Turkish PM Vows to Clean 'Troublemakers' From Taksim Square

Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems determined to end protests that have put an unflattering international spotlight on his Islamic-rooted government.

"Troublemakers" will be removed from Istanbul's Taksim Square, Turkey's prime minister declared Thursday, rejecting the European Parliament's resolution condemning the excessive use of force by Turkish riot police against demonstrators.