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Istanbul protests take toll on business

Shopkeepers hope Turkish government will soon reach agreement with protesters as riots scare off tourists.

Last Modified: 12 Jun 2013 18:06
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Shopkeepers in central Istanbul are feeling the pinch as continuing riots in the city's Taksim Square are scaring off tourists.

The vendors are hoping that the Turkish government will soon reach an agreement with the protesters so that things will return to normal.

Al Jazeera's Jamal Elshayyal reports from Istanbul, where protesters remain camped out in Taksim.

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