Turkish riot police enter Istanbul's Taksim Square




 
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Turkish riot police enter Istanbul's Taksim Square
 
June 11th, 2013  
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Turkish riot police enter Istanbul's Taksim Square
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Hundreds of Turkish riot police entered Istanbul's Taksim Square on Tuesday, firing water cannon and teargas to scatter small numbers of protesters involved in demonstrations against plans to redevelop a park there, a Reuters witness said. Police removed protesters' banners which had been hung from a building overlooking the square and the local governor said the police had no intention of breaking up the protest in the adjoining Gezi Park. "Our aim is to remove the signs and pictures on Ataturk statue and the Ataturk Cultural Centre. ...




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