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1. Justice minister stresses ongoing evaluation for ceasefire line security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-stresses-ongoing-evaluation-for-ceasefire-line-security

Cyprus' Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Hartsiotis, revealed on Wednesday that heightened measures along the ceasefire line are a response to ongoing security evaluations. ...

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. 458 irregular migrants intercepted off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/458-irregular-migrants-intercepted-off-cape-greco

In a recent development, a total of 458 irregular migrants were discovered yesterday afternoon aboard six boats off Cape Greco and subsequently transported to the Pournara Accommodation Centre....

5. Family throws 6-year-old overboard on journey to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/family-throws-6-year-old-overboard-on-journey-to-cyprus

In a heart-wrenching incident, a 6-year-old child lost his life during a treacherous voyage to Cyprus, prompting an investigation by the authorities....

6. Surge in custody escapes sparks government response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-custody-escapes-sparks-government-response

Once again, the spotlight shines on the issue of escapes from police custody, ignited by the daring getaway of a 17-year-old from the Kokkinotrimithia......

7. Lebanon rejects immediate return of migrants from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lebanon-rejects-immediate-return-of-migrants-from-cyprus

8. Migrant trafficking concerns rise as Cyprus rescues 41 individuals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-trafficking-concerns-rise-as-cyprus-rescues-41-individuals

Two boats carrying a total of 41 irregular migrants arrived Thursday afternoon in Cyprus. According to Cyprus News Agency (CNA), the radar of the Cyprus Coast Guard spotted the two boats sailing 12 nautical miles southeast of Cape Greco. ...

9. Minister highlights smallest resident population at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-highlights-smallest-resident-population-at-pournara

The outlook for Cyprus in relation to migration is positive, as in 2023 a 46% reduction in irregular migrant applications and a 66% increase in returns have been achieved, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou said on Wednesday....

10. 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....

11. Children among 26 migrants in Famagusta arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-among-26-migrants-in-famagusta-arrival

In a poignant tale of resilience, 26 irregular migrants from war-torn Syria embarked on a perilous journey that led them to the shores of Cyprus early Monday morning....

12. Cyprus expands diplomatic footprint, bolsters migration management efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expands-diplomatic-footprint-bolsters-migration-management-efforts

President Nicos Christodoulides, leading the Council of Ministers at the Presidential Palace, announced significant developments in Cyprus' foreign policy and measures taken to address migration challenges....

13. 18 linked to Pournara events deported, 11 in line for expulsion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-linked-to-pournara-events-deported-11-in-line-for-expulsion

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. 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....

16. 28 individuals facing deportation after Pournara riots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/28-individuals-facing-deportation-after-pournara-riots

In response to threats to public order, Cyprus has issued 28 orders for detention and deportation. ...

17. Deportation process in motion for 'Pournara' riot participants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deportation-process-in-motion-for-pournara-riot-participants

Authorities intend to immediately initiate procedures for deportation for those proven to be involved in yesterday's riots at "Pournara" First Reception Centre in Kokkinotrimithia, as Deputy Government Spokesman Yiannis Antoniou said on Tuesday....

18. Arrests made as riots erupt in Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrests-made-as-riots-erupt-in-pournara

Authorities are actively investigating the significant events that transpired at the Pournara Hospitality Centre on Monday afternoon (6/11)....

19. Cyprus races to accommodate migrants at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-races-to-accommodate-migrants-at-pournara

In response to the escalating conflict in the Middle East, the Republic of Cyprus has submitted a formal request for assistance to the European Union....

20. Cyprus braces for migrant influx by expanding Pournara center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-migrant-influx-by-expanding-pournara-center

The Minister of Interior, Mr. Constantinos Ioannou, has issued instructions to gradually expand the capacity of the First Reception Centre, Pournara, to accommodate a larger number of people. ...

21. 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....

22. 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....

23. 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. ...

24. Illegal smokes haul seized in Pournara migrant center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-smokes-haul-seized-in-pournara-migrant-center

Customs authorities recently seized quantities of duty-free tobacco products believed to have been illicitly transported from the occupied areas of the Republic of Cyprus. ...

25. 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....

26. 14 migrants enter Cyprus illegally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-migrants-enter-cyprus-illegally

Early on Wednesday morning, a group of undocumented immigrants arrived in the coastal area of Paphos....

27. Immigrants found in Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrants-found-in-cape-greco

The Police proceeded with the arrest of two individuals in connection with the arrival of a boat that was spotted sailing off Cape Greco's coastal area on Monday evening, carrying 26 irregular immigrants...

28. Arrest of 24-year-old trafficker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-of-24-year-old-trafficker

Yesterday morning around 10 a.m., a speedboat carrying 7 undocumented migrants was intercepted by the Port and Naval Police approximately 11 nautical miles southeast of Cape Greco....

29. 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....

30. 37 Syrian migrants arrived in the Famagusta area, traffickers arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/37-syrian-migrants-arrived-in-famagusta-area-traffickers-arrested

37 migrants arrived in the free province of Famagusta, according to official reports. On the evening of Wednesday, June 21, an unidentified target was detected by the Republic's radar approximately 13 nautical miles southeast of Cape Greco....

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