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61. Fire razes hotel in Ireland slated for asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-razes-hotel-in-ireland-slated-for-asylum-seekers

A 19th-century Georgian hotel, earmarked for housing asylum seekers, became the epicenter of a police investigation as flames engulfed the vacant Ross Lake Hotel in Rosscahill. ...

62. Interior Minister considers plan with IOM to boost international workforce

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-considers-plan-with-iom-to-boost-international-workforce

Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou has conveyed to IOM (International Organization for Migration) Director General Amy Pope Cyprus' willingness to look into implementing a pilot programme to attract labour force from third countries....

63. Europeans have grown weary of welcoming asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europeans-have-grown-weary-of-welcoming-asylum-seekers

Negotiations for the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum are nearing completion, set to be finalized this month. Contrary to expectations, the pact is anticipated to exacerbate rather than remedy the EU's asylum and reception challenges....

64. €6M fund faces scrutiny in migrant returns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€6m-fund-faces-scrutiny-in-migrant-returns

A recent evaluation conducted by the Audit Office sheds light on the challenges faced by the Police in detecting and repatriating irregular migrants and asylum seekers....

65. 18 linked to Pournara events deported, 11 in line for expulsion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-linked-to-pournara-events-deported-11-in-line-for-expulsion

66. 'Hands off my tahinopita!'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/hands-off-my-tahinopita

The Auditor-General hinted at the President's earnings during his tenure as Government Spokesperson, prompting Victor Papadopoulos to respond that everything was known and legal....

67. Government achieves historic 50% drop in asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-achieves-historic-50-drop-in-asylum-applications

There is a 50% reduction in the period March-October 2023 in new asylum applications compared to the 2022 corresponding period, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday, noting at the same time that for the first time, the overall balance of arrivals-returns presents a positive picture, and Cyprus is now ranking in the first places among European states in absolute numbers of returns....

68. Cyprus sees 33% drop in new asylum applications, compared to 19% EU increase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-33-drop-in-new-asylum-applications-compared-to-19-eu-increase

In August 2023, the European Union saw a 19% increase in new asylum seekers compared to the same period in 2022, with 91,735 applications recorded. ...

69. Cyprus Bar Association under scrutiny for alleged misleading of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bar-association-under-scrutiny-for-alleged-misleading-of-asylum-seekers

The President of the Pancypriot Bar Association, Michalis Vorkas, has confirmed today that the association is facing complaints from the Ministry of the Interior regarding allegations of lawyers misleading asylum seekers....

70. 28 individuals facing deportation after Pournara riots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/28-individuals-facing-deportation-after-pournara-riots

In response to threats to public order, Cyprus has issued 28 orders for detention and deportation. ...

71. Deportation process in motion for 'Pournara' riot participants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deportation-process-in-motion-for-pournara-riot-participants

Authorities intend to immediately initiate procedures for deportation for those proven to be involved in yesterday's riots at "Pournara" First Reception Centre in Kokkinotrimithia, as Deputy Government Spokesman Yiannis Antoniou said on Tuesday....

72. More illegal migrants repatriated from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-illegal-migrants-repatriated-from-cyprus

In a joint operation coordinated by the European agency FRONTEX, 14 third-country nationals who were residing unlawfully in Cyprus were repatriated to their respective countries today....

73. Cyprus races to accommodate migrants at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-races-to-accommodate-migrants-at-pournara

In response to the escalating conflict in the Middle East, the Republic of Cyprus has submitted a formal request for assistance to the European Union....

74. How tens of thousands snag Caribbean ''Golden Passports'' for $100,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-tens-of-thousands-snag-caribbean-golden-passports-for-$100-000

Tens of thousands of passports have been obtained by Russians, Iranians, Chinese and others from Caribbean nations, granting them visa-free travel to European countries, according to a report by the European Commission....

75. Cyprus appeals for EU coordination on refugee challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-appeals-for-eu-coordination-on-refugee-challenges

Cyprus calls for coordinated action at the EU level to deal with a possible new influx of refugees as a result of the war between Hamas and Israel, Interior Minister, Constantinos Ioannou, said during the first day of the Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg....

76. Minister highlights success in reducing migration from occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-highlights-success-in-reducing-migration-from-occupied-areas

Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou welcomed the announcement of the EU’s Action Plan for the management of migration in the Eastern Mediterranean, ...

