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121. RIK controversy: Journalist's removal sparks outrage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rik-controversy-journalist-s-removal-sparks-outrage

The Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Equal Opportunities for Men and Women convened on Monday to discuss the removal of journalist Despina Roussou from the show "Proino Dromologio" (Morning Routes) and the subsequent handling of the situation by RIK management. ...

122. Second fence erected at Pournara migrant reception center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-fence-erected-at-pournara-migrant-reception-center

The Interior Ministry has announced the installation of a second reinforcing fence around the perimeter of the ''Pournara'' reception center in Kokkinotrimithia, Nicosia district. ...

123. 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....

124. Deadly earthquake hits Morocco, 296 lives lost and counting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-hits-morocco-296-lives-lost-and-counting

A powerful earthquake struck Morocco's High Atlas mountains late on Friday, killing at least 296 people, destroying buildings and sending residents of major cities rushing from their homes....

125. TechIsland Awards: The highly anticipated awards ceremony of the tech sector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/techisland-awards-the-highly-anticipated-awards-ceremony-of-the-tech-sector

The winners of the first ceremony in 7 categories...

126. In a historic first, asylum applications drop by 51%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-historic-first-asylum-applications-drop-by-51

Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced today that, for the first time in Cyprus' immigrant history, there has been a shift in the balance between migrant arrivals and departures....

127. The unresolved issues of Chlorakas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-unresolved-issues-of-chlorakas

The situation in Chloraka, following the problems that happened last week, is still uncertain. ...

128. Compensation plans unveiled for Akamas communities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/compensation-plans-unveiled-for-akamas-communities

Starting tomorrow, September 1, 2023, the stipulations outlined in the Akamas Local Plan will be enacted. Yesterday, Mr. Konstantinos Ioannou, the Minister of Interior, and Mr. Petros Xenophontos, the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment,...

129. Rights groups alarmed by Chlorakas' anti-refugee incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rights-groups-alarmed-by-chlorakas-anti-refugee-incidents

In the wake of the recent incidents in Chloraka, Cyprus, where tensions have escalated leading to anti-refugee actions, international human rights organizations have expressed "severe concern" over the situation....

130. Government offers 50% aid for homeownership in old Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-offers-50-aid-for-homeownership-in-old-nicosia

The Ministry of Interior has announced the ongoing opportunity to apply for the Nicosia Within Walls City Housing Regeneration Scheme. ...

131. Ministries launch joint crackdown on undeclared employment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministries-launch-joint-crackdown-on-undeclared-employment

The Ministries of Interior and Labour announced they will start doing checks on Monday in workplaces concerning undeclared employment of third-country nationals....

132.  Sixty more migrants found in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixty-more-migrants-found-in-cyprus

Yesterday afternoon, checks continued at the apartment complex of Agios Nikolaos in Chloraka to record the residents who are migrants. ...

133. Cyprus cracks down on illegal immigration ring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cracks-down-on-illegal-immigration-ring

In a move to address migration challenges head-on and show unwavering determination against the issue, a well-coordinated operation sprung into action this morning in the Limassol district. ...

134. Chloraka complex ''Agios Nikolaos'' shut down as President tightens security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloraka-complex-agios-nikolaos-shut-down-as-president-tightens-security

In response to recent incidents, President Nicos Christodoulides convened a meeting at the Presidential Palace to address the situation in Chloraka. ...

135. Nearly 7,000 property purchase permits granted in 2.5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nearly-7-000-property-purchase-permits-granted-in-2-5-years

In the span from January 2021 to August 2023, approximately 6,958 foreigners were given the authorization to acquire real estate within the occupied territories, as reported by ''official'' data, according to a Yeni Dusen report....

136. Surf's Up! Ministry boosts lifeguard services on Cyprus beaches

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surf-s-up-ministry-boosts-lifeguard-services-on-cyprus-beaches

The Ministry of Interior is actively implementing measures to improve the quality of lifeguard services on organized beaches, prioritizing the safety of beachgoers, according to a recent statement from the Ministry....

