Graphic video shows the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey by a man who shouted, "Don't forget Syria!" Russian ambassador killed in Turkey was a "hospitable professional," says British counterpart in Turkey 7-year-old girl who gained notice by tweeting from Aleppo has been evacuated with her family, medical charity says Berlin state interior minister says background of truck crash at Berlin Christmas market still unclear, could be accident or attackState Department avoids calling Russian diplomat's assassination "terrorism" A group of orphaned Syrian children who pleaded last week to be evacuated from eastern Aleppo has been evacuated. Polish media has reportedly made contact with owner of truck used in Berlin market attack. Says was enroute to Italy, no reason to be there Berlin police remind people not to spread videos from the scene of the attack out of respect for the victims and their familiesU.S. military's Oct. 23 airstrike near Kunar, Afghanistan killed a total of 3 senior al-Qaida leaders, says @DeptofDefense. German Public Prosecutor General takes this case. Terrorist could have killed driver before attackNo indication of further danger in Berlin after deadly truck attack at Christmas market, police sayTurkey PM says three people, including a foreign national, also wounded in assassination of Russia envoy to Ankara.@UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemns "senseless" act of terror that killed the Russian ambassador to TurkeyAfter Police in Berlin said they believe it was a terror attack, German interior minister de Maizière says to early to determineOwner of the truck company from Poland says truck was supposed to be driven by his cousin, but is convinced it was hijackedPolice in Berlin say the truck drove about 80 meters all g the Christmas market before stopping, truck was Polish, driver arrestedGerman government spokesman calls Berlin attack "terrible", says Chancellor Merkel is in contact with officialsBerlin police telling drivers that all road accesses to Breitscheidplatz are closedISIS takes credit for fatal truck attack on Berlin Christmas marketBerlin police confirm driver of Christmas market attack has been arrested. Passenger in cabin has died of woundsThe truck driver was caught by police near the local zoo after fleeing, the passenger in be truck is deadPolice in Berlin have arrested the truck driver that plowed into a group of people at the Christmas market killing at least 9Berlin police advises residents to "stay at home" and urges people not to spread rumorsPolice say there were 2 people inside the truck during the attack, both fled, police arrested 1 person,checking if he was involvedErdogan says Putin agrees that shooting of ambassador was a provocationPutin calls for 'strengthening' of war against terrorism following Karlov shootingNATO chief condemns assassination of Russian ambassador in Turkey Ankara Erdogan: Turkey-Russia joint commission to investigate Russian envoy’s murderNew convoy left Aleppo to rural areasTop Republican senator says Obama's Syria red line was the "low point" for U.S. foreign policy

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19 December 2016
Russian ambassador killed in Turkey was a "hospitable professional," says British counterpart in Turkey
7-year-old girl who gained notice by tweeting from Aleppo has been evacuated with her family, medical charity says
State Department avoids calling Russian diplomat's assassination "terrorism"
A group of orphaned Syrian children who pleaded last week to be evacuated from eastern Aleppo has been evacuated.
U.S. military's Oct. 23 airstrike near Kunar, Afghanistan killed a total of 3 senior al-Qaida leaders, says @DeptofDefense.
Turkey PM says three people, including a foreign national, also wounded in assassination of Russia envoy to Ankara
NATO chief condemns assassination of Russian ambassador in Turkey Ankara
Top Republican senator says Obama's Syria red line was the "low point" for U.S. foreign policy