Riot police storm protest in Istanbul

Riot police, using tear gas and water cannon to scatter protesters, storm Istanbul's Taksim Square.

Police hang a banner of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey, next to a Turkish flag hung by protesters in a cultural center during a police operation to clear Taksim Square in Istanbul on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Hundreds of police in riot gear forced through barricades and pushed many of the protesters who had occupied the square for more than a week into a nearby park. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Police hang a banner of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey, next to a Turkish flag hung by protesters in a cultural center during a police operation to clear Taksim Square in Istanbul on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Hundreds of police in riot gear forced through barricades and pushed many of the protesters who had occupied the square for more than a week into a nearby park. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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