Turkish Government Offers Conciliatory Moves as Thousands Return to Protest in Taksim

Numbers of anti-Erdogan demonstrators expected to swell due to the decision of a large public workers union to announce a two-day strike and the fact that a number of Istanbul universities have decided to postpone exams.

ISTANBUL - After a tense night in Istanbul's Taksim, where demonstrators feared the police were about to reclaim the square, thousands of protesters returned on Tuesday morning. At the same time, senior government figures made conciliatory moves toward the demonstrators in the absence...