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1. FRONTEX: 57,800 illegal migrants have been detected at EU external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-57-800-illegal-migrants-have-been-detected-at-the-eu-external-borders

The number of illegal migrants detected at the EU borders by the standing corps officers of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has spiked up in the four first months of 2022, compared to the same period last year....

2. Russia deploys trained dolphins at Black Sea naval base, according to satellite images

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-deploys-trained-dolphins-at-black-sea-naval-base-according-to-satellite-images

Russia has deployed trained military dolphins at its naval base in the Black Sea – possibly to protect its fleet from an underwater attack – according to a new analysis of satellite images....

3. Luminous glow in the skies of Japan immediately before 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/luminous-glow-in-the-skies-of-japan-immediately-before-7-4-magnitude-earthquake-hits

Videos showing the moment a 7.4 magnitude quake struck off the coast of Japan at 23:36 local time yesterday are incredible to watch. The quake was initially estimated to have a magnitude of 7.3 but was later revised to 7.4 by the Japan Meteorological and Seismological Service. ...

4. 11 missing, hundreds rescued after flames engulf Greece-Italy ferry [video]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/11-missing-hundreds-rescued-after-flames-engulf-greece-italy-ferry-video

The Greek coast guard confirmed on Friday that 11 passengers were missing after a blaze broke out overnight on a ferry sailing from Greece to Italy. ...

5. Agreement reached between Cyprus and Frontex for migrant repatriations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agreement-reached-between-cyprus-and-frontex-for-migrant-repatriations

The Republic of Cyprus and FRONTEX have reached an agreement to set up an action plan for the return of migrants whose asylum applications have been rejected, to their countries of origin...

6. Russia has surrounded Ukraine on three sides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-has-surrounded-ukraine-on-three-sides

Russia has amassed more than 100,000 troops near Ukraine's border in recent weeks, according to US estimates, raising fears from Western and Ukrainian intelligence officials that an invasion could be imminent....

7. 19 people found frozen to death sparks diplomatic row between Turkey and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/19-people-found-frozen-to-death-sparks-diplomatic-row-between-turkey-and-greece

The number of people found frozen to death in a small Turkish town near the border with Greece has risen to 19, officials said Thursday, a week after a rare winter storm blanketed both countries in snow....

8. Nouris calls on EU partners to conclude agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-calls-on-eu-partners-to-conclude-agreement-between-frontex-and-turkey

Cyprus Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, has called for the conclusion of a Status Agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey, as a matter of urgency and as a condition for additional EU support to Turkey....

9. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

10. Residents on Chios island in Greece block ship carrying construction machinery for new migrant center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-on-chios-island-in-greece-block-ship-carrying-construction-machinery-for-new-migrant-center

Residents and local officials on the island of Chios have blocked a ship carrying construction machinery for the new planned migrant ‘Closed Controlled Access Center” from docking on Thursday....

11. Tourist not so hip after selfie goes wrong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-not-so-hip-after-selfie-goes-wrong

A male tourist in Peyia was hospitalized over the weekend after his attempt to take a selfie on the cliffed coast during sunset landed him in the water with a broken hip and head injuries...

12. Food running out as survivors grapple for supplies in Philippines (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/food-running-out-as-survivors-grapple-for-supplies-in-philippines

Philippine officials and residents of areas that bore the brunt of Typhoon Rai pleaded for food, water, and shelter on Tuesday as damaged roads, flooding, and severed power and communication lines hampered relief efforts....

13. PanicosGr app allows women in danger to call for immediate help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/panicosgr-app-allows-women-in-danger-to-call-for-immediate-help

A new free mobile app PANICosGR, created by Christos Apostolou, allows users in Greece to send an automated message to a default contact if they need immediate help or if they feel they are in danger....

14. East Med is ‘not a Turkish sea,’ president of French Senate tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-is-‘not-a-turkish-sea-president-of-french-senate-tells-kathimerini

The East Mediterranean is not a Turkish sea and interoperability between the French and Greek armed forces is a factor that brings stability to the region...

15. Pope flies to Cyprus to set tone on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-flies-to-cyprus-to-set-tone-on-migration

Pope Francis flies to Cyprus on Thursday in a show of support for migrants on the island, where debate on asylum seekers has been intense, with reports saying his entourage has arranged for dozens of refugees to fly back to Italy...

16. Refugees choose rough seas over Cypriot port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-choose-rough-seas-over-cypriot-port

A refugee boat believed to be bound for Italy escaped custody at Kato Paphos port on Thursday, after passengers were not allowed to disembark the previous day but spent the night onboard awaiting further instructions from Nicosia...

17. Cypriot ‘superminister’ accused of obstructing sea rescues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-‘superminister-accused-of-obstructing-sea-rescues

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has slammed a report about him calling the shots to hinder sea rescues of refugees, accusing a journalist of pushing an 'extremely dangerous' open doors agenda while the local newspaper is hitting back with a little-known 'embarrassing' incident...

18. NGO says refugee woman misled by agents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-says-refugee-woman-misled-by-agents

A pro-migrant group in Cyprus is accusing officials of using dubious methods to pressure a Syrian woman refugee to withdraw her asylum application, including hiding a recent development that could reunite her family on the island more quickly...

19. Greece braces for tension with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-braces-for-tension-with-turkey

The prospect of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “testing” the freshly ratified Greek-French agreement, by escalating tensions in the Aegean or in the Eastern Mediterranean, is worrying Athens....

20. Turkish warship blocks Greek research vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-warship-blocks-greek-research-ship

A Turkish warship issued a warning to a Greek research vessel to prevent it entering what Turkey considers its territorial waters, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The showdown came a year after tensions in the eastern Mediterranean threatened to escalate into open conflict between the neighbors and NATO allies...

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. Divided Cyprus braces for oil spill from Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-braces-for-oil-spill-from-syria

Cypriot authorities went on alert Tuesday after a fuel oil leak in Syria was proven to be bigger than expected, with local media saying a visible slick had come close to the northeastern tip of the divided island...

24. Massive forest fire ravages Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-forest-fire-ravages-greek-island

Firefighters and residents battled into the night Monday for a seventh day against a massive fire on Greece’s second-largest island as the nation endured what the prime minister described as 'a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions'...

25. Notorious cliff in Akamas claims another life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/notorious-cliff-in-akamas-claims-another-life

A man was killed and his daughter was seriously injured in an accident in Akamas on Sunday, after their buggy car flew off a cliff and ended up in the water...

26. Thousands flee fires in Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-flee-fires-in-greece-turkey

Thousands of people fled wildfires burning out of control in Greece and Turkey on Friday, including a major blaze just north of the Greek capital of Athens that claimed one life, as a protracted heat wave left forests tinder-dry and flames threatened populated areas and electricity installations...

27. 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...

28. HMS Queen Elizabeth stops in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hms-queen-elizabeth-stops-in-cyprus

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy, arrived in the port of Limassol on Wednesday, a week after a maritime incident with Russia...

29. Another refugee boat pushed back in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-refugee-boat-pushed-back-in-cyprus

A boat carrying 58 presumptive refugees including women and children was pushed back by Cypriot authorities, after a standstill ended when marine police received instructions from land to escort the vessel back to Lebanon...

30. Bloated body found in Ayia Napa waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloated-body-found-in-ayia-napa-waters

The corpse of a man was spotted at a beach in Ayia Napa on Monday morning, with authorities trying to establish the identity of the body already in the process of decomposition...

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