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Merkel orders security review after botched Amri case - The Times of Israel

The day after a terrorist attack in which a speeding truck killed 12 people at a Berlin Christmas market German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a press conference in Berlin, on December 20, 2016. (AFP/John MACDOUGALL). BERLIN, Germany (AFP ...and more »

Dashcam footage shows lorry ploughing into Berlin Christmas market - Irish Independent

Fingerprints from a Tunisian suspect have been found inside the truck that smashed through a Berlin Christmas market on Monday in an attack that killed 12 people, and investigators assume the migrant was at the wheel, officials said. A hunt is under ...and more »

Berlin lorry attack: What we know - BBC News

A lorry smashed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on 19 December, killing 12 people and injuring 49, leaving 18 in a critical condition. Identified attacker Anis Amri, a Tunisian, was shot dead by Italian police on 23 December in the ...and more »

At least 12 dead as truck rams crowd in Berlin Christmas market - Washington Post

BERLIN — A massive black truck plowed into a Christmas market teeming with revelers in west Berlin on Monday, killing at least 12 people, wounding dozens more and leaving Germans mourning a national tragedy during the holiday season. The incident ...and more »

Hunt for Berlin Suspect Ends in Gunfire on an Italian Plaza - New York Times

SESTO SAN GIOVANNI, Italy — It was a routine identity check, the kind Italy has relied on to stem the flow of illegal migration deeper into Europe. But the man stopped by two police officers around 3 a.m. Friday outside the northern city of Milan was ...and more »

Germany's Far Right Rises Again - POLITICO Magazine

MUNICH—Five days after Donald Trump became the next president of the United States, the South Munich chapter of Germany's far-right party, Alternative for Deutschland, held its first meeting since the U.S. election. In a traditional Bavarian tavern on ...and more »

After Berlin, Angela Merkel's open door to migrants might slam shut - The Guardian

'Whoever the culprits are, Angela Merkel has vowed that they will be punished, 'as hard as our laws demand'.' Photograph: Xinhua/Rex/Shutterstock. So far this century, Germany has been lucky compared with France, where Islamic extremist terror has ...and more »

Germany Releases Berlin Attack Suspect as ISIS Claims Involvement - New York Times

BERLIN — For a Germany that likes to see itself as meticulous, the slip-up was startling: Hours after the authorities said they had grabbed a suspect in the deadly truck rampage at a Christmas market in Berlin, they acknowledged they may have detained ...and more »

Berlin Market Attack Mars Square Where Three Eras Coexist - New York Times

The German authorities were at first typically cautious about describing it as an attack, as opposed to an accident. They now say that it was very likely an act of terrorism. Like similar episodes, it involved a public space, an emblem of common ground ...and more »

Deadly Berlin Christmas Market Episode Is Latest in Europe - New York Times

A truck driver barreled into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin on Monday night, killing at least 12 people and injuring scores more. The police believed it to be an attack, but the identity of any attackers and their motives were not immediately ...and more »