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Turkey police fire tear gas to disperse Istanbul protesters

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Turkish riot police on Monday fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets to block demonstrators from entering a small Istanbul park, the birthplace of deadly unrest that engulfed the country last month.

The police move comes after Turkish authorities reopened Gezi Park to public use earlier in the day.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130708/turkey-police-fire-tear-gas-disperse-istanbul-protesters-0