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20 September, 2021
 

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1. EUMED9 summit poised to tackle migration and climate crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eumed9-summit-poised-to-tackle-migration-and-climate-crisis

Nine European countries on the Mediterranean are holding a summit in Athens Friday afternoon to discuss issues ranging from climate change to migration and Afghanistan....

2. Foreign Press: How Erdogan uses Cyprus to send migrants to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-press-how-erdogan-uses-immigrants-in-cyprus

On the occasion of the visit of the Austrian Minister of European Affairs Caroline Edstadler to Nicosia, the Austrian newspaper Kurier focuses on the possible new increase of migration flows in Cyprus after the developments in Afghanistan and the role of Turkey. ...

3. NATO must 'stand together' in Afghanistan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-must-stand-together-in-afghanistan

The political and military leadership of the Afghan Army must shoulder a significant part of the blame for its swift collapse...

4. Syrian mom with newborn beats Cyprus pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-mom-with-newborn-beats-pushback-in-cyprus

A pregnant woman who reached Cyprus on a refugee boat last month has given birth to a boy, while the rest of her family and other passengers who were pushed back to Lebanon were said to be facing deportation to Syria...

5. Wildfires roar back to life near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-roar-back-to-life-near-athens

Wildfires north of Athens leapt back to life on Thursday as searing conditions persisted and emergency crews battled blazes across Greece for a third day running...

6. Asylum seekers stuck in Cyprus' buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-stuck-in-cyprus-buffer-zone

Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris says the ordeal of three Cameroonians currently stuck in the buffer zone could end if EU fellow members agreed to take them in, with reports saying the bloc is still looking for consensus on migration policy but nothing has been agreed to date...

7. Marine patrol chased out of northern waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marine-patrol-chased-out-of-northern-waters

A Greek Cypriot police vessel was chased out of an area north of Tylliria, with reports saying shots were fired before an encounter with a Turkish coast guard vessel came to an end, while a Turkish Cypriot statement denies such an incident ever took place...

8. Cyprus police retrace steps in deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-retrace-steps-in-deadly-fire

Cypriot authorities officially confirmed the identifies of four Egyptian workers who died in a devastating wildfire last weekend, with police saying investigators are trying to piece back together any communications the victims might have had prior to their demise...

9. Police not ruling out probe in fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-not-ruling-out-criminal-probe-in-fire-deaths

The Cypriot government has rejected accusations of a lax response to Saturday’s deadly wildfire, with police not ruling out a criminal investigation that could include a probe into the deaths of four Egyptian workers who died while trying to escape the inferno...

10. Questions emerge in Cyprus fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-in-cyprus-fire-deaths

Pro-migrant group KISA is accusing authorities and farmland bosses of leaving foreign workers to fend for themselves in Saturday’s wildfire in Cyprus, as more questions are being raised following the death of four Egyptian workers who perished while trying to evacuate in an inferno with the odds overwhelmingly stacked against them...

11. Another refugee boat pushed back in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-refugee-boat-pushed-back-in-cyprus

A boat carrying 58 presumptive refugees including women and children was pushed back by Cypriot authorities, after a standstill ended when marine police received instructions from land to escort the vessel back to Lebanon...

12. Mitsotakis and Erdogan agree to calm summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-and-erdogan-agree-to-calm-summer

In a 50-minute meeting described by Greek sources as an 'ice breaker,' Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan came to a joint understanding on Monday that 2020 tensions should not be repeated in 2021, while noting at the same time that the big differences between the two NATO members remain...

13. ELAM throws hat in speakership race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-throws-hat-in-speakership-race

Cyprus’ nationalist party ELAM says its president will seek the speakership of the House, following Sunday’s parliamentary elections that doubled the party’s seats while mainstream political movements lost ground...

14. Ruling party wins as largest parties shrink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ruling-party-wins-as-largest-parties-shrink

The ruling conservative party in the Republic of Cyprus came on top following Sunday’s parliamentary elections, but DYSI along with leftist AKEL, the two mainstream parties, both saw many supporters choosing smaller tickets...

15. Women and children allowed off refugee boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-and-children-allowed-off-refugee-boat

Close to a hundred Syrian refugees were spotted on board a vessel on Wednesday off Cyprus’ Cape Greco, with reports saying half of them were women and children while coast guard officials ordered the men to remain on the boat...

16. Cyprus turns refugee boat back to Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-turns-refugee-boat-back-to-lebanon

Dozens of refugees who were on board a vessel spotted off Cyprus on Sunday returned to their point of departure in Lebanon, contradicting earlier reports that the boat had been escorted to Cape Greco...

17. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

18. Two Menoyia escapees apprehended

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Two escapees facing deportation at Menoyia Immigration Detention Center were apprehended by police on Monday over a dozen miles away, following a large-scale operation including air support...

19. Four arrested on human smuggling charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-on-human-smuggling-charges

Cypriot police have arrested four individuals on human smuggling charges after a number of people including a woman and two children were apprehended in the buffer zone during an attempt to cross from north to south...

20. Syrian boy allowed to reunite with parents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-boy-allowed-to-reunite-with-parents

A young Syrian boy stuck in the north for over a month was reunited with his parents, following pressure on the government to allow the unaccounted minor to cross over to the south...

21. Syrian refugees escorted to Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-escorted-to-cape-greco

A total of 75 undocumented migrants from Syria reached the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, after a Cypriot coast guard vessel escorted their wooden boat to Cape Greco...

22. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

23. EU27 open up to Turkey but with a caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu27-open-up-to-turkey-but-with-caveat

European Union leaders made good on Thursday on a 2016 promise to deepen trade ties with Turkey, but also warned Ankara to expect sanctions if it restarts exploration over disputed hydrocarbons in the eastern Mediterranean...

24. Vandals spray paint mosque with graffiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vandals-spray-paint-mosque-with-graffiti

A graffiti incident at a mosque in Limassol has drawn wide condemnation on Thursday, a holiday with bicentennial celebrations on the island marking the Greek revolt against the Ottoman Empire...

25. Over half of Cyprus population to get jab by June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-half-of-cyprus-population-to-get-jab-by-june

By June, over 60% of Cyprus’ adult population wishing to the coronavirus jab will be vaccinated, the deputy head of the state health services Dr Olga Kalakouta said....

26. Cyprus rejects EU draft on Turkey which seeks to deepen trade ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-eu-draft-on-turkey-which-seeks-to-deepen-trade-ties

Cyprus has rejected a draft prepared for a summit of EU leaders this week which seeks to deepen trade ties with Turkey, describing it as “totally unacceptable.” ...

27. Fence wars break out near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fence-wars-break-out-near-buffer-zone

Opposing camps have been making headlines recently over a controversial barbwire fence near the buffer zone, with one group cutting a piece of barbed wire and the other restoring it, with all caught on tape...

28. MED 5 want EU to act as one on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med-5-want-eu-to-act-as-one-on-migration

The interior ministers of the five Mediterranean countries on the front line of mass migration to Europe want their European Union partners to share the burden more equitably...

29. EU frontline ministers talk migration in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-frontline-ministers-talk-migration-in-athens

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris is in Athens this weekend where he is attending a MED5 meeting on immigration, with some of the bloc’s Mediterranean members tackling issues stemming from Brussels’ new migration proposals that divide the union...

30. Cyprus scrambles to reduce asylum backlog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-reduce-asylum-backlog

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is moving forward with rejections of asylum applications under new, faster procedures to clear a system backlog, with Europe seeking a comprehensive solution and a commissioner calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate illegal pushbacks...

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