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1. Two teens arrested for setting fires at Larnaca shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-teens-arrested-for-setting-fires-at-larnaca-shelter

Police have arrested two 17-year-olds in connection with a fire that broke out last Tuesday night at a shelter for unaccompanied minors in Larnaca....

2. Fires break out at migrant minor hotel in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-break-out-at-migrant-minor-hotel-in-larnaca

Two fires erupted last night and early this morning at a hotel in Oroklini, Larnaca district, which is hosting unaccompanied migrant minors....

3. 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....

4. Wave of 500 migrants arrive in Cyprus within 48 hours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wave-of-500-migrants-arrive-in-cyprus-within-48-hours

Two boats carrying a total of 68 migrants arrived in Cyprus during the night. ...

5. Migrant trafficking concerns rise as Cyprus rescues 41 individuals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-trafficking-concerns-rise-as-cyprus-rescues-41-individuals

Two boats carrying a total of 41 irregular migrants arrived Thursday afternoon in Cyprus. According to Cyprus News Agency (CNA), the radar of the Cyprus Coast Guard spotted the two boats sailing 12 nautical miles southeast of Cape Greco. ...

6. Children among 26 migrants in Famagusta arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-among-26-migrants-in-famagusta-arrival

In a poignant tale of resilience, 26 irregular migrants from war-torn Syria embarked on a perilous journey that led them to the shores of Cyprus early Monday morning....

7. Cyprus expands diplomatic footprint, bolsters migration management efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expands-diplomatic-footprint-bolsters-migration-management-efforts

President Nicos Christodoulides, leading the Council of Ministers at the Presidential Palace, announced significant developments in Cyprus' foreign policy and measures taken to address migration challenges....

8. Ministry's robust €65.2M budget signals ambitious 2024 plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-s-robust-€65-2m-budget-signals-ambitious-2024-plans

At 65.2 million euros, the proposed budget of the Ministry of Tourism for 2024 surpasses previous years, accounting for initial budgets and excluding additional expenditures....

9. Cyprus sees 33% drop in new asylum applications, compared to 19% EU increase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-33-drop-in-new-asylum-applications-compared-to-19-eu-increase

In August 2023, the European Union saw a 19% increase in new asylum seekers compared to the same period in 2022, with 91,735 applications recorded. ...

10. Italy to immediately deport immigrants for false age claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-to-immediately-deport-immigrants-for-false-age-claims

Foreigners who lie about their age to benefit from a protection scheme reserved for unaccompanied minors arriving in Italy will be deported under a security decree expected to be approved by Giorgia Meloni’s cabinet on Wednesday as part of her far-right government’s crackdown on irregular immigration....

11. 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....

12. Cyprus approves €361M supplementary budget for 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-approves-€361m-supplementary-budget-for-2023

With criticism against the government's agreement for the purchase of the Metropolitan building, which will house the Ministry of Labor and Social Insurance, the Plenary of the House of Representatives approved the supplementary state budget amounting to €361 million....

13. Migrants treated respectfully during repatriation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrants-treated-respectfully-during-repatriation

The Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has said that persons being returned to their countries were treated with respect by the Cypriot Police but highlighted the need for clear guidelines on the flight preparations and the boarding procedure....

14. Migrant reception center in Kofinou inaugurated today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-reception-center-in-kofinou-inaugurated-today

The inauguration of the first phase of construction works at the International Protection Applicant Reception Center in Kofinou, upgraded with the support of the European Asylum Agency (EUAA), took place today, conducted by the Minister of Interior, Konstantinos Ioannou, along with Nina Gregory, the Executive Director of EUAA, and Beate Gminder, Deputy Director-General in the Directorate-General for Internal Affairs of the EU....

15. Cabinet approves Deputy Ministry for Migration and Asylum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-deputy-ministry-for-migration-and-asylum

The Council of Ministers approved on Thursday the bill for the establishment of a Deputy Ministry for Immigration and Asylum....

16. 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....

17. Italy declares state of emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-declares-state-of-emergency

To deal with the recent influx of migrants arriving on the southern shores of Italy, the country's right-wing government has announced a six-month nationwide state of emergency....

18. Asylum applications up by 490% since 2016

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-applications-up-by-490-since-2016

Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou told MPs on Thursday that the number of applications for international protection increased by 490% since 2016, pointing out the need to implement an EU action plan for the Eastern Mediterranean with a view to reducing migratory flows....

19. US report: Harsh conditions in Cyprus prisons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-report-harsh-conditions-in-cyprus-prisons

The US State Department's Human Rights in Cyprus 2022 report highlights significant human rights issues in Cyprus. The report states that there were credible reports of harsh conditions in prisons and detention centers, particularly for asylum seekers....

20. New foster care bill gives children a voice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-foster-care-bill-gives-children-a-voice

The new bill on foster care is empowering children, Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Anastasia Anthousi, has said....

21. Spain's irregular migration decreased by 25.6% last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-s-irregular-migration-decreased-by-25-6-last-year

Data provided by the Spanish Ministry of the Interior has revealed that irregular immigration to Spain during the past year decreased by 25.6 percent, from 41,945 arrivals recorded in 2021 to 31,219 in 2022....

22. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

23. More people continue to seek asylum in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-people-continue-to-seek-asylum-in-the-eu

A total of 66,545 first-time asylum applications for international protections were filed by non-EU citizens in the European states in July – 265 more than in the previous months, scoring an increase of 0.4 percent....

24. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

25. Almost 100K third-country nationals ordered to leave EU in Q2 of 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-100k-third-country-nationals-ordered-to-leave-eu-in-q2-of-2022

33,450 people were ordered to leave France in the second quarter of 2022, representing 35 percent of the total repatriation orders placed during this time, and consequently, the highest number of returns recorded....

26. 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....

27. Increase in new asylum applications in Cyprus and EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-new-asylum-applications-in-cyprus-and-eu

In May 2022, first-time asylum applicants in the European Union increased by 17% compared to April 2022, and by 89% compared to May 2021, according to monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU....

28. IOM to assist Cyprus in migrant repatriations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iom-to-assist-cyprus-in-migrant-repatriations

Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, and the International Organization for Migration's Regional Director in Brussels, Ola Henrikson, discussed on Monday ways to enhance and increase cooperation between the two parties....

29. First time asylum seekers in EU increase by 85% in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-time-asylum-seekers-in-eu-increase-by-85-in-february

In February 2022, first-time asylum applications by persons who applied for international protection in EU member states increased by 85% compared to February 2021 and by 3% compared to last January, according to the latest monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service....

30. Young migrants in ‘miserable’ camp, says Cyprus Commissioner for children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-migrants-in-‘miserable-camp-says-cyprus-commissioner-for-children-s-rights

The war in Ukraine has focused the world’s attention on the plight of millions fleeing the country. But migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and elsewhere continue to reach ethnically divided Cyprus, where authorities say they’re overwhelmed....

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