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61. 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....

62. 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...

63. 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....

64. 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....

65. 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....

66. 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....

67. 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....

68. 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....

69. 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....

70. 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....

71. 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....

72. 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....

73. 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...

74. 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....

75. The Anatolian Greeks who settled in the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-anatolian-greeks-who-settled-in-the-us

“There was Antonis, a man who emigrated to America from Greece, who thought he was a ‘real Greek’ and that everyone from Alatsata [present-day Alacati] and Asia Minor were inferior....

76. Ankara using migration to turn up the heat on Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-using-migration-to-turn-up-the-heat-on-athens

Turkey on Monday resumed its practice of allowing boats packed with migrants to depart from its coast for the Greek islands in the eastern Aegean. It was the first instance in some time that such a large number of migrants tried to enter Greek territorial waters from the Turkish coast....

77. FRONTEX: 57,800 illegal migrants have been detected at EU external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-57-800-illegal-migrants-have-been-detected-at-the-eu-external-borders

The number of illegal migrants detected at the EU borders by the standing corps officers of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has spiked up in the four first months of 2022, compared to the same period last year....

78. Nouris: 'We have reached the point where migrants call the police and ask to be picked up'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-we-have-reached-the-point-where-migrants-call-the-police-and-ask-to-be-picked-up

In a bill submitted to Parliament, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Interior are requesting the recruitment of 300 special police officers with a contract of up to 28 months to monitor the green line and conduct other tasks relating to the increased migration flow into the Republic of Cyprus....

79. Head of EU border agency offers to resign after accusations of rights abuse, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/head-of-eu-border-agency-offers-to-resign-after-accusations-of-rights-abuse-sources-say

The head of the European Union’s border agency Frontex, Fabrice Leggeri, has offered to resign, a source told Reuters on Friday, after accusations that the body mistreated migrants on the external frontiers of the bloc....

80. Cyprus doubles down on immigration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-doubles-down-on-immigration-policy

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has renewed its response to migration flows to the island, tasking authorities and lawmakers with tightening measures in a number of areas...

81. Cyprus asks EU for FRONTEX presence in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-asks-eu-for-frontex-presence-in-turkey

Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris called on the EU to demand that Turkey allow the presence of Frontex in their country to stop the mass flows of irregular migrants to the Turkish-occupied areas of Cyprus, who then cross to the government-controlled areas....

82. Ukrainian refugees facing high rents and language barriers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-refugees-facing-high-rents-and-language-barriers

A new Call Center, that will provide comprehensive information to refugees from Ukraine regarding immigration, education, welfare and other relevant matters, will begin operating on Thursday, March 31, according to the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy....

83. Nouris to send urgent letter to EC regarding migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-to-send-urgent-letter-to-ec-regarding-migrant-crisis

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday he was to send an urgent letter to the European Commission, along with evidence proving the mass influx of migrants to the Republic through Turkey, to highlight the extent of the problem faced by the country....

84. Anastasiades visits Pournara after reports of unsuitable conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-visits-pournara-after-reports-of-unsuitable-conditions

President Nicos Anastasiades visited Pournara at 9 am this morning after reports surfaced on the unsuitable living conditions of minors being housed at the center. ...

85. Migrant citizenship racket in Greece busted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-citizenship-racket-in-greece-busted

An investigating magistrate in the northern port city of Thessaloniki has received the findings of a police investigation into some 60 suspects for their role in an extensive bribery racket aimed at expediting the issuance or renewal of residence permits and facilitating the granting of citizenship to migrants....

86. Young migrants in ‘miserable’ camp, says Cyprus Commissioner for children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-migrants-in-‘miserable-camp-says-cyprus-commissioner-for-children-s-rights

The war in Ukraine has focused the world’s attention on the plight of millions fleeing the country. But migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and elsewhere continue to reach ethnically divided Cyprus, where authorities say they’re overwhelmed....

87. EU interior ministers to discuss Ukraine refugee situation this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-interior-ministers-to-discuss-ukraine-refugee-situation-this-weekend

The European Union’s interior ministers will discuss at a meeting this weekend the Ukraine situation, and issues regarding a likely ensuing refugee crisis following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, said French government ministers....

88. Schinas visits Green Line to witness migrant influx into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schinas-visits-green-line-to-witness-migrant-influx-into-cyprus

Commissioner Margaritis Schinas on Sunday visited the Green Line in Athienou area and had the opportunity to see with his own eyes the situation with migrant influxes that Cyprus is faced with in the past months....

89. Op-ed: A new strategy for immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-new-strategy-for-immigration

The new strategy will combine the peculiarities of the Greek economy with the inviolable request to combat illegal immigration, by multiplying Greece’s cooperation with third countries...

90. Agreement reached between Cyprus and Frontex for migrant repatriations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agreement-reached-between-cyprus-and-frontex-for-migrant-repatriations

The Republic of Cyprus and FRONTEX have reached an agreement to set up an action plan for the return of migrants whose asylum applications have been rejected, to their countries of origin...

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