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1. EU ministers to strengthen migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-to-strengthen-migration-policies

At a ministerial meeting in Nicosia on May 16-17, 2024, eight EU member states, Austria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Italy......

2. Migration issue returns to the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-issue-returns-to-the-spotlight

Today, Friday, May 17, Nicosia will host a ministerial conference at the level of Foreign Affairs Ministers, with the participation of 7 EU member states ...

3. Nicosia hosts EU summit on migration this Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-hosts-eu-summit-on-migration-this-friday

A Ministerial Summit focusing on the external dimension of immigration, particularly the Syrian crisis, will convene in Nicosia on Friday. ...

4. Cypriots torn between Palestine and Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cypriots-torn-between-palestine-and-israel

The Greek Cypriot approach to the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis has always been conflicted, mainly because we don't know with whom to identify....

5. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

6. Israeli forces seize control of Rafah crossing, threatening aid to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forces-seize-control-of-rafah-crossing-threatening-aid-to-gaza

Israeli forces have taken control of the Palestinian side of the Rafah crossing, a vital entry point for aid to Gaza on the Egyptian border, according to Israel's military on Tuesday. ...

7. UAE sends 400 tons of food aid to Gaza via Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uae-sends-400-tons-of-food-aid-to-gaza-via-cyprus

In a statement, the UAE Foreign Ministry disclosed its collaboration with the American Near East Refugee Aid (Anera) to intensify humanitarian support for Gaza's populace and tackle the prevailing crisis....

8. EU mulls €400 million boost for Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-€400-million-boost-for-lebanon

As Ursula von der Leyen prepares for her visit to Lebanon on May 2nd, the European Commission is exploring various avenues to provide......

9. Cyprus aid corridor not enough for Gaza, UN warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aid-corridor-not-enough-for-gaza-un-warns

The Cyprus maritime corridor provides for additionality of humanitarian aid to Gaza, but can never be a substitute for delivery by land, UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza, Sigrid Kaag said briefing the UN Security Council on the situation in the region on Thursday....

10. Government unveils ambitious housing strategy, Minister Ioannou reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-unveils-ambitious-housing-strategy-minister-ioannou-reveals

The government has set the people and their servicing without undue inconvenience at the core of its policies, Minister of the Interior Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday, adding the Ministry is working on issuing of public documents the Civil Registry Department. ...

11. Cyprus marks 50 years since Turkish invasion with monument

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-marks-50-years-since-turkish-invasion-with-monument

President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, unveiled Tuesday a 1974 Prisoners of War monument in the Square that was also renamed, in front of the Armenian cemetery just before the Ledra Pallas roadblock in Nicosia....

12. UK Prime Minister confirms delay in Rwanda deportation flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-prime-minister-confirms-delay-in-rwanda-deportation-flights

The Rwanda deportation scheme will not begin until the summer, Rishi Sunak admitted on Monday, acknowledging a further delay to the policy even as MPs and peers began debating it for the final time....

13. 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......

14. Cyprus faces backlash over forced deportations of refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-backlash-over-forced-deportations-of-refugees

The European Union is on track to unveil a support package for Lebanon by May 2, as announced by President Christodoulides, according to George Kakouris' article in Kathimerini's Sunday edition....

15. Less talk, more action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-talk-more-action

The government seems to have adopted a new strategy when it comes to addressing the growing issue of migration flows. Rather than discussing it publicly, there appears to be a preference for silence among government officials...

16. The hidden lives of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-hidden-lives-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Behind closed doors lies a hidden reality in Cyprus, where neglected homes become sanctuaries for new occupants, often foreigners seeking refuge from economic hardships....

17. Cyprus braces for rising Israel-Iran tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-rising-israel-iran-tensions

When Saddam Hussein attacked the center of Tel Aviv with scud missiles in January 1991, Israeli citizens wore gas masks due to the risk of chemical attacks. It took 33 years for Israel to face another missile attack from a sovereign state....

18. Cyprus implements ''Plan B'' to curb surge in Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-implements-plan-b-to-curb-surge-in-syrian-refugees

Cyprus has taken decisive action to manage the increasing flow of Syrian refugees seeking asylum, according to reliable sources. ...

19. Gaza crisis deepens as Hamas rejects ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-crisis-deepens-as-hamas-rejects-ceasefire

Hamas said it had handed its response to mediators in Egypt and Qatar. It said any agreement must end Israel's war in Gaza. ...

20. Foreign Minister: Syria's situation key to migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-syria-s-situation-key-to-migrant-crisis

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini's Yiannis Ioannou, Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs Constantinos Kombos discussed the humanitarian and political challenges surrounding the migrant crisis in Cyprus, shedding light on several critical issues:...

21. Cyprus tackles mounting challenges in Syrian migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-mounting-challenges-in-migrant-crisis

As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad signals openness to the return of Syrian refugees, Nicosia remains cautious in its approach, refraining from engagement with the Damascus regime. ...

22. Germany under fire for arms sales to Israel amid Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-under-fire-for-arms-sales-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict

Germany will face a fresh call to revoke all arms sales to Israel on Thursday in a lawsuit that puts more pressure on Berlin amid a rising outcry about the scale of deaths and destruction in the war on Gaza....

23. The CIA's secret plans for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cia

The CIA was drafting scenarios for the geographic separation of Greeks and Turks in Cyprus as early as 1964. These plans, ranging from relocating Turkish Cypriots to Turkey to exchanges of populations and territories with Greece...

24. Minister advocates stricter asylum criteria for Syrians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-ioannou-advocates-stricter-syrian-asylum-criteria-with-denmark-czech-republic-and-greece

Minister of the Interior Konstantinos Ioannou is set to have bilateral contacts in Denmark, the Czech Republic and Greece on the 10th, 11th and 12th of April......

25. Cyprus urges EU support for Lebanon amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-eu-support-for-lebanon-amid-migration-challenges

The Cypriot government is pleading with the European Union (EU) for financial support for Lebanon to bolster its border management efforts, according to a report by our Brussels correspondent, George Kakouris. ...

26. 2,540 Ukrainian refugees denied protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-540-ukrainian-refugees-denied-protection

About 2,540 Ukrainian refugees have been suspended from temporary protection in the Netherlands since March 4, 2024. They are now forced to seek safety in the country or leave. ...

27. President Christodoulides' candid year-one address

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-candid-year-one-address

In a televised address marking the completion of his first year in office, President Nikos Christodoulides highlighted the achievements and priorities of his administration. Emphasizing transparency and accountability, the President outlined the following key areas of focus:...

28. Interior Minister calls for urgent refugee return evaluation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-calls-for-urgent-refugee-return-evaluation

Minister for the Interior Constantinos Ioannou raised the need to review the status of Syria as a safe or not destination for the purposes of returning of refugees and migrants, during his intervention at the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the EU, according to a press release....

29. Europe's sleepless nights over Egypt's crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/europe-s-sleepless-nights-over-egypt-s-crisis

Ask almost any European official specializing in security matters what keeps them up at night, and they’ll probably answer ''Egypt.'' ...

30. US Embassy Nicosia hosts exhibit of Ukrainian women amid Russian aggression

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embassy-nicosia-hosts-exhibit-of-ukrainian-women-amid-russian-aggression

On the somber occasion of the second anniversary of Russia’s brutal re-invasion of Ukraine, U.S. Embassy Nicosia, in collaboration with Sunseed Art and Resilient Ukraine, is the proud sponsor of an art exhibit that depicts the faces, roles, stories, and remarkable resilience of Ukrainian women....

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