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1. Christodoulides: ''We cannot accept the 28 migrants in the buffer zone''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/christodoulides-we-cannot-accept-the-28-migrants-in-the-buffer-zone

The President of the Republic stated, ''We cannot accept the 28 migrants in the buffer zone because we cannot allow the creation of a new migrant route.''...

2. Green Line: Trade and crossings surge, irregular migration declines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-trade-and-crossings-surge-irregular-migration-declines

Trade and personal crossings across the Green Line in Cyprus saw significant increases in 2023, while irregular migration dropped by more than 50%, according to the annual European Commission report on the implementation of the Green Line Regulation published Thursday....

3. Cyprus cuts migrant arrivals by 50%, earns European praise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cuts-migrant-arrivals-by-50-earns-european-praise

Cyprus continues to grapple with a significant migration challenge, a situation that has evolved into a complex and multifaceted issue. ...

4. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

5. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

6. Less talk, more action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-talk-more-action

The government seems to have adopted a new strategy when it comes to addressing the growing issue of migration flows. Rather than discussing it publicly, there appears to be a preference for silence among government officials...

7. The hidden lives of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-hidden-lives-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Behind closed doors lies a hidden reality in Cyprus, where neglected homes become sanctuaries for new occupants, often foreigners seeking refuge from economic hardships....

8. Greece to bring in 40,000 workers from six countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-to-bring-in-40-000-workers-from-six-countries

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that Greece is on the cusp of a migration agreement with India to bring in unskilled and skilled workers to the country to be employed in the agricultural, construction and tourism sectors....

9. Cyprus among TOP 10 intolerant countries in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-among-top-10-intolerant-countries-in-europe

The University Field Research Centre, PAKEPE, of the University of Cyprus unveiled troubling findings from the 2022 European Social Survey (CSR), indicating prevalent xenophobic sentiments within the island nation....

10. African migrants pivot to U.S. amid Europe's closing doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/african-migrants-pivot-to-u-s-amid-europe-s-closing-doors

As Europe tightens its immigration policies, an increasing number of African migrants are setting their sights on the United States for a fresh start....

11. US cities struggle as record 36,000 migrants arrive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cities-struggle-as-record-36-000-migrants-arrive

The United States finds itself at a pivotal moment as cities across the nation grapple with a surge in migrants, placing President Joe Biden under increasing pressure from both Republicans and Democrats....

12. Greece named Economist 'Country of the Year 2023'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-named-economist-country-of-the-year-2023

The Economist magazine has declared Greece the country of the year for 2023, with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in a post, referring to the "recognition of the efforts of the Greek people."...

13. Cyprus expands diplomatic footprint, bolsters migration management efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expands-diplomatic-footprint-bolsters-migration-management-efforts

President Nicos Christodoulides, leading the Council of Ministers at the Presidential Palace, announced significant developments in Cyprus' foreign policy and measures taken to address migration challenges....

14. Australia plans drastic cut in migration to fix ''broken'' system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australia-plans-drastic-cut-in-migration-to-fix-broken-system

Australia's government announces a bold move to slash its annual migration intake by half within two years, aiming to curb the strain on housing and infrastructure. ...

15. Israelis alarmed at security hole in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israelis-alarmed-at-security-hole-in-occupied-territories

Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement, following Kathimerini's revelation that the Cyprus Intelligence Service prevented a strike against Israelis by arresting two Iranians linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, ...

16. Real estate boom in Greece and Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/real-estate-boom-in-greece-and-cyprus

The real estate landscapes of Greece and Cyprus are undergoing significant transformations, with both nations showcasing promising growth and recovery. However, beneath the surface of these top-line numbers, there are underlying challenges and disparities that need to be addressed....

17. Cyprus aids Lebanon to tackle migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aids-lebanon-to-tackle-migration-flows

Cyprus has taken robust measures to address the escalating migration flows from the east, particularly from Lebanon, in close collaboration with its neighbor....

18. Debate rages over Cyprus' efforts to deter migration through benefit cuts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-rages-over-cyprus-efforts-to-deter-migration-through-benefit-cuts

A discussion about the benefits for asylum seekers has arisen recently due to violent and racist incidents in Chloraka and Limassol last week....

19. Chlorakas attack highlights growing racial tensions in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/chlorakas-attack-highlights-growing-racial-tensions-in-cyprus

The violent attack on Syrian residents in Chloraka last Sunday during a community demonstration related to the refugee-migration issue represents a failure on multiple fronts....

20. Academics weigh in on Chlorakas' violent turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/academics-weigh-in-on-chlorakas-violent-turn

Academics from the fields of psychology and political science are presenting an interpretation of recent events in Chloraka. The events involved a protest march by local residents over the migration issue, which took a dramatic turn with incidents of beatings, property destruction, and individual arrests. ...

21. Wildfires ignite political backlash amidst growing anger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wildfires

As thick black smoke filled the Athenian sky and blazes consumed homes in the suburbs, a political firestorm broke out among Greek politicians Wednesday....

22. Freedom and democracy under fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/freedom-and-democracy-under-fire

During the past decade, while Greece and Cyprus faced economic collapse, many of us looked towards the countries of Northern Europe, admiring their achievements, especially in terms of the welfare state they had created for the benefit of all citizens. ...

23. Ex ‘superminister’ defends proposal after boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-‘superminister-defends-proposal-after-boat-disaster

A Cypriot former minister known for his tough stance on migration wants a yay or nay on his proposal where asylum applications could be filed abroad, a measure not supported by some capitals including Berlin, which may be having second thoughts in the aftermath of a boat disaster in Greece...

24. More details and questions emerge in boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-details-and-questions-emerge-in-boat-disaster

Harrowing accounts are emerging from survivors in the boat disaster that killed hundreds of irregular migrants last week, with additional reports from BBC casting doubt over the Greek coast guard’s version of events...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. Australian embassy celebrates 50 years of diplomatic ties with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-embassy-celebrates-50-years-of-diplomatic-ties-with-cyprus

A wonderful reception took place yesterday within the historic walls of Nicosia, as the Australian embassy commemorated the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and Cyprus. ...

28. EU Ministers reach historic deal on migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-reach-historic-deal-on-migration-crisis

European Union ministers agreed on Thursday on how to share out the responsibility for looking after migrants and refugees, after 12 hours of negotiations got Italy and Greece to sign up to a deal that has eluded the bloc for nearly a decade....

29. France 24: The dark side of higher education in occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-24-the-dark-side-of-higher-education-in-occupied-cyprus

According to a report from France 24, education has become the leading economic sector in occupied Cyprus. ...

30. Green Line border agents get ready for action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-border-agents-get-ready-for-action

Over two hundred Green Line border agents will report on duty later this month on the Greek Cypriot side of the UN buffer zone, but the newly-hired sergeants will only focus on irregular migrants, leaving drug trafficking and other crimes off the agenda...

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