Turkish protesters hold fast despite Erdogan's warning

June 10th, 2013  
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Topic: Turkish protesters hold fast despite Erdogan's warning

By Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A core of Turkish protesters showed little sign of easing their occupation of a central Istanbul square on Monday after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan warned his patience may run out over the worst anti-government unrest in years. Protesters, many camped out in tents, now control a large area around Taksim Square, with approach roads barricaded by masonry, paving stones and steel rods. Police have withdrawn completely from the area, water cannon kept hundreds of meters away by the side of the Bosphorus waterway. ...


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