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1. Stranded and struggling: Asylum seekers in Cyprus' UN buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-and-struggling-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-un-buffer-zone

The UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus has become a temporary refuge for asylum seekers who arrived via Turkey, with 25 individuals currently stranded in the Aglantzia area....

2. MED9 ministers align on crisis strategies for agriculture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med9-ministers-align-on-crisis-strategies-for-agriculture

The Agriculture Ministers of the MED9 group called for enhancement and promotion of crisis measures in the context of the Common Agricultural Policy......

3. AKEL accused of anti-European populism ahead of elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/akel-accused-of-anti-european-populism-ahead-of-elections

In the past week, Annita Demetriou presented DISY's positions for the European elections while launching a simultaneous offensive against AKEL....

4. U.S. military hails Cyprus cooperation in Gaza aid delivery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-military-hails-cyprus-cooperation-in-gaza-aid-delivery

U.S. military personnel expressed gratitude to Cyprus for its role in facilitating the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza via sea. Senior defense and Biden administration officials provided details on Thursday about the construction of a temporary pier off Gaza's coast, set to be completed by early May....

5. Cyprus leads EU with highest rate of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-with-highest-rate-of-asylum-seekers

Cyprus had the highest rate of registered first-time applicants for asylum compared to its population in January 2024, according to the latest monthly asylum data released by Eurostat....

6. 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...

7. 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. ...

8. Cyprus farmers deserve fair treatment in green shift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-farmers-deserve-fair-treatment-in-green-shift

The green transition is necessary, but in order for it to be fair and efficient, the reduction of farmers' incomes must be compensated with appropriate funding, Agriculture Minister Maria Panayiotou......

9. 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....

10. Spain urges Morocco to stem transit asylum claims amidst rising numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-urges-morocco-to-stem-transit-asylum-claims-amidst-rising-numbers

The Spanish government has formally requested Morocco's cooperation in preventing Senegalese passport holders, lacking a Schengen visa in the past two years, from boarding flights with layovers in Spain until February 19. ...

11. Cyprus backs UN resolution condemning Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-backs-un-resolution-condemning-houthi-attacks-on-red-sea-shipping

The Cypriot registry seems to remain unaffected for the time being by the latest developments in the Red Sea......

12. Dr. Anastasatos forecasts bright future for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-anastasatos-forecasts-bright-future-for-cyprus-economy-in-candid-interview

Eurobank group's chief economist, Dr Tasos Anastasatos, expresses optimism about the Cyprus economy, emphasizing that the decision to expand the group's banking presence in Cyprus is linked to these positive economic prospects....

13. Christodoulides' strong message: Ignore sirens, focus on governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-strong-message-ignore-sirens-focus-on-governance

The swearing-in and assumption of duties of the new ministers and officials of the government took place today (10/01), at the Presidential Palace....

14. Car crash at US-Canada border kills 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-crash-at-us-canada-border-kills-2

A dramatic incident unfolded on Wednesday as a high-speed crash on the Rainbow Bridge connecting New York and Ontario resulted in a fiery catastrophe, claiming the lives of two individuals in the vehicle....

15. Police intel goes solo against organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-intel-goes-solo-against-organized-crime

In a significant move, the Police Intelligence Service in Cyprus gains independence, breaking ties with the YKAN to focus on a broader spectrum of organized crime, including hooligans. ...

16. Police force faces renewed criticism after recent tragedies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-force-faces-renewed-criticism-after-recent-tragedies

The debate on the problems in the police force, which was a hot topic in the public sphere last week due to the two fatal attacks that occurred in a short span of time, was reignited on Wednesday, when all the relevant officials, led by the Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkidi-Prokopiou and the Chief of Police, Stelios Papatheodorou, met in the Parliament's Institutions Committee....

17. Government support package under fire for short-term fixes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-support-package-under-fire-for-short-term-fixes

The government's package of support measures has been criticized by the Pancyprian Association of Consumers and Quality of Life, which claims these solutions are only temporary and patchwork....

18. California takes bold step towards gender-neutral school bathrooms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-takes-bold-step-towards-gender-neutral-school-bathrooms

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law requiring K-12 schools to provide gender-neutral bathrooms by July 2026....

19. Cyprus sees sharp drop in asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-sharp-drop-in-asylum-applications

Cyprus has witnessed a significant decline in new asylum applications from non-EU countries, according to recently released data from Eurostat, the EU's statistical service....

20. Ryanair to resume flights despite Greece wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ryanair-to-resume-flights-despite-greece-wildfires

Ryanair has issued an update to UK holidaymakers on flights to Greece as the country battles raging wildfires amid a record-setting heatwave....

21. Extreme temperatures prompt Acropolis hour reduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extreme-temperatures-prompt-acropolis-hour-reduction

Greek authorities have made adjustments to the operating hours of the Acropolis due to the anticipated extremely high temperatures surpassing 40 degrees Celsius....

22. Cyprus population reverses decline, shows growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-population-reverses-decline-shows-growth

The population of the European Union has increased again after two years of decrease according to data published by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, on the occasion of World Population Day. ...

23. Gasoline and diesel prices expected to drop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gasoline-and-diesel-prices-expected-to-drop

Reductions of up to 3 cents are expected to be observed in the retail prices of unleaded gasoline (95 octanes) and diesel fuel in the coming days, according to the Director of Consumer Protection Service at the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, and Industry, Konstantinos Karagiorgis, as reported by the Cyprus News Agency (CNA)....

24. 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. ...

25. Temporary VAT reduction on essentials estimated at €14.5 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temporary-vat-reduction-on-essentials-estimated-at-€14-5-million

In the upcoming days, most likely early next week, a clearer picture is expected to emerge regarding the government's course of action on the reduced Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for fuel and electricity....

26. Cyprus leads in new asylum applicants per population, but overall numbers decrease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-in-new-asylum-applicants-per-population-but-overall-numbers-decrease

Cyprus had the highest rate of new applicants for asylum compared to its population in February 2023, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU. At the same time, however, new asylum applications have significantly reduced compared to last year....

27. 3,000 Ukrainian refugees to be evicted from hotels by end of month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-000-ukrainian-refugees-to-be-evicted-from-hotels-by-end-of-month

Cypriot authorities plan to evict about 3,000 Ukrainian refugees currently living in hotels in Cyprus by the end of this month....

28. Cyprus tops EU in granting temporary protection to Ukrainian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tops-eu-in-granting-temporary-protection-to-ukrainian-refugees

According to data released by Eurostat, in February 2023, Cyprus recorded the highest ratio of Ukrainian citizens granted temporary protection per thousand people (1.1) among the EU member states with available data, followed by Czechia (0.9)....

29. Single EU work & residence permit for 3rd country nationals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/single-eu-work-residence-permit-for-3rd-country-nationals

The Members of the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee have agreed today on a draft legislation that updates the way single work and residence permits for third-country nationals are issued....

30. Protection granted to Ukrainian nationals extended for another year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protection-granted-to-ukrainian-nationals-extended-for-another-year

The right to temporary protection granted to Ukrainian nationals in Cyprus is automatically extended for a year, the Ministry of Interior announced on Tuesday....

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