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02 October, 2022
 

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1. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

2. 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. ...

3. Op-ed: Irregular immigration, the responsibilities of Turkey and the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-irregular-immigration-the-responsibilities-of-turkey-and-the-eu

"Turkey will take all necessary measures to prevent the opening of new sea or land routes of irregular migration from Turkey to the EU and will cooperate in this regard with neighboring countries as well as the EU." ...

4. Cyprus upgraded to Tier 1 in US Trafficking in Persons report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upgraded-to-tier-1-in-us-trafficking-in-persons-report

The Ministry of Justice and Public Order has welcomed the US State Department's Trafficking in Persons report for 2022 released on Tuesday noting the upgrade of Cyprus to Tier 1 status. ...

5. 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....

6. Germany grants asylum to thousands of refugees already protected by Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-grants-asylum-to-thousands-of-refugees-already-protected-by-greece

Germany has granted asylum to thousands of refugees who were previously granted refugee protection in Greece....

7. 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'...

8. 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...

9. What is Turkey up to?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-what-is-turkey-up-to

This summer, for the first time in many years, the omens concerning Greek-Turkish relations are particularly gloomy. There are many objective reasons why Turkey causing a heated incident is not the most likely scenario;...

10. 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"....

11. 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...

12. Migration officials on alert after unexplained fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-officials-on-alert-after-unexplained-fires

Officials in Cyprus are investigating several fires that broke out at Pournara migrant facility in rural Nicosia, while an investigation into another blaze at apartment building in Larnaca was inconclusive after foreign nationals had to evacuate late at night...

13. Cyprus police reject school shooting plot claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-reject-school-shooting-plot-claim

Shocking allegations about a thwarted school shooting in rural Nicosia have been dismissed by police, who said the claim was blown out of proportion after a parents association official alluded to the incident when he told parliament there was tension in the community due to migration...

14. Cyprus doubles down on immigration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-doubles-down-on-immigration-policy

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has renewed its response to migration flows to the island, tasking authorities and lawmakers with tightening measures in a number of areas...

15. 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. ...

16. Young migrants in ‘miserable’ camp, says Cyprus Commissioner for children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-migrants-in-‘miserable-camp-says-cyprus-commissioner-for-children-s-rights

The war in Ukraine has focused the world’s attention on the plight of millions fleeing the country. But migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and elsewhere continue to reach ethnically divided Cyprus, where authorities say they’re overwhelmed....

17. Police probe water theft in Chloraka’s refugee complex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-water-theft-in-chloraka-s-refugee-complex

A man has been arrested in Paphos after the local council in Chloraka filed a complaint for illegal tapping of water supply at a controversial apartment complex where hundreds of refugees have been asked to leave...

18. 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....

19. Twins reunited with parents after buffer zone ordeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twins-reunited-with-parents-after-buffer-zone-ordeal

Greek Cypriot authorities helped two twins reunite with their family in the north, after the foreign parents got separated from the girls who ended up in the south during a partially foiled illegal crossing attempt...

20. State issues ultimatum in Chloraka refugee standstill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-issues-ultimatum-in-chloraka-refugee-standstill

Paphos officials are seeking ways to convince asylum seekers at a controversial studio complex in Chloraka to move out, with reports saying residents have been told they would lose their refugee assistance unless they agree by the end of the month to relocate at a migrant facility...

21. Residents on Chios island in Greece block ship carrying construction machinery for new migrant center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-on-chios-island-in-greece-block-ship-carrying-construction-machinery-for-new-migrant-center

Residents and local officials on the island of Chios have blocked a ship carrying construction machinery for the new planned migrant ‘Closed Controlled Access Center” from docking on Thursday....

22. Riot police move in after Chloraka brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/riot-police-move-in-after-chloraka-brawl

Police officers in plain clothes fired warning shots on Tuesday night in Chloraka, where a fight broke out near a controversial apartment complex that is reportedly under orders to close down...

23. Cyprus police target specific areas in search of illegals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-target-specific-areas-in-search-of-illegals

Cyprus Police say they will continue to partner up with the Interior Ministry to conduct immigration sweeps, arresting on the spot any foreign nationals deemed to be in violation of their immigration status...

24. Cyprus police evict asylum seekers on New Year’s Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-evict-asylum-seekers-on-new-year-s-eve

Law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus extracted 60 asylum seekers from their place of residence on Friday and transported them to a deportation facility during an operation to enforce an eviction notice from last week...

25. Cyprus enlists army to move asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enlists-army-to-move-asylum-seekers

An army convoy in Cyprus transported hundreds of asylum seekers from Pournara camp to a deportation facility this week, with the government saying the transfer took place amid fears of coronavirus spread in the overcrowded facility...

26. Biafrans in Limassol take oath as leader faces trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biafrans-in-limassol-take-oath-as-leader-faces-trial

A Twitter post in Cyprus this week showed youths from Nigeria being administered an oath of allegiance to separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra, who are calling for the release of their leader Nnamdi Kanu who is on trial for treason...

27. End of an era: Merkel bows out after 16 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/end-of-an-era-germany-s-merkel-bows-out-after-16-years

Angela Merkel was assured of a place in the history books as soon as she became Germany’s first female chancellor on Nov. 22, 2005...

28. 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'...

29. Pope wraps up Cyprus trip after breaking silence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-wraps-up-cyprus-trip-after-breaking-silence

Pope Francis left Cyprus on Saturday after wrapping up his trip to the divided island, where he went off script during a prayer in downtown Nicosia after hearing personal stories from migrants...

30. Police looking for suspected human smuggler

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-looking-for-suspected-human-smuggler

Police in Cyprus believe that a wanted man in Larnaca is involved in a human smuggling network, following the arrests of his wife and others last week near the buffer zone...

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