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1. MEP's propose solutions to the growing migration problem in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mep-s-propose-solutions-to-the-growing-migration-problem-in-europe

In a plenary discussion with the Swedish Presidency and President von der Leyen, MEPs presented their views on how to deal with the migratory challenges facing Europe....

2. Wronged worker slams Cyprus over migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wronged-worker-slams-cyprus-over-migration-crisis

Thousands of asylum seekers in Cyprus were sent back to their countries last year but one foreign worker, who feels he has no good options following a dispute with his employer, says many people who come to work on the island are forced to seek asylum because the system is not in their favor...

3. Nouris: 'The cause of Cyprus' immigration problem is Turkey'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-the-cause-of-cyprus-immigration-problem-is-turkey

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Monday that Turkey is the eliciting factor of the migration issue in Cyprus, speaking at a press conference where he presented the work of his Ministry during his term....

4. Cyprus and Austria have common line on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-austria-have-common-line-on-migration

Cyprus and Austria will submit specific proposals next week on issues of cooperation with third countries, on issues of migrant returns and voluntary relocation, announced on Friday by Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris....

5. Migration: Nikos Christodoulides can and wants to deal with it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/migration-nikos-christodoulides-can-and-wants-to-deal-with-it

One of the biggest and most serious problems Cyprus faces now, and one of the biggest challenges, is the issue of migration. Our country must deal with disproportionate flows of migrants, both in relation to its size and resources and in relation to its population....

6. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

7. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

8. Mixed messages as Cyprus offers boosters to visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-messages-as-cyprus-offers-boosters-to-visitors

The Republic of Cyprus is offering to vaccinate short-term foreign visitors against the coronavirus, but the government’s position on booster shots remained unclear in the wake of recent revelations through the Twitter Files about discussions on natural immunity...

9. Leaked UN report on Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-un-report-on-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A draft report by the UN Secretary General on the peacekeeping force in divided Cyprus has been leaked to Greek Cypriot media, prompting political pundits to point to bleak and candid references to a host of divisive issues including...

10. Germany's new 'right to residence' effective as of January 1st 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-s-new-right-to-residence-effective-as-of-january-1st-2023

Germany’s much-discussed Right to Residence and other laws making it easier for foreigners in the country to make their stay legal, move to the country or gain permanent residency there, has become effective today, January 1, 2023....

11. Germany passes law allowing foreigners to easily gain residency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-passes-law-allowing-foreigners-to-easily-gain-residency

Germany’s Federal Parliament, Bundestag, has approved the amendments to the law on the right of residence and asylum for third-country citizens who are already in the country, with a majority of 371 votes....

12. Romania retaliates against Austria's Schengen veto

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/romania-retaliates-against-austria-s-schengen-veto

Romanians that were looking forward to spending winter holidays in Austria’s many tourist destinations have started calling off their bookings, following Austria’s Schengen Veto, which prevents Romania and Bulgaria to join the Schengen Area....

13. 48 asylum seekers transferred to Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/48-asylum-seekers-transferred-to-germany

The pilot voluntary relocation program under the Voluntary Solidarity Mechanism of the European Union has successfully relocated 48 applicants for international protection from Cyprus to Germany, the Ministry of the Interior has announced....

14. Cop screams at Wolt drivers during protest in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-screams-at-wolt-drivers-during-protest-in-cyprus

Wolt drivers in the Republic of Cyprus carried on with demonstrations this week over working conditions and compensation, with one cop known as ‘Black Widow’ getting into a shouting match with food couriers who took to the streets of the capital...

15. 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....

16. 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. ...

17. 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....

18. 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....

19. 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...

20. 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....

21. 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...

22. 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....

23. 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...

24. 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...

25. 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....

26. 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...

27. 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....

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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....

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