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05 February, 2023
 

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1. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

2. Cavusoglu travels to US amid troubled ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-travel-to-us-amid-troubled-ties

Turkey and the United States will aim to smooth out a series of disagreements between the NATO allies when the Turkish foreign minister visits Washington this week. But expectations that outstanding issues can be resolved are low....

3. 330,000 migrants attempted to enter the EU last year, highest since 2016

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/330-000-migrants-attempted-to-enter-the-eu-last-year-highest-since-2016

The number of attempts by migrants to enter the European Union without authorization reached around 330,000 last year, the highest number since 2016, the EU’s border and coast guard agency said Friday....

4. Cyprus is in the midst of the new 'Narcos'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-in-the-midst of-the-new-narcos

Since December 20, cannabis has been washing up on the shores of free and occupied Famagusta, specifically over 100 kilos of packaged Indian hemp were collected by police....

5. Paphos Mayor honored at AUB Founder's Day celebration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-honored-at-aub-founder-s-day-celebration

On December 5, 2022, the American University of Beirut (AUB) in Beirut, Lebanon, celebrated Founders Day, an annual event in which the university community gathers to pay tribute to,...

6. Brothers sentenced in cottage killings in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-sentenced-in-cottage-killings-in-limassol

Two Syrian brothers in Cyprus have been sentenced in the cottage killings of two Russian women, who were suspected of possibly being victims of sex trafficking, after prosecutors withdrew premeditated murder charges to avoid a mistrial...

7. 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....

8. Officers probed after arrests in Paphos migration unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-probed-after-arrests-in-paphos-migration-unit

Police union officials are crying foul over an independent inquiry that has been launched to investigate a complaint following the arrest of a Syrian family last week at a district migration office in Paphos...

9. Ten prison suspensions as police probe inmate’s murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ten-prison-suspensions-as-cyprus-police-probe-inmate-s-murder

Ten guards and employees of Nicosia’s central prison have been suspended as police investigate the murder of a Turkish Cypriot inmate, with many details emerging but not adding up as suspects already in custody were thought to be friendly with the victim...

10. 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....

11. Refugees jailed after altercation at migration office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-jailed-after-altercation-at-migration-office

A handful of Syrian refugees have been arrested at the migration office in Paphos, where police say the suspects became aggressive towards officers after they were told they could not file an application without an appointment...

12. Young man gets 16 years in Ayia Napa rapes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-gets-16-years-in-ayia-napa-rapes

A young man will spend the next 16 years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty of raping three women in Ayia Napa just before summer 2022...

13. Lesser charges in cottage murders after plea bargain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-in-cottage-murders-after-plea-bargain

The trial in the deaths of two Russian women feared to have been possible victims of sex trafficking in Cyprus ended abruptly this week, with the defense cutting a deal with prosecutors who pursued manslaughter after reports suggested the murder motive would not hold up in court...

14. Man dies after unexplained car crash in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-after-unexplained-car-crash-in-larnaca

A rear seat passenger involved in an unexplained road accident in Larnaca over the weekend succumbed to his injuries on Sunday night, with police saying they were still investigating the incident...

15. Men arrested after bride kidnapping goes awry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-arrested-after-bride-kidnapping-goes-awry

Three men have been arrested on breaking and entering charges following a failed attempt to steal a young female from the household who secretly got hitched to her beau without dad’s blessing...

16. Charges upgraded to murder after man dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-upgraded-to-murder-after-man-dies-in-hospital

Police are investigating murder after a man in Paphos succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday, a week after he was brutally attacked in his own apartment late at night...

17. Officials fear retaliation after school incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-fear-retaliation-after-school-incident

School officials in a racially diverse community in Paphos say they fear retaliation from student groups, following an incident that made headlines after a teenager’s parents told police their son was assaulted during recess...

18. 'We belong to the West'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-belong-to-the-west

The phrase "We belong to the West" belongs to Constantine Karamanlis and was uttered half a century ago and at a time when Greece was emerging from a traumatic seven-year period. ...

19. Western retaliation against Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/western-retaliation-against-ankara

Western governments are expressing concern about the tightening of relations between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a development that makes the prospect of retaliation more likely if the NATO member state helps Moscow avoid sanctions....

20. Company ordered to pay fines after miner’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/company-ordered-to-pay-fines-after-miner-s-death

A judge in Paphos has ordered a mining company to pay a fine to the Labor office for a series of violations that led to the death of a Syrian worker after a pit collapsed during excavations...

21. Irregular immigration, the responsibilities of Turkey and the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-irregular-immigration-the-responsibilities-of-turkey-and-the-eu

"Turkey will take all necessary measures to prevent the opening of new sea or land routes of irregular migration from Turkey to the EU and will cooperate in this regard with neighboring countries as well as the EU." ...

22. 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....

23. Refugees transfer boats in high sea pushback off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-transfer-boats-in-high-sea-maneuver-off-cyprus

About a hundred presumptive refugees, whose boat was blocked from entering Cypriot waters on Monday night, were reportedly transferred to another vessel bound for Lebanon over their objections...

24. The coasts of Cyprus, Lebanon and Syria recorded the greatest increase in temperature in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-coasts-of-cyprus-lebanon-and-syria-recorded-the-greatest-increase-in-temperature-in-the-mediterranean

Rising temperatures in the Mediterranean are negatively affecting marine life, according to scientists who studied seawater in the region and reported that water temperatures are 3 to 5 degrees above normal for the season, which will have many negative consequences....

25. Turkey pushed migrants into Greece, according to minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-pushed-migrants-into-greece-according-to-minister

A group of 38 migrants, including a heavily pregnant woman, have been found stranded on a tiny, unnamed island along the Turkish-Greek border....

26. ‘Erdogan feels weak,’ says ex-Mossad chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘erdogan-feels-weak-says-ex-mossad-chief

With 42 years' worth of experience in the armed forces and intelligence, General Danny Yatom is a living legend in Israel....

27. About racism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-about-racism

The image of a 43-year-old Cypriot man beating a woman of African descent with an infant in her arms is the definition of racist gender-based violence....

28. Two local youths arrested after Geri gang attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-local-youths-arrested-after-geri-gang-attack

Two young men were arrested Tuesday night in Geri, where police officers responding to a call saw a gang damaging a burning car, whose owner says he and his buddies were ambushed by men holding wooden bats and knives...

29. Syrian refugees await fate off Cypriot coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-await-fate-off-cypriot-coast

Refugees including children and pregnant women stepped on Cypriot soil for medical treatment on Thursday night, while dozens of their fellow travelers were stuck on a boat waiting on an interior ministry verdict that will decide their future...

30. Ayia Napa serial rape arraignment pushed back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-serial-rape-arraignment-pushed-back

Prosecutors in a serial rape case in Ayia Napa will have to wait until next month, after arraignment this week in a closed hearing was postponed when the defendant asked the court to appoint a public defender...

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