45 Syrian migrants in two boats rescued

Cypriot authorities rescued 45 Syrian migrants in two boats after receiving information they were in distress 60 nautical miles off the island’s southern coast at Cape Greco, Ayia Napa, officials said Friday.


Migrant flows from Syria intensifies

Another boat carrying nearly 40 migrants from war-torn Syria was found in the sea area off Cape Greco in Ayia Napa, confirming concerns over rising arrivals from the neighbouring country by sea.

Migrants arriving by boat on the rise

Despite reports that migrant flows through the Turkish-occupied north are decreasing, arrivals by sea are rising, as authorities report a 60% increase in the first five months compared to last year. According

126 migrants resettled in Germany

A total of 126 applicants for international protection, originating from Somalia, Afghanistan, Congo, Nigeria and Syria, departed on a chartered flight from Cyprus to Germany to be resettled. The total number of relocated


Cyprus, Austria common strategy on migrants

Cyprus and Austria will submit specific proposals next week on issues of cooperation with third countries on migrant returns and voluntary relocation, said Interior Minister Nicos Nouris. He was speaking after a meeting

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