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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 tourism hit by May slump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourism-hit-by-may-slump

Banks caution against high expectations for new tourism records in Cyprus, citing a lackluster performance in May, according to a report by Panayiotis Rougalas on this Sunday's Kathimerini (9 June 2024)....

3. 900 tourists in Cyprus affected by FTI Group bankruptcy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/900-tourists-in-cyprus-affected-by-fti-group-bankruptcy

Around 900 tourists who purchased travel packages from the German-based FTI Group, which has recently filed for bankruptcy, are currently in Cyprus, Deputy Minister of Tourism Kostas Koumis said Tuesday....

4. Migrants in Cyprus buffer zone reach 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrants-in-cyprus-buffer-zone-reach-27

Thirteen migrants - including unaccompanied children - are in the buffer zone, in addition to the fourteen who have been staying in tents in the area between Aglantzia and Geri for the past two weeks, bringing their total number to twenty seven....

5. Maldives blocks Israeli tourists in response to Gaza crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maldives-blocks-israeli-tourists-in-response-to-gaza-crisis

The Maldives government will ban Israelis from the Indian Ocean archipelago, known for luxury resorts, as public anger in the predominantly Muslim nation rises over the war in Gaza. ...

6. 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....

7. Justice minister stresses ongoing evaluation for ceasefire line security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-stresses-ongoing-evaluation-for-ceasefire-line-security

Cyprus' Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Hartsiotis, revealed on Wednesday that heightened measures along the ceasefire line are a response to ongoing security evaluations. ...

8. Chaos ensues amid passport control issues at UK airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-ensues-amid-passport-control-issues-at-uk-airports

Chaos erupted at airports across the United Kingdom on Tuesday as several major hubs confirmed a nationwide border issue, causing extensive delays and frustration among travelers....

9. 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......

10. 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....

11. Summer optimism in Cyprus tourism despite regional uncertainty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/summer-optimism-in-cyprus-tourism-despite-regional-uncertainty

Tourism in Cyprus soared last March, boasting a 9.8% increase, welcoming 202,256 travelers. From January to March 2024, arrivals hit 415,251, marking a 5.4% rise....

12. 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...

13. 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....

14. Surge in irregular migrant returns from Cyprus in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-irregular-migrant-returns-from-cyprus-in-2024

Cyprus has seen a significant rise in the number of returns of irregular migrants in 2024 compared to the previous year, attributed to government measures aimed at strengthening the returns sector....

15. 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. ...

16. 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....

17. 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 ...

18. Polish interest peaks as Famagusta tourism draws attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polish-interest-peaks-as-famagusta-tourism-draws-attention

There is an increased interest in organized trips from Poland, in the free area of Famagusta, the Famagusta Tourist Development and Promotion Company, which participated in an exhibition recently organized in Poland, notes in a press release....

19. EU's new migration pact gains Cyprus approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-new-migration-pact-gains-cyprus-approval

The new Migration and Asylum Pact, the European Parliament approved on Wednesday, is ''an important step'' Cyprus’ Interior Ministry says in a statement, released on Thursday....

20. Greece introduces ''talent and tech visas'' for non-EU citizens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-introduces-talent-and-tech-visas-for-non-eu-citizens

Greece is about to introduce more formal incentives for attracting non-European Union citizens, this time based on their talent and expertise, as a means of boosting the country’s supply of skilled staff, which is seriously lagging demand in the high-tech sectors....

21. 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. ...

22. 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. ...

23. Cyprus faces migration crisis amid infrastructure strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-migration-crisis-amid-infrastructure-strain

Cyprus is facing a mounting migration crisis as data obtained by K on Thursday reveals a surge in illegal immigrant arrivals, straining the government's resources and raising concerns about a humanitarian emergency....

24. Christodoulides heads to Lebanon to address migrant influx

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-heads-to-lebanon-to-address-migrant-influx

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides is traveling to Lebanon on Monday to discuss the increased arrivals of migrants. He said once more that the situation was difficult but assured that “we will deal with it”....

25. Rhodes island initiates special visa for Turkish tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-island-initiates-special-visa-for-turkish-tourists

Officials on the Greek island of Rhodes opened a new vacation visa terminal for Turkish visitors Monday as part of a diplomatic effort to ease long-standing tensions between the two countries. ...

26. Cyprus braces for impact as over 3,000 migrants hit record highs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-impact-as-over-3-000-migrants-hit-record-highs

The recent promising developments in the realm of migration patterns may soon be relegated to history if proactive measures aren't swiftly implemented to address the recent surge in arrivals. ...

27. Cyprus sets sights on US tourists with digital campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-sets-sights-on-us-tourists-with-digital-campaign

Cyprus is gearing up to launch a digital campaign aimed at promoting itself as a holiday destination in the United States, with a focus on the East Coast regions of New York, Washington DC, Boston, and Philadelphia....

28. Tourist arrivals rise by 5% in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tourist-arrivals-rise-by-5-in-february

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus saw a notable uptick in February 2024 compared to the same period in the previous year, according to data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service on Tuesday. The total number of arrivals reached 125,034, marking a 5% increase from February 2023's figure of 119,081....

29. Robbery cover or money laundering saga?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/robbery-cover-or-money-laundering-saga

A robbery in Limassol last week has taken a dramatic turn as law enforcement authorities suspect involvement in a black money laundering ring. ...

30. Inflation and new markets propel spending close to €3 billion in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-and-new-markets-propel-spending-close-to-€3-billion-in-2023

Just before the end of last summer, economic analysts' projections for 2023 tourism revenue were nearing a record close to €3 billion. ...

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