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By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's interior minister Theresa May put herself forward on Thursday to replace Prime Minister David Cameron, promising to deal with divisions in the country that drove more than 17 million Britons to vote to leave the European Union. Cameron, who led the Remain campaign, announced his resignation after Britain voted by 52-48 percent to leave the EU, triggering a leadership contest within the ruling Conservative Party that will elect his successor by early September. May, who is expected to face leading Leave campaigner Boris Johnson in the battle for the top job, made a thinly coded attack on the ex-London mayor's privileged background and pointedly said government was not "a game".
Turkey pointed the finger of blame at Islamic State jihadists after suicide bombers armed with automatic rifles attacked Istanbul's main international airport, killing 41 people, including foreigners. Witnesses described scenes of terror and panic on Tuesday evening as the attackers began shooting indiscriminately and then blew themselves up at the entrance to Ataturk airport, one of Europe's busiest hubs. The assault, which comes at the start of Turkey's crucial tourist season, was the latest in a wave of attacks in Istanbul and the capital Ankara blamed either on Islamic State (IS) jihadists or Kurdish rebels.