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Turkish police fire tear gas to break up Istanbul protest

Turkish riot police use a water cannon to disperse protesters during a demonstration in the context of World Peace Day on Sepember 1, 2015 on Istiklal Avenue in IstanbulTurkish police on Tuesday used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon to disperse protestors in central Istanbul, detaining over a dozen people, an AFP photographer said. Police intervened as demonstrators attempted to form a human chain and shouted slogans against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and its offensive against Kurdish militants. Jets from a water cannon were fired down the middle of the street — a busy shopping area — and police used tear gas as demonstrators ran for cover.

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