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121. Decisive steps planned for Chlorakas crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decisive-steps-planned-for-chlorakas-crisis

A meeting led by the President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, is scheduled for Monday to discuss the situation in Chlorakas, especially after recent events. The goal is to make prompt and decisive decisions on the matter, as per an official source....

122. Kuwait bans Barbie, Lebanon weighs censorship for ''homosexuality''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kuwait-bans-barbie-lebanon-weighs-censorship-for-homosexuality

Kuwait has banned the film Barbie in a bid to protect "public ethics and social traditions," while a Lebanese minister has made moves to censor the film on grounds it "promotes homosexuality and sexual transformation"....

123. UK and Turkey forge partnership to curb illegal migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-and-turkey-forge-partnership-to-curb-illegal-migration

Britain said it had struck a deal with Turkey in a bid to slow the flow of illegal immigrants passing through the Mediterranean country on their way to Europe, including joint police operations against smuggler rings and the trade in boat parts....

124. Cyprus enhances migration management with new facilities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enhances-migration-management-with-new-facilities

Cyprus took a significant step in enhancing its capacity to manage migration pressures by signing a contract for the construction of a reception center for around 1,000 people and a pre-departure center for approximately 800 people. ...

125. Nicos Nouris to run for Nicosia Mayor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicos-nouris-to-run-for-nicosia-mayor

Former Minister of Interior, Nikos Nouris, has hinted at the possibility of running for the position of Nicosia Mayor....

126. Border barbs: Former Minister takes on migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/border-barbs-former-minister-takes-on-migration-policies

Nikos Nouris, the former counterpart of Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou, didn't hold back in expressing his dissatisfaction with Ioannou's recent statements on the migration issue and the barbed wire along the green line. Speaking on "SPOR FM 95.0" and the program "DIASPORA NEWS," Nouris described Ioannou's view that the barbed wire could be politically dangerous as unfortunate, emphasizing that they must prevent the division of their country by any means necessary....

127. Interior Minister says barbed wire plan 'impractical and politically risky'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-says-barbed-wire-plan-impractical-and-politically-risky

In a recent statement, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou deemed the idea of placing barbed wire along the Green Line to handle migrant flows as practically impossible and politically dangerous. ...

128. 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....

129. Germany recruiting nurses from Latin America

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-recruiting-nurses-from-latin-america

Germany is continuing its efforts to recruit more nurses from countries in Latin America to tackle the ongoing labor shortage....

130. Interior Ministry implements stricter measures for new asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-implements-stricter-measures-for-new-asylum-seekers

The Interior Ministry of Cyprus announced on Wednesday that international protection applicants who have arrived in the Republic of Cyprus from January 1, 2023, onwards will not be considered eligible candidates for the voluntary relocation program....

131. French politician calls for 'Frexit' due to riots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-politician-calls-for-frexit-due-to-riots

61-year-old French presidential candidate Nicolas Dupont-Aignan believes that the large numbers of migrants who have failed to integrate into French society are responsible for the repeating riots in the country....

132. Cyprus gov't to pay €345,000 to Turkish Cypriot for illegal use of property

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-gov-t-to-pay-€345-000-to-turkish-cypriot-for-illegal-use-of-property

The big news: "Compensation of €345,000 will be paid to a T/C of American origin by the Republic of Cyprus, while also returning his property in Limassol, which was being used illegally....

133. Illegal construction scandal uncovered in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-construction-scandal-uncovered-in-akamas

The data collected and presented by "K" regarding the illegal construction interventions within the Akama Forest, a protected area designated as a white zone based on a plan from the 1980s, prove the tip of the iceberg. ...

134. 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....

135. Asylum seeker returns to exceed 4,300

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-returns-to-exceed-4-300

Returns of asylum seekers so far in 2023 have exceeded 4,370 and are significantly higher compared to last year when they were 2,353, the Minister of Internal Affairs Constantinos Ioannou has said....

