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In pictures: Fireworks, flares and teargas as Turkey protests continue

June 5, 2013

Protesters stand on the roof of Ataturk Cultural center during a protest at Taksim square in Istanbul. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Protesters stand on the roof of Ataturk Cultural center during a protest  at Taksim square in Istanbul. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Riot policemen launch tear gas canisters as they attack protesters during clashes near Taksim square in Istanbul. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Riot policemen launch tear gas canisters as they attack protesters during clashes near Taksim square in Istanbul. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
A protester covers as fireworks explode during clashes with police. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
A protester covers as fireworks explode during clashes with police. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Riot police run towards protesters. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Riot police run towards protesters. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Protesters light flares and shout slogans during the protest. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Protesters light flares and shout slogans during the protest. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
A protester wearing a makeshift protect gear gestures during clashes with police near Taksim square. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
A protester wearing a makeshift protect gear gestures during clashes with police near Taksim square. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
A protester shouts slogans as others pass bricks to each other trying to form a new barricade AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
A protester shouts slogans as others pass bricks to each other trying to form a new barricade  AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
A protester sits in front of a barricade. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
A protester sits in front of a barricade. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Protesters light flares and shout slogans during the. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Protesters light flares and shout slogans during the. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Police operate with tear gas and water cannon against protesters during clashes for fifth day in Istanbul. AP Photo / Thanassis Stavrakis
Police operate with tear gas and water cannon against protesters during clashes for fifth day in Istanbul. AP Photo / Thanassis Stavrakis
A man standing on the roof of Ataturk Cultural center looks at protesters gathered at Taksim square in Istanbul. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
A man standing on the roof of Ataturk Cultural center looks at protesters gathered at Taksim square in Istanbul. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Protesters stand on a barricade during a protest near Taksim square in Istanbul. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis
Protesters stand on a barricade  during a protest near Taksim square in Istanbul. AP Photo / Kostas Tsironis