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04 June, 2020
 

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1. Racism, xenophobia rife in Cyprus, refugees say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racism-xenophobia-rife-in-cyprus-refugees-say

A teleconference on Tuesday raised the multifaceted problems faced by refugees and asylum seekers on the island, such as racism and xenophobia, hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, and difficulties with integrating into Cyprus society....

2. Cyprus to launch SMS campaign to stem migrant arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-sms-campaign-to-stem-migrant-arrivals

Cyprus is launching a multilingual SMS campaign to head off more migrant arrivals by dispelling the mistaken belief the European Union member country is a gateway to the continent, the Cypriot interior minister said Sunday....

3. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

4. Migration agents raid building in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-agents-raid-building-in-larnaca

Police and immigration agents raided a place of residence in Larnaca on Wednesday where they inspected 22 individuals in an effort to combat illegal immigration, human trafficking, and labour exploitation...

5. Young worker crushed by wall in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-worker-crushed-by-falling-wall-in-limassol

A young man is in critical condition after he was crushed by a retaining wall during a tile floor installation at a Limassol residence...

6. Divided Cyprus slammed over refugee pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slammed-over-refugee-pushback

Two dozen groups around the world have condemned authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus after 175 Syrian refugees were denied the right to seek asylum...

7. Nicosia police trying to solve nasty street fight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-trying-to-solve-nasty-street-fight

Two suspects have been released while three others remain in custody in connection with last weekend’s brawl in Kaimakli, when police officers were called to break off a fight...

8. Men on ship electrocuted to death in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-on-ship-die-after-electrocution

Two foreign workers in the north were electrocuted to death on Wednesday while carrying out cleaning work on an anchored ship outside Famagusta port...

9. Two men face attempted kidnapping in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-men-face-attempted-kidnapping-in-paphos

Two Syrian men accused of attempted kidnapping denied the charges on Saturday, a day after a private security guard in Paphos made a citizen’s arrest and told police he saw the suspects trying to abduct two boys...

10. Cops bust door down in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-bust-door-down-in-paphos

Two foreign women in a Paphos apartment were arrested on Tuesday, after police officers broke down the door but failed to locate their initial suspect, who is thought by local media to have allegedly given cover to murder suspects...

11. Future for rescued refugees in north unknown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/future-of-rescued-refugees-in-north-unknown

The fate of 175 Syrian refugees, trapped in the north of the island amid the coronavirus pandemic, remains unknown while a human rights group is calling on Greek Cypriot authorities to take them in...

12. Perpetrator of brutal Paphos murder still at large

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perpetrator-of-brutal-paphos-murder-still-at-large

Police have arrested eight people in connection with a violent stabbing incident in Paphos last Friday that left a 20-year-old dead, but the perpetrator is believed to still be at large....

13. We will defeat our shared pandemic enemy and rise stronger in its wake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/we-will-defeat-our-shared-pandemic-enemy-and-rise-stronger-in-its-wake

The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against Covid-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance arrives in hospitals and labs around the world. These efforts, in turn, build on a decades-long foundation of American expertise, generosity, and planning that is unmatched in history....

14. Blocked refugees rescued in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blocked-refugees-rescued-in-the-north

Coast guard officials in the Republic of Cyprus blocked a boat carrying over a hundred undocumented migrants from entering territorial waters, while reports in the north said Turkish Cypriot authorities rescued 175 Syrians including women and children...

15. Child dies in fire in Greek migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-dies-in-fire-in-greek-migrant-camp

A young child died in a fire in an overcrowded migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday, fire brigade officials said....

16. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

17. Berlin to take up to 100 children from Greek refugee camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-take-up-to-100-children-from-greek-refugee-camps

Berlin will take in 80 to 100 children from Greek refugee camps, an official in the German capital said on Tuesday, as concern mounts about migrants amassing on the Turkish-Greek border....

18. EU executive tells Turkey to take migrants back from Greek border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-executive-tells-turkey-to-take-migrants-back-from-greek-border

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said ahead of talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Turkey must move refugees and migrants away from the Greek border....

19. EU criticizes Turkey on migration as border clashes resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-criticizes-turkey-on-migration-as-border-clashes-resume

Clashes between Greek riot police and migrants attempting to cross the border from Turkey erupted anew Friday as European Union foreign ministers took aim at what they called “Turkey’s use of migratory pressure for political purposes.” ...

20. Fatal stabbing suspect caught in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fatal-stabbing-suspect-caught-in-the-north

The second suspect in last month’s fatal stabbing in old Nicosia has been arrested in the north two days after he fled the south through the buffer zone...

21. Turkey deploys 1,000 police at Greek border to stem pushback of migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-1-000-police-at-greek-border-to-stem-pushback-of-migrants

Turkey is deploying 1,000 special police forces along its border with Greece on Thursday to halt the pushback of migrants toward its territory, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, adding that 164 migrants had been wounded by Greek authorities....

22. Greek forces use tear gas to repel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-forces-use-tear-gas-to-repel-migrants

Greek riot police and troops used water cannon and tear gas on Wednesday against hundreds of migrants as they made another attempt to cross the border from Turkey into Greece....

23. EU interior ministers to pledge ‘all necessary measures’ to stop illegal crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-interior-ministers-to-pledge-‘all-necessary-measures-to-stop-illegal-crossings

EU interior ministers meeting in Brussels on Wednesday will pledge “all necessary measures” to prevent illegal crossings into the bloc’s external borders, according to a draft of their conclusions seen by Kathimerini, which also calls upon Turkey to abide by the terms of a 2016 deal to stem flows in the Aegean....

24. New developments in key witness disappearance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-developments-in-key-witness-disappearance

There are new developments in the disappearance of ex-con and key witness Ahmed Zaidan, with crime investigators looking into allegations that he was seen being forced into the trunk of a car at gunpoint...

25. Nicosia fatal stabbing investigation incomplete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-fatal-stabbing-investigation-incomplete

A detained suspect in the fatal stabbing of a foreign national in downtown Nicosia has been ordered to remain in custody, as police investigators are still searching for another suspect...

26. Cyprus says it cannot cope with migrant influx

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-it-cannot-cope-with-migrant-influx

The interior minister of the Republic of Cyprus says the island cannot host more “economic migrants” as another boatload of refugees arrived on Tuesday, clarifying that authorities would not send back those whose lives may be in danger...

27. Turkish FM alleges three migrants killed trying to cross Greek border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-fm-alleges-three-migrants-killed-trying-to-cross-greek-border

A war of words between Ankara and Athens over the migrant crisis escalated on Tuesday when Turkey’s foreign minister said without providing evidence that Greek soldiers had killed three migrants attempting to enter the country, a claim denied by Greece....

28. UN: EU needs to stop bickering, support Greece on refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-eu-needs-to-stop-bickering-support-greece-on-refugees

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday urged European Union countries to give more resources and support to Greece as it faces a new wave of migrants and refugees from Syria and other parts of the Middle East....

29. Greek army, police dig in along Turkey border after migrant clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-army-police-dig-in-along-turkey-border-after-migrant-clashes

Greek troops and riot police remained on high alert on Tuesday along the land border between Greece and Turkey, the main flashpoint in an escalating row between the EU and Ankara over how to deal with a new wave of migrants and refugees....

30. Police catch man who stole from victim of Sunday's fatal stabbing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-catch-man-who-stole-from-victim-of-sunday-s-fatal-stabbing

Following the arrest of one of the two assailants who fatally stabbed Ahmed Bin Talib, 24, on Sunday in downtown Nicosia, police have reportedly arrested a second man who was captured by camera footable stealing a €50 note from the dead man’s pocket....

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