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03 December, 2022
 

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1. Brussels urging guidelines for NGO boats in the midst of France-Italy migrant dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-urging-guidelines-for-ngo-boats-in-the-midst-of-france-italy-migrant-dispute

The European Commission is pushing to create guidelines for the NGO boats rescuing migrants off Europe’s shores as part of a plan to reduce the number of asylum seekers heading to the Continent....

2. More migrant arrivals off Cavo Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-migrant-arrivals-off-cavo-greco

Police arrested an 18-year-old man yesterday to facilitate investigations into the arrival of a boat in the sea area of Famagusta, in which 10 people were on board....

3. Immigration as a matter of national survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-as-a-matter-of-national-survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, undoubtedly ranks first in the hierarchy of Cypriot citizens' concerns....

4. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-at-it-again-over-buck-naked-refugees

A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

5. Merchants of Death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-merchants-of-death

People trafficker. A profitable “profession.” A high-risk profession, of course, because the business may sink. In this case, literally. Then 18, 50, 100 lives could be lost, including small children....

6. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

7. Turks slam Greeks over fake ‘push-forward’ story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-slam-greeks-over-fake-‘push-forward-story

Turkey has slammed Greece’s migration minister over a video tweet allegedly showing members of the Turkish coast guard beating refugees during an alleged push-forward, with Ankara rushing to provide context and accusing Greek media of failing to properly retract a fabricated story...

8. Suspicion over Turkish fishing boats in migrant drownings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspicion-over-turkish-fishing-boats-in-migrant-drownings

Hellenic Coast Guard officers have told Kathimerini they were investigating the role of Turkish fishing boats that were close to the location where a dinghy sunk late Wednesday and a confirmed 18 people drowned, the deadlier of the two incidents involving migrants....

9. 22 dead, dozens missing, after 2 migrant ships sink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-dead-dozens-missing-after-2-migrant-ships-sink

Bodies floated amid splintered wreckage in the wind-tossed waters off a Greek island Thursday as the death toll from the separate sinkings of two migrant boats rose to 22, with many still missing....

10. Britain mulling asylum ban on English Channel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-mulling-asylum-ban-on-english-channel-migrants

The United Kingdom’s Minister, Suella Braverman, has said that it will introduce a new plan which would prohibit the entry of migrants who cross the English Channel from claiming asylum....

11. Cyprus calls on Turkey-bound ship to rescue refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-turkey-bound-ship-to-rescue-stranded-refugees

Cypriot authorities say weather conditions did not allow some 300 refugees stranded at sea to be transported to the island, with officials calling on another ship nearby that picked up everyone on board and took them to Turkey...

12. 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...

13. 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'...

14. Sixty-one migrants arrived in Paralimni by boat from the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixty-one-migrants-arrived-in-paralimni-by-boat-from-the-occupied-territories

A total of 61 people, men, women and children, irregular migrants, arrived from the occupied territories by boat to the free areas, specifically to the area of Agia Triada in Paralimni....

15. Refugees transfer boats in high sea pushback off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-transfer-boats-in-high-sea-maneuver-off-cyprus

About a hundred presumptive refugees, whose boat was blocked from entering Cypriot waters on Monday night, were reportedly transferred to another vessel bound for Lebanon over their objections...

16. Erdogan: Turkey has saved thousands left to die by Greece in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-has-saved-thousands-left-to-die-by-greece-in-the-aegean

Turkey has saved the lives of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers that were illegally pushed back by Greece, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed on Monday....

17. Syrian refugees await fate off Cypriot coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-await-fate-off-cypriot-coast

Refugees including children and pregnant women stepped on Cypriot soil for medical treatment on Thursday night, while dozens of their fellow travelers were stuck on a boat waiting on an interior ministry verdict that will decide their future...

18. 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'...

19. Greece preparing for mass migrant entry from Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-preparing-for-mass-migrant-entry-from-turkey

Amid rising tensions with Turkey, plans are being drafted to deal with the possibility of an attempted mass entry of migrants into Greece at the instigation of Ankara, in a repeat of the spring 2020 incident at the Evros land border....

20. Greece on alert, bracing for all possible scenarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-on-alert-bracing-for-all-possible-scenarios

Athens is reportedly on full alert even for the most extreme scenario on the part of Ankara, given that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is under pressure domestically and resorting to increasingly incendiary rhetoric....

21. Refugee drowns after boat enters Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugee-drowns-after-boat-enters-cypriot-waters

An undocumented migrant died in Cypriot waters on Thursday after a boat carrying refugees approached the island in the early morning hours but they did not reach land until hours later...

22. Ankara using migration to turn up the heat on Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-using-migration-to-turn-up-the-heat-on-athens

Turkey on Monday resumed its practice of allowing boats packed with migrants to depart from its coast for the Greek islands in the eastern Aegean. It was the first instance in some time that such a large number of migrants tried to enter Greek territorial waters from the Turkish coast....

23. Schinas visits Green Line to witness migrant influx into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schinas-visits-green-line-to-witness-migrant-influx-into-cyprus

Commissioner Margaritis Schinas on Sunday visited the Green Line in Athienou area and had the opportunity to see with his own eyes the situation with migrant influxes that Cyprus is faced with in the past months....

24. Pope calls migrant crisis 'shipwreck of civilisation'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-calls-migrant-crisis-shipwreck-of-civilisation

Pope Francis condemned the exploitation of migrants for political purposes on Sunday during a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, branding the global indifference to their plight the 'shipwreck of civilisation'...

25. Refugees choose rough seas over Cypriot port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-choose-rough-seas-over-cypriot-port

A refugee boat believed to be bound for Italy escaped custody at Kato Paphos port on Thursday, after passengers were not allowed to disembark the previous day but spent the night onboard awaiting further instructions from Nicosia...

26. Cyprus wants asylum right curbed for irregular migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-asylum-right-curbed-for-irregular-migrants

Cyprus wants action to curb irregular migration to the island, including a suspension of asylum applications for persons entering illegally, a government official said...

27. Cypriot ‘superminister’ accused of obstructing sea rescues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-‘superminister-accused-of-obstructing-sea-rescues

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has slammed a report about him calling the shots to hinder sea rescues of refugees, accusing a journalist of pushing an 'extremely dangerous' open doors agenda while the local newspaper is hitting back with a little-known 'embarrassing' incident...

28. NGO says refugee woman misled by agents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-says-refugee-woman-misled-by-agents

A pro-migrant group in Cyprus is accusing officials of using dubious methods to pressure a Syrian woman refugee to withdraw her asylum application, including hiding a recent development that could reunite her family on the island more quickly...

29. Cyprus won’t sign pact if EU doesn’t budge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-won-t-sign-pact-if-eu-doesn-t-budge

A letter to the Home Affairs commissioner sent by the MED5 ministers warns Brussels that front line states won’t sign the new pact on migration and asylum unless their demand for a 'balanced' agreement is met...

30. Cyprus puts foot down on migration talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-foot-down-on-migration

The Republic of Cyprus is adding pressure on a pending agreement over an EU migration pact, with three proposals backed by MED5 countries aimed at airing their grievances against the bloc, a union that is going through a power struggle...

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