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151. Car ploughs into crowd in Berlin killing one and injuring others

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-ploughs-into-crowd-in-berlin-killing-one-and-injuring-others

One person has been killed and at least a dozen more injured after a car drove into a crowd on a busy Berlin street....

152. Cyprus received 11,000 asylum applications in the first five months of 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/11-000-asylum-applications-in-the-first-five-months-of-2022

Cyprus has received more than 11,000 asylum applications in the first five months of 2022, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has said, noting that the first line EU-member-states, namely, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Spain and Malta are estimated to receive 150,000 asylum seekers....

153. Nouris: Over 150,000 migrants expected this year in southern Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-over-150-000-migrants-expected-this-year-in-southern-europe

Mediterranean countries on major migrant routes into Europe expect over 150,000 arrivals this year as food shortages caused by the Ukraine conflict threaten a new migration wave from Africa and the Middle East....

154. Cyprus targets 'alleged fathers' in immigration scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-targets-alleged-fathers-in-immigration-scheme

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has sent out a cable telling administrators to hold off on issuing any birth certificates in cases where staff may have doubts over the paternity of a child until new legislation can allow sampling DNA from alleged fathers...

155. Refugee drowns after boat enters Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugee-drowns-after-boat-enters-cypriot-waters

An undocumented migrant died in Cypriot waters on Thursday after a boat carrying refugees approached the island in the early morning hours but they did not reach land until hours later...

156. First time asylum seekers in EU increase by 85% in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-time-asylum-seekers-in-eu-increase-by-85-in-february

In February 2022, first-time asylum applications by persons who applied for international protection in EU member states increased by 85% compared to February 2021 and by 3% compared to last January, according to the latest monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service....

157. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

158. Migration officials on alert after unexplained fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-officials-on-alert-after-unexplained-fires

Officials in Cyprus are investigating several fires that broke out at Pournara migrant facility in rural Nicosia, while an investigation into another blaze at apartment building in Larnaca was inconclusive after foreign nationals had to evacuate late at night...

159. Cyprus police reject school shooting plot claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-reject-school-shooting-plot-claim

Shocking allegations about a thwarted school shooting in rural Nicosia have been dismissed by police, who said the claim was blown out of proportion after a parents association official alluded to the incident when he told parliament there was tension in the community due to migration...

160. Cyprus doubles down on immigration policy

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The government in the Republic of Cyprus has renewed its response to migration flows to the island, tasking authorities and lawmakers with tightening measures in a number of areas...

161. Clashes between locals and foreigners continue

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A man has been arrested in the aftermath of a violent altercation between locals and foreigners in Emba, a quiet town in western Cyprus where residents have been up in arms over recent arrivals of Syrian and African refugees...

162. Homes for Ukraine refugee scheme launches in UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homes-for-ukraine-refugee-scheme-launches-in-uk

The government has launched its Homes for Ukraine site for those wanting to host a refugee, with 89,000 signing up within the first day....

163. Anastasiades visits Pournara after reports of unsuitable conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-visits-pournara-after-reports-of-unsuitable-conditions

President Nicos Anastasiades visited Pournara at 9 am this morning after reports surfaced on the unsuitable living conditions of minors being housed at the center. ...

164. Police probe water theft in Chloraka’s refugee complex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-water-theft-in-chloraka-s-refugee-complex

A man has been arrested in Paphos after the local council in Chloraka filed a complaint for illegal tapping of water supply at a controversial apartment complex where hundreds of refugees have been asked to leave...

165. Migrant arrivals in Cyprus increased in January 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-arrivals-in-cyprus-increased-in-january-2022

Frontex publishes report as Justice Minister and Frontex Executive Director discuss border security and migration on Wednesday...

166. Twins reunited with parents after buffer zone ordeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twins-reunited-with-parents-after-buffer-zone-ordeal

Greek Cypriot authorities helped two twins reunite with their family in the north, after the foreign parents got separated from the girls who ended up in the south during a partially foiled illegal crossing attempt...

167. Barber in Cyprus jailed for working outside hours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/barber-in-cyprus-jailed-for-working-outside-hours

A barber in Limassol has been sentenced to two months in prison after he was found guilty of working outside regular hours, with the judge also taking into account a prior conviction due to a pandemic citation...

168. Cyprus-EU sign agreement on return of migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eu-sign-agreement-on-return-of-migrants

In a first, Cyprus and the EU have signed an agreement governing the rules for the return of migrants, and a Memorandum of Understanding is expected to be signed soon, which will detail the actions needed to effectively control migrant flows in Cyprus....

169. 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...

170. 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...

171. 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...

172. 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...

173. 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....

174. 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...

175. 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...

176. 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...

177. From Menogeia to Limnes

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

178. 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...

179. 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...

180. 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....

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