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German chancellor orders massive security review after Berlin attack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered a comprehensive review of the country's security infrastructure on Friday. Her government and the Berlin police have faced hefty criticism after a terrorist killed 12 people and injured 49 at a Christmas market in the capital and

Berlin Christmas market attacker allegedly shot in Italy, media report

Italian security sources in Milan say Anis Amri, a Tunisian man suspected of having driven a truck into crowds at a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, killing 12 people, has been shot dead in a shootout with police, Deutsche Welle

First footage of Berlin attack on Christmas market published

The footage filmed by a dashcam of a motorist shows the speeding truck plowing into the Christmas market. The video was published by the German magazine Bild. On this video, the truck suddenly comes from the left and goes into the

Search for Berlin attack suspect intensifies as anger in Germany grows

The suspect's fingerprints were found on the driver's side door of the Polish-registered truck, German media reported on Thursday, according to Deutsche Welle. The "Berliner Zeitung" newspaper also reported that traces of Amri's fingerprints were uncovered on the truck's steering wheel. If

ISIS claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack

The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed that the driver of the truck that plowed into a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday evening was "targeting citizens of the Crusader coalition," according to the group's news agency Amaq, Deutsche Welle reports. Earlier that

German police say Berlin Christmas market attacker may still be at large

Berlin police, investigating the incident as an act of terrorism, admitted on Tuesday that the asylum seeker detained on Monday might be not the driver of the truck that rammed into the Christmas market. They also warned the public to remain attentive

Death toll rises to 12, 48 wounded as German police investigate “probable terrorist attack” in Berlin

The police have detained the driver, who security sources reportedly say is a 23-year-old Afghan or Pakistani asylum seeker, according to the BBC. He arrived in Germany in February as a refugee, the DPA news agency said. The daily Tagesspiegel said the man