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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Tear Gas

Erdogan yesterday called the demonstrators “terrorists” and “anarchists” and praised officers for their handling of the situation. He also accused financial speculators of planning the events.

Left, a protester runs to kick away a tear gas canister.