Teen's death revives Turkish anti-government protests

A 15-year-old teenager from Istanbul died Tuesday from an injury sustained during the widespread protests that wracked Turkey last year, setting off a new wave of unrest in the Middle East nation.According to his family, th Berkin Elvan was struck in the head by a high-velocity tear gas canister used by police against anti-government protesters during a demonstration last summer. He had been in a coma with a fractured skull for the last nine months and is the 8th confirmed ...

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