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31. Cyprus urges EU support for Lebanon amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-eu-support-for-lebanon-amid-migration-challenges

The Cypriot government is pleading with the European Union (EU) for financial support for Lebanon to bolster its border management efforts, according to a report by our Brussels correspondent, George Kakouris. ...

32. Cyprus faces migration crisis amid infrastructure strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-migration-crisis-amid-infrastructure-strain

Cyprus is facing a mounting migration crisis as data obtained by K on Thursday reveals a surge in illegal immigrant arrivals, straining the government's resources and raising concerns about a humanitarian emergency....

33. Mexico cuts ties with Ecuador after Embassy raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexico-cuts-ties-with-ecuador-after-embassy-raid

Mexico announced the severance of diplomatic ties with Ecuador following a tumultuous incident at the Mexican embassy in Quito. The event unfolded when Ecuadorian police forcibly entered the embassy to arrest former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas, ...

34. 2,540 Ukrainian refugees denied protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-540-ukrainian-refugees-denied-protection

About 2,540 Ukrainian refugees have been suspended from temporary protection in the Netherlands since March 4, 2024. They are now forced to seek safety in the country or leave. ...

35. Cyprus seeks EU aid amid migration surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seeks-eu-aid-amid-migration-surge

In response to increased migration flows, particularly from Syrians in Lebanon, Cyprus urges EU aid for Lebanon and steps up surveillance to prevent boat departures, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou reports....

36. Interior Ministry clarifies asylum seeker employment rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-clarifies-asylum-seeker-employment-rights

In a recent statement, Cyprus' Interior Ministry provided clarity regarding the right to work for asylum seekers. According to the statement, all asylum seekers, regardless of origin, are not permitted to access employment until nine months have passed from the date of their asylum application....

37. Boat spotted off Cape Greco carrying 22 migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boat-spotted-off-cape-greco-carrying-22-migrants

Another boat with irregular migrants was spotted around 12:25 by radar in the maritime area of Cape Greco, a picturesque stretch of coastline known for its rugged cliffs and clear blue waters. ...

38. President Christodoulides' candid year-one address

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-candid-year-one-address

In a televised address marking the completion of his first year in office, President Nikos Christodoulides highlighted the achievements and priorities of his administration. Emphasizing transparency and accountability, the President outlined the following key areas of focus:...

39. Interior Minister calls for urgent refugee return evaluation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-calls-for-urgent-refugee-return-evaluation

Minister for the Interior Constantinos Ioannou raised the need to review the status of Syria as a safe or not destination for the purposes of returning of refugees and migrants, during his intervention at the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the EU, according to a press release....

40. Asylum appeals in Cyprus skyrocket to 472%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-appeals-in-cyprus-skyrocket-to-472

A dramatic increase of 472% in appeals before the Administrative Court of International Protection by asylum seekers and foreigners has been reported between 2020 and 2023,...

41. German President concludes historic state visit (a rundown with images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-president-concludes-historic-state-visit-a-rundown-with-images

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier embarked on a significant state visit to Cyprus, marking a historic milestone in bilateral relations. During his visit, President Steinmeier engaged in a range of activities aimed at strengthening ties and addressing critical issues....

42. US Senate approves $95.3B aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senate-approves-$95-3b-aid-package-for-ukraine-israel-and-taiwan

The Senate approved a $95.3 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan early Tuesday, overcoming resistance from a group of Republicans who argued that the U.S. should prioritize domestic issues. The vote, passing 70-29, came after a night of debate....

43. German President engages with residents at Kofinou Refugee Center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-president-engages-with-residents-at-kofinou-refugee-center

The President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, will visit the Reception and Hospitality Center for International Protection Applicants in Kofinou on Tuesday as part of his official visit to Cyprus....

44. German President's Cyprus visit marks new diplomatic era

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-president-s-cyprus-visit-marks-new-diplomatic-era

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier begins contacts on Monday as part of his state visit to Cyprus between 11-13 February at the invitation of the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides....

45. Minister highlights smallest resident population at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-highlights-smallest-resident-population-at-pournara

The outlook for Cyprus in relation to migration is positive, as in 2023 a 46% reduction in irregular migrant applications and a 66% increase in returns have been achieved, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou said on Wednesday....

