Nicosia

Greek Cypriot police use tear gas at bicommunal protest against crossing closure

Greek Cypriot police sprayed tear gas on March 7 as several hundred people protested against the closure of crossings on the divided island's ceasefire line over coronavirus fears.

Four Greek Cypriot police officers were injured allegedly in divided Nicosia during scuffles with demonstrators in which police made use of personal tear gas spray to disperse the crowd.

Stylianides appointed visiting professor at LSE, RUB Research School

Former European Commissioner Christos Stylianides has been appointed visiting professor-in-practice at the department of health policy of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) after receiving the green light from the College of Commissioners, it was announced Wednesday.

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