EU - BREXIT
Europe's leaders meet Wednesday without the UK for the first time following British voters' shock decision to leave the EU, trying to pick up the pieces and prevent further disintegration.
2016-06-29 05:29 EN NW PKG V2 SCOTLAND BREXIT
EU leaders gave Britain breathing space Tuesday by accepting it needed time to absorb a shock Brexit vote before triggering a divorce but insisted the crunch move could not wait months.
2016-06-29 01:42 EN NW GRAB EVE IRVINE FROM 1AM BRUSSELS
Three suicide bombers blew themselves up in Istanbul’s main international airport on Tuesday, killing at least 36 and wounding close to 150 in what Turkey’s prime minister said appeared to have been an attack by Islamic State group militants.
There are few threats Turkey’s leading newspaper editor has not faced, from government threats to gunmen attempting a daylight assassination. But during a trip to Paris, Can Dundar vowed to keep fighting.
UK - EU
Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said he would not resign after Members of Parliament (MPs) in his party overwhelmingly passed a motion of no confidence in his leadership.
The day after Britain voted to leave the EU, some French politicians began to re-examine the Touquet accord, which has allowed British border controls to take place in France.
Thousands of protesters marched Tuesday in Paris as France's Senate approved a hotly debated government bill reforming labor laws. The march was mostly peaceful but police used tear gas to counter some demonstrators throwing projectiles.
French industries are worried that last week’s Brexit vote threatens to undermine business dealings between the UK and France, with London ranked as one of Paris’s top trading partners.
A century after British and French armies launched their offensive against German forces at the Somme, FRANCE 24’s staff recall their ancestors’ role in the deadliest battle of World War I.
2016-06-28 13:07 EN NW GRAB SARAH HARMAN Q1 12H
FRANCE - SYRIA
Prosecutors in Paris charged Rifaat al-Assad, the uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, with corruption earlier this month, an anti-corruption group said Tuesday.