Monday Bloody Monday

Truck drives into crowd at Berlin Christmas market, several fatalities. Police have confirmed that at least nine people were killed in an apparent attack by a truck at a Berlin Christmas market. A suspect has been taken into custody. Read the latest on Deutsche Welle.

Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in gun attack in Ankara.

The UN Security Council strongly condemned ambassador Andrei Karlov‘s murder, while Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he was appalled by “this senseless act of terror”. (BBC)