Explosion reported in western Aleppo during Christmas celebrations

Explosion reported in western Aleppo during Christmas celebrations

An explosion, the cause of which was unclear, was heard near a Christmas celebration in western Aleppo on 20 December. The footage shows the celebrations before the reported explosion. Evacuations from rebel-held areas of Aleppo are continuing as pro-government forces prepare to regain control of the city. Dec 21, 2016
Colombian cargo plane crash kills 5 and injures 1 at German Olano Airport

Colombian cargo plane crash kills 5 and injures 1 at German Olano Airport

A cargo plane crashed shortly after take-off, killing five and injuring one at Peurto Carreno, Colombia, on 20 December. Colombias Noticias Caracol reported that the Aerosucre Boeing 727-200 crashed around five miles from German Olano Airport on a flight bound for the Colombian capitol, Bogota. The dramatic footage shows the plane skimming fences at the end of the runway before crashing off screen. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Dec 21, 2016
Vigil held for victims of Berlin truck attack

Vigil held for victims of Berlin truck attack

Flowers and candles have been laid at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial church for the 12 people killed and 45 injured during the Berlin truck attack. Mourners gathered at the Berlin landmark, a symbol of peace, to pay their respects. Authorities have said the suspect of the attack may still be at large. Dec 21, 2016