In today’s episode, experts sounded the alarm over the government’s decision to suspend asylum applications for Syrian nationals.

Meanwhile, two port police boats have been sent from Cyprus to patrol off the coast of Lebanon for migrant boats after the arrival of two boats a day prior.

Elsewhere, Cyprus participated in an international police operation that led to the arrest of nine people involved in the Juicyfields Ponzi scheme.

All this and more in the Cyprus Beat briefing brought to you by the Cyprus Mail.