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1. 60 Cyprus relics to be repatriated from Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/60-cyprus-relics-to-be-repatriated-from-germany

The long-running case involving Turkish antiquities smuggler Aydin Dikmen reached its conclusion Tuesday with an agreement signed for the repatriation of 24 ecclesiastical relics and 36 prehistoric and other antiquities to Cyprus by June 20....

2. Cyprus faces obstacles in efforts to repatriate Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-obstacles-in-efforts-to-repatriate-syrian-refugees

According to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in Kathimerini's Sunday printed edition, Nicosia's efforts to designate certain areas of Syria as "safe" for the purpose of facilitating the return of Syrian refugees have encountered significant political, legal, and humanitarian obstacles....

3. Nearly 5,000 illegal residents leave Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nearly-5-000-illegal-residents-leave-cyprus

The Cyprus Police have announced that since the beginning of the year, 4,883 people, who resided illegally in Cyprus, have left the country through forced and voluntary return procedures, compared to 3,887 people in the corresponding period last year. ...

4. 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 ...

5. 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. ...

6. Syrian population in Cyprus now at around 30,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-population-in-cyprus-now-at-around-30-000

Approximately 30,000 Syrians currently reside in the Republic of Cyprus, either under subsidiary protection status or illegally, according to data from the Ministry of Interior. ...

7. 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....

8. Cyprus revokes asylum apps of Syrians travelling via occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-revokes-asylum-apps-of-syrians-travelling-via-occupied-areas

Following a meeting of the National Security Council at the Presidential Palace, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced the immediate revocation...

9. 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. ...

10. Multinational cooperation shines in Cyprus' ''Argonaut 2024'' exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/multinational-cooperation-shines-in-cyprus-argonaut-2024-exercise

In a significant milestone today, the ''Argonaut 2024'' exercise concluded successfully, meeting the objectives outlined by the Minister of Defense. ...

11. Nepali fighters demand return from Russia's war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nepali-fighters-demand-return-from-russia-s-war-in-ukraine

Around 2,000 Nepali men have been recruited by Russia to fight in its war against Ukraine, according to information obtained by Sky News. Many of these men, driven by poverty, are now seeking a way to return home....

12. Surging numbers of illegal residents deported in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surging-numbers-of-illegal-residents-deported-in-2024

The Cyprus Police announced on Sunday that a total of 2,247 individuals, found to be residing illegally in Cyprus, have been deported or repatriated from the Republic of Cyprus territory in 2024 until March 8....

13. Interior Minister urges EU action on border surveillance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-urges-eu-action-on-border-surveillance

Cyprus' Minister for the Interior, Konstantinos Ioannou, emphasized the necessity for the European Union to collaborate with third countries in enhancing border surveillance, particularly the maritime border with Lebanon....

14. Cyprus stirs controversy with Sweden in heritage pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stirs-controversy-with-sweden-in-heritage-pact

In a historic move, the Technological University of Cyprus (TEPAK) and Sweden's State Museums, represented by Ann Follin from Medelhavsmuseet, have formally inked a Collaboration Agreement....

15. Nicosia operation nets 11 arrests in illegal residence crackdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-operation-nets-11-arrests-in-illegal-residence-crackdown

In a coordinated operation aimed at combating illegal residence within the Republic of Cyprus, police arrested 11 individuals in the Nicosia district....

16. €6M fund faces scrutiny in migrant returns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€6m-fund-faces-scrutiny-in-migrant-returns

A recent evaluation conducted by the Audit Office sheds light on the challenges faced by the Police in detecting and repatriating irregular migrants and asylum seekers....

17. 22 arrested in coordinated immigration crackdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-arrested-in-coordinated-immigration-crackdown

In a coordinated operation on Sunday morning, the Civil Registry and Migration Department descended on Paphos, leading to the arrest of 22 individuals hailing from various corners of the globe....

18. Over 200 illegal migrants exit Cyprus in forced repatriation drive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-illegal-migrants-exit-cyprus-in-forced-repatriation-drive

In the past week (11-17/11/2023), a total of 202 individuals, residing illegally in Cyprus, voluntarily left the country as part of the ongoing efforts by the Police to facilitate the return of third-country nationals to their countries of origin....

19. More illegal migrants repatriated from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-illegal-migrants-repatriated-from-cyprus

In a joint operation coordinated by the European agency FRONTEX, 14 third-country nationals who were residing unlawfully in Cyprus were repatriated to their respective countries today....

20. Cyprus races to accommodate migrants at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-races-to-accommodate-migrants-at-pournara

In response to the escalating conflict in the Middle East, the Republic of Cyprus has submitted a formal request for assistance to the European Union....

21. Cyprus launches special unit for human trafficking victims in anti-trafficking effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-special-unit-for-human-trafficking-victims-in-anti-trafficking-effort

The Deputy Ministry of Social Welfare in Cyprus has introduced a new unit dedicated to managing human trafficking victims. This unit operates from a shelter in Nicosia designed to aid victims of sexual exploitation but extends its services across the entire island....

22. Larnaca port welcomes cruise ship carrying foreign nationals escaping Israeli war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-port-welcomes-cruise-ship-carrying-foreign-nationals-escaping-israeli-war

In a historic moment at Larnaca Port, the very first cruise ship arrived, marking a significant event in the midst of the Israeli conflict....

23. Cyprus leads EU in asylum seeker returns, 4th in deportations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-in-asylum-seeker-returns-4th-in-deportations

Cyprus ranks first among the EU member states in the percentage of returns on new asylum seekers applications, Interior Ministry announced Thursday....

24. Unprecedented escalation in Gaza and Cyprus' response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-escalation-in-gaza-and-cyprus-response

The escalation in Gaza, triggered by Hamas' surprise terror campaign last Saturday, has plunged the Middle East into a renewed cycle of violence within the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict. ...

25. ESTIA plan activated for foreign nationals in Israel crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/estia-plan-activated-for-foreign-nationals-in-israel-crisis

Cyprus has decided to activate the national ESTIA plan for the reception and repatriation of foreign citizens following the situation in Israel....

26. Cyprus-Israel flight surge in response to current events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-flight-surge-in-response-to-current-events

In response to the evolving situation in Israel, over 15 flights are set to depart from Larnaca airport to Tel Aviv today, primarily operated by Israeli airlines. ...

27. Cyprus issues travel advisory for Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-issues-travel-advisory-for-israel

Cyprus, through its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, issued a travel advisory on Sunday, urging its citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to Israel, Gaza, and certain areas in the West Bank, including Nablus and Jenin, which also encompasses East Jerusalem. ...

28. 91% repatriation rate achieved in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/91-repatriation-rate-achieved-in-cyprus

Today marks the tenth collaborative effort between the Cyprus Police and European countries, orchestrated under the guidance of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex....

29. The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is your passport to health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-european-health-insurance-card-ehic-is-your-passport-to-health

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is a valuable resource for European citizens, providing access to essential healthcare services during temporary stays in 27 European Union (EU) countries. ...

30. The unresolved issues of Chlorakas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-unresolved-issues-of-chlorakas

The situation in Chloraka, following the problems that happened last week, is still uncertain. ...

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