Racist who kicked migrant mother jailed

A 44-year-old Greek Cypriot man caught on video physically assaulting and racially abusing a Congolese woman holding her 11-month-old baby last July was sentenced to eight months in prison. Larnaca District Court

Record number of migrant returns in January

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said that over 1,170 asylum seekers were returned to their countries of origin in January as Cyprus managed large irregular migrant flows. In a statement, the Interior Minister

‘European champion’ of migrant returns

Cyprus leads the European Union in progressing with migrant returns and readmissions, senior officials in Brussels have said. Internal Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson told the Cyprus News Agency that Turkey needs to


Cyprus, Bangladesh deal on migrant returns

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris and Bangladeshi counterpart Asaduzzaman Khan have secured an agreement on migrant returns. During their meeting in New Delhi, the two ministers discussed ways of bilateral cooperation on migration


Cyprus hoping to seal migrant returns

Cyprus is trying to reach agreements for the return of migrants, especially from the Congo, said Interior Minister Nicos Nouris. He discussed the return of migrants with DISY leader and presidential candidate