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28 January, 2023
 

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1. Man dies while crossing highway near migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-while-crossing-the-highway-near-migrant-camp

A young man was killed in rural Nicosia on Wednesday after he was struck by car on the highway, near the Pournara migrant camp...

2. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

3. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

4. More migrant arrivals off Cavo Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-migrant-arrivals-off-cavo-greco

Police arrested an 18-year-old man yesterday to facilitate investigations into the arrival of a boat in the sea area of Famagusta, in which 10 people were on board....

5. 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...

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. Health Ministry: Newly arrived migrants in Cyprus are fully screened

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-newly-arrived-migrants-in-cyprus-are-fully-screened

The Ministry of Health is conducting all necessary examinations on newly arrived immigrants in the country, according to Health Minister Michael Hadjipantelas....

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. Sixty-one migrants arrived in Paralimni by boat from the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixty-one-migrants-arrived-in-paralimni-by-boat-from-the-occupied-territories

A total of 61 people, men, women and children, irregular migrants, arrived from the occupied territories by boat to the free areas, specifically to the area of Agia Triada in Paralimni....

12. The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-parallels-between-athens-in-2011-and-nicosia-in-2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a young man from Pakistan in old Nicosia have come to light....

13. Asylum applicants can now register at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-applicants-can-now-register-at-pournara

Asylum seekers will hand in their registration applications at the Pournara Temporary Reception Center starting Tuesday, Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Anastasia Anthousi, said on Monday. ...

14. Turkish Cypriots must assume responsibility for migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-must-assume-responsibility-for-migration-flows

Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas has said that the EU will find a way to make the Turkish Cypriot leadership assume its responsibility for limiting the migration flows in Cyprus which is faced with "an unbearably big burden"....

15. Man’s self-immolation bid foiled outside Migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-s-self-immolation-bid-foiled-outside-migration

Police officers in Nicosia had to intervene when an asylum seeker, who was asking migration staff to hand over his passport, doused himself with gasoline and threatened to set himself on fire...

16. Refugee drowns after boat enters Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugee-drowns-after-boat-enters-cypriot-waters

An undocumented migrant died in Cypriot waters on Thursday after a boat carrying refugees approached the island in the early morning hours but they did not reach land until hours later...

17. Migration officials on alert after unexplained fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-officials-on-alert-after-unexplained-fires

Officials in Cyprus are investigating several fires that broke out at Pournara migrant facility in rural Nicosia, while an investigation into another blaze at apartment building in Larnaca was inconclusive after foreign nationals had to evacuate late at night...

18. Cyprus police reject school shooting plot claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-reject-school-shooting-plot-claim

Shocking allegations about a thwarted school shooting in rural Nicosia have been dismissed by police, who said the claim was blown out of proportion after a parents association official alluded to the incident when he told parliament there was tension in the community due to migration...

19. Nouris to send urgent letter to EC regarding migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-to-send-urgent-letter-to-ec-regarding-migrant-crisis

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday he was to send an urgent letter to the European Commission, along with evidence proving the mass influx of migrants to the Republic through Turkey, to highlight the extent of the problem faced by the country....

20. Anastasiades visits Pournara after reports of unsuitable conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-visits-pournara-after-reports-of-unsuitable-conditions

President Nicos Anastasiades visited Pournara at 9 am this morning after reports surfaced on the unsuitable living conditions of minors being housed at the center. ...

21. Young migrants in ‘miserable’ camp, says Cyprus Commissioner for children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-migrants-in-‘miserable-camp-says-cyprus-commissioner-for-children-s-rights

The war in Ukraine has focused the world’s attention on the plight of millions fleeing the country. But migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and elsewhere continue to reach ethnically divided Cyprus, where authorities say they’re overwhelmed....

22. Twins reunited with parents after buffer zone ordeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twins-reunited-with-parents-after-buffer-zone-ordeal

Greek Cypriot authorities helped two twins reunite with their family in the north, after the foreign parents got separated from the girls who ended up in the south during a partially foiled illegal crossing attempt...

23. Pournara: An attempted murder in the midst of chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-an-attempted-murder-in-the-midst-of-chaos

Clashes between immigrant groups in the Pournara Immigrant Center in Kokkinotrimithia in the last 2 days have resulted in the hospitalization of a 17-year-old boy at the Nicosia General Hospital and 35 people injured....

24. Cyprus-EU sign agreement on return of migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eu-sign-agreement-on-return-of-migrants

In a first, Cyprus and the EU have signed an agreement governing the rules for the return of migrants, and a Memorandum of Understanding is expected to be signed soon, which will detail the actions needed to effectively control migrant flows in Cyprus....

25. A soul for 80 euros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-soul-for-80-euros

With all the news about viruses, measures, political grandstanding and bickering these days, it's good to know that some people still have heart. ...

26. Cyprus police evict asylum seekers on New Year’s Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-evict-asylum-seekers-on-new-year-s-eve

Law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus extracted 60 asylum seekers from their place of residence on Friday and transported them to a deportation facility during an operation to enforce an eviction notice from last week...

27. From Menogeia to Limnes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-menogeia-to-limnes

Arriving in Cyprus on Monday, and heading to Nicosia, I saw queues of military trucks returning empty to their bases. ...

28. 'If necessary more measures will be taken to handle Omicron variant', Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/if-necessary-more-measures-will-be-taken-to-handle-omicron-variant-health-minister-says

"If necessary we will take measures to manage the Omicron mutation after we confer with our experts", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas today in statements after the opening of the new wing for post-COVID patients at Eden Resort in Tersefanou village....

29. Nouris: 'No magic solution' to the migration crisis in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-no-magic-solution-to-the-migration-crisis-in-cyprus

Cyprus Minister of the Interior, Nicos Nouris, has said that there are no magic solutions or recipes to address the issue of migration and that “we have no other choice than to increase surveillance at the Green Line, using any means required”,...

30. Cyprus enlists army to move asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enlists-army-to-move-asylum-seekers

An army convoy in Cyprus transported hundreds of asylum seekers from Pournara camp to a deportation facility this week, with the government saying the transfer took place amid fears of coronavirus spread in the overcrowded facility...

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