46. German president Steinmeier embarks on first ever state visit to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-president-steinmeier-embarks-on-first-ever-state-visit-to-cyprus

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will carry out a state visit to Cyprus between 11-13 February at the invitation of the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides....

47. Spain urges Morocco to stem transit asylum claims amidst rising numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-urges-morocco-to-stem-transit-asylum-claims-amidst-rising-numbers

The Spanish government has formally requested Morocco's cooperation in preventing Senegalese passport holders, lacking a Schengen visa in the past two years, from boarding flights with layovers in Spain until February 19. ...

48. Man files UN complaint against Spain over border tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-files-un-complaint-against-spain-over-border-tragedy

A 25-year-old individual from Cameroon, who identified himself under the pseudonym Ludovic, has lodged a complaint with the United Nations against Spain, alleging multiple violations of the convention against torture....

49. ELAM's shadow: Unveiling the far-right's fascist roots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-s-shadow-unveiling-the-far-right-s-fascist-roots

''Nazis or just another populist party?'' This has been the question in Germany for years regarding the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD)....

50. Interior Minister urges EU action on border surveillance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-urges-eu-action-on-border-surveillance

Cyprus' Minister for the Interior, Konstantinos Ioannou, emphasized the necessity for the European Union to collaborate with third countries in enhancing border surveillance, particularly the maritime border with Lebanon....

51. Nicosia operation nets 11 arrests in illegal residence crackdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-operation-nets-11-arrests-in-illegal-residence-crackdown

In a coordinated operation aimed at combating illegal residence within the Republic of Cyprus, police arrested 11 individuals in the Nicosia district....

52. EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson visits Cyprus to discuss migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-ylva-johansson-visits-cyprus-to-discuss-migration

Commissioner for Internal Affairs, Ylva Johansson, will visit Cyprus on Tuesday, as part of her ongoing tour in Greece and Cyprus, to discuss migration management as well as the implementation of the EU Action Plan for the Eastern Mediterranean route....

53. Children among 26 migrants in Famagusta arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-among-26-migrants-in-famagusta-arrival

In a poignant tale of resilience, 26 irregular migrants from war-torn Syria embarked on a perilous journey that led them to the shores of Cyprus early Monday morning....

54. Far-right and conservatives gain momentum in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-and-conservatives-gain-momentum-in-europe

The far-right and conservative parties are gaining strength across Europe, while the possibility of reaching up to 29% of the seats in the European Parliament is visible, explains to "K" Tobias Gerhard Schminke, founder of the platform for collecting electoral data Europe Elects....

55. US cities struggle as record 36,000 migrants arrive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cities-struggle-as-record-36-000-migrants-arrive

The United States finds itself at a pivotal moment as cities across the nation grapple with a surge in migrants, placing President Joe Biden under increasing pressure from both Republicans and Democrats....

56. Cyprus eyes new measures amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eyes-new-measures-amid-migration-challenges

There may have been progress so far in the management of migration, according to figures released by the government these days, but this is mainly due to a sharp decline in the number of applicants from African countries, ...

57. Surge in Syrian asylum seekers amid drop in African arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-syrian-asylum-seekers-amid-drop-in-african-arrivals

The Ministry of Interior disclosed an uptick in asylum applications from Syrians, predominantly arriving by sea, citing challenges in managing these individuals due to the perilous conditions in their home country. ...

58. Cyprus expands diplomatic footprint, bolsters migration management efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expands-diplomatic-footprint-bolsters-migration-management-efforts

President Nicos Christodoulides, leading the Council of Ministers at the Presidential Palace, announced significant developments in Cyprus' foreign policy and measures taken to address migration challenges....

59. EU Council and Parliament agree on landmark pact on immigration and asylum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-council-and-parliament-agree-on-landmark-pact-on-immigration-and-asylum

The Council of the EU and the European Parliament reached an agreement on the new Pact on Immigration and Asylum, as announced by the Vice-President of the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas, speaking to K....

60. Workforce crisis grips Cyprus as 12,000 job vacancies surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/workforce-crisis-grips-cyprus-as-12-000-job-vacancies-surge

In the hotel, catering, and retail sectors, an estimated 12 thousand personnel needs have prompted relevant professional associations to jointly appeal to the Ministry of Labour, seeking simplified procedures for hiring staff from third countries....

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