Peruvians fist fight in annual Christmas tradition

Peruvians fist fight in annual Christmas tradition

Peruvians taking part in the local Takanakuy festival spent Christmas exchanging fisticuffs.The annual Christmas tradition is meant to settle old grudges to start the new year afresh.The fist fights have been declared Peruvian national heritage this year.Participants fight with each other over financial, legal or personal disputes.A judge decides on the winner after each bout. Dec 27, 2016
Berlin: Seven suspects arrested after setting homeless man on fire

Berlin: Seven suspects arrested after setting homeless man on fire

Berlin police released footage of seven suspects who may have set a homeless man on fire on Christmas eve.The 37-year-old man had been sleeping on a bench in the Schönleinstraße Station. The 15 to 21-year-old suspects fled the scene after the attack around 2am.Subway drivers and passers-by managed to extinguish the fire and the victim was unhurt. Following the release of CCTV footage on 26 December all suspects handed themselves in. Dec 27, 2016
Korean Air crew to use stun guns to control unruly passengers after recent on-board incident

Korean Air crew to use stun guns to control unruly passengers after recent on-board incident

All crew members of Korean Air Lines will learn how to use stun guns. The airline’s announcement comes after an incident with a violent passenger.US singer Richard Marx tweeted about a man endangering crew and passengers.Marx had to man-handle the man and accused crew of being ill-equipped. Korean Air said staff were only allowed to use taser guns in “grave” life-endangering situations. Dec 27, 2016