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1. Only through dialogue can the Mediterranean regain stability, Borrell says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-through-dialogue-can-the-mediterranean-regain-stability-borrell-says

The Mediterranean can be a more secure and stable zone only through dialogue, the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said at the European Parliament’s plenary session on Turkey in Brussels. ...

2. UNHCR report: One per cent of humanity displaced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-report-one-per-cent-of-humanity-displaced

A UN Refugee Agency report released on Thursday showed that forced displacement is now affecting more than one per cent of humanity – 1 in every 97 people – and with fewer and fewer of those who flee being able to return home....

3. Migrant camp declared ‘local infected area’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-declared-‘local-infected-area

Human rights advocates in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over the government's handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp, after the health ministry declared the migrant centre a “local infected area” citing public health laws due to an infestation...

4. UNHCR steps in to ensure refugees in Cyprus receive proper protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-steps-in-to-ensure-refugees-in-cyprus-receive-proper-protection

The UNHCR office in Cyprus has stressed that refugees must be included in the government’s planning and response to the Covid-19 pandemic, offering hands-on solutions to the myriad problems in the government’s handling of refugee and asylum procedures that have only been exacerbated by the current crisis....

5. Child dies in fire in Greek migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-dies-in-fire-in-greek-migrant-camp

A young child died in a fire in an overcrowded migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday, fire brigade officials said....

6. Turkey deploys 1,000 police at Greek border to stem pushback of migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-1-000-police-at-greek-border-to-stem-pushback-of-migrants

Turkey is deploying 1,000 special police forces along its border with Greece on Thursday to halt the pushback of migrants toward its territory, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, adding that 164 migrants had been wounded by Greek authorities....

7. 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....

8. Greek border crackdown amid concerns over Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-crackdown-amid-concerns-over-turkey

Greek government sources on Friday stressed that authorities are boosting security at the country’s border following reports that Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from traveling to Europe....

9. 14 EU countries demand Syria govt, Russia return to 2018 ceasefire deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-eu-countries-demand-syria-govt-russia-return-to-2018-ceasefire-deal

Foreign ministers from 14 European countries, including France and Germany, demanded on Wednesday that Syrian government forces and their Russian backers end their offensive in Idlib province and return to the terms of a 2018 ceasefire deal....

10. Turkish delegation to visit Moscow to discuss Syria's Idlib

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-delegation-to-visit-moscow-to-discuss-syria-s-idlib

A Turkish delegation will go to Moscow in coming days to discuss the escalating conflict in Syria’s Idlib region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday, adding that around 1 million people had been displaced there due to Russian-backed Syrian attacks....

11. Syria displacement is worst since conflict began, UN says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syria-displacement-is-worst-since-conflict-began-un-says

More people have fled fighting in Syria over the past 10 weeks than at any other time in the 9-year-old conflict and the city of Idlib, where many are sheltering, could become a graveyard if hostilities continue, two U.N. agencies said on Tuesday....

12. House President praises Australia’s principled stance over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-praises-australia-s-principled-stance-over-cyprus

Australia is a friendly country that supports Cyprus and retains a principled stance vis-à-vis the Cyprus problem, said the President of the House of Representatives, Demetris Syllouris, who is paying an official visit to the country as head of an inter-party delegation....

13. Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-powers-back-libya-ceasefire

Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production...

14. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

15. Minister says migration ‘extremely challenging’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-migration-‘extremely-challenging

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says the numbers of asylum applicants are going up, increasing the social and economic burden on the island...

16. Displaced Greek Cypriots up in arms over land

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/displaced-residents-up-in-arms-over-land

Dozens of Greek Cypriot families in Limassol are up in arms over a land dispute, accusing the government of lying to them as they face lawsuits from a Turkish Cypriot property owner...

17. Paphos mayor gets down and dirty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-gets-down-and-dirty

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos took matters in his own hands when he hopped on to heavy duty equipment to demolish an old convenience store in his town...

18. Aristotle shows us the path Jeffrey Sachs says at Hubert Curien lecture in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aristotle-shows-us-the-path-jeffrey-sachs-says-at-hubert-curien-lecture-in-nicosia

19. Pantelides - Sözen‏: Swiss governance model instead of bizonal federation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pantelides-sozen‏-swiss-governance-model-instead-of-bizonal-federation

20. US retreats from Syria as Trump rebuffs top advisers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-retreats-from-syria-as-trump-rebuffs-top-advisers

21. Israeli minister urges Airbnb boycott, talks up rival service

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-minister-urges-airbnb-boycott-talks-up-rival-service

22. Former Cyprus Cooperative Bank boss under criminal investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-cyprus-cooperative-bank-boss-under-criminal-investigation

23. At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-42-fatalities-tallied-in-california-s-deadliest-wildfire-ever

24. Others ready to host kids, if Zygi won’t

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/others-ready-to-host-kids-if-zygi-won-t

Two communities have stepped up to the plate to signal their readiness to welcome refugee unaccompanied minors following recent protests in Zygi, but state officials insist on original location due to approved funding...

25. Zygi divided over refugee facility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zygi-community-divided-over-refugee-facility

A recent protest in Zygi by local residents, who object to having a refugee centre for unaccompanied minors in the area, has deeply divided the community and sparked debate beyond village boundaries...

26. Indonesian leader says all quake victims must be found as toll rises to 1,234

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesian-leader-says-all-quake-victims-must-be-found-as-toll-rises-to-1234

27. Indonesian quake toll jumps to 832 dead as rescuers struggle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesian-quake-toll-jumps-to-832-dead-as-rescuers-struggle

28. US believes Russia may tamper with chemical evidence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-suggests-russia-syria-may-tamper-with-chemical-evidence

Syria and Russia deny unleashing poison gas on April 7 during their offensive on Douma...

29. Nigeria's Boko Haram has abducted more than 1,000 children since 2013

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigeria-s-boko-haram-has-abducted-more-than-1-000-children-since-2013

One young woman, Khadija, now 17, who was abducted after a Boko Haram attack on her town, then locked in a room, forced to marry one of the fighters and repeatedly raped...

30. UN urges Syria to ensure truce for Ghouta aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-urges-syria-to-ensure-truce-for-ghouta-aid-convoy

The UN humanitarian coordinator in Syria appealed to the government on Thursday to commit to a ceasefire in eastern Ghouta to let in an aid convoy containing emergency medical supplies that were stripped from a delivery on Monday....

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