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31. Europeans have grown weary of welcoming asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europeans-have-grown-weary-of-welcoming-asylum-seekers

Negotiations for the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum are nearing completion, set to be finalized this month. Contrary to expectations, the pact is anticipated to exacerbate rather than remedy the EU's asylum and reception challenges....

32. €6M fund faces scrutiny in migrant returns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€6m-fund-faces-scrutiny-in-migrant-returns

A recent evaluation conducted by the Audit Office sheds light on the challenges faced by the Police in detecting and repatriating irregular migrants and asylum seekers....

33. 'Hands off my tahinopita!'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/hands-off-my-tahinopita

The Auditor-General hinted at the President's earnings during his tenure as Government Spokesperson, prompting Victor Papadopoulos to respond that everything was known and legal....

34. Cyprus sees 33% drop in new asylum applications, compared to 19% EU increase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-33-drop-in-new-asylum-applications-compared-to-19-eu-increase

In August 2023, the European Union saw a 19% increase in new asylum seekers compared to the same period in 2022, with 91,735 applications recorded. ...

35. Cyprus Bar Association under scrutiny for alleged misleading of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bar-association-under-scrutiny-for-alleged-misleading-of-asylum-seekers

The President of the Pancypriot Bar Association, Michalis Vorkas, has confirmed today that the association is facing complaints from the Ministry of the Interior regarding allegations of lawyers misleading asylum seekers....

36. Cyprus races to accommodate migrants at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-races-to-accommodate-migrants-at-pournara

In response to the escalating conflict in the Middle East, the Republic of Cyprus has submitted a formal request for assistance to the European Union....

37. Cyprus leads EU in asylum seeker returns, 4th in deportations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-in-asylum-seeker-returns-4th-in-deportations

Cyprus ranks first among the EU member states in the percentage of returns on new asylum seekers applications, Interior Ministry announced Thursday....

38. 25 new asylum examiners to speed processing and deter migrant arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/25-new-asylum-examiners-to-speed-processing-and-deter-migrant-arrivals

The Asylum Service of Cyprus has taken a significant step to enhance the efficiency of processing asylum applications by appointing 25 additional asylum examiners, according to Minister of Interior Constantinos Ioannou....

39. Sweden's military called to combat daily shootings and bombings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-s-military-called-to-combat-daily-shootings-and-bombings

Sweden’s prime minister on Thursday said that he’s summoned the head of the military to discuss how the armed forces can help police deal with an unprecedented crime wave that has shocked the country with almost daily shootings and bombings....

40. Italy's cry for help: Facing a migrant surge amid EU discord

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-cry-for-help-facing-a-migrant-surge-amid-eu-discord

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has appealed for greater European support as her country confronts a surge of people fleeing north Africa, amid growing tensions between Rome and other EU capitals over migration policy....

41. Debate rages over Cyprus' efforts to deter migration through benefit cuts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-rages-over-cyprus-efforts-to-deter-migration-through-benefit-cuts

A discussion about the benefits for asylum seekers has arisen recently due to violent and racist incidents in Chloraka and Limassol last week....

42. In a historic first, asylum applications drop by 51%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-historic-first-asylum-applications-drop-by-51

Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced today that, for the first time in Cyprus' immigrant history, there has been a shift in the balance between migrant arrivals and departures....

43. Cyprus sees sharp drop in asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-sharp-drop-in-asylum-applications

Cyprus has witnessed a significant decline in new asylum applications from non-EU countries, according to recently released data from Eurostat, the EU's statistical service....

44. Chloraka complex ''Agios Nikolaos'' shut down as President tightens security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloraka-complex-agios-nikolaos-shut-down-as-president-tightens-security

In response to recent incidents, President Nicos Christodoulides convened a meeting at the Presidential Palace to address the situation in Chloraka. ...

45. Cyprus enhances migration management with new facilities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enhances-migration-management-with-new-facilities

Cyprus took a significant step in enhancing its capacity to manage migration pressures by signing a contract for the construction of a reception center for around 1,000 people and a pre-departure center for approximately 800 people. ...

