Springtime in Istanbul?

Demonstration in Istanbul

Leftist demonstrators set barricades fire as they clash with riot police during a May Day rally in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, May 1, 2007. Turkish police charged into crowds of leftist protesters marking the anniversary of a deadly May Day rally in Istanbul, spraying tear gas and kicking and clubbing demonstrators as they fled. Police also used a water cannon to clear crowds from around Taksim square. Officers outfitted with helmets, gas masks and truncheons detained 580 demonstrators. (AP Photo)

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