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1. Satellite images appear to show Russian ships 'stealing' Ukrainian grain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/satellite-images-appear-to-show-russian-ships-stealing-ukrainian-grain

Russia's theft of Ukrainian grain appears to be ramping up as it continues its war on the country, according to new satellite photos of the Crimean port of Sevastopol....

2. Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-formally-apply-to-join-nato

Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance on Wednesday, a decision spurred by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, but face objections from Turkey to an accession process that is expected to take only a few weeks....

3. FRONTEX: 57,800 illegal migrants have been detected at EU external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-57-800-illegal-migrants-have-been-detected-at-the-eu-external-borders

The number of illegal migrants detected at the EU borders by the standing corps officers of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has spiked up in the four first months of 2022, compared to the same period last year....

4. Nouris: 'We have reached the point where migrants call the police and ask to be picked up'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-we-have-reached-the-point-where-migrants-call-the-police-and-ask-to-be-picked-up

In a bill submitted to Parliament, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Interior are requesting the recruitment of 300 special police officers with a contract of up to 28 months to monitor the green line and conduct other tasks relating to the increased migration flow into the Republic of Cyprus....

5. Head of EU border agency offers to resign after accusations of rights abuse, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/head-of-eu-border-agency-offers-to-resign-after-accusations-of-rights-abuse-sources-say

The head of the European Union’s border agency Frontex, Fabrice Leggeri, has offered to resign, a source told Reuters on Friday, after accusations that the body mistreated migrants on the external frontiers of the bloc....

6. Russia deploys trained dolphins at Black Sea naval base, according to satellite images

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-deploys-trained-dolphins-at-black-sea-naval-base-according-to-satellite-images

Russia has deployed trained military dolphins at its naval base in the Black Sea – possibly to protect its fleet from an underwater attack – according to a new analysis of satellite images....

7. Details unclear after boy loses finger in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/details-unclear-after-boy-loses-finger-in-paphos

A young boy in Paphos lost a finger on Wednesday after an illegal firecracker exploded in his hands, with police saying investigators were probing all aspects of the incident including how the banger came into the child’s possession...

8. Erdogan critic in Cyprus sentenced by Turkish court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-critic-in-cyprus-sentenced-by-turkish-court

Turkish Cypriot journalist Sener Levent says he does not recognize a sentence handed down by a court in Turkey, where prosecutors accused him in absentia of insulting the country’s president with an offensive cartoon as well as offending the state’s military...

9. Cyprus doubles down on immigration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-doubles-down-on-immigration-policy

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has renewed its response to migration flows to the island, tasking authorities and lawmakers with tightening measures in a number of areas...

10. Surrender window to 'spare lives' in Mariupol closes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surrender-window-opens-in-mariupol-to-spare-lives

The Russian Armed Forces offered Ukraine’s militants in Mariupol a way out on Sunday but there was no response, while the wife of the war-torn country’s pro-Russia opposition leader has called for his release in exchange of two British combatants...

11. Pro-migrant group says locals instigated Emba brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pro-migrant-group-says-locals-instigated-emba-incident

A pro-migrant group has accused police of stalling an investigation following a violent incident in Paphos involving foreign nationals and locals, with the NGO saying a 'hate crime' perpetrated against refugees was being misrepresented in the media...

12. Clashes between locals and foreigners continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clashes-between-locals-and-foreigners-continue

A man has been arrested in the aftermath of a violent altercation between locals and foreigners in Emba, a quiet town in western Cyprus where residents have been up in arms over recent arrivals of Syrian and African refugees...

13. A deal ‘everybody will hate’ to end the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deal-‘everybody-will-hate-to-end-the-war-in-ukraine

The most likely solution that will bring an end to the war in Ukraine is an agreement that “everybody will hate,” James Stavridis, NATO’s Greek-American former commander for Europe tells Kathimerini....

14. Nuland: New pipelines will be needed in the eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nuland-new-pipelines-will-be-needed-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

New gas discoveries and pipelines will need to be made in the eastern Mediterranean, US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said after her meetings in Turkey, adding that "it is in our interest to have strong relations between Turkey and Israel....

