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Turkey clashes spread from Istanbul to Ankara

Tear gas and water cannon have been used by police in Ankara in Turkey as they tackle violent protests which have spread across the country.

The protest began in Istanbul, as a sit-in over plans to redevelop Gezi Park in Taksim Square, but escalated with cities including Bodrum, Konya and Izmir also affected.

  • 01 Jun 2013
  • From the section Europe