Turkish police fire tear gas at Istanbul protesters




 
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Turkish police fire tear gas at Istanbul protesters
 
July 13th, 2013  
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Turkish police fire tear gas at Istanbul protesters
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police fired water cannon and tear gas on Saturday to disperse hundreds of protesters who gathered to march to Gezi Park, which has been at the heart of fierce unrest against Prime Minister Erdogan's rule. Protesters scattered, running into sidestreets where police pursued them, before starting to regroup on Istiklal Street, meters from the main Taksim Square. The demonstrators also clashed with shopkeepers disgruntled by weeks of bad business due to weeks of demonstrations. ...




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