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1. Two shipwrecks off Italy leave 11 dead and 64 missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-shipwrecks-off-italy-leave-11-dead-and-64-missing

According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), more than 3,150 migrants died or went missing in the Mediterranean last year, making it the deadliest migration route in the world....

2. Cyprus alleges human trafficking at occupied zone universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-alleges-human-trafficking-at-occupied-zone-universities

The Republic of Cyprus has filed a complaint against "academic institutions" in the occupied areas to the European Association for Quality Assurance......

3. Nearly 5,000 illegal residents leave Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nearly-5-000-illegal-residents-leave-cyprus

The Cyprus Police have announced that since the beginning of the year, 4,883 people, who resided illegally in Cyprus, have left the country through forced and voluntary return procedures, compared to 3,887 people in the corresponding period last year. ...

4. Cyprus repatriates 181 illegal residents in latest immigration efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-repatriates-181-illegal-residents-in-latest-immigration-efforts

In the ongoing efforts to manage immigration, Cyprus saw 181 third-country nationals voluntarily or forcibly repatriated to their home countries over......

5. Surge in irregular migrant returns from Cyprus in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-irregular-migrant-returns-from-cyprus-in-2024

Cyprus has seen a significant rise in the number of returns of irregular migrants in 2024 compared to the previous year, attributed to government measures aimed at strengthening the returns sector....

6. Cyprus urges EU support for Lebanon amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-eu-support-for-lebanon-amid-migration-challenges

The Cypriot government is pleading with the European Union (EU) for financial support for Lebanon to bolster its border management efforts, according to a report by our Brussels correspondent, George Kakouris. ...

7. Cyprus faces migration crisis amid infrastructure strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-migration-crisis-amid-infrastructure-strain

Cyprus is facing a mounting migration crisis as data obtained by K on Thursday reveals a surge in illegal immigrant arrivals, straining the government's resources and raising concerns about a humanitarian emergency....

8. Cyprus seeks EU aid amid migration surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seeks-eu-aid-amid-migration-surge

In response to increased migration flows, particularly from Syrians in Lebanon, Cyprus urges EU aid for Lebanon and steps up surveillance to prevent boat departures, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou reports....

9. Sofia and Bucharest airports open doors to Schengen zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sofia-and-bucharest-airports-open-doors-to-schengen-zone

Airports in Sofia and Bucharest on Sunday removed passport check points for those departing to or arriving from most European Union member states as Bulgaria and Romania partially joined the Schengen open-travel zone....

10. Cyprus and Estonia pledge deeper ties across borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-estonia-pledge-deeper-ties-across-borders

The similarities between Cyprus and Estonia, despite their geographical distance, noted on Wednesday in Nicosia......

11. Surging numbers of illegal residents deported in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surging-numbers-of-illegal-residents-deported-in-2024

The Cyprus Police announced on Sunday that a total of 2,247 individuals, found to be residing illegally in Cyprus, have been deported or repatriated from the Republic of Cyprus territory in 2024 until March 8....

12. Frontex commends Cyprus for successful immigration management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-commends-cyprus-for-successful-immigration-management

Grigorios Apostolou, the Head of the Frontex Liaison Office for Greece and Cyprus, commended Cyprus for its effective immigration management strategy....

13. EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson visits Cyprus to discuss migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-ylva-johansson-visits-cyprus-to-discuss-migration

Commissioner for Internal Affairs, Ylva Johansson, will visit Cyprus on Tuesday, as part of her ongoing tour in Greece and Cyprus, to discuss migration management as well as the implementation of the EU Action Plan for the Eastern Mediterranean route....

14. 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....

15. Cyprus cracks down as 233 illegal residents repatriated last Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cracks-down-as-233-illegal-residents-repatriated-last-saturday

A total of 233 persons who resided illegally in Cyprus, departed the country within a week (18-25/11/2023), as part of Police efforts for the return of third-country nationals to their countries of origin....

