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Germany confirms death of Berlin Christmas market attack suspect Germany confirms death of Berlin Christmas market attack suspect
- December 24, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel also warned of an enduring terror threat. The federal prosecutor's office said it was offering a reward of up to 100,000 euros ($104,000) for information leading to the capture of the suspect, whom it identified as 24-year-old Anis Amri . (more...)
Red Cross: Aleppo evacuation 'to continue until Friday Red Cross: Aleppo evacuation 'to continue until Friday
- December 23, 2016

Syrian President Bashar Assad said on Thursday that the liberation of Aleppo from terrorism is a victory not just for Syria but for all those who are effectively contributing to the fight against terrorism, including Iran and Russian Federation. (more...)
Berlin attack suspect's fingerprints in truck suggest he drove it Berlin attack suspect's fingerprints in truck suggest he drove it
- December 23, 2016

Police had arrested a Pakistani asylum-seeker over the crash, but said he may not be the attacker and the real perpetrator could still be on the run. The truck struck the market outside the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church , near the Berlin Zoo train station. The owner of the truck, which had a Polish license plate, told local media that his brother had reported the truck stolen in German, according to CBS News. (more...)
Turkey's top diplomat says 12000 civilians evacuated from Aleppo Turkey's top diplomat says 12000 civilians evacuated from Aleppo
- December 22, 2016

The injured have been transported to hospitals in Turkey's southern Hatay province. "The situation can not hold until morning", the newspaper the Guardian reported . Earlier in the day, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution requiring the monitoring of evacuations from Aleppo , which forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad recently seized from anti-government rebels. (more...)
Rain and snow to cause travel delays in United States for Christmas Rain and snow to cause travel delays in United States for Christmas
- December 21, 2016

Although these showers could be wintry, especially over northern hills, with some hail, sleet or snow, I don't think it will feel particularly like a White Christmas. The storm is also expected to bring a spread of snow through the Great Basin and across the northern Rockies by late Friday . Overnight, a few scattered snow showers are expected to produce a few areas of light snow accumulation. (more...)
Toronto Christmas Market steps up security in wake of Berlin attack Toronto Christmas Market steps up security in wake of Berlin attack
- December 21, 2016

The Polish owner of the lorry told AFP that the vehicle was supposed to transport steel products from Italy to Berlin. Berlin police tweeted that they are still on alert, after the Pakistani suspect denied any involvement in the truck attack. (more...)