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Turkish police fire water cannon at Istanbul protesters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police fired water cannon on Saturday to disperse hundreds of protesters who gathered to march to Gezi Park in central Istanbul, which has been at the heart of fierce demonstrations against Prime Minister Erdogan's rule.Full story

Turkish police fire tear gas at Istanbul protesters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police fired water cannon and tear gas on Saturday to disperse hundreds of protesters who gathered to march to Gezi Park, which has been at the heart of fierce unrest against Prime Minister Erdogan's rule. Full story

Turkey curbs power of architect group involved in protests

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party moved on Wednesday to curb the power of an architects' group involved in weeks of fierce anti-government protests, prompting opposition charges that he is waging a vendetta against protesters. Full story

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Turkish riot police used water cannons in an effort to drive protesters from Istanbul's Gezi Park, which is near the almost vacant Taksim park, site of a similar protest. NBC's Richard Engel reports.

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BDP deputy Tuncel and her party members are surrounded by riot police near Gezi Park in central Istanbul
BDP deputy Tuncel and her party members are surrounded by riot police near Gezi Park in central Istanbul

Pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party deputy Sebahat Tuncel (1st row, 3rd L) and her party members are surrounded by riot police as they hold a sit-in protest near Gezi Park in central Istanbul July 28, 2013. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Ozgur kisses his bride Nuray as the newly married couple visit Gezi Park following their wedding ceremony in Istanbul
Ozgur kisses his bride Nuray as the newly married couple visit Gezi Park following their wedding ceremony in Istanbul

REFILE - ADDITIONAL CAPTION INFORMATION Ozgur Kaya kisses his bride Nuray Cokol as the newly married couple visit Gezi Park following their wedding ceremony in Istanbul July 20, 2013. Turkish police fired water cannon on Saturday to disperse hundreds of protesters who gathered to march to Gezi Par