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27 February, 2020
 

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1. Asylee walks free after state loses case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylee-walks-free-after-state-loses-case

The Supreme Court in Cyprus has ordered an asylum seeker released from detention, after the state refused to provide evidence he was being held on national security grounds and suspicion of terrorism...

2. Police arrest ten in worksite raids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrest-ten-in-worksite-raids

Police arrested ten foreign nationals on Tuesday in two worksite raids, conducted alongside labour officials who gave additional citations and fines worth over €100,000...

3. Nicosia stabbing sparks migration debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-stabbing-sparks-migration-debate

Debate over crime and migration in the Republic of Cyprus was renewed this week following a video showing the moment a young man was killed in downtown Nicosia as well as statements by officials regarding foreigners on the island...

4. New Brexit immigration system to favour high-skilled workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-brexit-immigration-system-to-favour-high-skilled-workers

Britain will prioritize access for high-skilled workers from around the world in its post-Brexit points-based immigration system, the government said on Tuesday, setting out its plans to put an end to a reliance on “cheap labor from Europe”....

5. Cyprus gets tough on economic migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tough-on-economic-migrants

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is determined to cut down on asylum and residence permit applications by blocking economic migrants from filing non-legitimate petitions...

6. British High Commission replies to British expats FAQ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commission-replies-to-british-expats-faq

The British High Commission in Cyprus compiled and replied to some of the most frequently asked questions by UK nationals in Cyprus, providing further clarity on what British expats living on the island can expect post-Brexit. ...

7. Embassies warn Cyprus over fake marriages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/embassies-warn-cyprus-over-fake-marriages

Cyprus is under harsh criticism from at least three foreign embassies that accuse the government and local municipalities of not doing enough to shut down a fake marriage industry...

8. Refugees spotted off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-spotted-off-cape-greco

A vessel with about 80 presumptive refugees on board was spotted on Monday off Cape Greco in eastern Cyprus...

9. Mitsotakis calls for greater European solidarity on Turkey, migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-calls-for-greater-european-solidarity-on-turkey-migration

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for greater European solidarity in dealing with Turkish provocations against Greek sovereignty and the immigration crisis....

10. Cyprus hopes to join US visa waiver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-to-join-us-visa-waiver

Cypriot officials say they are setting up a task force aimed at including the country in the US visa waiver programme the soonest possible...

11. Large boat with refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-boat-with-refugees-reaches-cyprus

Over a hundred presumptive refugees from Syria reached the eastern coast of Cyprus on Tuesday, including women and young children...

12. Iranian wins appeal against Asylum office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-wins-appeal-against-asylum-office

A coordinator from an Iranian university, who was refused asylum in the Republic of Cyprus, was vindicated but the Supreme Court this week after it emerged that his case was adjudicated based on a flawed Google search...

13. Minister explains joint patrols downtown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-explains-joint-patrols-downtown

The interior minister says joint patrols in downtown Nicosia are meant to prevent crime and combat illegal migration, while also clarifying that the two are not necessarily connected to each other...

14. Armed patrols begin this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-patrols-begin-this-weekend

Armed soldiers and police officers will very soon be holding joint patrols in downtown Nicosia, with the justice minister saying the measures are being taken to combat crime, terrorism, and illegal immigration...

15. Six arrested in fake marriage investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-arrested-in-fake-marriage-investigation

Police are investigating suspected marriage fraud following multiple arrests in Nicosia in connection with alleged fake employment contracts...

16. Minister determined to fight ‘green line abuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-determined-to-fight-‘green-line-abuse

The Cypriot government is cautiously moving forward with plans to reduce illegal migration to Cyprus through the north, including checkpoint stations and surveillance of remote areas along the Green Line...

17. Speed boat intercepted in latest refugee arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-in-speedboat-arrested-in-latest-refugee-arrival

Coast guard officials arrested two suspects after giving chase to a fleeing speedboat on Monday, in connection with the arrival of another boat that carried 131 undocumented migrants to northwestern Cyprus...

18. Syrian-Cypriot freed from Hungarian prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-cypriot-freed-from-hungarian-prison

A Syrian-born Cypriot who was jailed four years ago in Hungary on terrorism charges has been reunited with his family in Cyprus according to Amnesty International that mounted a campaign for his release...

19. Syrian loses appeal on national security grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-loses-appeal-on-national-security-grounds

A Syrian asylum seeker suspected of terrorism ties is being held lawfully in Cyprus according to a court ruling, after the suspect had filed an appeal over his arrest and lengthy detention...

20. Two women busted in prostitution sting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-women-busted-in-larnaca-prostitution-sting

Two foreign women arrested in an undercover prostitution sting in Larnaca are facing charges of illegal gains while also being charged with violating immigration rules...

21. Ayia Napa rape accuser free on bail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-free-on-bail

The British young woman accused of making false statements in a rape complaint in Ayia Napa will be free on bail this week, while her legal team is expected to include high-powered British attorneys...

22. Traveler arrested over suspicious documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traveler-arrested-over-suspicious-documents

A judge in Paphos ordered a male traveler of undisclosed origins to be remanded in custody for five days, after airport police said they spotted inconsistencies in his documents as he was trying to catch a flight to Mykonos...

23. Passport holder vindicated after months in jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passport-holder-vindicated-after-four-months-in-jail

A French citizen who spent four months in jail awating trial after being accused of using a fake passport was vindicated on Monday, after a judge said a reasonable suspicion against him was not warranted...

24. Stella Kyriakidou: Climate change and gender equality a priority for the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakidou-climate-change-and-gender-equality-a-priority-for-the-eu

There have been many who have questioned the EU because of the economic crisis that has emerged in recent years. Today we are coming out of this crisis and we realize that the EU still has a lot to offer....

25. Stepping into power, Johnson seeks more diverse cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stepping-into-power-johnson-seeks-more-diverse-cabinet

Taking over as prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson is expected to unveil a more diverse top team in a government to be tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal. ...

26. Cyprus and Greece strike a chord on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-strike-a-chord-on-migration

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says immigration and refugee issues are of “national importance” during comments on return policies for undocumented migrants throughout the EU...

27. New offices in Malta for Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-offices-in-malta-for-michael-kyprianou-co-llc

28. Ahrweiler: History that teaches only one solution is a dangerous thing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahrweiler-history-that-teaches-only-one-solution-is-a-dangerous-thing

29. Divers find third suitcase in red lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-suitcase-found-at-red-lake

Divers located the third suitcase in the red lake believed to contain the remains of an adult Filipina in the serial killer case...

30. Missing complaint leads to Syrian man’s arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-complaint-leads-to-man-s-arrest

A Syrian man who was reported missing ended up getting arrested, with police investigating whether he obtained asylum documents on false pretenses ...

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