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1. Scholz OK's transfer of 500 asylum seekers from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scholz-ok-s-transfer-of-500-asylum-seekers-from-cyprus

Germany's solidarity with Cyprus on the migration issue was conveyed to President Nicos Anastasiades by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who, during their recent meeting in Berlin, expressed his country's intention to receive 500 asylum seekers from Cyprus....

2. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

3. Brussels urging guidelines for NGO boats in the midst of France-Italy migrant dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-urging-guidelines-for-ngo-boats-in-the-midst-of-france-italy-migrant-dispute

The European Commission is pushing to create guidelines for the NGO boats rescuing migrants off Europe’s shores as part of a plan to reduce the number of asylum seekers heading to the Continent....

4. Kasoulides negotiates migrant repatriations with Congo and Cameroon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-negotiates-migrant-repatriations-with-congo-and-cameroon

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, discussed with his counterparts from the Congo and Cameroon the start of bilateral negotiations with the aim of reaching agreements for the readmission of migrants, the Ministry said on Tuesday in a written statement....

5. Asylum seeker says she was gangraped at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-says-she-was-gangraped-at-pournara

An asylum seeker says she was raped by five men at Pournara migrant camp, with police confirming a complaint has been filed but no suspects have yet been identified...

6. Effective management of the migration issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-effective-management-of-the-migration-issue

Migration flows to Europe from Africa and Asia are becoming increasingly influenced by geopolitical realities and socioeconomic developments....

7. Mass arrest warrants issued after Pournara clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-arrest-warrants-issued-after-pournara-clash

A whopping 75 arrest warrants have been signed by a Nicosia judge following clashes at a migrant camp last week, with police seeking to capture all suspects after the interior minister vowed to deport anyone involved in the incident...

8. Sizable migrant flows pushing national asylum systems to breaking point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sizable-migrant-flows-pushing-national-asylum-systems-to-breaking-point

The disproportionate migratory flows have led to a situation of force majeure, forcing to their limits the national asylum and reception systems, said Interior Minister Nicos Nouris....

9. Police detain one person after Pournara incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-detain-one-person-after-pournara-incident

An asylum seeker in Cyprus was arrested over the weekend following an incident at Pournara migrant camp on Friday, when police made use of tear gas as people fled the overcrowded facility, with the interior minister vowing to expel anyone involved in clashes that also led to two tents catching fire...

10. Cypriot president meets pope at the Vatican

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-meets-pope-at-the-vatican

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, with the two men reportedly discussing bilateral issues including refugees following the Holy Father’s visit to the divided island last year...

11. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

12. Turks slam Greeks over fake ‘push-forward’ story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-slam-greeks-over-fake-‘push-forward-story

Turkey has slammed Greece’s migration minister over a video tweet allegedly showing members of the Turkish coast guard beating refugees during an alleged push-forward, with Ankara rushing to provide context and accusing Greek media of failing to properly retract a fabricated story...

13. Britain mulling asylum ban on English Channel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-mulling-asylum-ban-on-english-channel-migrants

The United Kingdom’s Minister, Suella Braverman, has said that it will introduce a new plan which would prohibit the entry of migrants who cross the English Channel from claiming asylum....

14. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

15. NETFLIX airs film on Cypriot 'utopian' prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netflix-airs-film-on-cypriot-utopian-prison

The highly-anticipated NETFLIX documentary on Cyprus’ central prison aired this week, with the star of the series showing disbelief at the 'utopian' penitentiary that went from suicides to weddings under the direction of a reformist warden...

16. Increasing number of asylum seekers using fake documents to leave Cyprus for Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increasing-number-of-asylum-seekers-using-fake-documents-to-leave-cyprus-for-europe

The number of people attempting to leave the territory of Cyprus by using fake documents has been increasing in the last few months....

17. Cyprus hopeful about EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopeful-about-eu-migration-pact

The interior ministry in the Republic of Cyprus says an EU council draft that makes adoption of asylum and migration rules a priority includes a Green Line reference, seen by Nicosia as an important step in its attempt to block flows from the northern part seen by the south as 'instruments of Turkey'...

18. Presidential contender flies to Congo to pave way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-flies-to-congo-to-pave-way

Cypriot presidential candidate Averof Neophytou has dipped his toes into the refugee relocation debate in Congo, where he met with officials during a lightning daytrip this week, saying it was an effort on his part to carry forward a repatriation agreement between the island and the former Zaire...

19. Refugees transfer boats in high sea pushback off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-transfer-boats-in-high-sea-maneuver-off-cyprus

About a hundred presumptive refugees, whose boat was blocked from entering Cypriot waters on Monday night, were reportedly transferred to another vessel bound for Lebanon over their objections...

20. Erdogan: Turkey has saved thousands left to die by Greece in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-has-saved-thousands-left-to-die-by-greece-in-the-aegean

Turkey has saved the lives of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers that were illegally pushed back by Greece, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed on Monday....

21. Turkey pushed migrants into Greece, according to minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-pushed-migrants-into-greece-according-to-minister

A group of 38 migrants, including a heavily pregnant woman, have been found stranded on a tiny, unnamed island along the Turkish-Greek border....

22. EC to fund migration infrastructure in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-to-fund-migration-infrastructure-in-cyprus

The European Commission has announced it will be funding new projects to support the reception, asylum process and repatriation of migrants in Cyprus, Italy, Spain, Greece, and Poland....

23. The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-parallels-between-athens-in-2011-and-nicosia-in-2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a young man from Pakistan in old Nicosia have come to light....

24. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

25. Cyprus upgraded to Tier 1 in US Trafficking in Persons report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upgraded-to-tier-1-in-us-trafficking-in-persons-report

The Ministry of Justice and Public Order has welcomed the US State Department's Trafficking in Persons report for 2022 released on Tuesday noting the upgrade of Cyprus to Tier 1 status. ...

26. African in Cyprus tired of other blacks acting out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/african-in-cyprus-tired-of-other-blacks-acting-out

A man from Africa, who was interviewed by reporters in Paphos following a house fire incident in Emba, spoke of a 'black mentality' as one of the reasons why sometimes locals were apprehensive about asylum seekers...

27. Asylum applicants can now register at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-applicants-can-now-register-at-pournara

Asylum seekers will hand in their registration applications at the Pournara Temporary Reception Center starting Tuesday, Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Anastasia Anthousi, said on Monday. ...

28. Mayor, minister trade barbs over fallen balconies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mayor-minister-trade-barbs-over-fallen-balconies

The collapse of two balconies in Paphos last week has stirred up debate about asylum seekers being cramped into old apartments, but an expert in the field says local tenants are also part of the problem as there are no laws that would force them to vacate a building in need of maintenance...

29. Cyprus defends migration stance for ‘love of country’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-migration-stance-for-‘love-of-country

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says he would be happy if the Republic of Cyprus could bring down irregular migration by following the example of Greece, a country facing EU criticism over ‘violent’ deportations, with the Cypriot official calling on fellow citizens to show their 'love of country'...

30. Retail trade in the grip of inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retail-trade-in-the-grip-of-inflation

The market is under intense pressure due to the inflationary trends of recent months with consumers appearing hesitant on their trips to retail stores. More shoppers are looking for special offers and refraining from impulsive buys....

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