of her young niece....

4. EU champions ocean health with $3.71 billion investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-champions-ocean-health-with-$3-71-billion-investment

The European Union will spend 3.5 billion euros ($3.71 billion) to protect the ocean and promote sustainability through a series of initiatives this year, the EU’s top environment official said on Tuesday. ...

5. Interior Ministry clarifies asylum seeker employment rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-clarifies-asylum-seeker-employment-rights

In a recent statement, Cyprus' Interior Ministry provided clarity regarding the right to work for asylum seekers. According to the statement, all asylum seekers, regardless of origin, are not permitted to access employment until nine months have passed from the date of their asylum application....

6. Government celebrates approval of Migration Deputy Ministry bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-celebrates-approval-of-migration-deputy-ministry-bill

''Today is a milestone for our country'' said the Minister of the Interior, Constantinos Ioannou, on Thursday, welcoming the approval of the bill......

7. Minister highlights smallest resident population at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-highlights-smallest-resident-population-at-pournara

The outlook for Cyprus in relation to migration is positive, as in 2023 a 46% reduction in irregular migrant applications and a 66% increase in returns have been achieved, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou said on Wednesday....

8. Spain urges Morocco to stem transit asylum claims amidst rising numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-urges-morocco-to-stem-transit-asylum-claims-amidst-rising-numbers

The Spanish government has formally requested Morocco's cooperation in preventing Senegalese passport holders, lacking a Schengen visa in the past two years, from boarding flights with layovers in Spain until February 19. ...

9. Swearing parrots pose risk of vulgar clock chaos in wildlife park

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swearing-parrots-pose-risk-of-vulgar-clock-chaos-in-wildlife-park

In a daring move, Lincolnshire Wildlife Park is relocating its notorious swearing parrots to a larger flock of over 100 birds. The decision comes as three more feathery offenders join the original five African greys introduced to the park in 2020....

10. African migrants pivot to U.S. amid Europe's closing doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/african-migrants-pivot-to-u-s-amid-europe-s-closing-doors

As Europe tightens its immigration policies, an increasing number of African migrants are setting their sights on the United States for a fresh start....

11. Oscar Pistorius released on parole after nearly 11 years for murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/oscar-pistorius-released-on-parole-after-nearly-11-years-for-murder

Oscar Pistorius, the South African former Paralympic star, has been released on parole after serving nearly 11 years for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius claimed he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder when he fatally shot her through a bathroom door on Valentine's Day....

12. Cyprus eyes new measures amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eyes-new-measures-amid-migration-challenges

There may have been progress so far in the management of migration, according to figures released by the government these days, but this is mainly due to a sharp decline in the number of applicants from African countries, ...

13. Surge in Syrian asylum seekers amid drop in African arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-syrian-asylum-seekers-amid-drop-in-african-arrivals

The Ministry of Interior disclosed an uptick in asylum applications from Syrians, predominantly arriving by sea, citing challenges in managing these individuals due to the perilous conditions in their home country. ...

14. Interior Minister highlights 75% reduction in African arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-highlights-75-reduction-in-african-arrivals

In bilateral meetings held in Geneva, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou emphasized the shift from illegal to legal migration channels, as stated in a press release by the Interior Ministry on Friday. ...

15. 18 linked to Pournara events deported, 11 in line for expulsion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-linked-to-pournara-events-deported-11-in-line-for-expulsion

16. Government achieves historic 50% drop in asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-achieves-historic-50-drop-in-asylum-applications

There is a 50% reduction in the period March-October 2023 in new asylum applications compared to the 2022 corresponding period, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday, noting at the same time that for the first time, the overall balance of arrivals-returns presents a positive picture, and Cyprus is now ranking in the first places among European states in absolute numbers of returns....

17. UN chief's controversial view on Cyprus unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/un-chief-s-controversial-view-on-cyprus-unity

In a recent interview, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of UNFICYP, Colin Stewart, referred to the fact that his country of origin, Canada, has a French-speaking Prime Minister, despite the fact that French-speakers make up 25% of the population, in order to show that ethnic and linguistic differences are being addressed and over time will not pose a threat to the unity of the country....

18. Deportation process in motion for 'Pournara' riot participants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deportation-process-in-motion-for-pournara-riot-participants

Authorities intend to immediately initiate procedures for deportation for those proven to be involved in yesterday's riots at "Pournara" First Reception Centre in Kokkinotrimithia, as Deputy Government Spokesman Yiannis Antoniou said on Tuesday....

19. Cyprus leads EU in asylum seeker returns, 4th in deportations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-in-asylum-seeker-returns-4th-in-deportations

Cyprus ranks first among the EU member states in the percentage of returns on new asylum seekers applications, Interior Ministry announced Thursday....

20. Israeli-Hamas war puts Cyprus and Egypt at forefront of credit risks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-hamas-war-puts-cyprus-and-egypt-at-forefront-of-credit-risks

Cyprus and Egypt are currently facing the most direct credit risks among countries rated by Scope Ratings due to the Israeli-Hamas conflict, warns the German firm....

21. Former President's startling revelation about food

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-president-s-startling-revelation-about-food

In April 2022, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, now deputy head of Russia’s Security Council, said on his Telegram channel: “Our food is our silent weapon. Silent — but formidable."...

22. Over 10,000 reported dead in Libya floods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-10-000-reported-dead-in-libya-floods

Libya’s eastern city of Derna has buried 700 people killed in devastating flooding and 10,000 were reported missing as rescuers teams struggled to retrieve many more bodies from the horrific deluge, officials said Tuesday....

23. Police block access to troubled Ayios Nikolaos complex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-block-access-to-troubled-ayios-nikolaos-complex

Ayios Nikolaos apartment complex in Chlorakas has been officially sealed off, marking a significant turn of events for the site that formerly served as housing for migrants....

24. Morocco earthquake toll mounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morocco-earthquake-toll-mounts

The aftermath of a powerful earthquake that struck Morocco on Friday continues to unfold as rescuers intensify their efforts to locate survivors amidst the widespread destruction. The official death toll has surpassed 2,100, and authorities fear it will climb even higher....

25. Study uncovers 117,000-year human ancestor bottleneck

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-uncovers-117-000-year-human-ancestor-bottleneck

A team of scientists from the United States, Italy, and China may have finally explained a large gap in the African and Eurasian fossil record....

26. Tourists on jet skis killed by Algerian coastguard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourists-on-jet-skis-killed-by-algerian-coastguard

Two French-Moroccan holidaymakers have been killed by the Algerian coastguard after apparently straying into Algerian waters on their jet ski....

27. The unresolved issues of Chlorakas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-unresolved-issues-of-chlorakas

The situation in Chloraka, following the problems that happened last week, is still uncertain. ...

28. Key Wagner figures among victims in jet crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/key-wagner-figures-among-victims-in-jet-crash

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the 62-year-old head of Russia's private military company Wagner, known for his leadership in a mutiny against the Russian military in June, along with his company's top military figure, Dmitry Utkin,...

29. Reddit's aroma awards for the 20 most odorous countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reddit-s-aroma-awards-for-the-20-most-odorous-countries

In this article, we will take a look at the 20 countries with the worst body odor according to Reddit....

30. Mass registration of residents at Chlorakas apartment complex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-registration-of-residents-at-chlorakas-apartment-complex

In accordance with the directives set during a meeting at the Presidential Palace on Monday, a comprehensive registration operation took place on Tuesday from 0600 to 1100 hours at the Saint Nicholas apartment complex in Chloraka. The operation aimed to document the residents residing in the complex....

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