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1. Cyprus to deport asylees on safety grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-deport-asylees-on-safety-grounds

Dozens of refugees in the Republic of Cyprus have been denied access to asylum, with reports saying they have been transported to a deportation facility while the nature of their crimes was still unknown...

2. State issues ultimatum in Chloraka refugee standstill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-issues-ultimatum-in-chloraka-refugee-standstill

Paphos officials are seeking ways to convince asylum seekers at a controversial studio complex in Chloraka to move out, with reports saying residents have been told they would lose their refugee assistance unless they agree by the end of the month to relocate at a migrant facility...

3. Water wars see light of day as Chloraka deadline expires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/water-wars-see-light-of-day-as-chloraka-deadline-expires

Syrian refugees at Chloraka’s controversial studio complex under orders to shut down are calling on authorities to reconnect water supply until a court of law resolves a financial dispute between the local council and the owners, who say cuts on the property have been going on for years...

4. Chloraka refugees in limbo as time runs out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloraka-refugees-in-limbo-as-time-runs-out

A two-month grace period for asylum seekers in Chloraka ordered to move out of a studio complex is about to expire, with police saying they cannot enforce the eviction order as it has not been signed by a judge...

5. Djokovic sorry for COVID mistakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-sorry-for-covid-mistakes

World tennis No. 1 and vaccine opponent Novak Djokovic blamed "human error" on Wednesday for a mistake in his Australian immigration paperwork and apologized for breaking isolation for a photoshoot when he had COVID-19 last month....

6. Riot police move in after Chloraka brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/riot-police-move-in-after-chloraka-brawl

Police officers in plain clothes fired warning shots on Tuesday night in Chloraka, where a fight broke out near a controversial apartment complex that is reportedly under orders to close down...

7. Cyprus police target specific areas in search of illegals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-target-specific-areas-in-search-of-illegals

Cyprus Police say they will continue to partner up with the Interior Ministry to conduct immigration sweeps, arresting on the spot any foreign nationals deemed to be in violation of their immigration status...

8. Cyprus police evict asylum seekers on New Year’s Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-evict-asylum-seekers-on-new-year-s-eve

Law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus extracted 60 asylum seekers from their place of residence on Friday and transported them to a deportation facility during an operation to enforce an eviction notice from last week...

9. From Menogeia to Limnes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-menogeia-to-limnes

Arriving in Cyprus on Monday, and heading to Nicosia, I saw queues of military trucks returning empty to their bases. ...

10. Interior ministry evicts migrants on Christmas Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-evicts-migrants-on-christmas-eve

Asylum seekers from Africa have been ordered by an executive order to abandon their place of residence in an industrial area south of Nicosia, with the landlord asking authorities on Christmas Eve to allow time until tenants can find a new roof over their heads...

11. Cyprus enlists army to move asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enlists-army-to-move-asylum-seekers

An army convoy in Cyprus transported hundreds of asylum seekers from Pournara camp to a deportation facility this week, with the government saying the transfer took place amid fears of coronavirus spread in the overcrowded facility...

12. Anastasiades reiterates issues concerning migration in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-reiterates-issues-concerning-migration-in-cyprus

President Anastasiades presented Cyprus` positions on migration, during a discussion on the external aspects of migration that took place yesterday, at the afternoon session of the European Council in Brussels, government spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said in a written statement....

13. Asylum seekers jailed after social services incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-jailed-after-social-services-incident

Three asylum seekers ended up in handcuffs this week following an incident at a social services office in Paphos, with reports suggesting the there was an escalation after police arrived to investigate a complaint of public disturbance...

14. The first 12 asylum seekers selected by the Pope have left for the Vatican

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-first-12-asylum-seekers-selected-by-the-pope-have-left-for-the-vatican

The Ministry of Interior announced today that the first group of 12 asylum seekers, out of a total of 50 selected by the Pope to relocate to the Vatican, have left Cyprus this morning....

15. Immigrant arrivals into Cyprus has increased by 40%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrant-arrivals-into-cyprus-has-increased-by-40

The number of immigrants who arrived in the territory controlled by the Republic of Cyprus has increased by about 40% compared to the previous year, ...

