Berlin truck attacker Anis Amri killed in Milan

Media captionThe BBC’s Bethany Bell reports on what is known about the shooting. The Berlin market attacker, Anis Amri, has been shot dead by police in Milan. The Tunisian criminal fired on police who asked him for ID during a routine patrol in the Sesto San Giovanni area in the early hours of Friday. German […]

Trump official Paladino under fire over crude Obama remarks

Trump official Paladino under fire over crude Obama remarks

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Carl Paladino unsuccessfully ran for New York governor from the Republican party in 2010 Carl Paladino, a co-chair of President-elect Donald Trump’s New York campaign, is facing a backlash over crude remarks about Barack and Michelle Obama. Asked by a newspaper what he would most like to happen in […]

Berlin truck attack: Tunisian fugitive ‘had been under surveillance’

Berlin truck attack: Tunisian fugitive ‘had been under surveillance’

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Archive images of the suspect have been released The Tunisian man wanted for the Berlin lorry attack which killed 12 people and injured 49 had been under surveillance earlier this year, media reports say. Anis Amri, 23, was reportedly monitored on suspicion of planning a robbery in order to pay […]

Mexico fireworks blast: Bodies too charred to identify

Media captionA passerby captured the mass of pyrotechnics exploding into the sky The bodies of some of the 31 people killed in an explosion at a fireworks market outside Mexico City are so badly charred that neither their age nor gender can immediately be determined, the state prosecutor has said. Alejandro Gomez said that, so […]

YouTube star Adam Saleh ‘kicked off’ Delta Air Lines flight

YouTube star Adam Saleh ‘kicked off’ Delta Air Lines flight

Media captionAdam Saleh says he was kicked off a Delta Airlines plane A YouTube star’s video about his removal from a Delta Air Lines flight has gone viral across social media. Adam Saleh told the BBC he was asked to get off the London-New York flight on Wednesday after speaking to his mother in Arabic […]

IS conflict: 14 Turkish soldiers dead in worst day’s loss yet

IS conflict: 14 Turkish soldiers dead in worst day’s loss yet

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Turkish army began its Syria operation in August Fourteen Turkish soldiers have been killed in fierce fighting against so-called Islamic State in Syria, the Turkish army said. Wednesday’s clashes happened in the town of al-Bab, which Turkey is helping rebels take from IS control. A further 33 Turkish soldiers […]

Berlin attack: So-called Islamic State claims responsibility

Berlin attack: So-called Islamic State claims responsibility

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The lorry attack at the Breitscheidplatz market left 12 people dead and 49 injured So-called Islamic State (IS) has said one of its militants carried out the lorry attack on a Berlin Christmas market, which left 12 people dead. The identity of the attacker has not been established and […]

Russian ambassador killing: Andrei Karlov’s body flown home from Turkey

Russian ambassador killing: Andrei Karlov’s body flown home from Turkey

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Andrei Karlov’s widow Marina weeps on his coffin after he was shot dead in Turkey The body of the Russian ambassador assassinated by a Turkish policeman in Ankara has been flown home. Andrei Karlov was shot by Mevlut Mert Altintas, 22, nine times as he gave a speech on […]

Nepal police investigate death of girl banished for menstruating

Nepal police investigate death of girl banished for menstruating

Image copyright AFP Image caption Menstruating girls and women in western Nepal are sometimes banished to dilapidated sheds Police in Nepal are investigating the death of a 15-year-old girl who was banished to a poorly-ventilated shed because she was menstruating. They say the girl suffocated after lighting a fire to keep warm. Under an ancient […]

Berlin Breitscheidplatz: Lorry kills nine at Christmas market

Media captionFootage shows the aftermath at the scene An articulated lorry has ploughed into a busy Christmas market in the heart of Berlin, killing nine people and injuring many more, police say. Police say they suspect it was deliberate. Video shows stalls knocked over and people lying injured. A suspicious person was arrested nearby, while […]

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