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61. 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...

62. 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...

63. Tragedy strikes in Protaras: Diver found dead in golden coast area

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tragedy-strikes-in-protaras-diver-found-dead-in-golden-coast-area

Around 13:20 on Thursday (01/06), the message control center of the Famagusta Police Directorate received information about a deceased diver in the Golden Coast marine area in Protaras....

64. Norway warns people to stay away to protect spy whale's well-being

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/norway-warns-people-to-stay-away-to-protect-spy-whale-s-well-being

People should 'avoid contact' with a famous beluga whale to avoid accidentally injuring or killing it, the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries has said....

65. Austrian chancellor calls for 'very high' walls at EU borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austrian-chancellor-calls-for-very-high-walls-at-eu-borders

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer has demanded that the EU external border should be fenced by a high wall in an effort to curb illegal migration as more refugees are coming to Europe....

66. Deportation scheme agreed upon by EU interior ministers in secret

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deportation-scheme-agreed-upon-by-eu-interior-ministers-in-secret

A report published by Statewatch and Heinrich Böll Stiftung has revealed that the European interior ministers signed a secret joint statement last year that committed EU/Schengen Area countries to increase financial as well as material support for deportations from the Balkans....

67. China accused of cutting internet to Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-accused-of-cutting-internet-to-taiwan

China has been accused of cutting the internet to one of Taiwan's outlying islands as part of its latest intimidation tactic to force reunification....

68. Cyprus asks for more assistance to stem Green Line flow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-asks-for-more-assistance-to-stem-green-line-flow

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior Dr. Costas Constantinou requested during the informal Ministerial Meeting of the MED5 (Greece, Italy, Spain, Malta and Cyprus) the assistance of FRONTEX to limit the flow of irregular migrants from Turkey through the Green Line, while the issue of the Green Line was also included in the joint communiqué that was signed by the participants....

69. Stranded pooch’s howling leads to ‘ruff’ rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-pooch-s-howling-leads-to-‘ruff-rescue

A stranded dog’s crying for help in coastal Limassol got the attention of a concerned citizen, who pointed rescuers to an inaccessible beach last week...

70. Migrant boat sinks off Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-boat-sinks-off-greece

Four migrants, including three children, died after their boat sank off the island of Leros in the southeastern Aegean Sea on Sunday, the Greek coast guard said...

71. 38 more illegal immigrants repatriated in January this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/38-more-illegal-immigrants-repatriated-in-january-this-year

In 2022, 7.5 thousand third-country nationals who had been living illegally in the Republic of Cyprus were deported, and 38 more people were deported on January 24....

72. 330,000 migrants attempted to enter the EU last year, highest since 2016

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/330-000-migrants-attempted-to-enter-the-eu-last-year-highest-since-2016

The number of attempts by migrants to enter the European Union without authorization reached around 330,000 last year, the highest number since 2016, the EU’s border and coast guard agency said Friday....

73. 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....

74. 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....

75. 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....

76. 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....

77. 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...

78. 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....

79. 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....

80. 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...

81. 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....

82. 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....

83. 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...

84. 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...

85. 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...

86. 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...

87. 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...

88. 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....

89. 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....

90. 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...

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