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08 December, 2022
 

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1. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

2. Migrant makes history by paragliding into the EU (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-makes-history-by-paragliding-into-the-eu-video

This is the moment a migrant makes history by becoming the first documented person to paraglide across Spain’s southern border with Morocco and make it onto European soil....

3. 18.5 thousand irregular migrants crossed the Green Line this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-5-thousand-irregular-migrants-crossed-the-green-line-this-year

Members of the EU High-Level Network on Returns will communicate to the EU and their countries the true dimension and source of the Republic of Cyprus's migrant flow problem, which is none other than the crossing of migrants through the Green Line....

4. 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....

5. Austria to EU: Deport refugees to Rwanda pending asylum approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-to-eu-deport-refugees-to-rwanda-pending-asylum-approval

The Austrian Interior Minister, Gerhard Karner, has called for the EU to establish asylum procedures in safe third countries, similar to models that Denmark and the United Kingdom have agreed to operate....

6. 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. ...

7. 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....

8. 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....

9. Nurses and midwives from the Ukraine can register in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nurses-and-midwives-from-the-ukraine-can-register-in-cyprus

Ukrainian nurses and midwives who have sought asylum in the Republic of Cyprus may apply to be included at the Registry of Nurses and Midwives in the country on the basis of an EU recommendation to do with the recognition of professional qualifications of people forced to flee Ukraine due to the war....

10. 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...

11. Immigration as a matter of national survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-as-a-matter-of-national-survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, undoubtedly ranks first in the hierarchy of Cypriot citizens' concerns....

12. Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iranian-who-inspired-‘the-terminal-dies-at-paris-airport

An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said....

13. 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....

14. 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...

15. 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....

16. Officers probed after arrests in Paphos migration unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-probed-after-arrests-in-paphos-migration-unit

Police union officials are crying foul over an independent inquiry that has been launched to investigate a complaint following the arrest of a Syrian family last week at a district migration office in Paphos...

17. 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...

18. More people continue to seek asylum in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-people-continue-to-seek-asylum-in-the-eu

A total of 66,545 first-time asylum applications for international protections were filed by non-EU citizens in the European states in July – 265 more than in the previous months, scoring an increase of 0.4 percent....

19. 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...

20. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-at-it-again-over-buck-naked-refugees

A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

21. 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....

22. 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...

23. 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....

24. Police concerned over increasing number of forged travel documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-concerned-over-increasing-number-of-forged-travel-documents

The increase in cases of identity fraud and presentation of fake documents, during passport controls at the airports of Cyprus, was the subject of a meeting that took place recently at the Police Headquarters, under the Deputy Chief of Police, Demetris Demetriou....

25. US Embassy in Moscow tells citizens to leave immediately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embassy-in-moscow-tells-citizens-to-leave-immediately

The United States Embassy in Moscow has told all Americans left to leave immediately to avoid being conscripted into Vladimir Putin's mobilized army....

26. 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...

27. Greece accuses EU of using Med countries like a refugee ‘parking lot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-accuses-eu-of-using-med-countries-like-a-refugee-‘parking-lot

Greece on Monday urged the European Union to lift movement restrictions for refugees recognized by individual nations, accusing the bloc of applying a double standard when dealing with Ukrainians fleeing the war compared with the victims of other conflicts....

28. 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...

29. 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....

30. Turkish dissident detained after brutal assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-dissident-detained-after-brutal-assault

A foreign national is in remanded custody in Cyprus after being accused of kidnapping a man in Ayia Napa as well as assaulting him and his former girlfriend in her apartment in Paralimni...

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