Queen Elizabeth II praises unsung heroes in 2016 Christmas message

Queen Elizabeth II praises unsung heroes in 2016 Christmas message

Queen Elizabeth II has praised unsung heroes in her annual Christmas message. Among the groups cited in the message were the paramedics, doctors and pilots of the East Anglian Air Ambulance, where Prince William works as a pilot. The Queen also praised the Duke of Edinburgh Awards and the Prince’s Trust. Dec 25, 2016
Russia plane crash: Tribute video for Tu-154 victims

Russia plane crash: Tribute video for Tu-154 victims

Russian foreign ministry has released a video tribute to commemorate those that died in the Tu-154 plane crash on December 25. The footage shows the faces of some of the 92 people on board the plane that was carrying military personnel, members of the press, and 64 members of the Alexandrov Ensemblem a Russian army song and dance group. Dec 25, 2016
Pope Francis delivers 2016 Christmas Message of peace from the Vatican

Pope Francis delivers 2016 Christmas Message of peace from the Vatican

Pope Francis used his Christmas Day homily to call for peace for people “scarred by war and harsh conflicts,” and for those harmed by “brutal acts of terrorism.”Speaking from a balcony overlooking St Peter’s Square in the Vatican, he called for an end to the conflict in Syria and for Israelis and Palestinians to set aside their differences in the wake of a UN resolution against the construction of Israeli settlements on occupied land. Dec 25, 2016