16. Biafrans in Limassol take oath as leader faces trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biafrans-in-limassol-take-oath-as-leader-faces-trial

A Twitter post in Cyprus this week showed youths from Nigeria being administered an oath of allegiance to separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra, who are calling for the release of their leader Nnamdi Kanu who is on trial for treason...

17. Pope wraps up Cyprus trip after breaking silence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-wraps-up-cyprus-trip-after-breaking-silence

Pope Francis left Cyprus on Saturday after wrapping up his trip to the divided island, where he went off script during a prayer in downtown Nicosia after hearing personal stories from migrants...

18. Pope flies to Cyprus to set tone on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-flies-to-cyprus-to-set-tone-on-migration

Pope Francis flies to Cyprus on Thursday in a show of support for migrants on the island, where debate on asylum seekers has been intense, with reports saying his entourage has arranged for dozens of refugees to fly back to Italy...

19. Immigration: Anastasiades' five requests to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigration-anastasiades-five-requests-to-the-eu

"The country is in a state of emergency in terms of migration flows, and there is absolutely no chance of accommodating more migrants,"...

20. Troubling details emerge in stabbing death in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/troubling-details-in-stabbing-death-in-nicosia

Troubling details in the death of an asylum seeker, who was stabbed by a fellow compatriot outside their residential building, point to arguments over food, ambulance delays, and unspeakable living conditions among asylum seekers...

21. The sins of the EU and Nouris' obligation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-sins-of-the-eu-and-nouris-obligation

The numbers are buzzing about the huge problem Cyprus faces with irregular immigration and asylum seekers....

22. Cyprus hopes for Turkey’s dress down in December

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-still-hopes-for-turkey-s-dress-down-in-december

Nicosia says it is displeased over delays in reprimanding Turkey over actions in Varosha, while also expressing readiness to support punishing Ankara over its stance on migration...

23. Locals up in arms over mosque plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-up-in-arms-over-mosque-plans

Local residents in a village in Paphos are up in arms over hearsay that Syrian inhabitants in the community want to have a mosque in the small rural town, with the debate on migration getting more intense and political...

24. Cyprus wants asylum right curbed for irregular migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-asylum-right-curbed-for-irregular-migrants

Cyprus wants action to curb irregular migration to the island, including a suspension of asylum applications for persons entering illegally, a government official said...

25. Greek PM defends migration policy in heated exchange with journalist (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-defends-migration-policy-in-heated-exchange-with-journalist-video

Mitsotakis, whose center-right New Democracy party came to power in 2019, defended his government’s migration policy, calling it “tough but fair”, and said Greece was rescuing hundreds of people at sea since 2015 when it was on the frontline of Europe’s migration crisis....

26. Cyprus: France to help migration talks with African nations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-france-to-help-migration-talks-with-african-nations

France has agreed to help initiate talks between Cyprus and French-speaking African countries for a deal to take back their citizens whose asylum applications have been rejected, the Cypriot interior minister said Saturday....

27. Nouris: 60-100 immigrants pass through the green line every day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-60-100-immigrants-pass-through-the-green-line-every-day

According to the Minister of Interior, Nikos Nouris, 60 to 100 illegal immigrants and asylum seekers cross the green line every day....

28. North calls on Greek Cypriots to cooperate on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-calls-on-greek-cypriots-to-cooperate-on-migration

Turkish Cypriots say the north is in favour of working together with the south on the challenge of irregular migration, calling on Greek Cypriots to address the issue jointly in a 'spirit of cooperation' at a time when Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has been ramping up his rhetoric on drastic measures...

29. Police looking for suspected human smuggler

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-looking-for-suspected-human-smuggler

Police in Cyprus believe that a wanted man in Larnaca is involved in a human smuggling network, following the arrests of his wife and others last week near the buffer zone...

30. Less red tape for asylum seekers but no new options

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-red-tape-for-asylum-seekers-but-no-new-options

Labor minister Zeta Emilianidou says her office has simplified paperwork for the hiring of asylum seekers, but the country's chamber of commerce says cutting red tape and shuffling less paper does not solve staff shortages in fields that are still inaccessible to those applicants...

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