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Police take on protesters as Turkish PM seeks calm

Police firing water cannons and tear gas have dispersed protesters who erected street barricades near Turkey`s parliament overnight.

Jun 15, 2013, 15:24 PM IST

Turkey protesters `to stay in park` despite PM concession

Turkish protesters hunkered down in an Istanbul park on Saturday, rejecting an olive branch the government had hoped would end two weeks of nationwide civil unrest.

Jun 15, 2013, 14:43 PM IST

Police clear Istanbul protest square after clashes

Demonstrators retreated from an Istanbul protest square after a night of running battles with riot police.

Jun 12, 2013, 08:56 AM IST

`No more tolerance` for protests: Turkish PM

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he had no more tolerance for the mass anti-government demonstrations that have engulfed the country.

Jun 11, 2013, 17:36 PM IST

Turkish PM Erdogan returns to Istanbul, urges end to protests

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told supporters that protests across the country must end immediately.

Jun 07, 2013, 08:44 AM IST

US expresses concern over violence in Turkey

The United States expressed concerns over the excessive use of force against peaceful protesters in Turkey.

Jun 04, 2013, 09:15 AM IST