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1. Cyprus repatriates 181 illegal residents in latest immigration efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-repatriates-181-illegal-residents-in-latest-immigration-efforts

In the ongoing efforts to manage immigration, Cyprus saw 181 third-country nationals voluntarily or forcibly repatriated to their home countries over......

2. Protesters rally against police brutality and bias

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-rally-against-police-brutality-and-bias

A peaceful demonstration unfolded Saturday at noon in Eleftheria Square, driven by the African Community in Cyprus and bolstered by allied organizations. ...

3. We are all responsible

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/we-are-all-responsible

Eleven people crammed into one apartment, each paying between 150 to 200 euros in rent, all to live stacked together in appalling conditions. ...

4. Cyprus faces migration crisis amid infrastructure strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-migration-crisis-amid-infrastructure-strain

Cyprus is facing a mounting migration crisis as data obtained by K on Thursday reveals a surge in illegal immigrant arrivals, straining the government's resources and raising concerns about a humanitarian emergency....

5. Lebanon to Cyprus: $3000 per person for the deadly journey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lebanon-to-cyprus-$3000-per-person-for-the-deadly-journey

The security authorities of the Republic were not oblivious to the presence of networks smuggling illegal immigrants westwards through Cyprus, ...

6. Cyprus boasts second largest EU-born resident share

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-boasts-second-largest-eu-born-resident-share

Cyprus had the third largest share of foreign-born residents among EU countries (22.7%), and more specifically the second largest share of residents born in another EU country (10.6%) in 2023, according to data released by Eurostat....

7. Minister highlights smallest resident population at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-highlights-smallest-resident-population-at-pournara

The outlook for Cyprus in relation to migration is positive, as in 2023 a 46% reduction in irregular migrant applications and a 66% increase in returns have been achieved, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou said on Wednesday....

8. House President praises France’s support for Cyprus in Paris meetings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-praises-france-s-support-for-cyprus-in-paris-meetings

The strategic cooperation between Cyprus and France in the key sectors of security, defence, energy, tourism, trade and education and the mutual will to further deepen them, were emphasised by the President of the Parliament Annita Demetriou and French officials, with whom she met on Wednesday as part of her visit to France....

9. SppMedia, EPIC, and Deejay Radio hand over a cheque to Nicosia's Center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sppmedia-epic-and-deejay-radio-hand-over-a-cheque-to-nicosia-s-center

The Epic Street Fest, which has now been established as an institution in the heart of the capital, is characterized by its philanthropic nature....

10. Children among 26 migrants in Famagusta arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-among-26-migrants-in-famagusta-arrival

In a poignant tale of resilience, 26 irregular migrants from war-torn Syria embarked on a perilous journey that led them to the shores of Cyprus early Monday morning....

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. Surge in Syrian asylum seekers amid drop in African arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-syrian-asylum-seekers-amid-drop-in-african-arrivals

The Ministry of Interior disclosed an uptick in asylum applications from Syrians, predominantly arriving by sea, citing challenges in managing these individuals due to the perilous conditions in their home country. ...

13. Interior Minister considers plan with IOM to boost international workforce

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-considers-plan-with-iom-to-boost-international-workforce

Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou has conveyed to IOM (International Organization for Migration) Director General Amy Pope Cyprus' willingness to look into implementing a pilot programme to attract labour force from third countries....

14. Government achieves historic 50% drop in asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-achieves-historic-50-drop-in-asylum-applications

There is a 50% reduction in the period March-October 2023 in new asylum applications compared to the 2022 corresponding period, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday, noting at the same time that for the first time, the overall balance of arrivals-returns presents a positive picture, and Cyprus is now ranking in the first places among European states in absolute numbers of returns....

15. Far-right rage explodes in Dublin streets after shocking stabbing incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-rage-explodes-in-dublin-streets-after-shocking-stabbing-incident

In a shocking turn of events, central Dublin became a battleground on Thursday evening as violent protests erupted following a knife attack in the city center....

