A yoga teacher gives directions with a loudspeaker to protesters who practice at the Gezi park of Taksim square in Istanbul on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Turkish officials, scrambling to contain ... more 
A yoga teacher gives directions with a loudspeaker to protesters who practice at the Gezi park of Taksim square in Istanbul on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Turkish officials, scrambling to contain tensions, have delivered more conciliatory messages to thousands of protesters denouncing what they say is the government's increasingly authoritarian rule and its meddling in lifestyles. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Thanassis Stavrakis
Thu, Jun 6, 2013 8:06 AM EDT