Turkish police fire tear gas in worst protests in years




 
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Turkish police fire tear gas in worst protests in years
 
June 1st, 2013  
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Turkish police fire tear gas in worst protests in years
By Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannon on Friday at demonstrators in central Istanbul, wounding scores of people and prompting rallies in other cities in the fiercest anti-government protests in years. Thousands of demonstrators massed on streets surrounding Istanbul's central Taksim Square, long a venue for political unrest, while protests erupted in the capital, Ankara, and the Aegean coastal city of Izmir. Broken glass and rocks were strewn across a main shopping street near Taksim. ...




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