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28 March, 2020
 

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1. Blocked refugees rescued in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blocked-refugees-rescued-in-the-north

Coast guard officials in the Republic of Cyprus blocked a boat carrying over a hundred undocumented migrants from entering territorial waters, while reports in the north said Turkish Cypriot authorities rescued 175 Syrians including women and children...

2. Special force from Cyprus flies to Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/special-forces-from-cyprus-fly-to-greece

Nearly two dozen members of Cypriot special security forces have been deployed to Greece’s Evros region to assist in a pushback of undocumented migrants, with reports saying the situation was calmer after a tense weekend...

3. EU criticizes Turkey on migration as border clashes resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-criticizes-turkey-on-migration-as-border-clashes-resume

Clashes between Greek riot police and migrants attempting to cross the border from Turkey erupted anew Friday as European Union foreign ministers took aim at what they called “Turkey’s use of migratory pressure for political purposes.” ...

4. Guards use tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants at Greek-Turkish border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guards-use-tear-gas-to-disperse-hundreds-of-migrants-at-greek-turkish-border

Guards on Greece’s northeastern land border with Turkey made “deterrent use” of tear gas to disperse some 500 refugees and migrants trying to enter the country and the European Union after Ankara loosened controls on migrant flows....

5. Port authority crews reportedly harassed by Turkish coast guard off Kastelorizo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/port-authority-crews-reportedly-harassed-by-turkish-coast-guard-off-kastelorizo

The Turkish coast guard reportedly harassed vessels of the Greek port Authority and military as they prepared on Tuesday to collect migrants and refugees on board a dinghy near the islet of Strongyli off the coast of the southeastern Aegean island of Kastelorizo....

6. Greek position on EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-position-on-eu-migration-pact

Greece’s position regarding the future of the migration and asylum pact that the European Commission is expected to table in the coming months rests on three fundamental principles: a European solution to a European challenge, a fair system that will stand the test of time, and the preservation of the European Union’s core values as enshrined in the EU Treaty....

7. Refugees spotted off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-spotted-off-cape-greco

A vessel with about 80 presumptive refugees on board was spotted on Monday off Cape Greco in eastern Cyprus...

8. Large boat with refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-boat-with-refugees-reaches-cyprus

Over a hundred presumptive refugees from Syria reached the eastern coast of Cyprus on Tuesday, including women and young children...

9. Young man suspected of human smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-suspected-of-human-smuggling

A 19-year-old man has been remanded in custody in connection with a human smuggling case, after 33 undocumented migrants reached Cyprus on Sunday...

10. Greece-Turkey dialogue kept alive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-dialogue-kept-alive

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday he discussed with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “all the issues" that have recently increased tensions between the two countries during a meeting on the sidelines of NATO’s 70th birthday gathering in London...

11. Large group of refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-group-of-refugees-reaches-cyprus

A boat carrying over 120 refugees reached Cyprus on Wednesday, with reports saying most were Palestinians from Syria...

12. Speed boat intercepted in latest refugee arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-in-speedboat-arrested-in-latest-refugee-arrival

Coast guard officials arrested two suspects after giving chase to a fleeing speedboat on Monday, in connection with the arrival of another boat that carried 131 undocumented migrants to northwestern Cyprus...

13. Boatload of refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boatload-of-refugees-reaches-cyprus

A boat carrying undocumented migrants was spotted Monday morning off the coast of Pomos, less than a week after over two dozen reached the island from the east...

14. Refugees picked up off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-picked-up-off-cape-greco

Over two dozen undocumented migrants were rescued off the coast of Cyprus on Thursday, after their boat was spotted by a coast guard vessel patrolling the waters near Cape Greco...

15. Coast guard seizes catch of the day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coast-guard-seizes-catch-of-the-day

Another boat has been caught fishing without a licence off the coast of Cyprus, as local coast guard officers increase efforts to target illegal activities beyond territorial waters...

16. Child dies after Greek coast guard rams boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-dies-after-greek-coast-guard-rams-boat

The lifeless body of a child was pulled from the water off the Greek island of Kos on Wednesday morning, following an incident where a Coast Guard boat rammed a rubber dinghy carrying 34 people on board...

17. Greece sends Frontex new request for assistance with inflow surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-sends-frontex-new-request-for-assistance-with-inflow-surge

Amid the recent surge in migrant flows to the islands of the eastern Aegean, the Greek coast guard has sent a new request – the second within three weeks – for additional assistance from Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, according to sources. ...

18. Twelve refugees rescued off Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twelve-refugees-rescued-off-larnaca

Twelve presumptive refugees have been rescued off the coast of Larnaca, after a passing ship veered off course to pick them up on Thursday afternoon...

19. New details emerge in Zenobia incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-emerge-in-zenobia-incident

The owner of the Zenobia wreck says it had nothing to do with Tuesday’s diving incident, adding that they previously turned to authorities alleging anarchy and lawlessness at the underwater site...

20. Woman safe after Zenobia dive incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-safe-after-zenobia-dive-incident

A British woman was said to be in good health following a diving incident in Larnaca when she panicked underwater during a Zenobia dive...

21. Students swim to Kyrenia for peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-swim-to-kyrenia-for-peace

Swimmers on a university team from Ankara managed to swim from Turkey to Cyprus, reaching Kyrenia on Monday with a message of peace...

22. Standstill over 'disputed waters' in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/standstill-over-disputed-waters-in-akamas

A recent boating incident has highlighted a local controversy in Akamas, where a leisure boat captain is at odds with visitors and authorities over his speedboats pulling too close to bathers...

23. Polish man still missing after night dive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polish-man-still-missing-after-night-dive

Authorities were unable to locate a Polish man who has not been seen ever since he went for a late night swim in Limassol on Tuesday...

24. Missing man turns up drunk and arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-man-turns-up-drunk-and-arrested

A Polish man thought to be missing after a night dive in Limassol has turned up in his place, drunk and arrested on a prior warrant related to domestic abuse...

25. Syrian refugees reach Larnaca by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-larnaca-by-boat

A boat with over 30 presumptive refugees from Syria reached Larnaca on Tuesday, following a trip that is believed to have originated from a Middle Eastern country...

26. Search for late night swimmer in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-resumes-for-late-night-swimmer-in-limassol

A search and rescue operation resumed Wednesday morning in search of a Polish national who went for a night swim in Limassol and never rejoined his friends on the beach...

27. Larnaca completes another joint rescue drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-completes-another-joint-rescue-drill

A joint Search And Rescue exercise took place on Monday near the coast of Cyprus, with SAR Units and Personnel of the Republic of Cyprus and France taking part in CYFRA-04/19...

28. Six rescued from sinking boat in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-rescued-from-sinking-boat-in-limassol

Six people were rescued off the coast of Limassol on Friday after their boat took in water and started sinking...

29. Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-begins-escorting-all-uk-vessels-through-hormuz-strait

Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after the government previously said it did not have resources to do so. ...

30. Defence Ministers of Cyprus and Greece to discuss Turkish provocations on Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-ministers-of-cyprus-and-greece-to-discuss-turkish-provocations-on-friday

The Ministers of Defence of Cyprus and Greece, Savvas Angelides and Nikos Panagiotopoulos, will discuss about the Turkish provocations in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and territorial waters during the official talks they will have on Friday in Nicosia. Panagiotopoulos will also represent the Greek government at the events organized on the occasion of the anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, that took place on July 20, 1974....

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