BARCELONA (Reuters) - Shoppers in the 109 countries where Spanish fashion chain Mango has stores recognize its celebrity faces well, but few know much about the company behind the clothes modeled by Kate Moss, Gerard Pique and Scarlett Johansson.
By Jonathon Burch and Daren Butler ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish riot police backed by water cannon faced off with around 1,000 trade union workers in the capital Ankara on Monday, after a weekend of some of the worst clashes since anti-government protests erupted late last month. Police officers used megaphones to order workers to stop their march towards Ankara's central Kizilay district. "Those of you on the streets must stop blocking the streets. Do not be provoked. The police will use force," they shouted, as several water cannon were positioned a few hundred meters away. ...
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police detained 441 people in connection with clashes in Istanbul on Sunday between police and demonstrators protesting against the government, an official at the city's bar association said on Monday. Throughout Sunday, police in Turkey's largest city fired water cannon and tear gas at thousands of anti-government demonstrators seeking to enter Istanbul's central Taksim Square. An official from the Ankara bar association said 56 people were detained in the capital. (Reporting by Can Sezer and Ece Toksabay; Writing by Daren Butler; editing by Mike Collett-White)
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets and began building barricades on a main avenue to Istanbul's Taksim Square on Saturday after police firing tear gas raided an adjoining park to evict anti-government protesters, a Reuters witness said. Police fired tear gas canisters into back streets around the square for several hours after the raid, a second witness said, to try to prevent crowds from regrouping. (Reporting by Daren Butler and Can Sezer; Writing by Nick Tattersall; Editing by Andrew Roche)
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