Berlin Christmas market terror attack

Germany: Asylum Seekers Should Be Trained as Truck Drivers

A pilot project in Germany is working to make it easier for asylum seekers to become truck drivers – an initiative that comes amid widespread unemployment for migrants who arrived during the migrant crisis.


Trucks and Cars Now Weapons of Choice for Terrorists

BARCELONA (AFP) – A driver deliberately ploughed a van into pedestrians on one of Spain’s busiest streets on Thursday, injuring a number of people in what police called a “terrorist attack”.

French forensic officers look for evidence near a truck which ploughed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, on July 15, 2016

Merkel, Tunisian Premier Pay Tribute to Berlin Attack Dead

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Tunisian Prime Minister Yousseh Chahed have paid tribute to the 12 people killed and dozens injured in a truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin carried out by a Tunisian man whose asylum application was rejected.


Germany Mulls Parliamentary Inquiry over Berlin Truck Attack

A senior ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel says he’s open to launching a parliamentary inquiry into whether authorities made mistakes in handling the Tunisian man who drove a truck into a Christmas market in Berlin.

Security and rescue workers tend to the scene after a lorry truck ploughed through a Christmas market on December 19, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. At least two people have died as police investigate the attack and whether it is linked to a terrorist plot.

Deportation of 62 Islamists Stalls Over Lack of Identification Papers

The German government has identified 62 dangerous Islamists that it wants to deport to their native countries but is having issues because many of them lack proper identification. Germany has been having great difficulty deporting failed asylum seekers who come mainly from


German Ministers Discuss Security Response to Berlin Attack

Germany’s interior and justice ministers hope to thrash out initial plans for a response to last month’s truck attack on a Christmas market, with a tougher stance expected toward suspected extremists who don’t have asylum.


Polish Driver In Berlin Massacre Shot Hours Before Attack

Lukasz Urban the Polish truck driver who was hijacked on December 19th by Islamic State fighter Anis Amri was shot and stabbed hours before the Berlin attack according to new reports. The report comes as the results of the autopsy on


CCTV Confirms Berlin Attacker Travelled Through France

Surveillance footage confirms that Anis Amri, the suspected Berlin truck attacker gunned down by Italian police, transited through the French city of Lyon by train, a source close to the investigation said.