15. Cyprus ranks first place in EU for first time asylum applications per million inhabitants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-first-place-in-eu-for-first-time-asylum-applications-per-million-inhabitants

Cyprus had the highest number of registered first-time asylum applicants per million residents in 2021, according to the latest data released by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service....

16. Ukraine rejects Russian neutrality idea as Zelensky prepares to address Congress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-rejects-russian-neutrality-idea-as-zalensky-prepares-to-address-congress

Ukraine on Wednesday dismissed Russian proposals to turn it into a neutral state, as the United States readied a huge package of military aid ahead of a historic address to Congress by Kyiv's defiant leader....

17. Russia targets new cities and calls on foreign ‘volunteers’ to join fight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-targets-new-cities-and-calls-on-foreign-‘volunteers-to-join-fight

Russia launched airstrikes deeper into Ukraine and called on foreign “volunteers” to join its war on Friday as Moscow stepped up unfounded allegations over chemical weapons threats. ...

18. Time to lift 'unjust' sanctions on Turkey's defense industry, Erdogan tells Biden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/time-to-lift-unjust-sanctions-on-turkey-s-defense-industry-erdogan-tells-biden

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Joe Biden in a phone call on Thursday that it was past time to lift all "unjust" sanctions on Turkey's defense industry....

19. US, French joint drills off Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-french-joint-drills-off-greece

With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine raging relentlessly, a flurry of activity is expected off the western Greek coast in coming days as the USS Harry S. Truman and the French Charles de Gaulle aircraft carriers conduct joint exercises in the Adriatic and Ionian with units of the Hellenic Navy and Air Force....

20. Police probe water theft in Chloraka’s refugee complex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-water-theft-in-chloraka-s-refugee-complex

A man has been arrested in Paphos after the local council in Chloraka filed a complaint for illegal tapping of water supply at a controversial apartment complex where hundreds of refugees have been asked to leave...

21. Zalensky makes impassioned speech to EU Parliament, gets standing ovation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zalensky-makes-impassioned-speech-to-eu-parliament-gets-standing-ovation

President Volodymyr Zelensky today told European leaders Ukrainians are ‘paying the ultimate price to defend freedom’....

22. Op-ed: 'Poor humanity....'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-poor-humanity

Whatever I write about culture, I believe, would be out of place and out of step at this time, since the drums of war have sounded in the heart of Europe....

23. Strong presence of Russian and American naval forces in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strong-presence-of-russian-and-american-naval-forces-in-the-region

Long before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, an increase in the number of naval forces has been observed in the Mediterranean region either on patrol or participating in exercises....

24. EU poised to announce wide-ranging sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-poised-to-announce-wide-ranging-sanctions-against-russia-over-ukraine

Russia’s defense minister, Sergei Shoigu, the commanders-in-chief of the Russian air force and the Black Sea fleet, leading state “propagandists” and 351 Duma deputies are expected to be targeted in EU sanctions announced on Wednesday....

25. Cypriot town invites Greeks of Ukraine to relocate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-town-invites-greeks-of-ukraine-to-relocate

A Cypriot mayor has issued an open invitation to Ukrainians of Greek descent to settle in his town under a new master plan, saying better educated and more civilized newcomers would assimilate easier than other refugee groups on the island...

26. Migrant arrivals in Cyprus increased in January 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-arrivals-in-cyprus-increased-in-january-2022

Frontex publishes report as Justice Minister and Frontex Executive Director discuss border security and migration on Wednesday...

27. Brothers deny charges in murders of Russian women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-deny-charges-in-murders-of-russian-women-in-cyprus

Two brothers who are facing charges in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus pleaded not guilty on Friday, after both admitted being at the cottage where the bodies were found in December but denied being involved in murder or conspiracy...

28. Barber in Cyprus jailed for working outside hours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/barber-in-cyprus-jailed-for-working-outside-hours

A barber in Limassol has been sentenced to two months in prison after he was found guilty of working outside regular hours, with the judge also taking into account a prior conviction due to a pandemic citation...

29. 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...

30. Expert worried as Chloraka stoked about breakwaters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-shocked-as-chloraka-stoked-about-breakwaters

Local officials in Chloraka are stoked about tourism potential following a deal to install breakwater structures, but a coastal engineer is raising safety concerns for the project in Paphos’ western town that has been occupying the headlines recently over refugee management...

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