Turkey Police Bid to Take Taksim Square Sparks New Clashes 

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

Photograph by Kostas Tsironis/AP Photo

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Police tore down all the banners in the square except for a huge Turkish flag and a poster of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, that were hanging on the facade of the Ataturk cultural center.

Left, police are engulfed with tear gas as they take cover.