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26 June, 2022
 

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1. Op-ed: On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

2. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

3. Turkey to blame for increasing number of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-blame-for-increasing-number-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday that Turkey is the main culprit for the increasing number of migrants to Cyprus....

4. IOM to assist Cyprus in migrant repatriations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iom-to-assist-cyprus-in-migrant-repatriations

Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, and the International Organization for Migration's Regional Director in Brussels, Ola Henrikson, discussed on Monday ways to enhance and increase cooperation between the two parties....

5. Turkish Cypriots must assume responsibility for migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-must-assume-responsibility-for-migration-flows

Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas has said that the EU will find a way to make the Turkish Cypriot leadership assume its responsibility for limiting the migration flows in Cyprus which is faced with "an unbearably big burden"....

6. Switzerland to contribute 10 million euros to assist with increasing migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/switzerland-to-contribute-10-million-euros-to-assist-with-increasing-migration

The framework to implement the contribution of Switzerland to Cyprus, estimated at 10 million euros for the needs arising from the increasing migratory flows to the island was examined during a meeting on Thursday between Minister of Interior Nikos Nouris and Switzerland's ambassador to Cyprus, Pierre-Yves Fux....

7. Three days of mourning for Zeta Emilianidou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-days-of-mourning-for-zeta-emilianidou

White flowers, a candle and a photo were set in the place of Zeta Aimilianidou during the meeting of the Council of Ministers....

8. Cyprus received 11,000 asylum applications in the first five months of 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/11-000-asylum-applications-in-the-first-five-months-of-2022

Cyprus has received more than 11,000 asylum applications in the first five months of 2022, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has said, noting that the first line EU-member-states, namely, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Spain and Malta are estimated to receive 150,000 asylum seekers....

9. Nouris: Over 150,000 migrants expected this year in southern Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-over-150-000-migrants-expected-this-year-in-southern-europe

Mediterranean countries on major migrant routes into Europe expect over 150,000 arrivals this year as food shortages caused by the Ukraine conflict threaten a new migration wave from Africa and the Middle East....

10. Cyprus targets 'alleged fathers' in immigration scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-targets-alleged-fathers-in-immigration-scheme

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has sent out a cable telling administrators to hold off on issuing any birth certificates in cases where staff may have doubts over the paternity of a child until new legislation can allow sampling DNA from alleged fathers...

11. Nouris: 'We have reached the point where migrants call the police and ask to be picked up'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-we-have-reached-the-point-where-migrants-call-the-police-and-ask-to-be-picked-up

In a bill submitted to Parliament, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Interior are requesting the recruitment of 300 special police officers with a contract of up to 28 months to monitor the green line and conduct other tasks relating to the increased migration flow into the Republic of Cyprus....

12. Tax incentives for businesses looking to relocate to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tax-incentives-for-businesses-looking-to-relocate-to-cyprus

The Cypriot government on Tuesday approved a bill with tax incentives aiming to attract talent and promote headquartering in Cyprus, in line with the Strategy for Attracting Businesses for Activities and/or Expansion of their Activities in Cyprus approved by the Council of Ministers in October 2021....

13. Nouris discusses illegal immigration and occupation with Czech MP's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-discusses-illegal-immigration-and-occupation-with-czech-mp-s

Illegal immigration and the war in Ukraine were the focus of a meeting held on Thursday between Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris and Chairman of the Czech Parliamentary Committee on European Affairs, Ondřej Benešík, who was heading a delegation of Czech MPs and members of the Committee....

14. Cyprus' RCB Bank and its Kremlin ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rcb-bank-and-its-kremlin-ties

On March 24, Cyprus’s fourth-largest bank announced it would wind down its banking operations in the wake of the “volatile geopolitical situation” caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a month earlier....

15. Anastasiades irked by Zelensky's failure to condemn Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-irked-by-zelensky-s-failure-to-condemn-turkish-invasion

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed his annoyance at the failure of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, to condemn the Turkish invasion of Cyprus during his speech before the plenary session of the House of Representatives on Thursday....

16. Cyprus asks EU for FRONTEX presence in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-asks-eu-for-frontex-presence-in-turkey

Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris called on the EU to demand that Turkey allow the presence of Frontex in their country to stop the mass flows of irregular migrants to the Turkish-occupied areas of Cyprus, who then cross to the government-controlled areas....

