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The Fallout From The Brexit Vote

The world reacts to Brexit: European Union leaders plan for Great Britain's departure and investors brace for more uncertainty, as the U.S. considers economic and strategic implications.


In Spain, Voters Lean Toward Conservatives' Safety And Security

Spain's elections on Sunday were the first in Europe since Britain's vote to leave the EU. It appears that drove Spanish voters toward the perceived safety and security of incumbent conservatives.

Church Should Apologize To Gays, Pope Francis Says

The pope, who's ushered in a more welcoming attitude toward homosexuals, says the Catholic Church should seek forgiveness for its mistreatment of gays. His comments came during a flight from Armenia.

U.K's Decision To Leave The EU Ushers In Regret And Disarray

The Conservative and Labour Parties are facing shake-ups, businesses and financial markets are seeking reassurances and there's little clarity about when and how this disengagement will take place.

How Will Brexit Affect London's Status As A Global Financial Center?

When the U.K. voted to leave the EU, a lot of questions were left unanswered. London banks do an enormous amount of international business, but with the doors to Europe shutting that could change.

'Brexit' Results Revive Talk Of Scotland's Bid For Independence

Scotland wants to remain in the European Union — even if Britain leaves. Steve Inskeep talks to Alex Salmond, a member of the British House of Commons and former first minister of Scotland

Expanded Panama Canal Debuts At A Difficult Time For International Shipping

Troubled by delays and more than a billion dollars over budget, the new Panama Canal took more than a decade to build. Can the project payoff amid a changing and slumping shipping industry?

With U.K. Leaving, EU Must Contain Contagious Effect, Rottgen Says

Linda Wertheimer talks to Norbert Rottgen, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Germany's Bundestag, about the U.K. decision to leave the European Union.

For Israel's Volunteer Police, Many Powers But Little Oversight

Most of the police you see on the streets in Israel are actually citizen volunteers. They outnumber the country's 30,000 professional officers.

During Ramadan In Cairo, It's Eat, Pray, Drum

Drummers travel Cairo's streets every morning during the Ramadan holiday month and wake people for their pre-dawn meal. NPR's Leila Fadel went along with one of them.