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1. Resurging piracy threatens Red Sea shipping lanes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resurging-piracy-threatens-red-sea-shipping-lanes

Piracy is re-emerging in the Red Sea and the Horn of Africa with alarming speed, endangering both the lives of crew members and the smooth flow of international trade. ...

2. Maritime industry adapts to rising security challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maritime-industry-adapts-to-rising-security-challenges

In response to growing instability in various global regions, the maritime industry is witnessing a surge in demand for specialized security services....

3. Romania's visa requirement hits 12 countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/romania-s-visa-requirement-hits-12-countries

Travellers from 12 third countries now need to obtain a Schengen Transit Visa first, before passing through Romania, in order to reach their non-Schengen destination country. ...

4. Erdogan's worries mount as opposition claims victory in key cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-worries-mount-as-opposition-claims-victory-in-key-cities

There's a palpable sense of satisfaction among the opposition, resonating with a significant portion of the populace, following Sunday's electoral outcome in Istanbul and other major Turkish cities....

5. Cyprus entities hit by U.S. sanctions for alleged Al-Shabaab support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-entities-hit-by-u-s-sanctions-for-alleged-al-shabaab-support

The U.S. Treasury Department has announced sanctions on a transnational network involving entities and individuals from the Horn of Africa, the United Arab Emirates, and Cyprus for their role in facilitating the financing of the terrorist organization Al-Shabaab....

6. Asylum seeker trends: Declining numbers and shifting origins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-trends-declining-numbers-and-shifting-origins

According to data obtained by "K" from the Asylum Service of the Ministry of Interior, the top five countries of origin for asylum seekers and the number of applications received in June 2023 are as follows:...

7. Total of 126 asylum seekers in Cyprus sent to Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/total-of-126-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-sent-to-germany

A total of 126 applicants for international protection, originating from Somalia, Afghanistan, Congo, Nigeria and Syria departed on Tuesday on the first chartered flight from Cyprus to Germany where they are being resettled....

8. Finland: More kids with foreign ancestry were born in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-more-kids-with-foreign-ancestry-were-born-in-2021

Finnish residents with foreign backgrounds have a higher birth rate compared to the native-born, including both men and women, the statistics show....

9. Ukraine's grain agreement with Russia extended 4 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-grain-agreement-with-russia-extended-4-months

A diplomatic agreement that restarted Ukraine's maritime food exports will continue for at least another four months, keeping the economic lifeline open as the major food producer faces its first full winter at war with Russia....

10. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

11. 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....

12. Increase in new asylum applications in Cyprus and EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-new-asylum-applications-in-cyprus-and-eu

In May 2022, first-time asylum applicants in the European Union increased by 17% compared to April 2022, and by 89% compared to May 2021, according to monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU....

13. Russia accuses West of spreading lies about cause of world's food crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-accuses-west-of-spreading-lies-about-causes-of-world-s-food-crisis

Russia on Wednesday said the West was spreading lies about the causes of the global food crisis which Moscow said was being stoked by the sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States and European Union due to the invasion of Ukraine....

14. Immigrant arrivals will more than double in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrant-arrivals-will-more-than-double-in-2022

The official data on illegal arrivals in territories controlled by the Republic of Cyprus are alarming. For the first half of 2022, the number of asylum seekers has skyrocketed, compared to 2021, with the current year looking to break a decade's old record....

15. First time asylum seekers in EU increase by 85% in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-time-asylum-seekers-in-eu-increase-by-85-in-february

In February 2022, first-time asylum applications by persons who applied for international protection in EU member states increased by 85% compared to February 2021 and by 3% compared to last January, according to the latest monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service....

16. Global food prices rise to highest ever levels in March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-food-prices-rise-to-highest-ever-levels-in-march

Global food prices rose to their highest ever levels in March as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the UN has reported....

17. 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....

18. Cyprus scores low on public sector corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-low-on-public-sector-corruption

The Republic of Cyprus was at a historic low in terms of perceived levels of corruption in the public sector, according to figures released this week by Transparency International...

19. The Cyprus issue is at a prolonged impasse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-cyprus-issue-is-at-a-prolonged-impasse

The insistence of Turkey and the leader of the Turkish Cypriots and settlers Ersin Tatar on advance acceptance by the Greek Cypriot side of the sovereign equality of the Turkish Cypriots has led the Cyprus issue to a prolonged impasse....

20. Nouris: 60-100 immigrants pass through the green line every day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-60-100-immigrants-pass-through-the-green-line-every-day

According to the Minister of Interior, Nikos Nouris, 60 to 100 illegal immigrants and asylum seekers cross the green line every day....

21. Mixed media coverage over Paphos incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-media-coverage-over-paphos-incident

Varied reports ranging from a knife attack to a domestic accident involving broken glass emerged on Thursday, after a foreign couple ended up in the Emergency Room in Paphos...

22. Cyprus hopes to join US visa waiver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-to-join-us-visa-waiver

Cypriot officials say they are setting up a task force aimed at including the country in the US visa waiver programme the soonest possible...

23. Somali women react to social services video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/somali-women-react-to-social-services-video

A group of women from Somalia are speaking out against treatment from state officials, just days after a video surfaced online showing a female refugee being forcefully removed from a social welfare office...

24. Charges dropped as Somali dad walks free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-dropped-as-somali-dad-walks-free

The father of a five-month-old baby was released from jail on Monday, after prosecutors dropped child abuse charges against him and further recommended state assistance for the entire family...

25. Hospital roiled by turmoil in baby girl’s case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-roiled-by-turmoil-in-baby-girl-s-case

Authorities and news media were on the receiving end of public outrage on Thursday, following reports of unsubstantiated rape allegations of a baby girl that led to the arrest of her father...

26. Baby's broken hymen leads to father’s arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baby-s-broken-hymen-leads-to-father-s-arrest

Nicosia doctors have confirmed a broken hymen incident involving a five-year-old baby girl, while police are questioning the father...

27. AHI says US ban on arms sales to Cyprus «unlawful»

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahi-says-us-ban-on-arms-sales-to-cyprus-unlawful

The US prohibition on sales of defense and military technology to Cyprus is “unlawful” and can be removed without the need for legislation, a Greek American lobby group has said....

28. Some 32% of child asylum seekers are unaccompanied minors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-32-of-asylum-seekers-are-unaccompanied-minors

In 2017, 225 unaccompanied minors applied for asylum in Cyprus making up 32.4% of all asylum applications it received, official EU data showed on Wednesday....

29. Cyprus granted protection status to 1300 asylum seekers last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-granted-protection-status-to-1300-asylum-seekers-last-year

Of the 175,800 Syrian citizens granted protection status in the EU, more than 70% received protection status in Germany...

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