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1. Cyprus cuts migrant arrivals by 50%, earns European praise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cuts-migrant-arrivals-by-50-earns-european-praise

Cyprus continues to grapple with a significant migration challenge, a situation that has evolved into a complex and multifaceted issue. ...

2. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

3. Nicosia hosts EU summit on migration this Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-hosts-eu-summit-on-migration-this-friday

A Ministerial Summit focusing on the external dimension of immigration, particularly the Syrian crisis, will convene in Nicosia on Friday. ...

4. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

5. Christodoulides and Sunak discuss humanitarian aid and regional affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-and-sunak-discuss-humanitarian-aid-and-regional-affairs

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides engaged in a telephone conversation with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Tuesday, discussing various pressing issues including the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza via a maritime corridor from Cyprus, regional developments, the migration crisis, and updates on the Cyprus issue....

6. Government halts Syrian asylum reviews amid tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/government-halts-syrian-asylum-reviews-amid-tensions

As tensions escalated in Lebanon and refugee boats continued to arrive in Cyprus, the President of the Republic made a significant......

7. The hidden lives of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-hidden-lives-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Behind closed doors lies a hidden reality in Cyprus, where neglected homes become sanctuaries for new occupants, often foreigners seeking refuge from economic hardships....

8. Surge in irregular migrant returns from Cyprus in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-irregular-migrant-returns-from-cyprus-in-2024

Cyprus has seen a significant rise in the number of returns of irregular migrants in 2024 compared to the previous year, attributed to government measures aimed at strengthening the returns sector....

9. Foreign Minister: Syria's situation key to migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-syria-s-situation-key-to-migrant-crisis

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini's Yiannis Ioannou, Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs Constantinos Kombos discussed the humanitarian and political challenges surrounding the migrant crisis in Cyprus, shedding light on several critical issues:...

10. Cyprus tackles mounting challenges in Syrian migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-mounting-challenges-in-migrant-crisis

As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad signals openness to the return of Syrian refugees, Nicosia remains cautious in its approach, refraining from engagement with the Damascus regime. ...

11. Cyprus President returns from Lebanon with promises fulfilled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-returns-from-lebanon-with-promises-fulfilled

President Nikos Christodoulides' whirlwind journey to Beirut has drawn to a close, yet the true test of its impact lies on the horizon, amidst the waves. ...

12. Cyprus faces migration crisis amid infrastructure strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-migration-crisis-amid-infrastructure-strain

Cyprus is facing a mounting migration crisis as data obtained by K on Thursday reveals a surge in illegal immigrant arrivals, straining the government's resources and raising concerns about a humanitarian emergency....

13. Christodoulides heads to Lebanon to address migrant influx

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-heads-to-lebanon-to-address-migrant-influx

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides is traveling to Lebanon on Monday to discuss the increased arrivals of migrants. He said once more that the situation was difficult but assured that “we will deal with it”....

14. Cyprus President urges EU action amid migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-urges-eu-action-amid-migration-crisis

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides emphasized Tuesday the urgency of the migration crisis, seeking intervention from the European Commission to stem the flow of irregular Syrian migrants from Lebanon....

15. Cyprus and EU allies forge €7.4B deal with Egypt to transform energy landscape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-allies-forge-€7-4b-deal-with-egypt-to-transform-energy-landscape

European Union and Egyptian leaders joined forces on Sunday to sign a substantial €7.4 billion financial package aimed at bolstering Egypt's economy, enhancing energy trade with Europe, and addressing irregular migrant flows....

16. Europe's sleepless nights over Egypt's crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/europe-s-sleepless-nights-over-egypt-s-crisis

Ask almost any European official specializing in security matters what keeps them up at night, and they’ll probably answer ''Egypt.'' ...

17. Minister Kombos to support 13th Russian sanctions package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-kombos-to-support-13th-russian-sanctions-package

Cyprus supports the 13th package of sanctions against Russia, Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos said during the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels on Monday....

18. US cities struggle as record 36,000 migrants arrive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cities-struggle-as-record-36-000-migrants-arrive

The United States finds itself at a pivotal moment as cities across the nation grapple with a surge in migrants, placing President Joe Biden under increasing pressure from both Republicans and Democrats....

19. Cyprus eyes new measures amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eyes-new-measures-amid-migration-challenges

There may have been progress so far in the management of migration, according to figures released by the government these days, but this is mainly due to a sharp decline in the number of applicants from African countries, ...

20. Greece named Economist 'Country of the Year 2023'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-named-economist-country-of-the-year-2023

The Economist magazine has declared Greece the country of the year for 2023, with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in a post, referring to the "recognition of the efforts of the Greek people."...

21. 2,162 nameless bodies exposed in EU borders investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-162-nameless-bodies-exposed-in-eu-borders-investigation

In a startling revelation, The Guardian uncovered a distressing reality – over the past decade, at least 1,015 refugees and migrants who perished at Europe's borders were laid to rest in unmarked graves....

22. Cyprus races to accommodate migrants at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-races-to-accommodate-migrants-at-pournara

In response to the escalating conflict in the Middle East, the Republic of Cyprus has submitted a formal request for assistance to the European Union....

23. European nations turn to Cyprus for safe passage amid Middle East crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-nations-turn-to-cyprus-for-safe-passage-amid-middle-east-crisis

As the international community closely monitors developments in Israel and the Gaza Strip, Cyprus stands prepared to provide humanitarian assistance in this Middle East crisis. ...

24. Cyprus leads EU in asylum seeker returns, 4th in deportations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-in-asylum-seeker-returns-4th-in-deportations

Cyprus ranks first among the EU member states in the percentage of returns on new asylum seekers applications, Interior Ministry announced Thursday....

25. UN secures Pyla buffer zone agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secures-pyla-buffer-zone-agreement

In a recent statement, the United Nations has announced a breakthrough in Pyla. According to their announcement, they have reached arrangements that are poised to bring resolution to the ongoing situation....

26. Real estate boom in Greece and Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/real-estate-boom-in-greece-and-cyprus

The real estate landscapes of Greece and Cyprus are undergoing significant transformations, with both nations showcasing promising growth and recovery. However, beneath the surface of these top-line numbers, there are underlying challenges and disparities that need to be addressed....

27. Chlorakas attack highlights growing racial tensions in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/chlorakas-attack-highlights-growing-racial-tensions-in-cyprus

The violent attack on Syrian residents in Chloraka last Sunday during a community demonstration related to the refugee-migration issue represents a failure on multiple fronts....

28. Wildfires ignite political backlash amidst growing anger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wildfires

As thick black smoke filled the Athenian sky and blazes consumed homes in the suburbs, a political firestorm broke out among Greek politicians Wednesday....

29. Poland's big parade shows readiness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-s-big-parade-shows-readiness

Poland held its largest military parade in decades on Tuesday, in a flex of defensive muscle that comes as tensions rise on the border between the NATO nation and key Russian ally Belarus....

30. USA: NYC grapples with migrant crisis as hundreds sleep outside Roosevelt Hotel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-nyc-grapples-with-migrant-crisis-as-hundreds-sleep-outside-roosevelt-hotel

Hundreds of migrants have been sleeping outside of Manhattan's Roosevelt Hotel for a second day in a row - as NYC Mayor Eric Adams said the crisis is 'not over.'...

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