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04 February, 2023
 

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91. North calls on Greek Cypriots to cooperate on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-calls-on-greek-cypriots-to-cooperate-on-migration

Turkish Cypriots say the north is in favour of working together with the south on the challenge of irregular migration, calling on Greek Cypriots to address the issue jointly in a 'spirit of cooperation' at a time when Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has been ramping up his rhetoric on drastic measures...

92. Police looking for suspected human smuggler

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-looking-for-suspected-human-smuggler

Police in Cyprus believe that a wanted man in Larnaca is involved in a human smuggling network, following the arrests of his wife and others last week near the buffer zone...

93. Less red tape for asylum seekers but no new options

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-red-tape-for-asylum-seekers-but-no-new-options

Labor minister Zeta Emilianidou says her office has simplified paperwork for the hiring of asylum seekers, but the country's chamber of commerce says cutting red tape and shuffling less paper does not solve staff shortages in fields that are still inaccessible to those applicants...

94. Government issues decree to allow employment of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/political-asylum

The Cyprus government has issued a decree making it easier for companies to hire political asylum seekers in Cyprus....

95. Limbo in a blue tent: African asylum-seekers stuck on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/limbo-in-a-blue-tent-african-asylum-seekers-stuck-on-cyprus

It seems a strange place to pitch a tent. Plump in the middle of the United Nations-patrolled buffer zone that has divided Cyprus along ethnic lines since 1974,...

96. Asylum seekers arrested in Chloraka raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-arrested-in-chloraka-raid

Ten asylum seekers have been arrested in Paphos district according to local reports, citing a violation of an emergency law issued last December that bans international protection applicants from residing in Chloraka...

97. Cyprus won’t sign pact if EU doesn’t budge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-won-t-sign-pact-if-eu-doesn-t-budge

A letter to the Home Affairs commissioner sent by the MED5 ministers warns Brussels that front line states won’t sign the new pact on migration and asylum unless their demand for a 'balanced' agreement is met...

98. Shocking details emerge after pushback in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-after-pushback-in-cyprus

More shocking details have emerged about a Syrian refugee’s ordeal in Cyprus, with police saying they were unaware last month they were separating a pregnant woman from her family during a pushback while some members of a House committee told a different story...

99. Low birth rate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-low-birth-rate

A meeting was held by the Parliamentary Committee. Of great concern was the issue of low birth rates in Cyprus....

100. Syrian mom with newborn beats Cyprus pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-mom-with-newborn-beats-pushback-in-cyprus

A pregnant woman who reached Cyprus on a refugee boat last month has given birth to a boy, while the rest of her family and other passengers who were pushed back to Lebanon were said to be facing deportation to Syria...

101. People turned away at walk-in vaccination center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/people-turned-away-at-walk-in-vaccination-center

Health officials in Nicosia were turning away people including foreign persons of alien immigration status, who stood in line in hot Friday weather for a walk-in vaccination...

102. Wildfires roar back to life near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-roar-back-to-life-near-athens

Wildfires north of Athens leapt back to life on Thursday as searing conditions persisted and emergency crews battled blazes across Greece for a third day running...

103. Cyprus to vaccinate aliens but details unclear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-vaccinate-aliens-but-details-unclear

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has announced a new program aimed at vaccinating foreign persons of alien status, but details remained unclear regarding specific groups including undocumented individuals...

104. Asylum seekers stuck in Cyprus' buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-stuck-in-cyprus-buffer-zone

Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris says the ordeal of three Cameroonians currently stuck in the buffer zone could end if EU fellow members agreed to take them in, with reports saying the bloc is still looking for consensus on migration policy but nothing has been agreed to date...

105. Marine patrol chased out of northern waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marine-patrol-chased-out-of-northern-waters

A Greek Cypriot police vessel was chased out of an area north of Tylliria, with reports saying shots were fired before an encounter with a Turkish coast guard vessel came to an end, while a Turkish Cypriot statement denies such an incident ever took place...

106. Fast food drivers pulled over by police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fast-food-drivers-pulled-over-by-police

Three deliverymen in Paphos were arrested during random road inspections by immigration police officers, who said the job contracts had not been properly stamped, while additional reports said the young men were asylum seekers who had a right to work...

107. Labor exploitation case filed in Nicosia court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labor-exploitation-case-filed-in-nicosia-court

A man in rural Nicosia, who was arrested in early June on charges related to human trafficking and labor exploitation, was one of 229 suspects detained all over Europe during an operation coordinated by Europol...

108. Workers detained as hotel industry scrambles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-workers-detained-as-hotel-industry-scrambles

Five people in Paphos district were taken to a police station for questioning after immigration police officers raided a local hotel suspected of employing workers unlawfully...

109. Cyprus turns refugee boat back to Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-turns-refugee-boat-back-to-lebanon

Dozens of refugees who were on board a vessel spotted off Cyprus on Sunday returned to their point of departure in Lebanon, contradicting earlier reports that the boat had been escorted to Cape Greco...

110. Two Menoyia escapees apprehended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-menoyia-escapees-apprehended

Two escapees facing deportation at Menoyia Immigration Detention Center were apprehended by police on Monday over a dozen miles away, following a large-scale operation including air support...

111. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

112. MED 5 want EU to act as one on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med-5-want-eu-to-act-as-one-on-migration

The interior ministers of the five Mediterranean countries on the front line of mass migration to Europe want their European Union partners to share the burden more equitably...

113. EU frontline ministers talk migration in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-frontline-ministers-talk-migration-in-athens

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris is in Athens this weekend where he is attending a MED5 meeting on immigration, with some of the bloc’s Mediterranean members tackling issues stemming from Brussels’ new migration proposals that divide the union...

114. Cyprus scrambles to reduce asylum backlog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-reduce-asylum-backlog

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is moving forward with rejections of asylum applications under new, faster procedures to clear a system backlog, with Europe seeking a comprehensive solution and a commissioner calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate illegal pushbacks...

115. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

116. Critics slam 'Trump-like' fence installed in Nicosia suburb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-slam-trump-like-fence-installed-in-nicosia-suburb

The government came under fire on Tuesday over a decision to lay razor wire along a section of the Astromeritis buffer zone in the Nicosia district....

117. Brussels concerned over Pournara refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-concerned-over-pournara-refugees

The Republic of Cyprus’ handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp remains on Brussels’ radar, with a host of different challenges raising questions over how the European Union and some member states can get on the same page without resorting to legal battles...

118. Pournara residents 'fired up' about leaving camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-residents-fired-up-about-leaving

More protests took place at Pournara on Wednesday, after asylum seekers with grievances reportedly set a tent on fire while some camp residents managed to leave camp...

119. Jordan supports Cyprus solution based on UN resolutions, Ambassador says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordan-supports-cyprus-solution-based-on-un-resolutions-ambassador-says

Jordan’s Ambassador to Cyprus Mohamed El-Fayez affirmed on Tuesday his country’s support for a resolution of the Cyprus Problem on the basis of relevant UN resolutions....

120. Asylum seekers at Pournara breach gate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-at-pournara-breach-gate

A group of asylum seekers at Nicosia’s Pournara camp got a brief taste of freedom on Wednesday, after residents breached the front gate during a protest against long-term detention at the migration facility...

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