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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Amid Turkey’s protests, some tourists are swept along

A whirling dervish holding a gas mask performs in Taksim square of Istanbul on Wednesday. Tens of thousands of Turks have joined anti-government protests the last five days to show their discontent with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 10-year rule.