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21 February, 2020
 

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1. Refugees spotted off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-spotted-off-cape-greco

A vessel with about 80 presumptive refugees on board was spotted on Monday off Cape Greco in eastern Cyprus...

2. Large boat with refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-boat-with-refugees-reaches-cyprus

Over a hundred presumptive refugees from Syria reached the eastern coast of Cyprus on Tuesday, including women and young children...

3. Young man suspected of human smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-suspected-of-human-smuggling

A 19-year-old man has been remanded in custody in connection with a human smuggling case, after 33 undocumented migrants reached Cyprus on Sunday...

4. Large group of refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-group-of-refugees-reaches-cyprus

A boat carrying over 120 refugees reached Cyprus on Wednesday, with reports saying most were Palestinians from Syria...

5. Minister determined to fight ‘green line abuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-determined-to-fight-‘green-line-abuse

The Cypriot government is cautiously moving forward with plans to reduce illegal migration to Cyprus through the north, including checkpoint stations and surveillance of remote areas along the Green Line...

6. Speed boat intercepted in latest refugee arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-in-speedboat-arrested-in-latest-refugee-arrival

Coast guard officials arrested two suspects after giving chase to a fleeing speedboat on Monday, in connection with the arrival of another boat that carried 131 undocumented migrants to northwestern Cyprus...

7. Boatload of refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boatload-of-refugees-reaches-cyprus

A boat carrying undocumented migrants was spotted Monday morning off the coast of Pomos, less than a week after over two dozen reached the island from the east...

8. Refugees picked up off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-picked-up-off-cape-greco

Over two dozen undocumented migrants were rescued off the coast of Cyprus on Thursday, after their boat was spotted by a coast guard vessel patrolling the waters near Cape Greco...

9. Asylum seekers spotted in east Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-spotted-in-east-nicosia

A diverse group of undocumented migrants was spotted in eastern Nicosia on Thursday morning, with police saying a pregnant woman among them was taken to hospital...

10. Greece sends Frontex new request for assistance with inflow surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-sends-frontex-new-request-for-assistance-with-inflow-surge

Amid the recent surge in migrant flows to the islands of the eastern Aegean, the Greek coast guard has sent a new request – the second within three weeks – for additional assistance from Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, according to sources. ...

11. Twelve refugees rescued off Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twelve-refugees-rescued-off-larnaca

Twelve presumptive refugees have been rescued off the coast of Larnaca, after a passing ship veered off course to pick them up on Thursday afternoon...

12. Minister says migration ‘extremely challenging’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-migration-‘extremely-challenging

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says the numbers of asylum applicants are going up, increasing the social and economic burden on the island...

13. Cyprus formally asks EU to share burden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-formally-asks-eu-to-share-burden

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides has made good on his promise to seek help in “practical ways” from his EU counterparts on the migration issue and redistribution of asylees...

14. Cyprus and Greece strike a chord on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-strike-a-chord-on-migration

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says immigration and refugee issues are of “national importance” during comments on return policies for undocumented migrants throughout the EU...

15. Stranded refugees picked up off Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-refugees-picked-up-off-akamas

A boat with nine adults was spotted Tuesday early morning morning off the coast in Akamas...

16. Undocumented migrants rescued off Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/undocumented-migrants-rescued-off-larnaca

Over a dozen Syrian presumptive refugees have been rescued Sunday night off the coast of Cape Greco, including three children and a pregnant woman...

17. Man arrested for harboring undocumented aliens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-for-harboring-undocumented-aliens

Nicosia police arrested a foreign national suspected for harboring undocumented aliens, while 46 presumptive refugees from Syria were taken to a reception centre...

18. Five arrested near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-arrested-near-buffer-zone

Five people were arrested on Wednesday near the buffer zone after a car seen in the Potamia area was flagged down by police...

19. Refugees reach Cyprus in poor weather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-reach-cyprus-in-poor-weather

A total of 31 Syrian refugees managed to reach Cyprus on Tuesday early morning, despite cold weather and poor conditions at sea...

20. Syrian refugees reach northwestern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-northwestern-cyprus

Eight undocumented refugees reached Cypriot shores on Sunday morning, while authorities are dealing with two different accounts of how they reached the island....

21. EU’s migration Commissioner in Nicosia for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-migration-commissioner-in-nicosia-for-talks

The European Union’s top migration official is on a visit to the Republic of Cyprus, where he will hold discussions with a cabinet subcommittee on dealing with the influx of migrants and refugees...

22. Cyprus to take initiative on EU migration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-take-initiative-on-eu-migration-policy

Cyprus will be stepping up measures to address a recent increase in the flow of refugees and undocumented migrants to the island nation, including putting heads together with other Mediterranean countries...

23. Latest boatload of refugees prompts Cabinet meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latest-boatload-of-refugees-prompts-cabinet-meeting

Twenty presumptive refugees, mainly women and children, arrived in the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, prompting a partial Cabinet meeting on Tuesday in the wake of recent undocumented arrivals...

24. More refugees picked up in Nicosia and Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-refugees-picked-up-in-nicosia-and-paphos

About 30 refugees on foot were picked up in the last 24 hours in Nicosia and Paphos, with authorities trying to ascertain the circumstances under which they reached the Republic of Cyprus...

25. Nicosia ups pressure on EU migration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ups-pressure-on-eu-migration-policy

Nicosia is pushing for a single EU migration policy that would make refugee redistribution not only mandatory but also relative to population sizes of member states...

26. UK minister visits Cyprus to touch base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-minister-visits-cyprus-to-touch-base

British Minister of State for the Armed Forces Mark Lancaster is on a two day visit on the island to help strengthen defence cooperation between his country and the Republic of Cyprus...

27. Syrian refugees arrive in Kato Pyrgos overnight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-arrive-in-kato-pyrgos-overnight

Another boatload of Syrian refugees came ashore in Kato Pyrgos, carrying 60 men and one woman who said she was coming to reunite with her husband on the island...

28. EU says Greece-Turkey readmission deal required for visa waiver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-says-greece-turkey-readmission-deal-required-for-visa-waiver

The agreement between Greece and Turkey for the return of migrants that Ankara suspended on Thursday is a “point of reference” for the EU-Turkey statement on readmissions and constitutes a precondition for the abolition of visas for Turkish citizens, European Commission spokeswoman Natasha Bertaud said on Friday....

29. Probe into lawyers involved in migrant smuggling rackets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-lawyers-involvement-in-migrant-smuggling-racket

Judicial authorities in northern Greece are investigating the involvement of local lawyers in rackets smuggling migrants and refugees across Greece’s Evros River border from Turkey...

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