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Berlin truck attack: the investigation so far

Berlin, Germany | AFP | Tunisia said Saturday it had arrested three men linked to the suspected Berlin Christmas market attacker, including his nephew. Here is what we know about the case so far. – Shot dead in Italy – German authorities launched a Europe-wide manhunt for 24-year-old Tunisian Anis …

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Berlin truck attack suspect Amri killed in Italy shootout

Milan, Italy | AFP | Italian police on Friday shot dead the prime suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack, ending a frantic four-day hunt for Europe’s most wanted man. But just as German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed relief that suspected attacker Anis Amri no longer posed a threat, she …

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REFUGEES: Germany gives Uganda Sh120 billion boost in 2016

The German government has announced the provision of a new grant of sh37 billion (10.0 million Euros) for the project “Support for South Sudanese Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda”. This will support Uganda in addressing the increased requirements to respond to the rising number of arrivals during the second half of 2016. In …

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NO EVIDENCE: Germany releases Pakistani held over Berlin attack

Berlin, Germany | AFP |  A Pakistani asylum seeker suspected of ploughing a lorry into a Berlin Christmas market and killing 12 people was released Tuesday for lack of evidence, prosecutors said. “The accused, detained over the attack on the Berlin Christmas market on December 19, 2016, was let go …

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Police fear Berlin truck rampage driver still at large

  Chancellor #Merkel, FM #Steinmeier and Interior Minister #deMaizière pay tribute to the victims of #BerlinAttack at #Breitscheidplatz. pic.twitter.com/K6yom2kryQ — GermanForeignOffice (@GermanyDiplo) December 20, 2016 Berlin, Germany | AFP | A Pakistani asylum seeker suspected of ploughing a lorry into a Berlin Christmas market and killing 12 people may not …

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12 dead in Berlin Christmas market: what we know so far

Berlin, Germany | AFP |  A lorry ploughed into a busy Berlin Christmas market on Monday evening in what German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday was a “terrorist attack” which killed at least 12 people and injured at least 48 more. Here is what we know of the event reminiscent …

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Nine dead after truck ploughs into Berlin Xmas market

One person detained over Berlin Xmas market suspected attack, Police call on Berliners to ‘stay at home’ Berlin, Germany | AFP | A lorry ploughed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, killing at least nine people and wounding 50 more in what police said was a possible terror …

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Merkel launches election bid with tough line on immigration

Essen, Germany | AFP | Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday lashed populists seeking to exploit Germany’s refugee influx, but set down a tough line on integration — including a ban on the full-face veil — as she launched into election campaign mode. Outlining a strategy to counter populism that has consumed …

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Volkswagen to build car assembly plant in Algeria

Algiers, Algeria | AFP |  Volkswagen on Sunday signed a deal with its Algerian sales partner Sovac for the construction of a vehicle assembly plant in the North African country, officials told a news conference. Under the deal, worth $170 million (160 million euros), the plant will produce its first …

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