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91. Syrian migrant arrival puts Cyprus on high alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-migrant-arrival-puts-cyprus-on-high-alert

As tensions escalate in the Israel-Hamas conflict, Cyprus is bracing for a potential surge in Syrian migrants from Lebanon....

92. Refugees block departure of ferry in Rhodes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-block-departure-of-ferry-in-rhodes

Around 400 migrants and refugees staged a protest at the port of Rhodes on Sunday, creating a significant disruption in the area. ...

93. Cyprus disrupts migrant trafficking ring, seizes €160,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-disrupts-migrant-trafficking-ring-seizes-€160-000

In a significant breakthrough, Cyprus law enforcement has successfully dismantled a migrant trafficking ring, culminating in the arrest of ten individuals, one of whom was found in possession of a substantial €160,000. ...

94. Authorities on alert as 264 migrant arrivals spike in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-on-alert-as-264-migrant-arrivals-spike-in-cyprus

According to sources from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 40 individuals arrived on Saturday, followed by 224 on Sunday, in two separate boats carrying 142 and 82 people....

95. Minister highlights success in reducing migration from occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-highlights-success-in-reducing-migration-from-occupied-areas

Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou welcomed the announcement of the EU’s Action Plan for the management of migration in the Eastern Mediterranean, ...

96. Tunisian gunman in Brussels attack entered Europe illegally via Italy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tunisian-gunman-in-brussels-attack-entered-europe-illegally-via-italy

In a recent tragic incident, a Tunisian terrorist, Abdelsalem Lassoued, entered Europe illegally through Italy and went on to commit a deadly attack in Brussels. ...

97. EU unveils East Med action plan to stem migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-east-med-action-plan-to-stem-migration-flows

The European Commission has unveiled an EU Action Plan for the Eastern Mediterranean in anticipation of the forthcoming meetings, including the Justice and Home Affairs Council scheduled for October 19 and the European Council on October 26-27....

98. Cyprus leads EU in asylum seeker returns, 4th in deportations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-in-asylum-seeker-returns-4th-in-deportations

Cyprus ranks first among the EU member states in the percentage of returns on new asylum seekers applications, Interior Ministry announced Thursday....

99. UN secures Pyla buffer zone agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secures-pyla-buffer-zone-agreement

In a recent statement, the United Nations has announced a breakthrough in Pyla. According to their announcement, they have reached arrangements that are poised to bring resolution to the ongoing situation....

100. 7,631 arrivals vs. 6,987 deportations in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/7-631-arrivals-vs-6-987-deportations-in-2023

From January to September 2023, 7,631 irregular migrants arrived in Cyprus, while in the same period, 6,987 were deported or returned voluntarily to their countries, according to information from the Ministry of the Interior....

101. EU nations reach agreement on handling irregular immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-nations-reach-agreement-on-handling-irregular-immigration

European Union countries on Wednesday sealed a deal on how to handle irregular immigration at times of exceptionally high arrivals, taking a step towards overhauling the bloc’s asylum and migration rules before a pan-European election next year....

102. Real estate boom in Greece and Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/real-estate-boom-in-greece-and-cyprus

The real estate landscapes of Greece and Cyprus are undergoing significant transformations, with both nations showcasing promising growth and recovery. However, beneath the surface of these top-line numbers, there are underlying challenges and disparities that need to be addressed....

103. 25 new asylum examiners to speed processing and deter migrant arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/25-new-asylum-examiners-to-speed-processing-and-deter-migrant-arrivals

The Asylum Service of Cyprus has taken a significant step to enhance the efficiency of processing asylum applications by appointing 25 additional asylum examiners, according to Minister of Interior Constantinos Ioannou....

104. Italy to immediately deport immigrants for false age claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-to-immediately-deport-immigrants-for-false-age-claims

Foreigners who lie about their age to benefit from a protection scheme reserved for unaccompanied minors arriving in Italy will be deported under a security decree expected to be approved by Giorgia Meloni’s cabinet on Wednesday as part of her far-right government’s crackdown on irregular immigration....

