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05 December, 2022
 

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1. 18.5 thousand irregular migrants crossed the Green Line this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-5-thousand-irregular-migrants-crossed-the-green-line-this-year

Members of the EU High-Level Network on Returns will communicate to the EU and their countries the true dimension and source of the Republic of Cyprus's migrant flow problem, which is none other than the crossing of migrants through the Green Line....

2. Scholz OK's transfer of 500 asylum seekers from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scholz-ok-s-transfer-of-500-asylum-seekers-from-cyprus

Germany's solidarity with Cyprus on the migration issue was conveyed to President Nicos Anastasiades by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who, during their recent meeting in Berlin, expressed his country's intention to receive 500 asylum seekers from Cyprus....

3. Austria to EU: Deport refugees to Rwanda pending asylum approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-to-eu-deport-refugees-to-rwanda-pending-asylum-approval

The Austrian Interior Minister, Gerhard Karner, has called for the EU to establish asylum procedures in safe third countries, similar to models that Denmark and the United Kingdom have agreed to operate....

4. Hawaii: World's largest active volcano erupts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hawaii-world-s-largest-active-volcano-erupts

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, has started to erupt, prompting volcanic ash and debris to fall nearby, authorities said Monday....

5. Brussels urging guidelines for NGO boats in the midst of France-Italy migrant dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-urging-guidelines-for-ngo-boats-in-the-midst-of-france-italy-migrant-dispute

The European Commission is pushing to create guidelines for the NGO boats rescuing migrants off Europe’s shores as part of a plan to reduce the number of asylum seekers heading to the Continent....

6. Kasoulides negotiates migrant repatriations with Congo and Cameroon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-negotiates-migrant-repatriations-with-congo-and-cameroon

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, discussed with his counterparts from the Congo and Cameroon the start of bilateral negotiations with the aim of reaching agreements for the readmission of migrants, the Ministry said on Tuesday in a written statement....

7. Cypriot registered ships decrease by 21% due to sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriot-registered-ships-decrease-by-21-due-to-sanctions

A large number of tankers that previously sailed under European Union flags, such as Cyprus and Malta’s, are leaving those registers as a result of the sanctions on Russian oil transportation....

8. Asylum seeker says she was gangraped at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-says-she-was-gangraped-at-pournara

An asylum seeker says she was raped by five men at Pournara migrant camp, with police confirming a complaint has been filed but no suspects have yet been identified...

9. Spike in illegal migrant entries, says EU border agency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spike-in-illegal-migrant-entries-says-eu-border-agency

The European Union’s border agency said Monday that the number of illegal entries by migrants spiked to more than 275,000 in the January through October period this year....

10. Immigration as a matter of national survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-as-a-matter-of-national-survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, undoubtedly ranks first in the hierarchy of Cypriot citizens' concerns....

11. Temporary residence permit granted for Mohamed Kamara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temporary-residence-permit-granted-for-mohamed-kamara

Mohamed Kamara, the 41-year-old former African footballer (Nea Salamina, Doxas, Olympiacos Nicosia), has been granted a special permit that will last until the end of July 2023. This directive comes from the minister of the interior....

12. Former Cyprus footballer from Sierra Leone being deported after 20 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-cyprus-footballer-from-sierra-leone-being-deported-after-20-years

The story of Mohamed Kamara was brought to light by the publication of the newspaper "Haravgi." The 41-year-old African former footballer (Nea Salamina, Doxa, Olympiacos Nicosia) has lived in our country for 20 years and raised three children (14, 11 and 5 years old)....

13. EU states should share responsibility for migrants, says Pope Francis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-should-share-responsibility-for-migrants-says-pope-francis

Pope Francis said on Sunday that European Union member states should share responsibility for taking in migrants and not just leave it to the countries where people arrive....

14. Effective management of the migration issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-effective-management-of-the-migration-issue

Migration flows to Europe from Africa and Asia are becoming increasingly influenced by geopolitical realities and socioeconomic developments....

