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New Year's Day

Wait times in Berlin, Germany, for security checkpoints at the Party Mile nearly 20 minutes long 6 hours before New Year's festivities begin - NBC News

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European migrant crisis

Germany's Christian Social Union party drafts paper calling for change in policies that allow refugees rescued from endangered vessels to remain in Europe - Reuters

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Italian police seize phones in raids of 2 homes linked to Berlin attacker Anis Amri, sources say - ANSA

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Tunisian suspect in Germany truck attack has been freed, prosecutors say - AFP

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Prosecutors say a 40-year-old Tunisian man has been detained in connection with the Berlin market truck attack - AP

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Dutch national police say they're investigating whether Berlin truck attacker travelled through the Netherlands after attack - Sky News

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Italian police say Berlin attacker took bus from Milan train station to Sesto station, where he was killed in shootout; say he also stopped at Bardonecchia train station after traveling from Lyon to Chambery, France - ANSA

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Syrian Civil War

Photo: Activists begin the 'Civil March For Aleppo,' a reverse march along a route traveled by refugees, in Berlin - @AleppoMarch

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Surveillance images confirm Berlin attacker traveled via Lyon, France, says source within investigation - AFP

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Tunisia arrests nephew, two others linked to Berlin suspect: ministry - AFP

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Berlin truck attack suspect's family wants remains repatriated to his hometown in Tunisia, ask local officials for details on investigation - AP

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel orders sweeping review of security apparatus, wants conclusions 'as soon as possible' - AFP

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

British politician Nigel Farage says EU should scrap freedom of movement following Berlin attack - Sky News

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Moroccan security officials say they twice delivered warnings to Germany about Berlin attacker, according to news agency DPA; interior minister won't comment - SZ

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Tunisia's president tells German Chancellor Angela Merkel that he condemns the 'cowardly terrorist act' in Berlin that left 12 dead - AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

French interior ministry declines to comment on Italian police chief's assertion that slain Berlin attacker 'surely passed through France' - AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Photo: Still from video released by Islamic State-affiliated news agency showing Anis Amri pledging to group; he does not mention Berlin attack on video but does talk about airstrikes on Muslims - SITE

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel expresses condolences to the families of the Berlin Christmas market crash victims 'for whom this Christmas will be a Christmas of deep sorrow' - The Guardian

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Germany's Interior Minister Thomas De Maizière, says investigation still under way despite the death of the main suspect: 'the terrorist risk remains high' - The Guardian

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Islamic State's Amaq news agency have released a video of Anis Amri pledging allegiance to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi - @SkyNewsBreak

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