Europe

    FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, gestures as he listens to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during their talks at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St.Petersburg, Russia, June 16, 2016.

    Brexit's Impact on Russia Stirs Concern

    Some analysts see Brexit aiding Putin's plans to destabilize European politics; others note that an economically unstable Europe is not in Moscow's interests 

    Dutch U.N. Ambassador Karel van Oosterom, center, speaks to Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni, seated, center, while Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders, left, and Italian U.N. Ambassador Sebastiano Cardi, right, listen during the U.N. Security Council elections in New York, June 28, 2016.

    Netherlands, Italy to Share UN Security Council Seat

    After five rounds of voting, the countries were tied — so each will serve for a year 

    An injured woman covers her face as she is carried by paramedics into ambulance at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, Turkey, following explosions at the facility, June 28, 2016.

    Video Turkish PM Calls for National Unity as Airport Death Toll Rises

    Three suicide attackers touch off explosives, leave at least 36 others dead, 147 wounded; There has been no immediate claim of responsibility 

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, talks with Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble prior to a debate about the British vote to leave the EU, in Berlin, June 28, 2016.

    Video EU Tells Britain to Get Out Now

    Britain faces more pressure to leave EU quickly, with Germany's Merkel telling the British it is all or nothing 

    FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talk to each other during the G-20 Summit in Antalya,Turkey, Nov. 16, 2015. Erdogan expressed regret on June 27, 2016, for downing of a Russian bomber by a Turkish fighter.

    Turkey Reaches Out to Russia to End Feud

    Rising expectation that bilateral relations will be repaired, but mutual suspicions expected to remain 


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    Video Britain's Cameron Hopes for 'Constructive' EU Talks

    Following Britain's historic vote last week to leave the EU, European leaders have begun discussing a future without Britain and are urging the island nation to disentangle itself as fast as possible from the other 27 nations in the bloc. As VOA's Jeff Custer reports, British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Brussels Tuesday for talks with EU leaders on a post-Brexit future.