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. 23 days ago
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. 23 days ago