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02 February, 2023
 

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1. MEP's propose solutions to the growing migration problem in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mep-s-propose-solutions-to-the-growing-migration-problem-in-europe

In a plenary discussion with the Swedish Presidency and President von der Leyen, MEPs presented their views on how to deal with the migratory challenges facing Europe....

2. Wronged worker slams Cyprus over migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wronged-worker-slams-cyprus-over-migration-crisis

Thousands of asylum seekers in Cyprus were sent back to their countries last year but one foreign worker, who feels he has no good options following a dispute with his employer, says many people who come to work on the island are forced to seek asylum because the system is not in their favor...

3. Nouris: 'The cause of Cyprus' immigration problem is Turkey'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-the-cause-of-cyprus-immigration-problem-is-turkey

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Monday that Turkey is the eliciting factor of the migration issue in Cyprus, speaking at a press conference where he presented the work of his Ministry during his term....

4. 38 more illegal immigrants repatriated in January this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/38-more-illegal-immigrants-repatriated-in-january-this-year

In 2022, 7.5 thousand third-country nationals who had been living illegally in the Republic of Cyprus were deported, and 38 more people were deported on January 24....

5. EU wants to send migrants back to their country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-wants-to-send-migrants-back-to-their-country-of-origin

European Union migration ministers meet on Thursday to discuss visa restrictions and better coordination inside the bloc to be able to send more people with no right to asylum in Europe back to their home countries including Iraq....

6. Cyprus and Austria have common line on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-austria-have-common-line-on-migration

Cyprus and Austria will submit specific proposals next week on issues of cooperation with third countries, on issues of migrant returns and voluntary relocation, announced on Friday by Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris....

7. Migration: Nikos Christodoulides can and wants to deal with it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/migration-nikos-christodoulides-can-and-wants-to-deal-with-it

One of the biggest and most serious problems Cyprus faces now, and one of the biggest challenges, is the issue of migration. Our country must deal with disproportionate flows of migrants, both in relation to its size and resources and in relation to its population....

8. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

9. Man dies while crossing highway near migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-while-crossing-the-highway-near-migrant-camp

A young man was killed in rural Nicosia on Wednesday after he was struck by car on the highway, near the Pournara migrant camp...

10. 330,000 migrants attempted to enter the EU last year, highest since 2016

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/330-000-migrants-attempted-to-enter-the-eu-last-year-highest-since-2016

The number of attempts by migrants to enter the European Union without authorization reached around 330,000 last year, the highest number since 2016, the EU’s border and coast guard agency said Friday....

11. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

12. Spain's irregular migration decreased by 25.6% last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-s-irregular-migration-decreased-by-25-6-last-year

Data provided by the Spanish Ministry of the Interior has revealed that irregular immigration to Spain during the past year decreased by 25.6 percent, from 41,945 arrivals recorded in 2021 to 31,219 in 2022....

13. Turkish asylum applications in Germany increased by 216%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-asylum-applications-in-germany-increased-by-216

A total of 20,802 asylum applications from Turkish nationals were received by authorities in Germany in the first 11 months of 2022, marking a significant increase compared to 7,873 applications filed under the same purpose during the same period in 2021....

14. Leaked UN report on Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-un-report-on-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A draft report by the UN Secretary General on the peacekeeping force in divided Cyprus has been leaked to Greek Cypriot media, prompting political pundits to point to bleak and candid references to a host of divisive issues including...

15. The week that shook Brussels saw a police stakeout, piles of cash, and reform promises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-week-that-shook-brussels-saw-a-police-stakeout-piles-of-cash-and-reform-promises

The police had been waiting since dawn. Officers from the special unit of Belgium’s federal police gathered on Rue Wiertz, close to the European Parliament in Brussels. ...

16. Missing link in Qatargate broached in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-link-in-qatargate-broached-in-cyprus

A lawmaker and transparency advocate in Cyprus is calling on a Cypriot MEP to clarify earlier comments about his Greek colleague Eva Kaili, who remains in custody in connection with a corruption probe in the European parliament...

17. EU welcomes Croatia while Bulgaria and Romania will have to wait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-welcomes-croatia-while-bulgaria-and-romania-will-have-to-wait

Croatia will officially become the newest member of the European Union’s borderless area of Schengen on January 1, 2023, the European Union has confirmed....

18. World Cup Chief Executive: 'Death is a part of life'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-cup-chief-executive-death-is-a-part-of-life

The Qatar World Cup chief executive said 'death is a part of life' in response to the tragic death of yet another migrant worker who has died at a training site....

19. Germany needs 400,000 employees annually to cover labor demands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-needs-400-000-employees-annually-to-cover-labor-demands

Due to Germany’s aging population which results in a lack of qualified workers, the country’s labor market is at risk, with authorities left to count on target migration as a solution for the situation. ...

20. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

21. Migrant makes history by paragliding into the EU (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-makes-history-by-paragliding-into-the-eu-video

This is the moment a migrant makes history by becoming the first documented person to paraglide across Spain’s southern border with Morocco and make it onto European soil....

22. 18.5 thousand irregular migrants crossed the Green Line this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-5-thousand-irregular-migrants-crossed-the-green-line-this-year

Members of the EU High-Level Network on Returns will communicate to the EU and their countries the true dimension and source of the Republic of Cyprus's migrant flow problem, which is none other than the crossing of migrants through the Green Line....

23. Germany eases rules for internationals to obtain citizenship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-eases-rules-for-internationals-to-obtain-citizenship

The federal government of Germany has unfolded its plans to introduce new changes to its immigration law, among others, to make it easier for internationals to obtain citizenship....

24. Scholz OK's transfer of 500 asylum seekers from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scholz-ok-s-transfer-of-500-asylum-seekers-from-cyprus

Germany's solidarity with Cyprus on the migration issue was conveyed to President Nicos Anastasiades by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who, during their recent meeting in Berlin, expressed his country's intention to receive 500 asylum seekers from Cyprus....

25. Cyprus leads the EU with nearly 7000 repatriations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-the-eu-with-nearly-7000-repatriations

The European Commission's High-Level Network on Returns will hold its second meeting in Cyprus on December 1-2....

26. At least 400 migrant workers died in projects connected to the World Cup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-400-migrant-workers-died-in-projects-connected-to-the-world-cup

World Cup chief Hassan Al-Thawadi said that between 400 and 500 migrant workers have died as a result of work done on projects connected to the tournament – a greater figure than Qatari officials have cited previously....

27. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

28. 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....

29. Kasoulides negotiates migrant repatriations with Congo and Cameroon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-negotiates-migrant-repatriations-with-congo-and-cameroon

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, discussed with his counterparts from the Congo and Cameroon the start of bilateral negotiations with the aim of reaching agreements for the readmission of migrants, the Ministry said on Tuesday in a written statement....

30. 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....

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