Live news updates: June 5

Protesters demonstrate in Istanbul as part of ongoing protests against the ruling party, police brutality, and the destruction of Taksim park. Photo / AFP
Protesters demonstrate in Istanbul as part of ongoing protests against the ruling party, police brutality, and the destruction of Taksim park. Photo / AFP

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