77. Tunisian gunman in Brussels attack entered Europe illegally via Italy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tunisian-gunman-in-brussels-attack-entered-europe-illegally-via-italy

In a recent tragic incident, a Tunisian terrorist, Abdelsalem Lassoued, entered Europe illegally through Italy and went on to commit a deadly attack in Brussels. ...

78. Over 400 pets rescued in Spain's anti-trafficking sting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-pets-rescued-in-spain-s-anti-trafficking-sting

A troubling incident unfolded on Wednesday morning when a 24-year-old foreigner, who had been seeking asylum in Cyprus, resorted to self-immolation in front of the Immigration and Aliens Service in Larnaca....

79. EU unveils East Med action plan to stem migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-east-med-action-plan-to-stem-migration-flows

The European Commission has unveiled an EU Action Plan for the Eastern Mediterranean in anticipation of the forthcoming meetings, including the Justice and Home Affairs Council scheduled for October 19 and the European Council on October 26-27....

80. EU partners bracing for Interior Minister's warning on refugee flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-partners-bracing-for-interior-minister-s-warning-on-refugee-flows

Cyprus Minister of the Interior will express to his EU counterparts the deep worry about the possibility of increased flows of refugees from the conflict areas in the Eastern Mediterranean to the EU countries and particularly the frontline member states....

81. Larnaca: Migrant sets himself on fire after being denied asylum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-migrant-sets-himself-on-fire-after-being-denied-asylum

A grave incident transpired on the morning of Wednesday, October 18, when a 24-year-old foreign national, having been denied asylum, doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire outside the Immigration and Asylum Service in Larnaca....

82. Cyprus leads EU in asylum seeker returns, 4th in deportations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-in-asylum-seeker-returns-4th-in-deportations

Cyprus ranks first among the EU member states in the percentage of returns on new asylum seekers applications, Interior Ministry announced Thursday....

83. President addresses EU's future & climate at EUCO summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-addresses-eu-s-future-climate-at-euco-summit

President Christodoulides will participate in Friday’s informal summit of the European Council in Granada, Spain, which will focus on the future of the EU and the external dimension of migration....

84. 7,631 arrivals vs. 6,987 deportations in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/7-631-arrivals-vs-6-987-deportations-in-2023

From January to September 2023, 7,631 irregular migrants arrived in Cyprus, while in the same period, 6,987 were deported or returned voluntarily to their countries, according to information from the Ministry of the Interior....

85. EU nations reach agreement on handling irregular immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-nations-reach-agreement-on-handling-irregular-immigration

European Union countries on Wednesday sealed a deal on how to handle irregular immigration at times of exceptionally high arrivals, taking a step towards overhauling the bloc’s asylum and migration rules before a pan-European election next year....

86. 25 new asylum examiners to speed processing and deter migrant arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/25-new-asylum-examiners-to-speed-processing-and-deter-migrant-arrivals

The Asylum Service of Cyprus has taken a significant step to enhance the efficiency of processing asylum applications by appointing 25 additional asylum examiners, according to Minister of Interior Constantinos Ioannou....

87. Sweden's military called to combat daily shootings and bombings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-s-military-called-to-combat-daily-shootings-and-bombings

Sweden’s prime minister on Thursday said that he’s summoned the head of the military to discuss how the armed forces can help police deal with an unprecedented crime wave that has shocked the country with almost daily shootings and bombings....

88. Italy to immediately deport immigrants for false age claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-to-immediately-deport-immigrants-for-false-age-claims

Foreigners who lie about their age to benefit from a protection scheme reserved for unaccompanied minors arriving in Italy will be deported under a security decree expected to be approved by Giorgia Meloni’s cabinet on Wednesday as part of her far-right government’s crackdown on irregular immigration....

89. Cyprus aids Lebanon to tackle migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aids-lebanon-to-tackle-migration-flows

Cyprus has taken robust measures to address the escalating migration flows from the east, particularly from Lebanon, in close collaboration with its neighbor....

90. Minister demands urgent action on migrant smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-demands-urgent-action-on-migrant-smuggling

Migrant smuggling is a global concern that demands our immediate attention, Minister of Justice and Public Order Anna Koukkides Procopiou said on Tuesday, adding that a country deeply affected by this phenomenon, is Cyprus....

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