Museum in southern Taiwan to give away Christmas medical masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chimei Museum in Tainan is planning to give away Christmas-themed face masks to visitors as part of its "Christmas Weekends" celebration on Dec. 12, 13, 19, and ...

France's horses killed in mysterious ritual-like mutilations

PARIS (AP) — Armed with knives, some knowledge of their prey and a large dose of cruelty, attackers are going after horses and ponies in pastures across France in what may be ritual mutilations. ...

Berlin Christmas market that was attacked in 2016 evacuated

BERLIN (AP) — Police on Saturday evacuated a Christmas market in Berlin that was targeted in a deadly attack three years ago in what turned out to be a false alarm involving an apparent case of mistak...

New Taipei's Christmasland named among world's top 50 Christmas markets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's Christmasland has been named among the 50 best Christmas Markets in the world by an international travel site, making it the only one in Taiwan and o...

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Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2019. There are 18 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 13, 19...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 11, the 345th day of 2019. There are 20 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 11,...

Germany: 2 teenagers arrested after off-duty fireman killed

BERLIN (AP) — Two teenagers have been arrested after an off-duty firefighter was killed in an altercation between two couples and a group of youths in the southern German city of Augsburg, authorities...

Report: Berlin attacker was part of Europe-wide network

BERLIN (AP) — German weekly Der Spiegel says the Tunisian man who carried out a deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market in 2016 was part of a Europe-wide network of Islamic extremists. ...

Terror probe launched after French prisoner stabs guards

A radicalized prisoner allegedly stabbed two guards in France on Tuesday, in an apparent Islamist attack. After attacking the officers, he and his female partner barricaded themselves in the family v...

Berlin Christmas market attacker accomplice charged with bomb plot

A 31-year-old Russian who knew Berlin Christmas market attacker Anis Amri has been charged for alleged plans to carry out a bombing, German federal prosecutors said on Tuesday. Magomed-Ali C, whose f...

Germany charges Russian man over alleged extremist bomb plot

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have charged a Russian national with plotting an Islamic extremist bombing in Germany along with an alleged accomplice who was detained in France in a separate case in...

Official: deporting Berlin attacker's friend understandable

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official says it's "thoroughly understandable" that authorities deported a friend of Berlin Christmas market attacker Anis Amri weeks after the deadly rampage. ...

Friend of Berlin truck attacker in France during Nice attack: reports

According to a German criminal police document seen by the dpa news agency, Bilal Ben Ammar met with Anis Amri the night before he killed 12 people in a truck attack at Berlin's Breitscheidplatz o...

German govt denies cover-up over Berlin Xmas market attack

BERLIN (AP) — The German government has rejected media reports claiming authorities sought to cover up the involvement of a second man in the deadly 2016 truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market by d...

Strasbourg attack: Trio charged with supplying weapon

French authorities have charged three people with terrorist conspiracy and weapons offenses over their role in the attack on the Strasbourg Christmas market in December. The men — aged 32, 34 a...