A look at attacks where vehicles have been used as weapons

A rented van driven in a deadly rampage along a crowded sidewalk in Toronto is apparently the latest example of a driver using a vehicle as a weapon in recent years: —Oct. 31, 2017: ...

A look at attacks where vehicles have been used as weapons

A rented van that drove along a crowded sidewalk in Toronto, killing 10 people and injuring 15, is apparently the latest example of a driver using a vehicle as a weapon in recent years. Some of the at...

Austrian man convicted for plans for attacks in Germany

VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has convicted a 19-year-old of involvement in plans for two Islamic extremist attacks in Germany, one of which was supposed to be carried out by a 12-year-old boy. ...

Berlin: document-tampering probe over market attack closed

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they have closed an investigation of two Berlin police officials who were suspected of manipulating documents related to a rejected Tunisian asylum-seeker after he...

German media: Knife attack on Berlin half-marathon foiled

BERLIN (AP) — The German daily Die Welt is reporting that police have foiled a knife attack on a half-marathon in Berlin. The paper says special police forces detained four men in co...

Italian police arrest 5 linked to Berlin Christmas attacker

ROME (AP) — Italian police say they have arrested five people connected to Anis Amri, the Tunisian who carried out the 2016 Berlin Christmas market truck attack and was later killed in a shootout with...

2017 Christmasland in New Taipei City named perfect Christmas market in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 “Christmasland in New Taipei City” has been pulling in crowds after kicking off on November 24, and has been named one of the four perfect Christmas m...

Finnish Santa is in town! Come to the Christmas Market to fulfill your childhood dream  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A certified Santa Claus straight from Finland showed up in Taipei to attend a tree lighting ceremony at Howard Plaza Hotel's Christmas Market on Wednesday. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 21, the 355th day of 2017. There are 10 days left in the year. Winter arrives at 11:28 a.m. Eastern time. Today's Highlight...

Survivors, VIPs commemorate 1 year since Berlin attack

BERLIN (AP) — Survivors and dignitaries are commemorating the anniversary of the attack on a Berlin Christmas market in which 12 people were killed and dozens injured. German Chancel...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2017. There are 12 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 19, 1...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2017. There are 12 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 19, 1...

1 year after Berlin attack, anger and questions remains

BERLIN (AP) — Survivors and families of those killed in last year's Christmas market truck rampage in Berlin will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time amid continued anger at German a...

Germany: Arrests, raids against suspected IS supporters

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany have arrested two suspected Islamic State supporters and conducted raids in the capital in connection with the group. Prosecutors said Thursday t...

Germany mulls more money for victims after Berlin attack

BERLIN (AP) — The German government is considering increasing compensation for those injured or who lost loved ones in terror attacks, following criticism in the wake of last year's truck rampage in B...