New asylum applications dip 50%

There was a 50% reduction in new asylum applications between March and October compared to 2022 as deportations increased, the Interior Ministry said. For the first time, the overall balance of arrivals-returns presents a positive

Cyprus wants to suspend asylum applications

Cyprus said Wednesday it is suffering a “migration crisis” and seeks to suspend asylum applications to those entering the Mediterranean island illegally. President Nicos Anastasiades held an emergency meeting Wednesday with ministers