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61. Turkey pushed migrants into Greece, according to minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-pushed-migrants-into-greece-according-to-minister

A group of 38 migrants, including a heavily pregnant woman, have been found stranded on a tiny, unnamed island along the Turkish-Greek border....

62. EC to fund migration infrastructure in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-to-fund-migration-infrastructure-in-cyprus

The European Commission has announced it will be funding new projects to support the reception, asylum process and repatriation of migrants in Cyprus, Italy, Spain, Greece, and Poland....

63. 28.8% of Cyprus’ total labor force in 2021 were immigrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/28-8-of-cyprus-total-labor-force-in-2021-were-immigrants

Total immigrants in the Cyprus labor market in 2021 amounted to 180,344 corresponding to 28.8% of Cyprus’ total labor force, the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat) has said....

64. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

65. UN not keen on hi tech near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-not-keen-on-hi-tech-near-buffer-zone

A draft on UNFICYP renewal expected to pass Thursday in the Security Council includes concerns over military surveillance equipment being placed near the divided island’s buffer zone...

66. Schools to enhance integration of migrant children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-to-enhance-integration-of-migrant-children

There is a large number of migrant students in Cyprus in elementary and high schools and at the beginning of the next academic year, each school unit will set its goals and priorities to assist these students, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Thursday....

67. 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. ...

68. 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....

69. EU acknowledges migrant issue in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-acknowledges-migrant-issue-in-cyprus

Cyprus' Interior Minister, Nicos Nouris, expressed his satisfaction because EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, acknowledged before the EU Home Affairs Council the need to support Cyprus, as it is faced with the biggest migration influx issue....

70. Mayor, minister trade barbs over fallen balconies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mayor-minister-trade-barbs-over-fallen-balconies

The collapse of two balconies in Paphos last week has stirred up debate about asylum seekers being cramped into old apartments, but an expert in the field says local tenants are also part of the problem as there are no laws that would force them to vacate a building in need of maintenance...

71. Syrian refugees await fate off Cypriot coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-await-fate-off-cypriot-coast

Refugees including children and pregnant women stepped on Cypriot soil for medical treatment on Thursday night, while dozens of their fellow travelers were stuck on a boat waiting on an interior ministry verdict that will decide their future...

72. 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....

73. 47% of EU citizens believe integration of migrants unsuccessful in their countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/47-of-eu-citizens-believe-integration-of-migrants-unsuccessful-in-their-countries

12,460 or 47 percent of the respondents from the Special Eurobarometer survey, which tackled the integration of immigrants in the European Union, have estimated unsuccessful migrants’ integration at the national level....

74. 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'...

75. A number of migrants deported on Tuesday by Cyprus Police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-number-of-migrants-deported-on-tuesday-by-cyprus-police

Cyprus police participated in the repatriation of 15 third-country nationals on Tuesday. All were on the island illegally....

76. 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...

77. Turkey to blame for increasing number of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-blame-for-increasing-number-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday that Turkey is the main culprit for the increasing number of migrants to Cyprus....

78. Immigration problem?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-problem

The biggest challenge that the European continent will face in the near future is immigration. Of course, it is not something new, since in recent years the migratory flows, legal or otherwise, were huge, but the countries of the south were the ones facing the problem....

79. 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;...

80. IOM to assist Cyprus in migrant repatriations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iom-to-assist-cyprus-in-migrant-repatriations

Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, and the International Organization for Migration's Regional Director in Brussels, Ola Henrikson, discussed on Monday ways to enhance and increase cooperation between the two parties....

81. 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"....

82. Wooing migrant millionaires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wooing-migrant-millionaires

Greece is becoming a top destination for wealthy migrants, as it is expected to welcome 1,200 “millionaire immigrants” this year....

83. Immigrant arrivals will more than double in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrant-arrivals-will-more-than-double-in-2022

The official data on illegal arrivals in territories controlled by the Republic of Cyprus are alarming. For the first half of 2022, the number of asylum seekers has skyrocketed, compared to 2021, with the current year looking to break a decade's old record....

84. How likely is a Greek-Turkish military conflict?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-how-likely-is-a-greek-turkish-military-conflict

"Conflict over the Aegean Islands: Erdogan Threatens Europe with Next War." This is the title of a comment by the Greek-born editor-in-chief of the Munich newspaper Münchner Merkur, George Anastasiadis, on Turkey's new threats against Greece over sovereign rights in the eastern Aegean islands....

85. Greece preparing for mass migrant entry from Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-preparing-for-mass-migrant-entry-from-turkey

Amid rising tensions with Turkey, plans are being drafted to deal with the possibility of an attempted mass entry of migrants into Greece at the instigation of Ankara, in a repeat of the spring 2020 incident at the Evros land border....

86. Cyprus received 11,000 asylum applications in the first five months of 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/11-000-asylum-applications-in-the-first-five-months-of-2022

Cyprus has received more than 11,000 asylum applications in the first five months of 2022, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has said, noting that the first line EU-member-states, namely, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Spain and Malta are estimated to receive 150,000 asylum seekers....

87. Greece on alert, bracing for all possible scenarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-on-alert-bracing-for-all-possible-scenarios

Athens is reportedly on full alert even for the most extreme scenario on the part of Ankara, given that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is under pressure domestically and resorting to increasingly incendiary rhetoric....

88. Nouris: Over 150,000 migrants expected this year in southern Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-over-150-000-migrants-expected-this-year-in-southern-europe

Mediterranean countries on major migrant routes into Europe expect over 150,000 arrivals this year as food shortages caused by the Ukraine conflict threaten a new migration wave from Africa and the Middle East....

89. 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...

90. First time asylum seekers in EU increase by 85% in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-time-asylum-seekers-in-eu-increase-by-85-in-february

In February 2022, first-time asylum applications by persons who applied for international protection in EU member states increased by 85% compared to February 2021 and by 3% compared to last January, according to the latest monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service....

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