15. Mass arrest warrants issued after Pournara clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-arrest-warrants-issued-after-pournara-clash

A whopping 75 arrest warrants have been signed by a Nicosia judge following clashes at a migrant camp last week, with police seeking to capture all suspects after the interior minister vowed to deport anyone involved in the incident...

16. Sizable migrant flows pushing national asylum systems to breaking point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sizable-migrant-flows-pushing-national-asylum-systems-to-breaking-point

The disproportionate migratory flows have led to a situation of force majeure, forcing to their limits the national asylum and reception systems, said Interior Minister Nicos Nouris....

17. Officers probed after arrests in Paphos migration unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-probed-after-arrests-in-paphos-migration-unit

Police union officials are crying foul over an independent inquiry that has been launched to investigate a complaint following the arrest of a Syrian family last week at a district migration office in Paphos...

18. Police detain one person after Pournara incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-detain-one-person-after-pournara-incident

An asylum seeker in Cyprus was arrested over the weekend following an incident at Pournara migrant camp on Friday, when police made use of tear gas as people fled the overcrowded facility, with the interior minister vowing to expel anyone involved in clashes that also led to two tents catching fire...

19. More people continue to seek asylum in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-people-continue-to-seek-asylum-in-the-eu

A total of 66,545 first-time asylum applications for international protections were filed by non-EU citizens in the European states in July – 265 more than in the previous months, scoring an increase of 0.4 percent....

20. Refugees jailed after altercation at migration office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-jailed-after-altercation-at-migration-office

A handful of Syrian refugees have been arrested at the migration office in Paphos, where police say the suspects became aggressive towards officers after they were told they could not file an application without an appointment...

21. Cyprus police confirm cop arrest on human smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-confirm-cop-arrest-on-human-smuggling

Cyprus Police confirm reports that officers in Nicosia have arrested one of their own in connection with an investigation into suspected smuggling of banned foreign nationals into the Republic of Cyprus...

22. Government transparency and a single Cyprus identity on the campaign agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-transparency-and-a-single-cyprus-identity-on-the-campaign-agenda

The Cyprus problem, energy, green economy, public education, the calls for disclosure of information related to the Cyprus Investment Programme, and the failure of four independent candidates to run under a common candidacy, were the main topics of candidates' statements and activities on Thursday....

23. Kingfisher rescued and released back into the wild in Akrotiri

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kingfisher-rescued-and-released-back-into-the-wild-in-akrotiri

Akrotiri Environmental and Education Centre (AEEC) staff and members of the Republic of Cyprus Game and Fauna Service have released a Kingfisher back into the wild after it was successfully rehabilitated after being found suffering from exhaustion....

24. Turks test fire missile full of double entendre

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-test-fire-missile-full-of-double-entendre

Turkey reportedly test-fired a short-range ballistic missile over the Black Sea on Tuesday in an apparent double entendre, as Ankara called on Athens this week to resolve issues through dialogue but also repeated warnings to Greece to demilitarize the Aegean...

25. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-at-it-again-over-buck-naked-refugees

A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

26. A team of 'Forced Return Escorts' has been deployed to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-team-of-forced-return-escorts-has-been-deployed-to-cyprus

A team of forced return escort and support officers has been deployed by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex, at the Larnaca Branch of the Aliens and Immigration Unit in Cyprus....

27. Merchants of Death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-merchants-of-death

People trafficker. A profitable “profession.” A high-risk profession, of course, because the business may sink. In this case, literally. Then 18, 50, 100 lives could be lost, including small children....

28. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

29. Kathimerini poll: Christodoulides unaffected by electoral pressure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kathimerini-poll-christodoulides-unaffected-by-electoral-pressure

The countdown to the presidential elections has begun, and the Symmetron poll for Kathimerini reveals the critical issues that define the political environment. ...

30. WHO regional office to be set up in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-regional-office-to-be-set-up-in-larnaca

The new regional World Health Organization office to be established in Larnaca will help upgrade the level of public health in Cyprus and its surrounding region said Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela on Thursday....

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