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Japan Says G7 to Communicate Quickly over Brexit

Japan said Friday it would communicate with its G7 counterparts over Britain's decision to quit the European Union, as a report said the group would hold a conference call later Friday.

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Shootout in Heart of Cyprus' Ayia Napa Resort Kills Four

Four people were killed in a shootout outside a packed restaurant in the Cypriot resort of Ayia Napa that had the hallmarks of a gangland vendetta, police said on Friday.

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Six Turkish Soldiers Killed in PKK Attacks

Militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) on Friday killed six Turkish soldiers in two separate attacks in the troubled southeast of the country, the army said.

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Merkel Warns EU against Kneejerk Reaction to Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday warned EU member states against drawing hasty conclusions about Britain's decision to quit the bloc, as that risked further splitting Europe.

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Obama: EU and Britain Both 'Indispensable Partners'

President Barack Obama, who had warned against Britain quitting the European Union, said Friday that Washington would respect the British voters' decision to do just that.

The U.S. leader said Britain and the European Union would both remain "indispensable partners" of the United States and that the "special relationship" with London would endure.

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Brexit Fuels Calls for Catalan Independence Referendum

Catalan separatists on Friday intensified their calls for a referendum on breaking away from Spain after Britain voted to leave the European Union and Scotland said another independence vote was likely.

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Euroskeptics Cry Victory, Say Nexit, Frexit are Next

Euroskeptics were triumphant Friday after Britain voted to leave the EU and swiftly demanded referendums in their own countries in what could sound the death knell for the European project.

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U.N.'s Ban Expects EU to Remain Solid Partner despite Brexit

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday he expects the European Union to remain a solid partner for the United Nations after Britain's decision to leave the bloc.

"The Secretary-General expects the European Union to continue to be a solid partner for the United Nations on development and humanitarian issues, as well as peace and security, including migration," Ban said in a statement.

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Sanders Bows to Clinton, Says Will Vote for Her in November

Bernie Sanders said Friday he will vote for Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election in November, bowing to his former rival for the White House but stopping short of a full endorsement.

Asked on MSNBC whether he would cast his ballot for Clinton, the Vermont senator who waged a surprisingly tough campaign during the primaries said, "Yes."

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'Leave' Campaign Leader Johnson Says 'No Need for Haste' on Pulling UK Out

Boris Johnson, who spearheaded the successful campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, said Friday there was no need to rush the process of pulling out of the bloc.

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