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121. Cyprus enhances migration management with new facilities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enhances-migration-management-with-new-facilities

Cyprus took a significant step in enhancing its capacity to manage migration pressures by signing a contract for the construction of a reception center for around 1,000 people and a pre-departure center for approximately 800 people. ...

122. USA: NYC grapples with migrant crisis as hundreds sleep outside Roosevelt Hotel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-nyc-grapples-with-migrant-crisis-as-hundreds-sleep-outside-roosevelt-hotel

Hundreds of migrants have been sleeping outside of Manhattan's Roosevelt Hotel for a second day in a row - as NYC Mayor Eric Adams said the crisis is 'not over.'...

123. Border barbs: Former Minister takes on migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/border-barbs-former-minister-takes-on-migration-policies

Nikos Nouris, the former counterpart of Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou, didn't hold back in expressing his dissatisfaction with Ioannou's recent statements on the migration issue and the barbed wire along the green line. Speaking on "SPOR FM 95.0" and the program "DIASPORA NEWS," Nouris described Ioannou's view that the barbed wire could be politically dangerous as unfortunate, emphasizing that they must prevent the division of their country by any means necessary....

124. Interior Minister says barbed wire plan 'impractical and politically risky'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-says-barbed-wire-plan-impractical-and-politically-risky

In a recent statement, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou deemed the idea of placing barbed wire along the Green Line to handle migrant flows as practically impossible and politically dangerous. ...

125. Ambulance races to the scene in Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ambulance-races-to-the-scene-in-protaras

A tragedy occurred in a coastal area of Protaras on Wednesday (26/07). ...

126. Interior Ministry implements stricter measures for new asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-implements-stricter-measures-for-new-asylum-seekers

The Interior Ministry of Cyprus announced on Wednesday that international protection applicants who have arrived in the Republic of Cyprus from January 1, 2023, onwards will not be considered eligible candidates for the voluntary relocation program....

127. More asylum seekers relocated to France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-france

On July 12, 2023, another group of asylum seekers, totaling 51 individuals, was voluntarily relocated from the Republic of Cyprus to France. The relocation was carried out through the collaborative efforts of the Ministry of Interior, ...

128. French politician calls for 'Frexit' due to riots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-politician-calls-for-frexit-due-to-riots

61-year-old French presidential candidate Nicolas Dupont-Aignan believes that the large numbers of migrants who have failed to integrate into French society are responsible for the repeating riots in the country....

129. Asylum seeker trends: Declining numbers and shifting origins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-trends-declining-numbers-and-shifting-origins

According to data obtained by "K" from the Asylum Service of the Ministry of Interior, the top five countries of origin for asylum seekers and the number of applications received in June 2023 are as follows:...

130. Migrant reception center in Kofinou inaugurated today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-reception-center-in-kofinou-inaugurated-today

The inauguration of the first phase of construction works at the International Protection Applicant Reception Center in Kofinou, upgraded with the support of the European Asylum Agency (EUAA), took place today, conducted by the Minister of Interior, Konstantinos Ioannou, along with Nina Gregory, the Executive Director of EUAA, and Beate Gminder, Deputy Director-General in the Directorate-General for Internal Affairs of the EU....

131. Denmark plans to tighten travel restrictions for refugees: No holidays in home countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denmark-plans-to-tighten-travel-restrictions-for-refugees-no-holidays-in-home-countries

Denmark’s Ministry of Immigration and Integration has unfolded new plans to further tighten the regulations for refugees planning to travel for holidays to their home countries, banning them from making such holidays even after they have resided in Denmark for ten years....

132. Asylum seeker returns to exceed 4,300

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-returns-to-exceed-4-300

Returns of asylum seekers so far in 2023 have exceeded 4,370 and are significantly higher compared to last year when they were 2,353, the Minister of Internal Affairs Constantinos Ioannou has said....

133. UN chief spells out need for envoy deal on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-spells-out-need-for-envoy-deal-on-cyprus

An important step forward would be an agreement with the sides on an appointment of a United Nations envoy, who could explore ways to reach common ground towards resuming negotiations for a lasting settlement in Cyprus, the UN Secretary General says, while urging the leaders to send a clear signal that 'this time things will be different'...

134. Calls for redress in Irish mother and baby home scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-redress-in-irish-mother-and-baby-home-scandal

Ten years after a dark discovery was made in the west of Ireland, Euronews takes a look at the grim legacy of the maternity homes that were still in operation until the end of the 20th century. ...