17. Ukraine: Will Europe be able to remain united against Putin?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-will-europe-be-able-to-remaine-united-against-putin

As the war in Ukraine now enters its sixth week of operations in conditions of undiminished intensity, with threats escalating, cracks widening and bombs raining down, it is clear that the crisis will be a marathon and the ongoing struggle an endurance struggle for all those directly and indirectly involved....

18. Putin not seen ready to compromise ahead of peacetalks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-not-seen-ready-to-compromise-ahead-of-peacetalks

Ukraine and Russia were preparing on Monday for the first face-to-face peace talks in more than two weeks, but a senior U.S. official said Russian President Vladimir Putin did not appear ready to make compromises to end the war....

19. Nouris to send urgent letter to EC regarding migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-to-send-urgent-letter-to-ec-regarding-migrant-crisis

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday he was to send an urgent letter to the European Commission, along with evidence proving the mass influx of migrants to the Republic through Turkey, to highlight the extent of the problem faced by the country....

20. Over 100 Ukrainian refugees arriving in Cyprus daily

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100-ukrainian-refugees-arriving-in-cyprus-daily

A total of 100-180 Ukrainian refugees from war-torn Ukraine arriving daily in Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday adding that applications for temporary protection status have reached 1,232, but the Ministry is ready to manage an influx of applications....

21. Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 700 'protection' applications submitted by Ukrainian refugees in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-foreign-affairs-700-protection-applications-submitted-by-ukrainian-refugees-in-cyprus

About 700 refugees from Ukraine have applied for sanctuary in Cyprus, according to Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris. The Ministry of Interior has begun issuing residency cards for the applicants which will allow them to apply for work, avail of medical services, and procure housing and food....

22. Abramovich superyacht 'Eclipse' docks in Marmaris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abramovich-superyacht-eclipse-docks-in-marmaris

A second superyacht linked to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich docked in a Turkish resort on Tuesday and sources familiar with the discussions said he and other wealthy Russians were looking to invest in Turkey given sanctions elsewhere....

23. Fast track procedure for building permits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fast-track-procedure-for-building-permits

More than 2,500 building permits have been issued under the new, fast-track procedure since it was implemented in October 2021, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Saturday addressing the 29th General Assembly of the Cyprus Association of Civil Engineers....

24. Divided Cyprus vows protection for Ukrainians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-vows-protection-for-ukrainians

People fleeing war in Ukraine have been promised protection in Cyprus, but questions remained as both sides on the divided island rushed to declare their support before finalizing all the details...

25. Refugees from Ukraine - The Government's temporary aid package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-from-ukraine-the-government-s-temporary-aid-package

An inter-ministerial committee that convened under the chairmanship of Interior Minister Nikos Nouris concluded with specific measures to host Ukrainian citizens in Cyprus who have fled their country due to the hostilities....

26. Meeting underway to coordinate arrival of refugees from Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meeting-underway-to-coordinate-arrival-of-refugees-from-ukraine

A meeting chaired by Interior Minister Nicos Nouris is underway this morning to coordinate actions regarding the arrival of refugees from Ukraine into Cyprus....

27. Ukrainians in Cyprus before cutoff date now in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainians-in-cyprus-before-cutoff-date-in-limbo

Dozens of Ukrainians in the Republic of Cyprus are running out of money and unable to benefit automatically from EU “temporary protection” measures because they visited the island as tourists before the cutoff date...

28. The Cypriot oligarch and passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cypriot-oligarch-and-passports

On the first day of the invasion, Thursday, February 24, as Ukrainian cities were being bombed by the Russian army, Vladimir Putin met with 37 businessmen and members of his government to assess the impact of sanctions already imposed by the United States and members of the European Union....

29. Anastasiades visits Pournara after reports of unsuitable conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-visits-pournara-after-reports-of-unsuitable-conditions

President Nicos Anastasiades visited Pournara at 9 am this morning after reports surfaced on the unsuitable living conditions of minors being housed at the center. ...

30. 14 containers of humanitarian aid to Ukraine to set sail this afternoon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-containers-of-humanitarian-aid-to-ukraine-to-set-sail-this-afternoon

The Republic of Cyprus is sending a total of 14 large containers of humanitarian aid to Ukrainian, with the Minister of Transport Yiannis Karousos and the Citizen's Commissioner Panagiotis Sentonas expressing their gratitude to the citizens and all the departments involved for the collection, packing and shipping of the goods....

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