Turkey Tensions Escalate As Riot Police, Water Cannon Unleashed

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As we noted earlier, political instability is spilling into social unrest:

  • *TURKISH POLICE SEEK TO BREAK UP PROTEST IN ISTANBUL: NTV TV
  • *TURKISH POLICE USE TEAR GAS, WATER CANNONS TO END PROTEST

The crowd was chanting "Thief Tayyip Erdogan" in reference to Turkey's graft-probe-implicated PM. And the nation's European cousins are "growing concerned" at events in Turkey, calling for "transparent, impartial justice."

 

 

 

 

 

 

A clip of what happened today:

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Some earlier unrest:

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