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Unrest in Turkey

A protester makes victory signs while dancing along

A protester makes victory signs while dancing along with others in Taksim Square. (June 12, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

Recent protests have spurred tension between Turkish residents and local police.

Police collect tents and other belongings of protesters
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Police collect tents and other belongings of protesters in Ankara's Kugulu Park after nationwide unrest has swept Turkey with the focal point in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

Police collect tents and other belongings of protesters
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Police collect tents and other belongings of protesters in Ankara's Kugulu Park after nationwide unrest has swept Turkey with the focal point in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

Protesters sit as police collect their belongings in
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Protesters sit as police collect their belongings in Ankara's Kugulu Park after nationwide unrest has swept Turkey with the focal point in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

Thousands of Turkish lawyers shout slogans as they
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Thousands of Turkish lawyers shout slogans as they march in support of anti-government protests in Ankara, Turkey. (June 12, 2013)

In this photo released by the Turkish Prime
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In this photo released by the Turkish Prime Minister's Press Office, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and some of his ministers and advisors meet with with a group of activists in his offices at his Justice and Development Party in Ankara, Turkey. (June 12, 2013)

Riot policemen stand on a building overlooking Taksim
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Riot policemen stand on a building overlooking Taksim square, decorated with Turkish flags and a portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

A municipality worker cleans the steps of Taksim
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A municipality worker cleans the steps of Taksim Square with water as protester sits on a barricade in Istanbul. (June 13, 2013)

A municipality worker cleans the steps of Taksim
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A municipality worker cleans the steps of Taksim Square under a barricade in Istanbul. (June 13, 2013)

Municipality workers collect garbage from Taksim Square in
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Municipality workers collect garbage from Taksim Square in Istanbul. (June 13, 2013)

A food street vendor wears a snorkeling mask
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A food street vendor wears a snorkeling mask to protect himself from tear gas during clashes with Turkish police in central Ankara. (June 11, 2013)

Police stand guard next to a water cannon
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Police stand guard next to a water cannon truck at Taksim Square the morning after a police crackdown on protesters in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

A man packs his belongings in Tasim Square
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A man packs his belongings in Tasim Square after a police crackdown on protesters yesterday in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

People sleep in a tent in Gazi Park
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People sleep in a tent in Gazi Park the morning after a police crackdown on protesters in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

Workers dismantle a protestors's camp at Gazi Park
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Workers dismantle a protestors's camp at Gazi Park the morning after a police crackdown on protesters in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

A man sleeps on a chair in Gazi
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A man sleeps on a chair in Gazi Park the morning after a police crackdown on protesters in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

People sleep under a tree in Gazi Park
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People sleep under a tree in Gazi Park the morning after a police crackdown on protesters in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

Workers remove a barricade set up by protesters
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Workers remove a barricade set up by protesters outside the Gazi Park after a police crackdown on protesters yesterday in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

A protester makes victory signs while dancing along
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A protester makes victory signs while dancing along with others in Taksim Square. (June 12, 2013)

A protester, face stained by tear gas antidote,
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A protester, face stained by tear gas antidote, sleeps in Gezi Park in Istanbul. (June 12, 2013)

A petrol bomb explodes in front of riot
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A petrol bomb explodes in front of riot policemen during clashes in Taksim Square. (June 11, 2013)

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