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1. 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....

2. Greece planning major wall extension on border with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-planning-major-wall-extension-on-border-with-turkey

Greek authorities say they are planning a major extension of a wall along the country’s border with Turkey and are seeking European Union financial support for the additional construction....

3. 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....

4. Head of EU border agency offers to resign after accusations of rights abuse, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/head-of-eu-border-agency-offers-to-resign-after-accusations-of-rights-abuse-sources-say

The head of the European Union’s border agency Frontex, Fabrice Leggeri, has offered to resign, a source told Reuters on Friday, after accusations that the body mistreated migrants on the external frontiers of the bloc....

5. Cyprus asks EU for FRONTEX presence in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-asks-eu-for-frontex-presence-in-turkey

Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris called on the EU to demand that Turkey allow the presence of Frontex in their country to stop the mass flows of irregular migrants to the Turkish-occupied areas of Cyprus, who then cross to the government-controlled areas....

6. French presidential hopeful dismisses Turkey’s EU prospects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-presidential-hopeful-dismisses-turkey-s-eu-prospects

French right-wing presidential candidate Valerie Pecresse said in an interview with Kathimerini that she is against Turkey’s European Union accession and that, if elected, she would also stop the pre-accession financial assistance provided to Ankara....

7. Schinas visits Green Line to witness migrant influx into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schinas-visits-green-line-to-witness-migrant-influx-into-cyprus

Commissioner Margaritis Schinas on Sunday visited the Green Line in Athienou area and had the opportunity to see with his own eyes the situation with migrant influxes that Cyprus is faced with in the past months....

8. Agreement reached between Cyprus and Frontex for migrant repatriations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agreement-reached-between-cyprus-and-frontex-for-migrant-repatriations

The Republic of Cyprus and FRONTEX have reached an agreement to set up an action plan for the return of migrants whose asylum applications have been rejected, to their countries of origin...

9. 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...

10. Cyprus government to report farmer's harassment by Turkish military to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-to-report-farmer-s-harassment-by-turkish-military-to-the-eu

The Cyprus government will report to the EU an incident concerning a farmer’s harassment by the Turkish occupation forces in the village of Deneia, located in Nicosia District, within the buffer zone....

11. Nouris seeks EU sanctions for airlines carrying irregular immigrants to Turkish-occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-seeks-eu-sanctions-for-airlines-carrying-irregular-immigrants-to-turkish-occupied-cyprus

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has asked for the imposition of EU sanctions to Turkish airlines systematically carrying irregular immigrants to Turkish-occupied Cyprus....

12. 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....

13. Nouris calls on EU partners to conclude agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-calls-on-eu-partners-to-conclude-agreement-between-frontex-and-turkey

Cyprus Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, has called for the conclusion of a Status Agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey, as a matter of urgency and as a condition for additional EU support to Turkey....

14. Nouris: 'No magic solution' to the migration crisis in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-no-magic-solution-to-the-migration-crisis-in-cyprus

Cyprus Minister of the Interior, Nicos Nouris, has said that there are no magic solutions or recipes to address the issue of migration and that “we have no other choice than to increase surveillance at the Green Line, using any means required”,...

15. East Med is ‘not a Turkish sea,’ president of French Senate tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-is-‘not-a-turkish-sea-president-of-french-senate-tells-kathimerini

The East Mediterranean is not a Turkish sea and interoperability between the French and Greek armed forces is a factor that brings stability to the region...

16. EU to stand with Cyprus on migration, says Commission Vice President Schinas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-stand-with-cyprus-on-migration-says-commission-vice-president-schinas

The EU will stand with Cyprus in matters pertaining to migration, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas pledged on Tuesday....

17. NGO says refugee woman misled by agents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-says-refugee-woman-misled-by-agents

A pro-migrant group in Cyprus is accusing officials of using dubious methods to pressure a Syrian woman refugee to withdraw her asylum application, including hiding a recent development that could reunite her family on the island more quickly...

18. Cyprus sees increase in migrant arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-increase-in-migrant-arrivals

Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas and Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson presented a Report on Migration and Asylum on Wednesday,...

19. Hanoi airlifts Vietnamese citizens off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hanoi-airlifts-vietnamese-citizens-off-cyprus

Close to 200 Vietnamese nationals were flown out of the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend, including about a dozen who had been detained at Menoyia detention center for deportation proceedings...

20. MED 5 want EU to act as one on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med-5-want-eu-to-act-as-one-on-migration

The interior ministers of the five Mediterranean countries on the front line of mass migration to Europe want their European Union partners to share the burden more equitably...

21. EU frontline ministers talk migration in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-frontline-ministers-talk-migration-in-athens

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris is in Athens this weekend where he is attending a MED5 meeting on immigration, with some of the bloc’s Mediterranean members tackling issues stemming from Brussels’ new migration proposals that divide the union...

22. Council of Europe report critical of Greece's migrant pushbacks, detention conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-of-europe-report-critical-of-greece-s-migrant-pushbacks-detention-conditions

A Council of Europe report, released Thursday, calls on Greece to stop pushbacks of migrants and calls out the country on the conditions in several migrant detention centers....

23. It is up to Turkey to ‘open path’ to solution, says Greek PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-is-up-to-turkey-to-‘open-path-to-solution-says-greek-pm

Greece welcomes a “first step” from Turkey towards the de-escalation of tension, “but whether it is a sincere move or a temporary maneuver remains to be seen,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday, following talks in Athens with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg....

24. Nearly 100 asylum seekers flown out of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nearly-100-asylum-seekers-flown-out-of-cyprus

Fourteen unaccompanied minors have been transferred from the Republic of Cyprus to Finland, while another 84 foreign nationals were flown back to their countries in what the government described as ‘voluntary returns'...

25. Cyprus defends blocking migrant boats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-blocking-migrant-boats

A police task force from the Republic of Cyprus is hoping to hash out a plan with Lebanese authorities to deter “economic migrants” from traveling to the island, as government and state officials rush to respond to criticism over a decision to send back undocumented migrants to the neighbouring country...

26. EU-backed program foresees voluntary repatriation for 5,000 migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-backed-program-foresees-voluntary-repatriation-for-5-000-migrants

Migration Policy Minister Notis Mitarakis and European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson on Thursday jointly announced the establishment of a European Union-backed program for the repatriation of 5,000 migrants from Greece. ...

27. EU executive tells Turkey to take migrants back from Greek border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-executive-tells-turkey-to-take-migrants-back-from-greek-border

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said ahead of talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Turkey must move refugees and migrants away from the Greek border....

28. Special force from Cyprus flies to Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/special-forces-from-cyprus-fly-to-greece

Nearly two dozen members of Cypriot special security forces have been deployed to Greece’s Evros region to assist in a pushback of undocumented migrants, with reports saying the situation was calmer after a tense weekend...

29. EU criticizes Turkey on migration as border clashes resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-criticizes-turkey-on-migration-as-border-clashes-resume

Clashes between Greek riot police and migrants attempting to cross the border from Turkey erupted anew Friday as European Union foreign ministers took aim at what they called “Turkey’s use of migratory pressure for political purposes.” ...

30. EU interior ministers to pledge ‘all necessary measures’ to stop illegal crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-interior-ministers-to-pledge-‘all-necessary-measures-to-stop-illegal-crossings

EU interior ministers meeting in Brussels on Wednesday will pledge “all necessary measures” to prevent illegal crossings into the bloc’s external borders, according to a draft of their conclusions seen by Kathimerini, which also calls upon Turkey to abide by the terms of a 2016 deal to stem flows in the Aegean....

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