16. Over 200 illegal migrants exit Cyprus in forced repatriation drive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-illegal-migrants-exit-cyprus-in-forced-repatriation-drive

In the past week (11-17/11/2023), a total of 202 individuals, residing illegally in Cyprus, voluntarily left the country as part of the ongoing efforts by the Police to facilitate the return of third-country nationals to their countries of origin....

17. More illegal migrants repatriated from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-illegal-migrants-repatriated-from-cyprus

In a joint operation coordinated by the European agency FRONTEX, 14 third-country nationals who were residing unlawfully in Cyprus were repatriated to their respective countries today....

18. Cyprus appeals for EU coordination on refugee challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-appeals-for-eu-coordination-on-refugee-challenges

Cyprus calls for coordinated action at the EU level to deal with a possible new influx of refugees as a result of the war between Hamas and Israel, Interior Minister, Constantinos Ioannou, said during the first day of the Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg....

19. 91% repatriation rate achieved in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/91-repatriation-rate-achieved-in-cyprus

Today marks the tenth collaborative effort between the Cyprus Police and European countries, orchestrated under the guidance of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex....

20. Frontex predicts increased migration from Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-predicts-increased-migration-from-turkey

Cyprus and Greece are likely to face “increased migration activity’’ from Turkey in the period 2023/2024, EU border agency Frontex says in a risk analysis, published on Monday....

21. More irregular migrants sent packing as repatriation drive continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-irregular-migrants-sent-packing-as-repatriation-drive-continues

Thirteen third-country nationals who had been residing illegally in Cyprus were repatriated to their home country as part of a joint operation on August 22....

22. Migrant and refugee border crossings down 29%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-and-refugee-border-crossings-down-29

The number of detections of irregular border crossings by migrants and refugees at EU’s external borders declined by 29% in the first seven months of 2023 compared to the same period last year, according to preliminary calculations published by Frontex....

23. Trump furious over misinformation on EU travel requirements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-furious-over-misinformation-on-eu-travel-requirements

Recent media misinformation and fake news claiming that American citizens will have to obtain a visa to travel to the European Union in 2024 have reached former United States President Donald Trump....

24. Portugal busts criminal migration network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portugal-busts-criminal-migration-network

A total of 110 officers from the Portuguese Criminal Police (PJ), together with 12 Service of Foreigners and Borders (SEF) and authorities from other countries, have been leading a crackdown on a criminal network considered responsible for the free movement in Europe of a large number of migrants in an irregular way....

25. Migrants treated respectfully during repatriation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrants-treated-respectfully-during-repatriation

The Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has said that persons being returned to their countries were treated with respect by the Cypriot Police but highlighted the need for clear guidelines on the flight preparations and the boarding procedure....

26. Migrant reception center in Kofinou inaugurated today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-reception-center-in-kofinou-inaugurated-today

The inauguration of the first phase of construction works at the International Protection Applicant Reception Center in Kofinou, upgraded with the support of the European Asylum Agency (EUAA), took place today, conducted by the Minister of Interior, Konstantinos Ioannou, along with Nina Gregory, the Executive Director of EUAA, and Beate Gminder, Deputy Director-General in the Directorate-General for Internal Affairs of the EU....

27. Cyprus expresses sorrow over tragic shipwreck in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-expresses-sorrow-over-tragic-shipwreck-in-greece

The Cypriot foreign ministry has expressed its sorrow over the tragic shipwreck in Greece...

28. Questions emerge after deadly migrant boat incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-after-deadly-migrant-boat-incident

Questions emerged about a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants that sank Wednesday off the coast of Greece, with new reports adding to confusion over the approach towards the trawler by Greek authorities...

29. Dozens drown in deadly migrant shipwreck off Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-17-refugees-die-after-fishing-vessel-sinks-off-greece

At least 32 migrants drowned early on Wednesday when their boat capsized and sank off Greece, the country’s coast guard said...

30. 25 irregular migrants return home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/25-irregular-migrants-return-home

Twenty-five third-country nationals who had been residing illegally in Cyprus departed for their home countries on Tuesday as part of a well-coordinated joint operation aimed at the forced return of irregular migrants, as announced by the police....

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