Police guard the monument of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the modern Turkey, at the Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, early Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Riot police fired tear gas, water cannon and... more 
Police guard the monument of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the modern Turkey, at the Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, early 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 the square and its adjacent Gezi Park in the country's most severe anti-government protests in decades. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Thanassis Stavrakis
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 4:11 AM EDT