46. USA: NYC grapples with migrant crisis as hundreds sleep outside Roosevelt Hotel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-nyc-grapples-with-migrant-crisis-as-hundreds-sleep-outside-roosevelt-hotel

Hundreds of migrants have been sleeping outside of Manhattan's Roosevelt Hotel for a second day in a row - as NYC Mayor Eric Adams said the crisis is 'not over.'...

47. Interior Minister says barbed wire plan 'impractical and politically risky'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-says-barbed-wire-plan-impractical-and-politically-risky

In a recent statement, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou deemed the idea of placing barbed wire along the Green Line to handle migrant flows as practically impossible and politically dangerous. ...

48. Ambulance races to the scene in Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ambulance-races-to-the-scene-in-protaras

A tragedy occurred in a coastal area of Protaras on Wednesday (26/07). ...

49. Interior Ministry implements stricter measures for new asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-implements-stricter-measures-for-new-asylum-seekers

The Interior Ministry of Cyprus announced on Wednesday that international protection applicants who have arrived in the Republic of Cyprus from January 1, 2023, onwards will not be considered eligible candidates for the voluntary relocation program....

50. More asylum seekers relocated to France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-france

On July 12, 2023, another group of asylum seekers, totaling 51 individuals, was voluntarily relocated from the Republic of Cyprus to France. The relocation was carried out through the collaborative efforts of the Ministry of Interior, ...

51. Asylum seeker trends: Declining numbers and shifting origins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-trends-declining-numbers-and-shifting-origins

According to data obtained by "K" from the Asylum Service of the Ministry of Interior, the top five countries of origin for asylum seekers and the number of applications received in June 2023 are as follows:...

52. Migrant reception center in Kofinou inaugurated today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-reception-center-in-kofinou-inaugurated-today

The inauguration of the first phase of construction works at the International Protection Applicant Reception Center in Kofinou, upgraded with the support of the European Asylum Agency (EUAA), took place today, conducted by the Minister of Interior, Konstantinos Ioannou, along with Nina Gregory, the Executive Director of EUAA, and Beate Gminder, Deputy Director-General in the Directorate-General for Internal Affairs of the EU....

53. Asylum seeker returns to exceed 4,300

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-returns-to-exceed-4-300

Returns of asylum seekers so far in 2023 have exceeded 4,370 and are significantly higher compared to last year when they were 2,353, the Minister of Internal Affairs Constantinos Ioannou has said....

54. Man caught with fake passport bound for Ireland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-caught-with-fake-passport-bound-for-ireland

Police in Paphos arrested two individuals for forgery and identity fraud....

55. Media and UNHCR collaborate to foster a welcoming environment for refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/media-and-unhcr-collaborate-to-foster-a-welcoming-environment-for-refugees

During a meeting held on World Refugee Day, the Cyprus Media Ethics Committee, the Union of Cyprus Journalists, and the UNHCR Country Office in Cyprus gathered at the Journalist House in Nicosia to discuss...

56. Ex ‘superminister’ defends proposal after boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-‘superminister-defends-proposal-after-boat-disaster

A Cypriot former minister known for his tough stance on migration wants a yay or nay on his proposal where asylum applications could be filed abroad, a measure not supported by some capitals including Berlin, which may be having second thoughts in the aftermath of a boat disaster in Greece...

57. Visa fraud scandal widens after airport arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visa-fraud-scandal-widens-after-airport-arrest

Cyprus Police made headway in an investigation into visa fraud over the weekend, following an airport arrest in connection with an illegal network where Syrians rejected for refugee status ended up paying middlemen for subsidiary protection...

58. US hails Cyprus for its efforts in combating human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-hails-cyprus-for-its-efforts-in-combating-human-trafficking

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus has been recognized for its serious and sustained efforts in combating human trafficking, according to the annual report released by the U.S. State Department. ...

59. Questions emerge after deadly migrant boat incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-after-deadly-migrant-boat-incident

Questions emerged about a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants that sank Wednesday off the coast of Greece, with new reports adding to confusion over the approach towards the trawler by Greek authorities...

60. Dozens drown in deadly migrant shipwreck off Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-17-refugees-die-after-fishing-vessel-sinks-off-greece

At least 32 migrants drowned early on Wednesday when their boat capsized and sank off Greece, the country’s coast guard said...

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