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Boys wearing Guy Fawkes masks stand on top of a public bus at Taksim square on June 7, 2013. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday his Islamic-rooted government was open to "democratic demands" as he hit back at EU criticism of his handling of a week of deadly unrest. Amid international condemnation of Ankara's handling of the unrest, European Union Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule told Erdogan that police violence "has no place" in a democracy, urging a "swift" probe into the unrest in Turkey, a longtime EU hopeful.
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( BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty Images / June 7, 2013 )

Boys wearing Guy Fawkes masks stand on top of a public bus at Taksim square on June 7, 2013. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday his Islamic-rooted government was open to "democratic demands" as he hit back at EU criticism of his handling of a week of deadly unrest. Amid international condemnation of Ankara's handling of the unrest, European Union Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule told Erdogan that police violence "has no place" in a democracy, urging a "swift" probe into the unrest in Turkey, a longtime EU hopeful.

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