Cyprus Police Pepper Spray Protesters at Shut Crossing Point

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NICOSIA — Cyprus riot police used pepper spray on Saturday to thwart Turkish Cypriot protesters trying to shove their way through a barricaded crossing point in the heart of the ethnically divided island nation’s capital.

Several dozen protesters tried to push their way through a cordon of riot police on the Greek Cypriot side of the east Mediterranean island nation, but were held back. Police said one Greek Cypriot officer was slightly injured during the brief protest.

Last week, the Cypriot government closed four of nine crossing points along...


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Cyprus Police Pepper Spray Protesters at Shut Crossing Point


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