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1. 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....

2. 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 ...

3. EU announces €1B aid package for Lebanon during visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-announces-€1b-aid-package-for-lebanon-during-visit

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced a substantial €1 billion support package for Lebanon, emphasizing the European Union's enduring commitment to assist the country and its people....

4. Ursula von der Leyen commends Cyprus for 20 years of transformation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ursula-von-der-leyen-commends-cyprus-for-20-years-of-transformation

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, emphasized the pivotal role of the European Union (EU) in fostering peace in Cyprus... ...

5. Cyprus awaits US approval for Gaza aid departure amidst Amalthea initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-us-approval-for-gaza-aid-departure-amidst-amalthea-initiative

We are ready to go ahead as soon as we receive the green light from the United States, President Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday, referring to the next departure of a vessel loaded with humanitarian aid from Larnaca to Gaza in the context of the Cypriot initiative ''Amalthea''....

6. Von der Leyen, Christodoulides headline Cyprus-EU anniversary at palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-christodoulides-headline-cyprus-eu-anniversary-at-palace

President of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen will attend an event at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on Wednesday marking the 20th anniversary of the accession of Cyprus to the European Union....

7. EU Commission President affirms support for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-president-affirms-support-for-cyprus

In a recent interview commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 2004 enlargement of the EU, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke to Kathimerini reporter Geroger Kakouris and expressed unwavering support for Cyprus in its ongoing issues, emphasizing the EU's solidarity with the country. ...

8. 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......

9. Tehran avoids escalating conflict with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tehran-avoids-escalating-conflict-with-israel

Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli attack, but Tehran played down the incident and indicated it had no plans for retaliation - a response that appeared gauged towards averting region-wide war....

10. EU leaders strategize on Middle East issues and Turkey relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-strategize-on-middle-east-issues-and-turkey-relations

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides will pay an official visit to Lebanon together with President of the European Commission......

11. EU allows extension of asylum review amid surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-allows-extension-of-asylum-review-amid-surge

The member states of the European Union can extend the examination of asylum applications for nine months in case of large arrivals, a spokesperson for the European Commission said in a written statement on Tuesday, responding to questions after the Cypriot government announced a related decision over the weekend....

12. Christodoulides and Von der Leyen strategize on Cyprus migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-and-von-der-leyen-strategize-on-cyprus-migration-crisis

In a cordial atmosphere, the meeting between President Nikos Christodoulides of the Republic of Cyprus and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen took place today, Sunday, April 7, in Athens....

13. Accusations against Von der Leyen shake re-election bid as Brussels elite speak out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accusations-against-von-der-leyen-shake-re-election-bid-as-brussels-elite-speak-out

Ursula von der Leyen’s bid for a second term as president of the European Commission has been dented after accusations of favouritism in the selection of a fellow party member to a lucrative new job. ...

14. Cyprus seeks EU aid amid migration surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seeks-eu-aid-amid-migration-surge

In response to increased migration flows, particularly from Syrians in Lebanon, Cyprus urges EU aid for Lebanon and steps up surveillance to prevent boat departures, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou reports....

15. Sofia and Bucharest airports open doors to Schengen zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sofia-and-bucharest-airports-open-doors-to-schengen-zone

Airports in Sofia and Bucharest on Sunday removed passport check points for those departing to or arriving from most European Union member states as Bulgaria and Romania partially joined the Schengen open-travel zone....

16. Cyprus President urges EU action amid migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-urges-eu-action-amid-migration-crisis

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides emphasized Tuesday the urgency of the migration crisis, seeking intervention from the European Commission to stem the flow of irregular Syrian migrants from Lebanon....

17. UN's silent visit leaves Cyprus guessing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/un-s-silent-visit-leaves-cyprus-guessing

Maria Angela Olguín Cuellar kept her cards close to her chest, according to the "briefing" from the Presidential Palace......

18. Cyprus and EU allies forge €7.4B deal with Egypt to transform energy landscape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-allies-forge-€7-4b-deal-with-egypt-to-transform-energy-landscape

European Union and Egyptian leaders joined forces on Sunday to sign a substantial €7.4 billion financial package aimed at bolstering Egypt's economy, enhancing energy trade with Europe, and addressing irregular migrant flows....

19. EC dispatches team to strengthen Gaza aid effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-dispatches-team-to-strengthen-gaza-aid-effort

The European Commission has so far sent five officials to Cyprus, in the context of its operational support to the maritime humanitarian corridor to Gaza initiative, a spokesperson said on Wednesday....

20. EU establishes coordination team in Cyprus for humanitarian aid to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-establishes-coordination-team-in-cyprus-for-humanitarian-aid-to-gaza

The EU will have a coordination team in Cyprus and will finance and steer the flow of goods to Gaza, President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said today while addressing the European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg....

21. Washington to Larnaca via Bucharest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-to-larnaca-via-bucharest

The proposal for the Gaza sea corridor has gained momentum, with Cyprus's groundwork and the deteriorating Middle East humanitarian situation cited as catalysts, according to a report by George Kakouris in this Sunday's printed edition of Kathimerini....

22. Cyprus and EU unite for Gaza's humanitarian corridor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-president-and-cyprus-unite-for-humanitarian-sea-corridor

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen arrived in Cyprus on Thursday evening to discuss the establishment of a humanitarian sea corridor to Gaza. ...

23. Von der Leyen inspects Gaza sea corridor plans with Cyprus President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-inspects-gaza-sea-corridor-plans-with-cyprus-president

President Nikos Christodoulides welcomed President Ursula von der Leyen at the Presidential Palace this morning....

24. President Christodoulides shows Gaza aid efforts to Ursula von der Leyen over dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-shows-gaza-aid-efforts-to-ursula-von-der-leyen-over-dinner

President Nikos Christodoulides of Cyprus welcomed European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to Cyprus following their participation in the 27th Plenary Session of the European People's Party in Bucharest....

25. President calls for EU leadership in Middle East (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-calls-for-eu-leadership-in-middle-east

In a compelling address to the plenary of the European People's Party (EPP) conference in Bucharest, President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides emphasized the pivotal role the European Union...

26. Von der Leyen commends Christodoulides, ''proud of his leadership''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-commends-christodoulides-proud-of-his-leadership

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke today at the plenary session of the European People's Party in Bucharest, Romania....

27. Cyprus opens sea corridor to Gaza with EU and US support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opens-sea-corridor-to-gaza-with-eu-and-us-support

Nicosia's initiative, since the beginning of the war in neighboring Israel, appears to be taking shape as Cyprus emerges as a humanitarian bridge for the suffering Palestinian people. ...

28. In shadows of conflict, Cyprus extends hand to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-shadows-of-conflict-cyprus-extends-hand-to-gaza

Humanitarian aid destined for Gaza is anticipated to depart from Cyprus in the coming days, according to a source familiar with the situation on Wednesday....

29. Von der Leyen inspects Gaza aid efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-inspects-gaza-aid-efforts

The President of the Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, is set to visit Cyprus on Friday with the backdrop of EU support for the Republic of Cyprus' initiative to create a humanitarian corridor to the Gaza Strip....

30. Ursula von der Leyen in Cyprus for humanitarian corridor talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ursula-von-der-leyen-in-cyprus-for-humanitarian-corridor-talks

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is set to visit Cyprus following the conclusion of the European People's Party summit in Bucharest, Romania, sources from EPP told Cyprus News Agency....

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