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16 August, 2022
 

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1. Defendant in assault video says trial not fair

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendant-in-video-assault-says-trial-not-fair

A man accused of assaulting a black woman holding a baby in Larnaca is asking for a mistrial, with his lawyer saying media pundits and state officials violated his client’s right to a fair trial...

2. The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-parallels-between-athens-in-2011-and-nicosia-in-2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a young man from Pakistan in old Nicosia have come to light....

3. 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. ...

4. Assailant in Larnaca video denies charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assailant-in-larnaca-video-denies-charges

A local man caught on video verbally and physically assaulting an asylum seeker who was holding her baby has been remanded in custody, but his lawyer says he was the one who called police in the first place...

5. Video shows mother with baby assaulted in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-shows-mother-with-baby-assaulted-in-larnaca

Larnaca police are investigating a complaint from a woman who says she was assaulted by a man in broad daylight, with the alleged incident captured on video and posted on social media...

6. Immigrant arrivals will more than double in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrant-arrivals-will-more-than-double-in-2022

The official data on illegal arrivals in territories controlled by the Republic of Cyprus are alarming. For the first half of 2022, the number of asylum seekers has skyrocketed, compared to 2021, with the current year looking to break a decade's old record....

7. First time asylum seekers in EU increase by 85% in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-time-asylum-seekers-in-eu-increase-by-85-in-february

In February 2022, first-time asylum applications by persons who applied for international protection in EU member states increased by 85% compared to February 2021 and by 3% compared to last January, according to the latest monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service....

8. Cyprus to investigate billionaire’s missing millions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-investigate-billionaire-s-missing-millions

A lawyer for a Jewish billionaire says he is confident Cypriot authorities will investigate a complaint into whether a former Israeli army officer embezzled his client’s money on the island...

9. FRONTEX: 57,800 illegal migrants have been detected at EU external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-57-800-illegal-migrants-have-been-detected-at-the-eu-external-borders

The number of illegal migrants detected at the EU borders by the standing corps officers of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has spiked up in the four first months of 2022, compared to the same period last year....

10. Nouris: 'We have reached the point where migrants call the police and ask to be picked up'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-we-have-reached-the-point-where-migrants-call-the-police-and-ask-to-be-picked-up

In a bill submitted to Parliament, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Interior are requesting the recruitment of 300 special police officers with a contract of up to 28 months to monitor the green line and conduct other tasks relating to the increased migration flow into the Republic of Cyprus....

11. Migrant arrivals in Cyprus increased in January 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-arrivals-in-cyprus-increased-in-january-2022

Frontex publishes report as Justice Minister and Frontex Executive Director discuss border security and migration on Wednesday...

12. Pournara: An attempted murder in the midst of chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-an-attempted-murder-in-the-midst-of-chaos

Clashes between immigrant groups in the Pournara Immigrant Center in Kokkinotrimithia in the last 2 days have resulted in the hospitalization of a 17-year-old boy at the Nicosia General Hospital and 35 people injured....

13. Cyprus-EU sign agreement on return of migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eu-sign-agreement-on-return-of-migrants

In a first, Cyprus and the EU have signed an agreement governing the rules for the return of migrants, and a Memorandum of Understanding is expected to be signed soon, which will detail the actions needed to effectively control migrant flows in Cyprus....

14. A soul for 80 euros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-soul-for-80-euros

With all the news about viruses, measures, political grandstanding and bickering these days, it's good to know that some people still have heart. ...

15. Feeding your dogs insects can help fight climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/feeding-your-dogs-insects-can-help-fight-climate-change

Many pet owners reflexively bark “No!” when their dog or cat prepares to feast on a bug. But despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” insects could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry....

16. Asylum seekers jailed after social services incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-jailed-after-social-services-incident

Three asylum seekers ended up in handcuffs this week following an incident at a social services office in Paphos, with reports suggesting the there was an escalation after police arrived to investigate a complaint of public disturbance...

17. Pope calls migrant crisis 'shipwreck of civilisation'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-calls-migrant-crisis-shipwreck-of-civilisation

Pope Francis condemned the exploitation of migrants for political purposes on Sunday during a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, branding the global indifference to their plight the 'shipwreck of civilisation'...

18. Troubling details emerge in stabbing death in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/troubling-details-in-stabbing-death-in-nicosia

Troubling details in the death of an asylum seeker, who was stabbed by a fellow compatriot outside their residential building, point to arguments over food, ambulance delays, and unspeakable living conditions among asylum seekers...

19. Man dies in stabbing incident in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-in-stabbing-incident-in-nicosia

Two suspects have been arrested for murder in Nicosia following a late night incident outside a residential building that ended up with a man dying at the scene with a stab wound in his back...

20. 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....

21. Three arrested after passport control incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-arrested-after-passport-control-incident

Three people have been arrested at Larnaca airport, with police saying a man's passport photo did not match his facial characteristics while a woman was accused of unruly behaviour...

22. UNHCR report: One per cent of humanity displaced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-report-one-per-cent-of-humanity-displaced

A UN Refugee Agency report released on Thursday showed that forced displacement is now affecting more than one per cent of humanity – 1 in every 97 people – and with fewer and fewer of those who flee being able to return home....

23.  Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nobel-peace-prize-awarded-to-denis-mukwege-and-nadia-murad-for-their-efforts-to-end-the-use-of-sexual-violence-as-a-weapon-of-war

24. Some 32% of child asylum seekers are unaccompanied minors

https://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....

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