135. Cypriot delegation pounded with human rights questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-delegation-pounded-with-human-rights-questions

Cyprus’ law commissioner says her delegation received praise last week at a UN committee hearing in Geneva, but she also admitted that no country had a perfect record on human rights following a bombardment of questions on human rights...

136. All-inclusive reference in EU draft good enough for Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-inclusive-reference-in-eu-draft-good-enough-for-nicosia

President Nikos Christodoulides said he was pleased with the reference included in the latest draft conclusions of the European Council on the EU's readiness 'to contribute at all stages' during the UN-sponsored talks as well as with the reference to EU-Turkey relations...

137. Man caught with fake passport bound for Ireland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-caught-with-fake-passport-bound-for-ireland

Police in Paphos arrested two individuals for forgery and identity fraud....

138. Media and UNHCR collaborate to foster a welcoming environment for refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/media-and-unhcr-collaborate-to-foster-a-welcoming-environment-for-refugees

During a meeting held on World Refugee Day, the Cyprus Media Ethics Committee, the Union of Cyprus Journalists, and the UNHCR Country Office in Cyprus gathered at the Journalist House in Nicosia to discuss...

139. Europe urged to preserve access to protection on World Refugee Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-urged-to-preserve-access-to-protection-on-world-refugee-day

On this World Refugee Day, Caritas Europa is calling for Europe to prioritize access to protection within its territory and overhaul its asylum system to prioritize the rights of individuals. ...

140. Ex ‘superminister’ defends proposal after boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-‘superminister-defends-proposal-after-boat-disaster

A Cypriot former minister known for his tough stance on migration wants a yay or nay on his proposal where asylum applications could be filed abroad, a measure not supported by some capitals including Berlin, which may be having second thoughts in the aftermath of a boat disaster in Greece...

141. More details and questions emerge in boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-details-and-questions-emerge-in-boat-disaster

Harrowing accounts are emerging from survivors in the boat disaster that killed hundreds of irregular migrants last week, with additional reports from BBC casting doubt over the Greek coast guard’s version of events...

142. Visa fraud scandal widens after airport arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visa-fraud-scandal-widens-after-airport-arrest

Cyprus Police made headway in an investigation into visa fraud over the weekend, following an airport arrest in connection with an illegal network where Syrians rejected for refugee status ended up paying middlemen for subsidiary protection...

143. US hails Cyprus for its efforts in combating human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-hails-cyprus-for-its-efforts-in-combating-human-trafficking

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus has been recognized for its serious and sustained efforts in combating human trafficking, according to the annual report released by the U.S. State Department. ...

144. Greek coast guard defends hesitation in boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-coast-guard-defends-hesitation-in-boat-disaster

Greek port authority officials told Kathimerini that an attempt was made to moor the overcrowded fishing vessel several hours before it sank on Wednesday night off the southern coast of Greece in one of Europe’s worst migrant disasters, killing dozens and with hundreds still missing...

145. Cabinet approves Deputy Ministry for Migration and Asylum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-deputy-ministry-for-migration-and-asylum

The Council of Ministers approved on Thursday the bill for the establishment of a Deputy Ministry for Immigration and Asylum....

146. Deadly Mediterranean shipwreck exposes desperate migrant journeys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mediterranean-shipwreck-exposes-desperate-migrant-journeys

Wednesday’s deadly shipwreck off southern Greece, involving a large boat carrying migrants that capsized after apparently rebuffing offers of help, is just the latest case of smugglers packing vessels full of desperate people willing to risk their lives to reach continental Europe....

147. Cyprus expresses sorrow over tragic shipwreck in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-expresses-sorrow-over-tragic-shipwreck-in-greece

The Cypriot foreign ministry has expressed its sorrow over the tragic shipwreck in Greece...

148. Questions emerge after deadly migrant boat incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-after-deadly-migrant-boat-incident

Questions emerged about a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants that sank Wednesday off the coast of Greece, with new reports adding to confusion over the approach towards the trawler by Greek authorities...

149. Dozens drown in deadly migrant shipwreck off Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-17-refugees-die-after-fishing-vessel-sinks-off-greece

At least 32 migrants drowned early on Wednesday when their boat capsized and sank off Greece, the country’s coast guard said...

150. Cyprus takes a stand for solidarity in EU immigration reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-a-stand-for-solidarity-in-eu-immigration-reform

Minister of Interior Konstantinos Ioannou announced on Friday that Cyprus views the establishment of a mandatory solidarity mechanism as a significant development for the country....

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