Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Cyprus Claims New Surge in Illegal Migrant Arrivals

Several dozen migrants have illegally crossed into the Greek-speaking Republic of Cyprus within a 48-hour period, as the number of illegal arrivals surges both by sea and across the border with Turkish northern Cyprus. Cypriot authorities have claimed as of

Demonstrators carry a banner for refugees as they march against corruption in the Cypriot capital Nicosia on December 18, 2021. (Photo by Iakovos Hatzistavrou / AFP) (Photo by IAKOVOS HATZISTAVROU/AFP via Getty Images)