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30 May, 2020
 

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1. UNHCR steps in to ensure refugees in Cyprus receive proper protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-steps-in-to-ensure-refugees-in-cyprus-receive-proper-protection

The UNHCR office in Cyprus has stressed that refugees must be included in the government’s planning and response to the Covid-19 pandemic, offering hands-on solutions to the myriad problems in the government’s handling of refugee and asylum procedures that have only been exacerbated by the current crisis....

2. NGOs raise alarm over inhumane conditions at overcrowded migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngos-raise-alarm-over-inhumane-conditions-at-overcrowded-migrant-detention-camp

Two migrant and refugee support NGOs, Cyprus Refugee Council and Caritas Cyprus, have raised the alarm over the inhumane conditions that have developed in the Kokkinitrimithia camp, particularly since the coronavirus pandemic broke out on the island....

3. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

4. Berlin to take up to 100 children from Greek refugee camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-take-up-to-100-children-from-greek-refugee-camps

Berlin will take in 80 to 100 children from Greek refugee camps, an official in the German capital said on Tuesday, as concern mounts about migrants amassing on the Turkish-Greek border....

5. One in four in Cyprus at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-in-four-in-cyprus-at-risk-of-poverty

Some 200,000 persons (23.9 per cent of the Cyprus population), or one in four, are at risk of poverty, participants of a two-day discussion in Nicosia organized by Cyprus and EU-wide anti-poverty networks heard....

6. 1 in 10 employed persons in EU at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-in-10-employed-persons-in-eu-at-risk-of-poverty

One in ten employed persons aged 18 years or over in the EU were found to be at risk of poverty in 2018, according to data published on Friday by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

7. Anastasiades: We accept political equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-we-accept-political-equality

In this context and following a call from the Secretary General for an agreed basis for the resumption of negotiations, there is an understanding by the leaders of the two communities that the relevant “Terms of Reference” should comprise the following elements: ...

8. Stella Kyriakidou: Climate change and gender equality a priority for the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakidou-climate-change-and-gender-equality-a-priority-for-the-eu

There have been many who have questioned the EU because of the economic crisis that has emerged in recent years. Today we are coming out of this crisis and we realize that the EU still has a lot to offer....

9. When necessity becomes history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/when-necessity-becomes-history

10. The only settlement option left

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-only-settlement-option-left

Workers in Chicago got their eight-hour day in 1888, followed by decades of labour strife but also drawbacks due to war that eventually made way for working people in the wake of the new century to enjoy a comfortable standard, with living wages and a good standard of living at least in the developed countries...

11. So are we racists?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/so-are-we-racists

It’s the latest subject tossed around in various panels, following reports in the foreign media that have zoomed in on all of us...

12. Interview with Jeffrey Sachs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-jeffrey-sachs

13. Aristotle shows us the path Jeffrey Sachs says at Hubert Curien lecture in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aristotle-shows-us-the-path-jeffrey-sachs-says-at-hubert-curien-lecture-in-nicosia

14. The exhausted majority

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-exhausted-majority

15. Reality in the face of wicked politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/reality-in-the-face-of-wicked-politics

16. Cyprus sounding neighbours out over Israeli pier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sounding-neighbours-out-over-israeli-pier

Israel has asked Cyprus to examine the possibility of establishing a shipping point on the island for sending goods to the Gaza Strip, a Cypriot government spokesman said this week...

17. Search for 'lost brides' of Cyprus digs up painful past

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/search-for-lost-brides-of-cyprus-digs-up-painful-past

Those who witnessed it said a sobbing Fetine Menish had to be physically dragged by each arm to meet her fate; the 14-year-old was being married off to a Palestinian merchant searching Cyprus for a suitable Muslim wife to take back home...

18. UNHCR: Asylum seekers in Cyprus lack decent housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-need-decent-housing

With less than 10% of asylum-seekers accommodated at the reception centre, decent housing is a major problem thousands of asylum seekers face, a UNHCR report said...

19. With eye on re-election Tsipras rolls dice on Macedonia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-eye-on-re-election-tsipras-rolls-dice-on-macedonia

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is taking a big gamble in trying to settle a decades-old name dispute with neighbouring Macedonia which could backfire in a pre-election year among voters already jaded by his economic austerity policies...

20. Don’t get caught up in the East Med energy hype

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/don-t-get-caught-up-in-the-east-med-energy-hype

It is tempting for resource-poor countries to overestimate the promise of newly discovered hydrocarbon resources, particularly in times of need...

21. A 'Very excited' Prince William takes Kate home after birth of prince

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-very-excited-prince-william-takes-kate-home-after-birth-of-prince

A 2013 change to the law means that for the first time in British history, a new prince will not supplant his older sister in the order of succession...

22. Edmond About’s ageless Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/edmond-about-s-ageless-greece

How can a nation with so many skills and virtues be so incapable of creating an effective state...

23. Almost one in three women are at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-one-in-three-women-are-at-risk-of-poverty-in-cyprus

"Problems such as non-protection of motherhood, harassment and sexual harassment are unfortunately still present"...

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