Turkey Police Bid to Take Taksim Square Sparks New Clashes 

By Ben Holland and Selcan Hacaoglu - 2013-06-11T08:17:17Z

Photograph by Thanassis Stavrakis/AP Photo

Company Symbol % Change
1 of 9

Making a Statement

Hundreds of riot police raided Taksim Square in Istanbul today, firing tear gas, pepper spray and water cannons at anti-government protesters who had occupied the area nearly two weeks ago.

Left, a protester lays under a wheel of a police water cannon.

Advertisement