136. Enhancing higher education in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/enhancing-higher-education-in-cyprus

Our goal is for Cyprus to become an upgraded and quality educational and research center, President Nikos Christodoulides said on Monday, addressing the graduation ceremony of the School of Business Administration of the University of Nicosia....

137. Turkish or Turkish Cypriot? Court decision controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-or-turkish-cypriot-court-decision-controversy

The Republic of Cyprus will pay a compensation of €345,000 to a Turkish Cypriot of American origin, while also returning his property in Limassol, which was being irregularly exploited....

138. President calls for migration agreement at EU Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-calls-for-migration-agreement-at-eu-summit

There should have been an agreement on migration during the European Council, Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides said in his remarks after the second day of the summit on Friday and noted that during his intervention he stressed the need to announce an Action Plan for the Eastern Mediterranean as soon as possible....

139. All-inclusive reference in EU draft good enough for Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-inclusive-reference-in-eu-draft-good-enough-for-nicosia

President Nikos Christodoulides said he was pleased with the reference included in the latest draft conclusions of the European Council on the EU's readiness 'to contribute at all stages' during the UN-sponsored talks as well as with the reference to EU-Turkey relations...

140. Paris erupts as protests over police shooting escalate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paris-erupts-as-protests-over-police-shooting-escalate

A police officer who fatally shot a 17-year-old boy in a Paris suburb is now being investigated for murder....

141. Protests and unrest in Paris over police shooting of 17-year-old

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-protests-and-unrest-in-paris-over-police-shooting-of-17-year-old

The officer accused of shooting the teen has been detained on homicide charges....

142.  Land sales surge in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/land-sales-surge-in-akamas

The irregularities observed within Akamas' protected area, as highlighted in last Sunday's report by "K," appear to be just one aspect of a broader issue emerging in anticipation of the implementation of the local plan in September....

143. Conservatives storm to victory in repeat Greek election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conservatives-storm-to-victory-in-repeat-greek-election

Greece's conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a parliamentary election on Sunday with voters giving reformist Kyriakos Mitsotakis another four-year term as prime minister...

144. Akamas will be scanned by drones to find illegal converstions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-will-be-scanned-by-drones-to-find-illegal-converstions

Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou has outlined the forthcoming measures to address complaints concerning livestock farms in the protected Akamas area,...

145. Green energy policy progresses with approval for EV charging infrastructure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-energy-policy-progresses-with-approval-for-ev-charging-infrastructure

The Council of Ministers, in its session on June 21, 2023, approved the Amendment of the Regulations on Petroleum Stations from 1972 to 1999, to allow for the installation and use of electric vehicle charging points at petrol stations, as part of the government's policy for transitioning to green energy....

146. Ineia community leader denies shed conversions in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ineia-community-leader-denies-shed-conversions-in-akamas

The community leader of Ineia, Yagos Tsivikos, strongly denies reports suggesting the conversion of traditional sheds into summer villas in Akamas. In an open letter, he dismisses these claims as deliberate misinformation, asserting that there are already numerous sheds in Ineia....

147. The President's omissions and unaddressed issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-president-s-omissions-and-unaddressed-issues

Flanked by his cabinet and through a 24-page document, the President of the Republic presented the program and actions of the government from his first day in office until today. ...

148. Ex ‘superminister’ defends proposal after boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-‘superminister-defends-proposal-after-boat-disaster

A Cypriot former minister known for his tough stance on migration wants a yay or nay on his proposal where asylum applications could be filed abroad, a measure not supported by some capitals including Berlin, which may be having second thoughts in the aftermath of a boat disaster in Greece...

149. President talks up local government reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-talks-up-local-government-reform

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides said on Saturday that the reform of the local government was 'perhaps the greatest challenge in the history of the local administration in the country,' while stressing that the reform should be implemented as soon as possible...

150. Visa fraud scandal widens after airport arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visa-fraud-scandal-widens-after-airport-arrest

Cyprus Police made headway in an investigation into visa fraud over the weekend, following an airport arrest in connection with an illegal network where Syrians rejected for refugee status ended up paying middlemen for subsidiary protection...

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