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1. Migrant makes history by paragliding into the EU (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-makes-history-by-paragliding-into-the-eu-video

This is the moment a migrant makes history by becoming the first documented person to paraglide across Spain’s southern border with Morocco and make it onto European soil....

2. ETIAS set to enforced by November 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/etias-set-to-enforced-by-november-2023

The work on the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) has moved forward, with the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) revealing on Monday that a new body will be responsible to ensure the system functions in accordance with fundamental rights has started its work....

3. Spike in illegal migrant entries, says EU border agency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spike-in-illegal-migrant-entries-says-eu-border-agency

The European Union’s border agency said Monday that the number of illegal entries by migrants spiked to more than 275,000 in the January through October period this year....

4. Immigration as a matter of national survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-as-a-matter-of-national-survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, undoubtedly ranks first in the hierarchy of Cypriot citizens' concerns....

5. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-at-it-again-over-buck-naked-refugees

A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

6. A team of 'Forced Return Escorts' has been deployed to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-team-of-forced-return-escorts-has-been-deployed-to-cyprus

A team of forced return escort and support officers has been deployed by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex, at the Larnaca Branch of the Aliens and Immigration Unit in Cyprus....

7. Merchants of Death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-merchants-of-death

People trafficker. A profitable “profession.” A high-risk profession, of course, because the business may sink. In this case, literally. Then 18, 50, 100 lives could be lost, including small children....

8. Turks slam Greeks over fake ‘push-forward’ story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-slam-greeks-over-fake-‘push-forward-story

Turkey has slammed Greece’s migration minister over a video tweet allegedly showing members of the Turkish coast guard beating refugees during an alleged push-forward, with Ankara rushing to provide context and accusing Greek media of failing to properly retract a fabricated story...

9. Suspicion over Turkish fishing boats in migrant drownings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspicion-over-turkish-fishing-boats-in-migrant-drownings

Hellenic Coast Guard officers have told Kathimerini they were investigating the role of Turkish fishing boats that were close to the location where a dinghy sunk late Wednesday and a confirmed 18 people drowned, the deadlier of the two incidents involving migrants....

10. 22 dead, dozens missing, after 2 migrant ships sink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-dead-dozens-missing-after-2-migrant-ships-sink

Bodies floated amid splintered wreckage in the wind-tossed waters off a Greek island Thursday as the death toll from the separate sinkings of two migrant boats rose to 22, with many still missing....

11. Ankara looking to expand military in Anatolia, Turkish-occupied north Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-looking-to-expand-military-in-anatolia-turkish-occupied-north-cyprus

Forces of about 90,000 men, naval bases, landing fleet and special warfare units are deployed on the coast of Asia Minor...

12. Cyprus calls on Turkey-bound ship to rescue refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-turkey-bound-ship-to-rescue-stranded-refugees

Cypriot authorities say weather conditions did not allow some 300 refugees stranded at sea to be transported to the island, with officials calling on another ship nearby that picked up everyone on board and took them to Turkey...

13. Ankara accuses Greece of fatal pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-greece-of-fatal-pushback

Ankara says Greece is responsible for the deaths of six irregular migrants, including young children, whose boat sunk this week during an alleged pushback, with Athens denying the allegations and pointing out that the incident took place in Turkish waters...

14. Rhetoric escalates as shots fired in Aegean Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhetoric-escalates-as-shots-fired-in-aegean-sea

Turkey says Greek coast guard fired shots at a Turkish cargo ship in international waters in the Aegean, with Athens saying the ship was 'moving suspiciously' in Greek waters while others are calling for calm as rhetoric escalates again...

15. Young man dies in Cape Greco after diving mishap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-dies-in-cape-greco-after-diving-mishap

A young scuba-diving instructor lost his life in Cyprus after he went missing in Cape Greco on Saturday before dawn, with reports saying he had gone free diving but never resurfaced...

16. Kilograms of cash, diamonds, jewelry and a Picasso still lost after 25 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kilograms-of-cash-diamonds-jewelry-and-a-picasso-still-lost-after-25-years

Swissair Flight 111 from New York's JFK airport to Geneva, Switzerland, crashes off Nova Scotia, Canada, killing 229 people....

