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24 July, 2024
 

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1. ''We don't come here just to take'' (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-don-t-come-here-just-to-take-video

“Many afternoons, I look at the opening between the trees and think, I’d like to go there too, but I know I can’t...'' says the 15-year-old from...

2. Stranded and struggling: Asylum seekers in Cyprus' UN buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-and-struggling-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-un-buffer-zone

The UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus has become a temporary refuge for asylum seekers who arrived via Turkey, with 25 individuals currently stranded in the Aglantzia area....

3. Green Line: Trade and crossings surge, irregular migration declines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-trade-and-crossings-surge-irregular-migration-declines

Trade and personal crossings across the Green Line in Cyprus saw significant increases in 2023, while irregular migration dropped by more than 50%, according to the annual European Commission report on the implementation of the Green Line Regulation published Thursday....

4. Cyprus cuts migrant arrivals by 50%, earns European praise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cuts-migrant-arrivals-by-50-earns-european-praise

Cyprus continues to grapple with a significant migration challenge, a situation that has evolved into a complex and multifaceted issue. ...

5. Tragedy strikes in Ayia Napa as swimmer dies on beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tragedy-strikes-in-ayia-napa-as-swimmer-dies-on-beach

A tragic incident unfolded on Sunday (31/03) when a swimmer took his last breath on a beach in the area....

6. Man files UN complaint against Spain over border tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-files-un-complaint-against-spain-over-border-tragedy

A 25-year-old individual from Cameroon, who identified himself under the pseudonym Ludovic, has lodged a complaint with the United Nations against Spain, alleging multiple violations of the convention against torture....

7. Two suspects apprehended in Larnaca, handed over to occupation authorities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-suspects-apprehended-in-larnaca-handed-over-to-occupation-authorities

Cyprus authorities have apprehended three individuals aged 46, 37, and 47, shedding light on a case involving the abduction, kidnapping, and murder of Aicha Alav and two Cameroonian suspects. The incident occurred in occupied Nicosia on December 22, 2023....

8. 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. ...

9. 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....

10. In a historic first, asylum applications drop by 51%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-historic-first-asylum-applications-drop-by-51

Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced today that, for the first time in Cyprus' immigrant history, there has been a shift in the balance between migrant arrivals and departures....

11. Asylum seeker trends: Declining numbers and shifting origins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-trends-declining-numbers-and-shifting-origins

According to data obtained by "K" from the Asylum Service of the Ministry of Interior, the top five countries of origin for asylum seekers and the number of applications received in June 2023 are as follows:...

12. DISY will now face difficult decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/disy-will-now-face-difficult-decisions

The embarrassed expressions on the faces of government and DISY executives who had rallied around Averof Neophytou after his defeat were indicative of the difficult dilemmas DISY will face in the coming day. ...

13. Kasoulides negotiates migrant repatriations with Congo and Cameroon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-negotiates-migrant-repatriations-with-congo-and-cameroon

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, discussed with his counterparts from the Congo and Cameroon the start of bilateral negotiations with the aim of reaching agreements for the readmission of migrants, the Ministry said on Tuesday in a written statement....

14. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

15. Increase in new asylum applications in Cyprus and EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-new-asylum-applications-in-cyprus-and-eu

In May 2022, first-time asylum applicants in the European Union increased by 17% compared to April 2022, and by 89% compared to May 2021, according to monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU....

16. Cyprus upgraded to Tier 1 in US Trafficking in Persons report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upgraded-to-tier-1-in-us-trafficking-in-persons-report

The Ministry of Justice and Public Order has welcomed the US State Department's Trafficking in Persons report for 2022 released on Tuesday noting the upgrade of Cyprus to Tier 1 status. ...

17. Roommates dead in apparent CO poisoning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roommates-dead-in-apparent-co-poisoning

Two men were found dead on Epiphany Day at their place of residence in Lakatamia, with preliminary reports suggesting they suffocated after inhaling high levels of carbon monoxide produced by a charcoal grill...

18. Pope wraps up Cyprus trip after breaking silence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-wraps-up-cyprus-trip-after-breaking-silence

Pope Francis left Cyprus on Saturday after wrapping up his trip to the divided island, where he went off script during a prayer in downtown Nicosia after hearing personal stories from migrants...

19. Nouris: 60-100 immigrants pass through the green line every day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-60-100-immigrants-pass-through-the-green-line-every-day

According to the Minister of Interior, Nikos Nouris, 60 to 100 illegal immigrants and asylum seekers cross the green line every day....

20. Police looking for suspected human smuggler

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-looking-for-suspected-human-smuggler

Police in Cyprus believe that a wanted man in Larnaca is involved in a human smuggling network, following the arrests of his wife and others last week near the buffer zone...

21. Cyprus airs migration grievances at divided Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airs-migration-grievances-at-divided-europe

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris wants strong EU awareness on external borders to be shown in Cyprus as well, in remarks he made near the buffer zone on Sunday, just two days after the European Commission president signaled there would be no funding for barbed wire and walls...

22. Limbo in a blue tent: African asylum-seekers stuck on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/limbo-in-a-blue-tent-african-asylum-seekers-stuck-on-cyprus

It seems a strange place to pitch a tent. Plump in the middle of the United Nations-patrolled buffer zone that has divided Cyprus along ethnic lines since 1974,...

23. Asylum seekers stuck in Cyprus' buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-stuck-in-cyprus-buffer-zone

Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris says the ordeal of three Cameroonians currently stuck in the buffer zone could end if EU fellow members agreed to take them in, with reports saying the bloc is still looking for consensus on migration policy but nothing has been agreed to date...

24. Fast food drivers pulled over by police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fast-food-drivers-pulled-over-by-police

Three deliverymen in Paphos were arrested during random road inspections by immigration police officers, who said the job contracts had not been properly stamped, while additional reports said the young men were asylum seekers who had a right to work...

25. Man gets eight years for raping roommate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-eight-years-for-raping-roommate

A man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being found guilty on rape charges following a complaint filed by his female housemate...

26. Man jailed for raping exchange student

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-for-raping-exchange-student

A young man has been sentenced to six years in prison for the rape of an Erasmus student at a party in Larnaca almost two years ago...

27. Cyprus to launch SMS campaign to stem migrant arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-sms-campaign-to-stem-migrant-arrivals

Cyprus is launching a multilingual SMS campaign to head off more migrant arrivals by dispelling the mistaken belief the European Union member country is a gateway to the continent, the Cypriot interior minister said Sunday....

28. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

29. Police break up soccer match downtown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-break-up-soccer-match-downtown

Four males from Cameroon were arrested on Tuesday in old Nicosia after police attempted to break up a soccer match, while two detainees were also accused of assaulting an officer and resisting arrest...

30. Dozens of migrants gather outside Migration Department to request asylum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dozens-of-migrants-gather-outside-migration-department-to-request-asylum

Dozens of migrants of African origin gathered outside the Migration Department on Wednesday requesting asylum....

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