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At least 15 people have been wounded and many feared dead as a truck plowed into a group of soldiers in Jerusalem. The truck driver was shot dead by police, which described the incident as a “terrorist attack.”
Former French PM Manuel Valls has promised to avoid deep public spending cuts, in a pitch to voters ahead of France’s presidential election. Valls faces six other candidates for the Socialist Party nomination.
The White House plans to transfer more inmates out of the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba before Donald Trump is inaugurated as president on January 20.
The United States and Russia have had diplomatic relations for 25 years. Though they are rather frosty at the moment, President-elect Donald Trump wants to thaw them.
A riot in a jail in northern Brazil has left at least 56 dead and resulted in the escape of more than 150 prisoners. This marks the latest clash between the country’s two biggest gangs – and the deadliest in years.
Turkish interior ministry believes that there was only one attacker, unlike eyewitnesses who said that there were more than one
At least 39 people were killed in Istanbul, when a terror attack targeted visitors of a nightclub during the New Year’s celebrations. Many of the victims were foreigners. Security forces were searching the city.
Russia has announced it will eject 35 US diplomats in response to Washington’s diplomatic measures. The US has accused Moscow of sanctioning cyberattacks aimed at undermining its presidential elections in November.
According to local authorities, more than 1,000 houses were flooded
US lieutenant colonel Stuart James said Iraqi forces would resume their push against Islamic State forces in Mosul in the coming days. US troops are to be deployed closer to the front line
Anis Amri showed many signs of radicalization before carrying out the terror attack in Berlin. A debate is raging over whether the violent tragedy was preventable and what could be done in the future. From petty criminal to terrorist, Anis Amri, the prime suspect in the Berlin truck attack who was shot dead in Milan …
The German chancellor has called for a swift and far-reaching probe into the country’s security apparatus after a terrorist was able to evade authorities. Anis Amri was killed in Italy in a shootout with police.
The UN resolution has been passed after the United States abstained from voting. The measure has been criticized by Israel.
A Libyan aircraft with 118 people on board landed in Malta after it was hijacked, but all of the passengers and crew have since been released, reports said. The hijackers were said to be members of a pro-Gadhafi group.
The UN has approved a resolution to set up a panel to gather evidence of possible war crimes in Syria. Syria’s UN ambassador Bashar Ja’afari said the resolution was illegal and a threat to a solution to the conflict.
Police have launched a manhunt for one or more perpetrators of the attack in Berlin after releasing the sole suspect
Three terrorist attacks took place on Monday, leaving the Russian ambassador to Turkey dead, at least 12 killed in Germany, and three injured in Switzerland
The German chancellor has said the deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market was likely an act of terrorism
Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov has been shot dead in the Turkish capital, Ankara. News reports indicate the hostile situation might be still unfolding
Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov has been shot at an art gallery in the Turkish capital Ankara
Nearly two months after Lebanon elected a new president, a 30-member national unity Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Saad Hariri has been announced