17. Greek border with Turkey to be fully fenced-off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-with-turkey-to-be-fully-fenced-off

Responding to an apparent escalation in Turkish moves to push migrants into Greece over land and sea, the Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) decided on Tuesday in favor of additional measures for the protection of the country’s borders....

18. Refugees transfer boats in high sea pushback off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-transfer-boats-in-high-sea-maneuver-off-cyprus

About a hundred presumptive refugees, whose boat was blocked from entering Cypriot waters on Monday night, were reportedly transferred to another vessel bound for Lebanon over their objections...

19. Erdogan: Turkey has saved thousands left to die by Greece in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-has-saved-thousands-left-to-die-by-greece-in-the-aegean

Turkey has saved the lives of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers that were illegally pushed back by Greece, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed on Monday....

20. 'I had warned them that the Turks were getting ready'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-had-warned-them-that-the-turks-were-getting-ready

It wasn't a matter of instinct, he didn't accidentally smell impending danger. The facts spoke for Alexandros Simioforidis and he could not ignore them. ...

21. Watching the Turkish paratroopers from my window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-watching-the-turkish-paratroopers-from-my-window

It was approximately 5.20 a.m. on the morning of July 20, 1974, when I was awakened by the ring of a telephone in my home in Nicosia....

22. Mari blast: 'A tragic reminder of the states' duty to its citizens'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mari-blast-a-tragic-reminder-of-the-states-duty-to-its-citizens

"The 11th of July, 2011, is a tragic reminder of the responsibilities of the state, but also of its obligations towards society," President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said Monday at the memorial service for the 13 victims of the massive explosion at the naval base “Evangelos Florakis”, in Mari, on the southern coast of Cyprus....

23. Syrian refugees await fate off Cypriot coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-await-fate-off-cypriot-coast

Refugees including children and pregnant women stepped on Cypriot soil for medical treatment on Thursday night, while dozens of their fellow travelers were stuck on a boat waiting on an interior ministry verdict that will decide their future...

24. Australia is exterminating tens of millions of bees to save its honey industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australia-is-exterminating-tens-of-millions-of-bees-to-save-its-honey-industry

Tens of millions of bees are being exterminated in a desperate attempt to save Australia's honey industry from a devastating mite plague....

25. Kea opens spectacular shipwreck dive sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-opens-spectacular-shipwreck-dive-sites

Jacques-Yves Cousteau would probably have been surprised to learn that the wreck of the World War I Britannic (the sister ship of the legendary Titanic) he discovered in 1975 off southwestern Kea would be listed as an underwater historical site almost 50 years later, becoming one of a handful of such marine parks in the world. ...

26. Abortion banned in multiple US states a mere hours after Roe v Wade overturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-banned-in-multiple-us-states-a-mere-hours-after-roe-v-wade-overturned

Abortion was already illegal in multiple US states on Saturday, with bans introduced within hours of Roe v Wade being overturned, as cities erupted in protest at the landmark ruling. Abortion banned in multiple US states just hours after Roe v Wade overturned ...

27. Immigrant arrivals will more than double in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrant-arrivals-will-more-than-double-in-2022

The official data on illegal arrivals in territories controlled by the Republic of Cyprus are alarming. For the first half of 2022, the number of asylum seekers has skyrocketed, compared to 2021, with the current year looking to break a decade's old record....

28. Greek court overturns seizure of Iran tanker’s oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-overturns-seizure-of-iran-tanker-s-oil

A court in central Greece has overturned a ruling that authorized the confiscation of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker at the center of a volatile dispute over international sanctions...

29. Greece preparing for mass migrant entry from Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-preparing-for-mass-migrant-entry-from-turkey

Amid rising tensions with Turkey, plans are being drafted to deal with the possibility of an attempted mass entry of migrants into Greece at the instigation of Ankara, in a repeat of the spring 2020 incident at the Evros land border....

30. Refugee drowns after boat enters Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugee-drowns-after-boat-enters-cypriot-waters

An undocumented migrant died in Cypriot waters on Thursday after a boat carrying refugees approached the island in the early morning hours but they did not reach land until hours later...

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