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PHOTO GALLERY: Demonstrations, Molotov and soccer in Taksim Square


Taksim Square
Policemen block a street to prevent people from gathering for May Day demonstrations near Taksim Square in Istanbu (Reuters)
Istanbul
A police water canon truck sprays water on demonstrators during clashes in Istanbul (AP)
Istanbul
Demonstrators try to protect themselves from water, sprayed by a police water canon truck during clashes in Istanbul (AP)
Istanbul
A demonstrator runs to hurl a rock towards riot police officers during clashes in Istanbul (AP)
Taksim Square
A boy kicks a ball as policemen block streets to prevent people from gathering for May Day demonstrations near Taksim Square in Istanbul (Reuters)
Istanbul
A protester kicks a ball during clashes with police in Okmeydani neighborhood in Istanbul (Reuters)
Istanbul
A protester throws a Molotov cocktail during clashes with police in Okmeydani neighborhood in Istanbul (Reuters)
Okmeydani
A protester runs during clashes with police in Okmeydani neighborhood in Istanbul (Reuters)
Okmeydani
A protester holds a bottle during clashes with police in Okmeydani neighborhood in Istanbul (Reuters)
Okmeydani
A protester plays with a ball during clashes with police in Okmeydani neighborhood in Istanbul (Reuters)
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Protesters defy a ban and try to march on Istanbul's Taksim Square, sparking a confrontation with Turkish police on Friday

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