A protester falls down as others run to avoid tear gas during the third day of nationwide anti-government protest near the Prime Minister's office at Besiktas area in Istanbul,
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Turkey protests: Clashes rage in Istanbul's Besiktas

Hundreds of protesters have returned to the streets in Istanbul after two days of unrest that have seen more than 1,700 arrests.

Largely peaceful protesters waved flags in Istanbul's Taksim Square but clashes between protesters and police broke out near the prime minister's office.

The BBC's Ben Thompson describes Sunday evening's clashes.

  • 02 Jun 2013
  • From the section Europe
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