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61. Greek position on EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-position-on-eu-migration-pact

Greece’s position regarding the future of the migration and asylum pact that the European Commission is expected to table in the coming months rests on three fundamental principles: a European solution to a European challenge, a fair system that will stand the test of time, and the preservation of the European Union’s core values as enshrined in the EU Treaty....

62. Iranian wins appeal against Asylum office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-wins-appeal-against-asylum-office

A coordinator from an Iranian university, who was refused asylum in the Republic of Cyprus, was vindicated but the Supreme Court this week after it emerged that his case was adjudicated based on a flawed Google search...

63. Armed patrols begin this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-patrols-begin-this-weekend

Armed soldiers and police officers will very soon be holding joint patrols in downtown Nicosia, with the justice minister saying the measures are being taken to combat crime, terrorism, and illegal immigration...

64. Minister determined to fight ‘green line abuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-determined-to-fight-‘green-line-abuse

The Cypriot government is cautiously moving forward with plans to reduce illegal migration to Cyprus through the north, including checkpoint stations and surveillance of remote areas along the Green Line...

65. Refugees picked up off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-picked-up-off-cape-greco

Over two dozen undocumented migrants were rescued off the coast of Cyprus on Thursday, after their boat was spotted by a coast guard vessel patrolling the waters near Cape Greco...

66. Asylum seekers spotted in east Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-spotted-in-east-nicosia

A diverse group of undocumented migrants was spotted in eastern Nicosia on Thursday morning, with police saying a pregnant woman among them was taken to hospital...

67. Two dead in Greek migrant camp fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-dead-in-greek-migrant-camp-fire

A mother and child died in a fire started by rioting migrants at the identification and reception center of Moria on the southeastern Aegean island of Lesvos on Sunday, the state-run Athens-Macedonian News Agency has reported...

68. Syrian loses appeal on national security grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-loses-appeal-on-national-security-grounds

A Syrian asylum seeker suspected of terrorism ties is being held lawfully in Cyprus according to a court ruling, after the suspect had filed an appeal over his arrest and lengthy detention...

69. Cyprus ready to push on migration question

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-to-push-on-migration-question

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides is drafting a letter for his EU counterparts, in which he is expected to formally ask for a number of individuals under protection status in the Republic of Cyprus to be relocated to other member states...

70. Cyprus and Greece strike a chord on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-strike-a-chord-on-migration

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says immigration and refugee issues are of “national importance” during comments on return policies for undocumented migrants throughout the EU...

71. Syrians trapped at Ercan head to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrians-trapped-at-ercan-head-to-turkey

Turkish Cypriot officials say Ankara has decided to host 50 Syrians who have been trapped in Ercan airport due to visa issues...

72. Two arrested in food stamp scam in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-in-food-stamp-scam

A civil servant and another person were remanded in custody on Thursday, in connection with a suspected scam over food stamps and rent vouchers destined for foreign low-income beneficiaries...

73. Cyprus on the right track to combat trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-the-right-track-to-combat-trafficking

A US report says the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, while also offering recommendations for improving prosecution of criminals and offering assistance to victims...

74. A party dedicated to refugees at Faneromeni

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-party-dedicated-to-refugees-at-faneromeni

75. Undocumented migrants rescued off Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/undocumented-migrants-rescued-off-larnaca

Over a dozen Syrian presumptive refugees have been rescued Sunday night off the coast of Cape Greco, including three children and a pregnant woman...

76. Legislators in stalemate over asylum bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legislators-in-stalemate-over-asylum-bill

Members of parliament are up in arms over an asylum bill amendment aimed at banning automatic deportations for refugees who file for protection out of fear of their life...

77. Illegal migrant arrivals fall but stronger borders needed, says Frontex chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-migrant-arrivals-fall-but-stronger-borders-needed-says-frontex-chief

The number of illegal migrants entering the European Union fell sharply for the third year in a row in 2018 but arrivals remain high and stronger border controls are needed, the head of the EU's border control agency Frontex said Wednesday....

78. Refugees reach Cyprus in poor weather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-reach-cyprus-in-poor-weather

A total of 31 Syrian refugees managed to reach Cyprus on Tuesday early morning, despite cold weather and poor conditions at sea...

79. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus safe and sound

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-safe-and-sound

An inflatable boat with twenty Syrian refugees on board arrived in Cyprus on Monday, following a two-day trip in the open sea that started in Lebanon...

80. Syrian refugees land north, head south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-land-north-head-south

A boatload of Syrian refugees arrived in Cyprus on Sunday morning, with 34 asylum seekers reaching dry land in the north and then crossing over to the south....

81. More refugees arrive in Cyprus across the divide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-refugees-arrive-in-cyprus-across-the-divide

Two boats with Syrian refugees reached Cypriot shores separately on Tuesday, with one ending up in the north and the other apprehended by Republic of Cyprus authorities in the south...

82. EU migrant relocation mechanism needed says Anastasiades in Salzburg

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-migrant-relocation-mechanism-needed-says-anastasiades-in-salzburg

83. OSCE praises Cyprus efforts to combat human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/osce-praises-cyprus-efforts-to-combat-human-trafficking

Following the unprecedented disruption of a sex trafficking ring in Cyprus, OSCE’s Combating Trafficking in Human Beings praised the country for its progress in combating human trafficking and urged agencies to seek ways for even better coordination...

84. Latest boatload of refugees prompts Cabinet meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latest-boatload-of-refugees-prompts-cabinet-meeting

Twenty presumptive refugees, mainly women and children, arrived in the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, prompting a partial Cabinet meeting on Tuesday in the wake of recent undocumented arrivals...

85. Asylum seeker behind bars for multiple offences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-behind-bars-for-multiple-offences

An asylum seeker is facing multiple charges following his arrest, when he pulled a knife during an argument at Kofinou Reception Center...

86. More refugees picked up in Nicosia and Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-refugees-picked-up-in-nicosia-and-paphos

About 30 refugees on foot were picked up in the last 24 hours in Nicosia and Paphos, with authorities trying to ascertain the circumstances under which they reached the Republic of Cyprus...

87. Refugees picked up along a Nicosia road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-picked-up-along-a-nicosia-road

Over a dozen refugees were picked up Monday morning while walking along a rural area outside Nicosia, about nine kilometres west of the Kokkinotrimithia refugee camp...

88. Nicosia ups pressure on EU migration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ups-pressure-on-eu-migration-policy

Nicosia is pushing for a single EU migration policy that would make refugee redistribution not only mandatory but also relative to population sizes of member states...

89. Greece agrees to return of asylum seekers, German gov't says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-agrees-to-return-of-asylum-seekers-german-gov-t-says

The German government says Greece has agreed to take back migrants who apply for asylum there and later turn up at Germany's border with Austria....

90. Four arrested after entering forbidden area near Turkish border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-after-entering-forbidden-area-near-turkish-border

Four Turkish nationals appeared Friday before a prosecutor in Orestiada, northeastern Greece, after being arrested Thursday in a forbidden military area in Evros, the river border separating Greece from Turkey....

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