Europe

    Protesters wave a large Turkish flag during an anti-coup rally in Taksim Square in Istanbul, July 25, 2016.

    Turkey Aims New Crackdown at Journalists, Academics, Airline Workers

    Ankara continues targeting people allegedly linked to exiled cleric, who it says led the failed military coup 

    Shoppers walk in a BHS store in London, July 25, 2016. The so-called Brexit means the city could lose its right to sell services tariff-free across the European Union, risking its position as Europe’s financial headquarters.

    Video London’s Financial Crown at Risk as Rivals Eye Brexit Opportunities

    City could lose its right to sell services tariff-free across the bloc, risking its position as Europe’s financial headquarters 

    Demonstrators at Taksim Square wave flags bearing the face of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, revered as founder of the modern Turkish Republic, July 24, 2016. Many are calling for preservation of the secular state established by Ataturk nearly a century ago. (L. Ramirez/VOA)

    Turkish President Meets Opposition After Failed Coup

    Erdogan meeting fuels hopes of consensus, but concerns grow over crackdown 

    People are seen at the entrance of the maternity emergency unit at the Vall d'Hebron Hospital in Barcelona, Spain, July 25, 2016. A mother at the hospital has given birth to a baby with microcephaly.

    First Baby with Zika-linked Birth Defect Born in Europe

    Baby's Spanish mother contracted the virus in May while traveling to South America 

    German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, left, and Bavaria's Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann, right, give a media conference in front of the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before in Munich, Germany, Saturday, July 23, 2016.

    As Germany Reels from String of Attacks, Caution Urged Against Discrimination

    Germany's interior minister says refugees must not be under 'general suspicion' 


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    Video London’s Financial Crown at Risk as Rivals Eye Brexit Opportunities

    By most measures, London rivals New York as the only true global financial center. But Britain’s vote to leave the European Union – so-called ‘Brexit’ – means the city could lose its right to sell services tariff-free across the bloc, risking its position as Europe’s financial headquarters. Already some banks have said they may shift operations to the mainland. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.