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1. Small homeless communities pop up in US cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/small-homeless-communities-pop-up-in-us-cities

In a dreary part of downtown Atlanta, shipping containers have been transformed into an oasis for dozens of previously unsheltered people who now proudly call a former parking lot home....

2. UNHCR concerns over asylum-seekers trapped in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-concerns-over-asylum-seekers-trapped-in-buffer-zone

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has raised alarms over the safety and well-being of 31 asylum-seekers, including seven children, who are reportedly stranded in the UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus....

3. USA: WSJ op-ed claims Biden is losing competency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-wsj-op-ed-claims-biden-is-losing-competency

White House officials and President Biden's allies launched a vigorous defense against The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday after the outlet published a report suggesting the president is showing signs of cognitive decline in private meetings....

4. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

5. Government halts Syrian asylum reviews amid tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/government-halts-syrian-asylum-reviews-amid-tensions

As tensions escalated in Lebanon and refugee boats continued to arrive in Cyprus, the President of the Republic made a significant......

6. Meet ''e-kofini'', a tool to lift veil on food prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meet-e-kofini-a-tool-to-lift-veil-on-food-prices

The Ministry of Agriculture is gearing up to unveil a cutting-edge digital tool aimed at bringing greater transparency to the often murky world of agricultural product pricing....

7. Abraham’s Tinderbox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/abraham-s-tinderbox

I’ll begin by clearly condemning Hamas and its terrorist thugs and express grief at the horrors inflicted on innocent Israeli civilians on 7 October....

8. Corruption and desperation forge a new path to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/corruption-and-desperation-forge-a-new-path-to-cyprus

A new migratory route to Cyprus has emerged this summer, with increased departures from Syria to Cyprus surpassing those from Lebanon, according to a report by Open Democracy....

9. Cypriot delegation pounded with human rights questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-delegation-pounded-with-human-rights-questions

Cyprus’ law commissioner says her delegation received praise last week at a UN committee hearing in Geneva, but she also admitted that no country had a perfect record on human rights following a bombardment of questions on human rights...

10. Europe urged to preserve access to protection on World Refugee Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-urged-to-preserve-access-to-protection-on-world-refugee-day

On this World Refugee Day, Caritas Europa is calling for Europe to prioritize access to protection within its territory and overhaul its asylum system to prioritize the rights of individuals. ...

11. Ex ‘superminister’ defends proposal after boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-‘superminister-defends-proposal-after-boat-disaster

A Cypriot former minister known for his tough stance on migration wants a yay or nay on his proposal where asylum applications could be filed abroad, a measure not supported by some capitals including Berlin, which may be having second thoughts in the aftermath of a boat disaster in Greece...

12. Greek coast guard defends hesitation in boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-coast-guard-defends-hesitation-in-boat-disaster

Greek port authority officials told Kathimerini that an attempt was made to moor the overcrowded fishing vessel several hours before it sank on Wednesday night off the southern coast of Greece in one of Europe’s worst migrant disasters, killing dozens and with hundreds still missing...

13. Echoes of silence: The unheard cries of drowning children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/echoes-of-silence-the-unheard-cries-of-drowning-children

The tragedy off the coast of Pylos is beyond words. The act of people drowning at sea, especially children, is a haunting curse in the Mediterranean Sea that is unfortunately not unfamiliar....

14. Questions emerge after deadly migrant boat incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-after-deadly-migrant-boat-incident

Questions emerged about a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants that sank Wednesday off the coast of Greece, with new reports adding to confusion over the approach towards the trawler by Greek authorities...

15. Green Line border agents get ready for action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-border-agents-get-ready-for-action

Over two hundred Green Line border agents will report on duty later this month on the Greek Cypriot side of the UN buffer zone, but the newly-hired sergeants will only focus on irregular migrants, leaving drug trafficking and other crimes off the agenda...

16. Bartholomew says Russian Church shares blame in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bartholomew-says-russian-church-shares-blame-in-ukraine

The spiritual head of the world's Orthodox Christians said on Wednesday that Russia's powerful Orthodox Church shared responsibility for the conflict in Ukraine but that he stood ready to help in Russia's postwar 'spiritual regeneration'...

17. US report on Cyprus notes rise of antisemitism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-report-on-cyprus-notes-rise-of-antisemitism

A US report on Cyprus highlights significant human rights issues including reports of abuse and harsh conditions in detention centers for asylum seekers...

18. Criticism grows as Europe pushes to restrict cars in cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/criticism-grows-as-europe-pushes-to-restrict-cars-in-cities

In an effort to ease traffic congestion and curb greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, municipalities from Barcelona to Brussels have embarked on what has been called a “transportation revolution.”...

19. 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...

20. No more Fridays. 4-day work week on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-fridays-4-day-work-week-on-the-rise

The results are in: It's time for your company to stop working on Fridays (or Mondays)....

21. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-at-it-again-over-buck-naked-refugees

A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

22. Turks slam Greeks over fake ‘push-forward’ story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-slam-greeks-over-fake-‘push-forward-story

Turkey has slammed Greece’s migration minister over a video tweet allegedly showing members of the Turkish coast guard beating refugees during an alleged push-forward, with Ankara rushing to provide context and accusing Greek media of failing to properly retract a fabricated story...

23. Suspicion over Turkish fishing boats in migrant drownings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspicion-over-turkish-fishing-boats-in-migrant-drownings

Hellenic Coast Guard officers have told Kathimerini they were investigating the role of Turkish fishing boats that were close to the location where a dinghy sunk late Wednesday and a confirmed 18 people drowned, the deadlier of the two incidents involving migrants....

24. 22 dead, dozens missing, after 2 migrant ships sink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-dead-dozens-missing-after-2-migrant-ships-sink

Bodies floated amid splintered wreckage in the wind-tossed waters off a Greek island Thursday as the death toll from the separate sinkings of two migrant boats rose to 22, with many still missing....

25. Ankara accuses Greece of fatal pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-greece-of-fatal-pushback

Ankara says Greece is responsible for the deaths of six irregular migrants, including young children, whose boat sunk this week during an alleged pushback, with Athens denying the allegations and pointing out that the incident took place in Turkish waters...

26. Cyprus hopeful about EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopeful-about-eu-migration-pact

The interior ministry in the Republic of Cyprus says an EU council draft that makes adoption of asylum and migration rules a priority includes a Green Line reference, seen by Nicosia as an important step in its attempt to block flows from the northern part seen by the south as 'instruments of Turkey'...

27. Refugees transfer boats in high sea pushback off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-transfer-boats-in-high-sea-maneuver-off-cyprus

About a hundred presumptive refugees, whose boat was blocked from entering Cypriot waters on Monday night, were reportedly transferred to another vessel bound for Lebanon over their objections...

28. Erdogan: Turkey has saved thousands left to die by Greece in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-has-saved-thousands-left-to-die-by-greece-in-the-aegean

Turkey has saved the lives of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers that were illegally pushed back by Greece, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed on Monday....

29. 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....

30. 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...

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