16. Turkish Cypriots question policies amidst cultural shifts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-question-policies-amidst-cultural-shifts

Former president Ali Erel raises alarm about the declining status of Turkish Cypriots, emphasizing the growing population and housing struggles. Tricombe sees a rise in foreign buyers, a trend that could escalate with an influx of 100,000 Russians, affecting Nicosia. ...

17. 7,933 persons have left Cyprus in ongoing immigration trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/7-933-persons-have-left-cyprus-in-ongoing-immigration-trend

Sixteen third-country nationals, who resided illegally in Cyprus, were identified and arrested, during the weekend, as part of coordinated police operations. As part of efforts to return third-country nationals to their countries of origin, another 20 people departed from the island last Friday....

18. Democracy is ailing because we are failing it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/democracy-is-ailing-because-we-are-failing-it

Interestingly, here as in the rest of Europe, the big ''winner'' of what happened after October 7 in Israel is one and only. The far right....

19. Pyla buffer zone free of military presence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyla-buffer-zone-free-of-military-presence

An agreement reached on Monday morning in relation to the issue of the buffer zone in the area of Pyla would ensure the status of the buffer zone and the non-presence of military and “police” forces of the occupying authorities, diplomatic sources told CNA, describing the development as “a very big” confidence building measure (CBM)....

20. 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....

21. Italy to immediately deport immigrants for false age claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-to-immediately-deport-immigrants-for-false-age-claims

Foreigners who lie about their age to benefit from a protection scheme reserved for unaccompanied minors arriving in Italy will be deported under a security decree expected to be approved by Giorgia Meloni’s cabinet on Wednesday as part of her far-right government’s crackdown on irregular immigration....

22. Senator replaces Menendez as Head of Senate Foreign Relations Committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-replaces-menendez-as-head-of-senate-foreign-relations-committee

Senator Ben Cardin will serve as chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, replacing Bob Menendez, who faces felony bribery charges, after the Senate agreed to a resolution on Wednesday naming him to the position....

23. War in Ukraine nears potential 'dirty deal' conclusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/war-in-ukraine-nears-potential-dirty-deal-conclusion

Thomas Friedman, American political commentator, author and weekly columnist for The New York Times, tells Kathimerini that the ongoing war in Ukraine will probably be resolved with “a dirty deal” that will include the loss of a part of eastern Ukraine in exchange for Kyiv’s accession to NATO and the European Union....

24. Authorities on high alert for potential influx of Lebanese migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-on-high-alert-for-potential-influx-of-lebanese-migrants

The Ministry of Interior and other relevant services have been alerted to recent information regarding a large influx of illegal immigrants into Cyprus. According to well-informed sources from ''K'' ...

25. Minister demands urgent action on migrant smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-demands-urgent-action-on-migrant-smuggling

Migrant smuggling is a global concern that demands our immediate attention, Minister of Justice and Public Order Anna Koukkides Procopiou said on Tuesday, adding that a country deeply affected by this phenomenon, is Cyprus....

26. Italy's cry for help: Facing a migrant surge amid EU discord

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-cry-for-help-facing-a-migrant-surge-amid-eu-discord

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has appealed for greater European support as her country confronts a surge of people fleeing north Africa, amid growing tensions between Rome and other EU capitals over migration policy....

27. Cyprus police arrest 4 in immigration smuggling bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-arrest-4-in-immigration-smuggling-bust

The Cyprus Police have carried out a new operation to dismantle one more immigrant smuggling network and have arrested four people....

28. Confronting racism and the far-right threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/confronting-racism-and-the-far-right-threat

The awful attacks on migrants, refugees, and others in Chloraka and Limassol were not sudden but rather a predictable continuation of a long-standing problem....

29. Cyprus universities under fire for failing to denounce extremist violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-universities-under-fire-for-failing-to-denounce-extremist-violence

After the troubling events in Chlorakas and Limassol, where right-wing extremists carried out violent acts, have you heard any teachers' unions speak out against these incidents?...

30. AKEL leads protest against far-right extremism in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-leads-protest-against-far-right-extremism-in-limassol

Following the recent events in Limassol on September 1st, AKEL organized a protest in the city center with the theme "No Tolerance for the Far Right." ...

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