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Germany truck attack: Berlin Christmas market attack was likely by an asylum seeker, says Angela Merkel
The truck had a Polish licence plate, while the driver is believed to be under arrest and the co-driver died.
Dec 20, 2016
A journalist said the gunman shouted You killed civilians in Syria, you will not get away with this,’ before gunning down Andrey Karlov.
Dec 20, 2016
A man who is suspected of kicking a woman down a flight of stairs at a Berlin underground station has been arrested. Police have detained the 27-year-old. The woman tumbled down the stairs, falling face first onto the platform below – she broke her arm in the fall and had to be treated in hospital. The incident happened in late October, and video shows a young woman being followed into the Hermannstrasse stop by a group of men, one of whom kicks her in the back, causing her to tumble down the stairs.
Dec 19, 2016
IMF chief Christine Lagarde found guilty of misusing public funds as French minister; here's how it could affect the world
In a drive to reduce improper use of the 999 number over the Christmas period, the Metropolitan Police Service has released 12 examples of inappropriate calls to 999 that could have prevented others from getting through to police.The Christmas and New Year period traditionally sees the 999 emergency number at its busiest. This, coupled with a significant increase in call volumes over the past year, has prompted the Met to urge the public to ensure people understand how to get in touch with police without putting unnecessary strain on the 999 system.
Dec 19, 2016
- Virat Kohli: Anushka Sharma and I don't lead fairytale lives unlike what people think
- North India rains: Himachal Pradesh receives 665% more downpour than usual
- Himachal Pradesh: 35 IIT students missing in Lahaul and Spiti as heavy rain, snowfall disrupt life
- Luka Modric wins Best FIFA Men's Player of the Year; Brazil's Marta wins the women's award
- Violinist Balabhaskar critically injured, daughter killed in road accident
- Indian man charged in Dubai for groping 25-year-old woman
- Post-2014, India 'richer' by 601 new billionaires; Mukesh Ambani on top
- Rafale deal: Why Dassault decided to partner with Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence
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