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04 December, 2022
 

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1. Austria to EU: Deport refugees to Rwanda pending asylum approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-to-eu-deport-refugees-to-rwanda-pending-asylum-approval

The Austrian Interior Minister, Gerhard Karner, has called for the EU to establish asylum procedures in safe third countries, similar to models that Denmark and the United Kingdom have agreed to operate....

2. Brussels urging guidelines for NGO boats in the midst of France-Italy migrant dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-urging-guidelines-for-ngo-boats-in-the-midst-of-france-italy-migrant-dispute

The European Commission is pushing to create guidelines for the NGO boats rescuing migrants off Europe’s shores as part of a plan to reduce the number of asylum seekers heading to the Continent....

3. 64% of distressed state loans eligible for 'Oikia' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/64-of-distressed-state-loans-eligible-for-oikia-scheme

The applications for the Oikia scheme for distressed borrowers have reached 64% of the total eligible loans, according to the Housing Finance Corporation. In total, 1,223 applications, valued at €115m have been submitted, out of 1,948 eligible loans, valued at €179m....

4. Effective management of the migration issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-effective-management-of-the-migration-issue

Migration flows to Europe from Africa and Asia are becoming increasingly influenced by geopolitical realities and socioeconomic developments....

5. Mass arrest warrants issued after Pournara clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-arrest-warrants-issued-after-pournara-clash

A whopping 75 arrest warrants have been signed by a Nicosia judge following clashes at a migrant camp last week, with police seeking to capture all suspects after the interior minister vowed to deport anyone involved in the incident...

6. Officers probed after arrests in Paphos migration unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-probed-after-arrests-in-paphos-migration-unit

Police union officials are crying foul over an independent inquiry that has been launched to investigate a complaint following the arrest of a Syrian family last week at a district migration office in Paphos...

7. Police detain one person after Pournara incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-detain-one-person-after-pournara-incident

An asylum seeker in Cyprus was arrested over the weekend following an incident at Pournara migrant camp on Friday, when police made use of tear gas as people fled the overcrowded facility, with the interior minister vowing to expel anyone involved in clashes that also led to two tents catching fire...

8. Refugees jailed after altercation at migration office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-jailed-after-altercation-at-migration-office

A handful of Syrian refugees have been arrested at the migration office in Paphos, where police say the suspects became aggressive towards officers after they were told they could not file an application without an appointment...

9. Cypriot president meets pope at the Vatican

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-meets-pope-at-the-vatican

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, with the two men reportedly discussing bilateral issues including refugees following the Holy Father’s visit to the divided island last year...

10. 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...

11. Cyprus is bursting, like a fat guy out of his leotard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-cyprus-is-bursting-like-a-fat-guy-out-of-his-leotard

Cyprus’ changing demographics are causing havoc to the real estate market, accentuating socio-economic imbalances and creating polarised communities. A bit dramatic? Let’s see....

12. Merchants of Death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-merchants-of-death

People trafficker. A profitable “profession.” A high-risk profession, of course, because the business may sink. In this case, literally. Then 18, 50, 100 lives could be lost, including small children....

13. 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...

14. Erdogan files lawsuit against German parliament's VP for calling him 'sewer rat'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-files-lawsuit-against-german-parliament-s-vp-for-calling-him-sewer-rat

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan filed a lawsuit against Bundestag Vice President Wolfgang Kubicki for insult and defamation, through his lawyer in Cologne....

15. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

16. Greece accuses EU of using Med countries like a refugee ‘parking lot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-accuses-eu-of-using-med-countries-like-a-refugee-‘parking-lot

Greece on Monday urged the European Union to lift movement restrictions for refugees recognized by individual nations, accusing the bloc of applying a double standard when dealing with Ukrainians fleeing the war compared with the victims of other conflicts....

17. The embargo has its own history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-embargo-has-its-own-history

The US decision to lift the embargo on the supply of military equipment to the Republic of Cyprus has a decades-long history and is linked to the embargo imposed on Turkey after its invasion of Cyprus in 1974. ...

18. Officials fear retaliation after school incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-fear-retaliation-after-school-incident

School officials in a racially diverse community in Paphos say they fear retaliation from student groups, following an incident that made headlines after a teenager’s parents told police their son was assaulted during recess...

19. The economy and Turkey's East Med push dominated candidate's talking points this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-economy-and-turkey-s-east-med-push-dominated-candidate-s-talking-points-this-week

The development of the economy, the basic positions of the Committee of Occupied Municipalities on the Cyprus problem and Turkey's activities in the Eastern Mediterranean are the main talking points of the presidential candidates this week....

20. Erdogan calls on world to open up to Turkish Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-world-to-open-up-to-turkish-cypriots

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the international community to stop imposing sanctions on northern Cyprus, saying Ankara’s unheeded calls for cooperation showed “who supports provocation and conflict and who supports peace and stability” in the region...

21. Council of Europe discusses property rights of Greek Cypriot refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-of-europe-discusses-property-rights-of-greek-cypriot-refugees

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe is holding its quarterly meeting in Strasbourg, from September 20 to 22, to oversee the execution of judgments and decisions from the European Court of Human Rights. ...

22. Cyprus calls on Turkey-bound ship to rescue refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-turkey-bound-ship-to-rescue-stranded-refugees

Cypriot authorities say weather conditions did not allow some 300 refugees stranded at sea to be transported to the island, with officials calling on another ship nearby that picked up everyone on board and took them to Turkey...

23. Western retaliation against Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/western-retaliation-against-ankara

Western governments are expressing concern about the tightening of relations between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a development that makes the prospect of retaliation more likely if the NATO member state helps Moscow avoid sanctions....

24. 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...

25. Anna Luhrmann speaks to 'K' with a view to strengthening Cypriot-German relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anna-luhrmann-speaks-to-k-with-a-view-to-strengthening-cypriot-german-relations

German State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs, Anna Luhrmann, arrived in Cyprus on an official visit and spoke to "K" about the current developments in the eastern Mediterranean and the war in Ukraine. ...

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. Norway plans to deport refugee lawbreakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/norway-plans-to-deport-refugee-lawbreakers

The Norwegian government has announced that the country plans to deport foreigners who have broken the law and who hold refugee status but no longer need protections in the country....

28. Irregular immigration, the responsibilities of Turkey and the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-irregular-immigration-the-responsibilities-of-turkey-and-the-eu

"Turkey will take all necessary measures to prevent the opening of new sea or land routes of irregular migration from Turkey to the EU and will cooperate in this regard with neighboring countries as well as the EU." ...

29. Presidential contender flies to Congo to pave way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-flies-to-congo-to-pave-way

Cypriot presidential candidate Averof Neophytou has dipped his toes into the refugee relocation debate in Congo, where he met with officials during a lightning daytrip this week, saying it was an effort on his part to carry forward a repatriation agreement between the island and the former Zaire...

30. 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...

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