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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Photos of the Day: June 15, 2013

Protesters, background, and media run to avoid police water cannon during an operation to evacuate the Gezi Park in Istanbul, Saturday, June 15, 2013. Riot police fired water cannons and tear gas as they drove protesters out of Istanbul's Taksim Square and neighboring Gezi Park on Saturday, an intervention that came shortly after the prime minister warned that security forces "know how to clear" the area, which had become a symbol of the biggest anti-government protests in decades.