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16 January, 2022
 

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1. Chloraka refugees in limbo as time runs out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloraka-refugees-in-limbo-as-time-runs-out

A two-month grace period for asylum seekers in Chloraka ordered to move out of a studio complex is about to expire, with police saying they cannot enforce the eviction order as it has not been signed by a judge...

2. 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....

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. More than two thousand deportations in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-two-thousand-deportations-in-2021

More than two thousand irregular migrants were deported from Cyprus to their countries of origin in 2021, Police spokesperson, Christos Andreou, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), noting that during the last two years the number of deportations has doubled....

6. 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...

7. 'A time to heal' - The events that defined 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-time-to-heal-the-events-that-defined-2021

Did you know that one of the most Googled subjects around the world this year was ‘how to heal’? ...

8. Interior ministry evicts migrants on Christmas Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-evicts-migrants-on-christmas-eve

Asylum seekers from Africa have been ordered by an executive order to abandon their place of residence in an industrial area south of Nicosia, with the landlord asking authorities on Christmas Eve to allow time until tenants can find a new roof over their heads...

9. Nouris: 'No magic solution' to the migration crisis in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-no-magic-solution-to-the-migration-crisis-in-cyprus

Cyprus Minister of the Interior, Nicos Nouris, has said that there are no magic solutions or recipes to address the issue of migration and that “we have no other choice than to increase surveillance at the Green Line, using any means required”,...

10. Commission approves 560 million for refugees in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-approves-560-million-for-refugees-in-turkey

The European Commission on Tuesday published two financing decisions, worth 560 million euros, to support inclusive quality education initiatives, including access to higher education through scholarships, for refugees in Turkey as well as for border protection....

11. 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...

12. Anastasiades reiterates issues concerning migration in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-reiterates-issues-concerning-migration-in-cyprus

President Anastasiades presented Cyprus` positions on migration, during a discussion on the external aspects of migration that took place yesterday, at the afternoon session of the European Council in Brussels, government spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said in a written statement....

13. Asylum seekers jailed after social services incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-jailed-after-social-services-incident

Three asylum seekers ended up in handcuffs this week following an incident at a social services office in Paphos, with reports suggesting the there was an escalation after police arrived to investigate a complaint of public disturbance...

14. The first 12 asylum seekers selected by the Pope have left for the Vatican

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-first-12-asylum-seekers-selected-by-the-pope-have-left-for-the-vatican

The Ministry of Interior announced today that the first group of 12 asylum seekers, out of a total of 50 selected by the Pope to relocate to the Vatican, have left Cyprus this morning....

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. 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'...

18. 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...

19. Francis in Cyprus calls for end to 'walls of fear'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/francis-in-cyprus-calls-for-end-to-walls-of-fear

Pope Francis verged into the world of poetry on Thursday at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia where he likened Cyprus to the painful process of producing a beautiful pearl, calling for an end to 'walls of fear' and urging people off all cultures to embrace one another...

20. Pope flies to Cyprus to set tone on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-flies-to-cyprus-to-set-tone-on-migration

Pope Francis flies to Cyprus on Thursday in a show of support for migrants on the island, where debate on asylum seekers has been intense, with reports saying his entourage has arranged for dozens of refugees to fly back to Italy...

21. EU to stand with Cyprus on migration, says Commission Vice President Schinas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-stand-with-cyprus-on-migration-says-commission-vice-president-schinas

The EU will stand with Cyprus in matters pertaining to migration, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas pledged on Tuesday....

22. Cyprus Police on high alert for Pope's visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-on-high-alert-for-pope-s-visit

Cyprus Police are on high alert due to Pope Francis` visit on the island between 2-4 December....

23. Immigration: Anastasiades' five requests to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigration-anastasiades-five-requests-to-the-eu

"The country is in a state of emergency in terms of migration flows, and there is absolutely no chance of accommodating more migrants,"...

24. The face that became the symbol for refugees around the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-girl-in-the-photo

She was a symbol for refugees and her face became one of the most powerful images in recent decades. ...

25. EU parliament demands new rules to support legal labor migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-demands-new-rules-to-support-legal-labor-migration

Proposals to ease legal labour migration to Europe are needed by the end of January 2022, to overcome the challenge of an ageing population and of skills shortages, according to a press release sent by the European Parliament office....

26. Averof: Irregular immigrants increase crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-irregular-immigrants-increase-crime

DISY President Averof Neophytou expressed his concern about the increase in crime due to immigration. ...

27. The sins of the EU and Nouris' obligation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-sins-of-the-eu-and-nouris-obligation

The numbers are buzzing about the huge problem Cyprus faces with irregular immigration and asylum seekers....

28. Cyprus hopes for Turkey’s dress down in December

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-still-hopes-for-turkey-s-dress-down-in-december

Nicosia says it is displeased over delays in reprimanding Turkey over actions in Varosha, while also expressing readiness to support punishing Ankara over its stance on migration...

29. Locals up in arms over mosque plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-up-in-arms-over-mosque-plans

Local residents in a village in Paphos are up in arms over hearsay that Syrian inhabitants in the community want to have a mosque in the small rural town, with the debate on migration getting more intense and political...

30. 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...

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