A masked protester is backdropped by a Turkish flag near a barricade on the edge of Gezi Park, in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Riot police fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber ... more 
A masked protester is backdropped by a Turkish flag near a barricade on the edge of Gezi Park, in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Riot police fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets in day-long clashes that lasted into the early hours Wednesday, battling protesters who have been occupying Istanbul's central Taksim Square and its adjacent Gezi Park in the country's most severe anti-government protests in decades.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Vadim Ghirda
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 9:14 AM EDT