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18 June, 2024
 

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1. UNHCR concerns over asylum-seekers trapped in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-concerns-over-asylum-seekers-trapped-in-buffer-zone

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has raised alarms over the safety and well-being of 31 asylum-seekers, including seven children, who are reportedly stranded in the UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus....

2. Cyprus faces obstacles in efforts to repatriate Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-obstacles-in-efforts-to-repatriate-syrian-refugees

According to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in Kathimerini's Sunday printed edition, Nicosia's efforts to designate certain areas of Syria as "safe" for the purpose of facilitating the return of Syrian refugees have encountered significant political, legal, and humanitarian obstacles....

3. Gunfire at US embassy in Lebanon, gunman hurt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gunfire-at-us-embassy-in-lebanon-gunman-hurt

Gunfire erupted at the U.S. embassy in Lebanon on Wednesday, resulting in an exchange of fire between a gunman and the country's army, leaving the assailant wounded. ...

4. EU court may block Cyprus' plan for Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-may-block-cyprus-plan-for-syrian-refugees

The Chief Prosecutor of the Court of Justice of the European Union has proposed a legal interpretation that could block Nicosia's efforts to designate......

5. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

6. EU ministers to strengthen migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-to-strengthen-migration-policies

At a ministerial meeting in Nicosia on May 16-17, 2024, eight EU member states, Austria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Italy......

7. Migration issue returns to the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-issue-returns-to-the-spotlight

Today, Friday, May 17, Nicosia will host a ministerial conference at the level of Foreign Affairs Ministers, with the participation of 7 EU member states ...

8. Nicosia hosts EU summit on migration this Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-hosts-eu-summit-on-migration-this-friday

A Ministerial Summit focusing on the external dimension of immigration, particularly the Syrian crisis, will convene in Nicosia on Friday. ...

9. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

10. New suspect sought in attempted murder of Andronikou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-suspect-sought-in-attempted-murder-of-andronikou

Another suspect sought in attempted murder case of 34-year-old Dimitris Andronikou, known as "Dimitroui," which occurred on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, on the road from Palechoriou to Anthoupolis. ...

11. EU mulls €400 million boost for Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-€400-million-boost-for-lebanon

As Ursula von der Leyen prepares for her visit to Lebanon on May 2nd, the European Commission is exploring various avenues to provide......

12. Government halts Syrian asylum reviews amid tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/government-halts-syrian-asylum-reviews-amid-tensions

As tensions escalated in Lebanon and refugee boats continued to arrive in Cyprus, the President of the Republic made a significant......

13. Cyprus leads EU with highest rate of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-with-highest-rate-of-asylum-seekers

Cyprus had the highest rate of registered first-time applicants for asylum compared to its population in January 2024, according to the latest monthly asylum data released by Eurostat....

14. Cyprus faces backlash over forced deportations of refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-backlash-over-forced-deportations-of-refugees

The European Union is on track to unveil a support package for Lebanon by May 2, as announced by President Christodoulides, according to George Kakouris' article in Kathimerini's Sunday edition....

15. Syrian population in Cyprus now at around 30,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-population-in-cyprus-now-at-around-30-000

Approximately 30,000 Syrians currently reside in the Republic of Cyprus, either under subsidiary protection status or illegally, according to data from the Ministry of Interior. ...

16. Less talk, more action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-talk-more-action

The government seems to have adopted a new strategy when it comes to addressing the growing issue of migration flows. Rather than discussing it publicly, there appears to be a preference for silence among government officials...

17. Cyprus braces for rising Israel-Iran tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-rising-israel-iran-tensions

When Saddam Hussein attacked the center of Tel Aviv with scud missiles in January 1991, Israeli citizens wore gas masks due to the risk of chemical attacks. It took 33 years for Israel to face another missile attack from a sovereign state....

18. 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....

19. Cyprus implements ''Plan B'' to curb surge in Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-implements-plan-b-to-curb-surge-in-syrian-refugees

Cyprus has taken decisive action to manage the increasing flow of Syrian refugees seeking asylum, according to reliable sources. ...

20. Cyprus suspends asylum applications from Syrian migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-asylum-applications-from-syrian-migrants

The Republic of Cyprus has decided to halt the processing of all asylum applications from Syrian migrants, citing provisions within European frameworks for handling increased and emergency migration flows....

21. Cyprus revokes asylum apps of Syrians travelling via occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-revokes-asylum-apps-of-syrians-travelling-via-occupied-areas

Following a meeting of the National Security Council at the Presidential Palace, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced the immediate revocation...

22. Global oil prices dip after Iran's attack on Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-oil-prices-dip-after-iran-s-attack-on-israel

Oil prices fell in early Asian trade after Iran's reprisal attack on Israel over the weekend....

23. Foreign Minister: Syria's situation key to migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-syria-s-situation-key-to-migrant-crisis

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini's Yiannis Ioannou, Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs Constantinos Kombos discussed the humanitarian and political challenges surrounding the migrant crisis in Cyprus, shedding light on several critical issues:...

24. Cyprus tackles mounting challenges in Syrian migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-mounting-challenges-in-migrant-crisis

As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad signals openness to the return of Syrian refugees, Nicosia remains cautious in its approach, refraining from engagement with the Damascus regime. ...

25. Cyprus suspends asylum for Syrian nationals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-asylum-for-syrian-nationals

President Christodoulidis announced on Saturday evening a suspension of the examination of asylum applications for individuals of Syrian origin, citing the recent influx of Syrian political asylum seekers arriving in Cyprus....

26. Israeli defense on high alert amid Iran's 48-hour warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-defense-on-high-alert-amid-iran-s-48-hour-warning

A US official is quoted as saying that Israel is preparing for a direct attack from Iran — “possibly on Israeli soil” — in the next 24 to 48 hours, citing American intelligence reports. ...

27. European Ministers support Cyprus' migration initiative on Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-ministers-support-cyprus-s-migration-initiative-on-syria

Danish Immigration Minister Kaare Dybvad Bek and Czech Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Vít Rakušan have expressed support for the proposal by Cyprus Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou ...

28. Minister advocates stricter asylum criteria for Syrians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-ioannou-advocates-stricter-syrian-asylum-criteria-with-denmark-czech-republic-and-greece

Minister of the Interior Konstantinos Ioannou is set to have bilateral contacts in Denmark, the Czech Republic and Greece on the 10th, 11th and 12th of April......

29. Cyprus President returns from Lebanon with promises fulfilled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-returns-from-lebanon-with-promises-fulfilled

President Nikos Christodoulides' whirlwind journey to Beirut has drawn to a close, yet the true test of its impact lies on the horizon, amidst the waves. ...

30. Cyprus urges EU support for Lebanon amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-eu-support-for-lebanon-amid-migration-challenges

The Cypriot government is pleading with the European Union (EU) for financial support for Lebanon to bolster its border management efforts, according to a report by our Brussels correspondent, George Kakouris. ...

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