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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. 65 migrants drowned, 11 rescued in Italy's Ionian sea disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/65-migrants-drowned-11-rescued-in-italy-s-ionian-sea-disaster

The waters of the Ionian Sea seem tranquil enough in the middle of June, but they also form part of the most dangerous migration route in the world....

3. 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. ...

4. Pournara: From 3145 to 245 migrants in two years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-from-3145-to-245-migrants-in-two-years

The influx of irregular migrants into Cyprus has markedly declined following stringent government measures. Illustrative of this trend is the Pournara accommodation center, ...

5. 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. ...

6. Stranded migrants face worsening conditions in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-migrants-face-worsening-conditions-in-buffer-zone

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) expressed concern on Wednesday over the health and welfare of a group of asylum seekers stranded in the UN buffer zone, emphasizing the urgent need for access to asylum procedures....

7. Fires break out at migrant minor hotel in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-break-out-at-migrant-minor-hotel-in-larnaca

Two fires erupted last night and early this morning at a hotel in Oroklini, Larnaca district, which is hosting unaccompanied migrant minors....

8. 27 migrants trapped in Cyprus’ buffer zone receive aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/27-migrants-trapped-in-cyprus-buffer-zone-receive-aid

In a tense standoff that has drawn international attention, 27 irregular migrants find themselves in limbo within the buffer zone of Cyprus. ...

9. Migrants in Cyprus buffer zone reach 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrants-in-cyprus-buffer-zone-reach-27

Thirteen migrants - including unaccompanied children - are in the buffer zone, in addition to the fourteen who have been staying in tents in the area between Aglantzia and Geri for the past two weeks, bringing their total number to twenty seven....

10. EU court may block Cyprus' plan for Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-may-block-cyprus-plan-for-syrian-refugees

The Chief Prosecutor of the Court of Justice of the European Union has proposed a legal interpretation that could block Nicosia's efforts to designate......

11. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

12. Sixteen nuns depart church, criticize Pope Francis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixteen-nuns-depart-church-criticize-pope-francis

Sixteen Spanish nuns have announced they are breaking from the Catholic Church and instead placing themselves under the authority of Pablo de Rojas Sánchez-Franco, a self-styled bishop who was excommunicated in 2019....

13. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

14. Government halts Syrian asylum reviews amid tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/government-halts-syrian-asylum-reviews-amid-tensions

As tensions escalated in Lebanon and refugee boats continued to arrive in Cyprus, the President of the Republic made a significant......

15. Protesters rally against police brutality and bias

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-rally-against-police-brutality-and-bias

A peaceful demonstration unfolded Saturday at noon in Eleftheria Square, driven by the African Community in Cyprus and bolstered by allied organizations. ...

16. Syrian population in Cyprus now at around 30,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-population-in-cyprus-now-at-around-30-000

Approximately 30,000 Syrians currently reside in the Republic of Cyprus, either under subsidiary protection status or illegally, according to data from the Ministry of Interior. ...

17. Heartbreaking Gaza photo wins World Press Photo of the Year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heartbreaking-gaza-photo-wins-world-press-photo-of-the-year

Reuters photographer Mohammed Salem captured this year’s prestigious World Press Photo of the Year award Thursday with a depiction of loss and sorrow in Gaza, a heartrending photo of a Palestinian woman cradling the body of her young niece....

18. Undocumented workers discovered at Paphos construction site

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/undocumented-workers-discovered-at-paphos-construction-site

Five individuals and their employer are facing charges for illegal employment in Paphos, according to Michael Nicolaou, Assistant Police Director of Operations in Paphos....

19. Less talk, more action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-talk-more-action

The government seems to have adopted a new strategy when it comes to addressing the growing issue of migration flows. Rather than discussing it publicly, there appears to be a preference for silence among government officials...

20. Cyprus on alert as 500 migrants intercepted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-as-500-migrants-intercepted

Authorities in Cyprus are keeping a close eye on the situation after intercepting five boats carrying about 500 migrants from Lebanon. To tackle the influx, Cypriot patrols have been stepped up in the waters bordering Lebanon. ...

21. University seminar explores identity dynamics in occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-seminar-explores-identity-dynamics-in-occupied-cyprus

In an upcoming seminar scheduled for May 23, 2024, at Göteborgs universitet......

22. The hidden lives of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-hidden-lives-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Behind closed doors lies a hidden reality in Cyprus, where neglected homes become sanctuaries for new occupants, often foreigners seeking refuge from economic hardships....

23. Second boat arrives at Larnaca port with 73 migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-boat-arrives-at-larnaca-port-with-73-migrants

Another boat carrying 73 people, all from Syria, was brought to Larnaca port yesterday evening....

24. 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....

25. Authorities respond to new migrant arrival off Cyprus coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-respond-to-new-migrant-arrival-off-cyprus-coast

Authorities were once again mobilized Monday afternoon (15/04) following the arrival of new migrants....

26. Cyprus suspends asylum applications from Syrian migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-asylum-applications-from-syrian-migrants

The Republic of Cyprus has decided to halt the processing of all asylum applications from Syrian migrants, citing provisions within European frameworks for handling increased and emergency migration flows....

27. President calls emergency National Security Council meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-calls-emergency-national-security-council-meeting

President Nicos Christodoulides has called for an emergency meeting of Cyprus's National Security Council (NSC) to address recent migration flows and regional developments....

28. EU's new migration pact gains Cyprus approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-new-migration-pact-gains-cyprus-approval

The new Migration and Asylum Pact, the European Parliament approved on Wednesday, is ''an important step'' Cyprus’ Interior Ministry says in a statement, released on Thursday....

29. Sophia Vassiliou: Paying it forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sophia-vassiliou-paying-it-forward

As the European elections draw near, Cyprus finds itself amidst the emergence of a new political entity: VOLT. This dynamic party brings a breath of fresh air to our political landscape, ...

30. Cyprus President returns from Lebanon with promises fulfilled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-returns-from-lebanon-with-promises-fulfilled

President Nikos Christodoulides' whirlwind journey to Beirut has drawn to a close, yet the true test of its impact lies on the horizon, amidst the waves. ...

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