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Anti-Corruption Demonstration Turns Violent in Istanbul

  • Aired: 1/26/2013
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Anti-government demonstrations on the streets of Istanbul's Kadikoy district, denouncing a spiralling corruption scandal, broke into clashes late on Wednesday. Turkish riot police used water cannon and smoke grenades to disperse angry crowds who hurled stones and empty bottles at them. The demonstration which had started out peacefully saw protesters chant slogans and wave banner calling for the government to resign.

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