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    Police officers leave a former hotel where a Syrian man lived before the explosion in Ansbach, Germany, July 25, 2016.

    IS Claims Responsibility for Attack in Bavaria

    The migrant set off an explosion killing himself and wounding 12 people 

    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 a String of Recent Attacks, Caution is Urged Against Discrimination

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

    Shoppers walk in a BHS store in London, Britain, July 25, 2016. 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.

    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 

    FILE - The Russian and the Olympic flags wave during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, 7, 2014.

    Video IOC Won't Ban All Russian Athletes from Rio Olympics

    Committee says it is up to individual sports federations to determine whether to clear Russian athletes for Summer Games 

    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 Ruling Party, Opposition Party Hold Joint Rally in Show of Unity

    Thousands rally in support of democracy; however, Amnesty International says Turkish authorities are torturing, beating and raping some detainees linked to failed coup 


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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.