Berlin truck attack suspect killed in shootout in Milan

Berlin truck attack suspect killed in shootout in Milan

The suspect behind Monday’s Christmas market attack in Berlin has been killed in a shootout in Milan, Italy’s interior minister said Friday. Follow FRANCE 24’s live blog for all the latest developments. The suspect in the Berlin truck attack was killed in a shootout in a suburb of the northern Italian city of Milan on […]

Islamic State group claims responsibility for Berlin truck attack

Islamic State group claims responsibility for Berlin truck attack

The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility Tuesday for a truck attack at a Christmas market in Berlin that killed 12 people and injured 48 others. German police are still hunting for the driver of the truck. “The executor of the operation … in Berlin is a soldier of the Islamic State [who] carried out […]

Several dead, scores injured after truck crashes into Berlin Christmas market

Several dead, scores injured after truck crashes into Berlin Christmas market

A truck ploughed into a crowd at a Christmas market in the German capital Berlin on Monday evening, killing at least 12 people and injuring 48 others, police said. One man was arrested while a second person was killed during the attack. Citing police at the scene, German media reported that a driver drove up […]

Merkel’s party routed in Berlin as right-wing Afd makes gains

Merkel’s party routed in Berlin as right-wing Afd makes gains

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party suffered a historic loss in Berlin state elections Sunday while the right-wing populist AfD gained fresh support, riding a wave of popular anger over her open-door refugee policy. The anti-Islam Alternative for Germany party won around 14 percent, according to public broadcasters’ projections, in the capital which has long prided […]

Paris and Berlin in ‘full agreement’ on how to proceed on Brexit

Paris and Berlin in ‘full agreement’ on how to proceed on Brexit

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday confirmed they were in “full agreement on how to handle the situation” created by Britain’s vote to quit the EU, according to French presidency sources. Both heads of state, who will hold further talks in Berlin in Monday, “want the greatest clarity to avoid […]