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Police fire tear gas at Istanbul protesters

Turkish riot police have fired tear gas to disperse thousands of demonstrators in central Istanbul protesting against what they see as authoritarian new laws from Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government. Officers backed by water cannon on Saturday evening cleared demonstrators from the main Istiklal shopping street, some chanting “Everywhere Taksim, Everywhere Resistance”, a reference to weeks of... 
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Added February 23, 2014
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