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A Weekend Of Violence And Political Rallies In Turkey In 23 Photos

Over the weekend, riot police detained hundreds of protesters in Turkey. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan held rallies in Ankara and Istanbul, telling supporters on Sunday that those behind the protests will pay a heavy price.

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