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  • A news cameraman (left) falls to the ground as Turkish riot police spray water cannon at demonstrators in the main Kizilay Square in Ankara, Turkey, on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

    Turkish police crack down on revival of protests

    Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannons on Sunday at demonstrators trying to return to Istanbul's main square, maintaining a hard line against rekindled protests as the prime minister's supporters prepared to rally across town.

  • Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures during a joint press conference held with Tunisian Prime Minister Prime Minister Ali Larayedh, right, at the palace hotel in Gammarth, north of Tunis, Tunisia, Thursday, June 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)

    Turkish P.M. Erdogan tells supporters that protests must end

    Turkey's prime minister took a combative stance on his closely watched return to the country early Friday, telling supporters who thronged to greet him that the protests that have swept the country must come to an end.

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