As cleanup crews were erasing signs of the terror attack at Istanbul airport that took 44 lives, airport employees and taxi drivers gathered in the departure hall to say good-bye to friends and colleagues. For them, there is no business as usual.
Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Manchester and now another attack in Barcelona. European cities have been increasingly targeted by Islamist extremists in recent years.
Spanish police have foiled a bomb and car attack just hours after a deadly van rampage left 13 people dead in Barcelona. Five suspected attackers were killed during the second incident in a Catalan coastal town.
An extremist has killed a policeman who was escorting him to a detention cell in an Istanbul police station. Officials believe the man had planned a suicide bombing on behalf of the "Islamic State" (IS) group.
In Catalan, Spanish and English, responses flooded social networks in the aftermath of the Catalan attacks. Voices from music, arts, and culture expressed condolences and sympathy, often through touching images.
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