Nightly News   |  May 31, 2013

Violent protests spring up in Turkey

A plan to build a shopping mall in place of a popular park gave rise to several protests Friday in Istanbul and other Turkish cities. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> some violent scenes overseas today in turkey. what started four days ago as peaceful protests against a plan to turn a popular park in istanbul into a shopping mall . riot police used teargas and water cannons on the crowd. protest protests popped up in many cities.