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1. Nouris requests UN assistance with irregular migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-requests-un-assistance-with-irregular-migration-flows

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has asked for the help of UNFICYP in dealing with increased migration flows in the government-controlled areas of Cyprus from the Turkish-occupied territories through the buffer zone....

2. Nouris: More foreign companies setting up shop in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nouris-more-foreign-companies-setting-up-shop-in-cyprus

The adoption of the New Strategy for Attracting Business and Talent has led to an impressive increase in interest from foreign companies to establish their presence in Cyprus, ...

3. Rhapsody courtesy stop unpacks Cyprus’ game plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhapsody-courtesy-stop-unpacks-cyprus-game-plan

Cypriot officials were stoked on Tuesday when the Rhapsody of the Seas made a brief stop at the Ayia Napa Marina, a moment filled with high expectations for the island that hopes to attract cruise ships in its southeastern shores...

4. Ankara accuses Greece of fatal pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-greece-of-fatal-pushback

Ankara says Greece is responsible for the deaths of six irregular migrants, including young children, whose boat sunk this week during an alleged pushback, with Athens denying the allegations and pointing out that the incident took place in Turkish waters...

5. Cyprus hopeful about EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopeful-about-eu-migration-pact

The interior ministry in the Republic of Cyprus says an EU council draft that makes adoption of asylum and migration rules a priority includes a Green Line reference, seen by Nicosia as an important step in its attempt to block flows from the northern part seen by the south as 'instruments of Turkey'...

6. Cyprus spits bars in latest Greek-Turkish spat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spits-bars-in-greco-turkish-latest-spat

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is accusing Turkey of hyping 'rhetoric madness' following Ankara’s criticism towards Athens, as the two NATO allies continue to accuse each other of harassment...

7. Cyprus' Air Force One takes its maiden voyage to Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-air-force-one-takes-its-maiden-voyage-to-larnaca

At a special ceremony held today at the Elefsina Air Base, the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades received from the Prime Minister of Greece Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, an aircraft of the Hellenic Republic donated to the Republic of Cyprus....

8. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

9. Cyprus cabinet revokes seven 'golden' passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cabinet-revokes-seven-golden-passports

Seven passports issued under the Cyprus Investment Programme (CIP) were revoked by the Council of Ministers on Wednesday, as announced by Interior Minister Nikos Nouris today....

10. 8-year-old in stable condition after dog attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/8-year-old-in-stable-condition-after-dog-attack

An 8-year-old boy is in stable condition after he was attacked by a stray dog this morning in the area of Agios Ioannis in Limassol....

11. Cyprus trying to reach agreements on repatriations, says Interior Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-trying-to-reach-agreements-on-repatriations-says-interior-minister

Cyprus is trying to reach agreements for the return of migrants, said the Minister of the Interior, Nicos Nouris, after his meeting with the President of DISY and candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, Averof Neofytou, on Monday, at the party's headquarters in Nicosia. ...

12. Interior Ministry aware passport applications did not meet criteria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-aware-passport-applications-did-not-meet-criteria

In the Audit Service's report on the naturalization program, references are made to the manner in which passports were granted, stressing that there were cases in which the Ministry was aware that there were applications that did not meet the criteria, characterizing its approval as illegal....

13. Dad’s hurried deportation stirs debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dad-s-hurried-deportation-stirs-debate-in-cyprus

The hasty deportation of a detained man, whose wife and teenage son remain in Cyprus, has stirred up debate this week, bringing the child commissioner head to head with the state’s law enforcement authorities and even the interior minister himself...

14. EU states facilitating employment of third country nationals to ease labor shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-facilitating-employment-of-third-country-nationals-to-ease-labor-shortage

The European Union’s population is aging. The factors behind this phenomenon are many, but the declining fertility rates and the increased life expectancy, along with migration to countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, are the main ones....

15. The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-parallels-between-athens-in-2011-and-nicosia-in-2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a young man from Pakistan in old Nicosia have come to light....

16. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

17. Cyprus and Pakistan agree to cooperate on migrant repatriations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-pakistan-agree-to-cooperate-on-migrant-repatriations

The foundations were laid for the cooperation between Cyprus and Pakistan in the return of migrants, during a meeting between the Interior Minister, Nicos Nouris, and the Director General of the Interior Ministry of Pakistan, Momin Agha on Monday....

18. EU acknowledges migrant issue in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-acknowledges-migrant-issue-in-cyprus

Cyprus' Interior Minister, Nicos Nouris, expressed his satisfaction because EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, acknowledged before the EU Home Affairs Council the need to support Cyprus, as it is faced with the biggest migration influx issue....

19. Mayor, minister trade barbs over fallen balconies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mayor-minister-trade-barbs-over-fallen-balconies

The collapse of two balconies in Paphos last week has stirred up debate about asylum seekers being cramped into old apartments, but an expert in the field says local tenants are also part of the problem as there are no laws that would force them to vacate a building in need of maintenance...

20. Deputy Minister to the President expected to make full recovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-minister-to-the-president-expected-to-make-full-recovery

Deputy Minister to the President, Petros Demetriou, who underwent open-heart surgery on Tuesday, is being treated in the ICU of a private hospital in Nicosia and is in stable condition, with his doctor Marinos Soteriou noting that he is expected to make a full recovery....

21. Presidential elections to take place on the 5th of February 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-elections-to-take-place-on-the-5th-of-february-2023

The upcoming presidential elections in Cyprus will take place on the 5th of February, 2023, the Ministry of Interior has announced....

22. Cyprus defends migration stance for ‘love of country’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-migration-stance-for-‘love-of-country

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says he would be happy if the Republic of Cyprus could bring down irregular migration by following the example of Greece, a country facing EU criticism over ‘violent’ deportations, with the Cypriot official calling on fellow citizens to show their 'love of country'...

23. Greece's Karagiannis appointed to coordinate final stage of local governement reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-karagiannis-appointed-to-coordinate-final-stage-of-local-governement-reform

The Director-General of the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece, Yiannis Karagiannis, has been appointed as the expert to coordinate the provision of Greek expertise to the Republic of Cyprus for the implementation of the final stage of local government reform....

24. On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/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....

25. 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...

26. 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....

27. 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....

28. 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"....

29. 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....

30. 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....

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