Turkey

Turkish Police Storm Taksim Square

Met with fireworks, stones, and firebombs

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Turkish riot police have moved into Istanbul's Taksim Square, which has been occupied by anti-government protesters for close to two weeks.

Officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets, leading many protesters to flee the square into adjoining Gezi Park, where many have been camping.

Some activists responded by hurling fireworks, fire bombs and stones at police.