A protester sits in front of a barricade during a protest near Taksim square in Istanbul, early Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Turkey's deputy prime minister offered an apology Tuesday for t

 

              A protester sits in front of a barricade during a protest near Taksim square in Istanbul, early Wednesday, June 5, 2013.  Turkey
A protester sits in front of a barricade during a protest near Taksim square in Istanbul, early Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Turkey's deputy prime minister offered an apology Tuesday for the government's violent crackdown on an environmental protest, a calculated bid to ease days of anti-government rallies in the country's major cities. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)