AP PHOTOS: Turkey protesters face riot police

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Posted: Jun 11, 2013 4:13 PM
AP PHOTOS: Turkey protesters face riot police

Hundreds of police in riot gear attempted to clear Istanbul's central Taksim Square of anti-government protesters who have been occupying the area for more than a week. Police used tear gas and water cannon against the crowd. Protesters exploded fireworks, threw stones and waved banners as several fires burned in the square.

Here are images from the clashes.

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