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Istanbul Police Use Water Cannons, Tear Gas Against Protesters

Turkish police fired water cannons and tear gas in Istanbul Sunday to disperse thousands of people protesting against the government's urbanization plans and a corruption scandal in which scores of people, including sons of Cabinet ministers, have been arrested.   The protesters gathered in the city's Kadikoy Square and called for the resignation of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party government.    Erdogan has denounced the...

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