105. Cyprus aids Lebanon to tackle migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aids-lebanon-to-tackle-migration-flows

Cyprus has taken robust measures to address the escalating migration flows from the east, particularly from Lebanon, in close collaboration with its neighbor....

106. Christodoulides takes on migration, housing, and traffic head-on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-takes-on-migration-housing-and-traffic-head-on

Migration, housing and traffic are the subjects the President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides focuses on, aiming for immediate and effective resolution, he said, speaking at the regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB) in Limassol on Wednesday afternoon....

107. 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....

108. Authorities on high alert for potential influx of Lebanese migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-on-high-alert-for-potential-influx-of-lebanese-migrants

The Ministry of Interior and other relevant services have been alerted to recent information regarding a large influx of illegal immigrants into Cyprus. According to well-informed sources from ''K'' ...

109. Nearly €158,000 in fines imposed for undeclared and illegal Labor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nearly-€158-000-in-fines-imposed-for-undeclared-and-illegal-labor

In a series of targeted measures and inspections by the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance and the Ministry of Interior, 204 illegal workers and 98 undeclared workers were found to be working at businesses, and as a result, administrative fines of €157,900 were issued against these companies....

110. Minister demands urgent action on migrant smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-demands-urgent-action-on-migrant-smuggling

Migrant smuggling is a global concern that demands our immediate attention, Minister of Justice and Public Order Anna Koukkides Procopiou said on Tuesday, adding that a country deeply affected by this phenomenon, is Cyprus....

111. Corruption and desperation forge a new path to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/corruption-and-desperation-forge-a-new-path-to-cyprus

A new migratory route to Cyprus has emerged this summer, with increased departures from Syria to Cyprus surpassing those from Lebanon, according to a report by Open Democracy....

112. Italy's cry for help: Facing a migrant surge amid EU discord

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-cry-for-help-facing-a-migrant-surge-amid-eu-discord

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has appealed for greater European support as her country confronts a surge of people fleeing north Africa, amid growing tensions between Rome and other EU capitals over migration policy....

113. Second fence erected at Pournara migrant reception center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-fence-erected-at-pournara-migrant-reception-center

The Interior Ministry has announced the installation of a second reinforcing fence around the perimeter of the ''Pournara'' reception center in Kokkinotrimithia, Nicosia district. ...

114. Cyprus police arrest 4 in immigration smuggling bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-arrest-4-in-immigration-smuggling-bust

The Cyprus Police have carried out a new operation to dismantle one more immigrant smuggling network and have arrested four people....

115. Police block access to troubled Ayios Nikolaos complex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-block-access-to-troubled-ayios-nikolaos-complex

Ayios Nikolaos apartment complex in Chlorakas has been officially sealed off, marking a significant turn of events for the site that formerly served as housing for migrants....

116. Confronting racism and the far-right threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/confronting-racism-and-the-far-right-threat

The awful attacks on migrants, refugees, and others in Chloraka and Limassol were not sudden but rather a predictable continuation of a long-standing problem....

117. Debate rages over Cyprus' efforts to deter migration through benefit cuts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-rages-over-cyprus-efforts-to-deter-migration-through-benefit-cuts

A discussion about the benefits for asylum seekers has arisen recently due to violent and racist incidents in Chloraka and Limassol last week....

118. Limassol riot sparks outrage as 13 suspects face scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-riot-sparks-outrage-as-13-suspects-face-scrutiny

In the wake of racially charged riots that roiled the coastal city of Limassol last week, significant developments in the legal proceedings have underscored the gravity of the situation....

119. In a historic first, asylum applications drop by 51%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-historic-first-asylum-applications-drop-by-51

Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced today that, for the first time in Cyprus' immigrant history, there has been a shift in the balance between migrant arrivals and departures....

120. 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....

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