137. Interior Minister says barbed wire plan 'impractical and politically risky'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-says-barbed-wire-plan-impractical-and-politically-risky

In a recent statement, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou deemed the idea of placing barbed wire along the Green Line to handle migrant flows as practically impossible and politically dangerous. ...

138. Growing up in refugee camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/growing-up-in-refugee-camps

The painful experience of being violently uprooted, the worry about finding temporary shelter until they could return home, and the hardships faced in refugee camps – which turned into months and even years – are deeply etched in the memories and hearts of the refugees....

139. Interior Ministry implements stricter measures for new asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-implements-stricter-measures-for-new-asylum-seekers

The Interior Ministry of Cyprus announced on Wednesday that international protection applicants who have arrived in the Republic of Cyprus from January 1, 2023, onwards will not be considered eligible candidates for the voluntary relocation program....

140. Animal rescues amidst devastating wildfires as over 300 saved, but losses also reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-rescues-amidst-devastating-wildfires-as-over-300-saved-but-losses-also-reported

More than 300 cats, dogs, farm animals and horses have been rescued from the East Attica wildfires that flared up on Monday, an Interior Ministry official said on Tuesday, while animal protection groups reported that dozens also perished as the blazes tore through fields, farms, yards and animal shelters....

141. More asylum seekers relocated to France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-france

On July 12, 2023, another group of asylum seekers, totaling 51 individuals, was voluntarily relocated from the Republic of Cyprus to France. The relocation was carried out through the collaborative efforts of the Ministry of Interior, ...

142. Illegal construction scandal uncovered in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-construction-scandal-uncovered-in-akamas

The data collected and presented by "K" regarding the illegal construction interventions within the Akama Forest, a protected area designated as a white zone based on a plan from the 1980s, prove the tip of the iceberg. ...

143. Asylum seeker trends: Declining numbers and shifting origins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-trends-declining-numbers-and-shifting-origins

According to data obtained by "K" from the Asylum Service of the Ministry of Interior, the top five countries of origin for asylum seekers and the number of applications received in June 2023 are as follows:...

144. Asylum seeker returns to exceed 4,300

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-returns-to-exceed-4-300

Returns of asylum seekers so far in 2023 have exceeded 4,370 and are significantly higher compared to last year when they were 2,353, the Minister of Internal Affairs Constantinos Ioannou has said....

145. Coordinating efforts for earthquake protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/coordinating-efforts-for-earthquake-protection

An earthquake is an event that we cannot prevent or predict when it will occur. What we can do as a state is fortify our structures so that they can withstand such an event. ...

146. Turkish or Turkish Cypriot? Court decision controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-or-turkish-cypriot-court-decision-controversy

The Republic of Cyprus will pay a compensation of €345,000 to a Turkish Cypriot of American origin, while also returning his property in Limassol, which was being irregularly exploited....

147. Paris erupts as protests over police shooting escalate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paris-erupts-as-protests-over-police-shooting-escalate

A police officer who fatally shot a 17-year-old boy in a Paris suburb is now being investigated for murder....

148. Conservatives storm to victory in repeat Greek election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conservatives-storm-to-victory-in-repeat-greek-election

Greece's conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a parliamentary election on Sunday with voters giving reformist Kyriakos Mitsotakis another four-year term as prime minister...

149. Akamas will be scanned by drones to find illegal converstions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-will-be-scanned-by-drones-to-find-illegal-converstions

Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou has outlined the forthcoming measures to address complaints concerning livestock farms in the protected Akamas area,...

150. Green energy policy progresses with approval for EV charging infrastructure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-energy-policy-progresses-with-approval-for-ev-charging-infrastructure

The Council of Ministers, in its session on June 21, 2023, approved the Amendment of the Regulations on Petroleum Stations from 1972 to 1999, to allow for the installation and use of electric vehicle charging points at petrol stations, as part of the government's policy for transitioning to green energy....

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