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RT: Turkish police clamp down on anti-government protests: Live updates

Five people have been killed and thousands injured as Turkey is gripped by its biggest wave of anti-government protests in years. Ankara has been criticized for its crackdown on the protests, which it has attempted to downplay in the media. 15:20 GMT: Approximately 2.5 million people have taken to the streets across Turkey since May 31, when a harsh police crackdown [...] → Read the full article…

itv: Anti-government protests continue in Ankara

Thousands of protesters gathered on the streets of the Turkish capital of Ankara yesterday in the fiercest anti-government protests in years. Clashes between security forces and demonstrators continued into this morning, as police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse crowds. 16 June 2013 Source: http://www.itv.com