Pope Francis delivered words of hope and comfort, alongside pleas for peace, in his Christmas Day address.
Tunisia has detained three suspected jihadists said to be linked to supposed Berlin truck attacker Anis Amri, including one of his nephews.
Queues stretched down the street outside Athens banks on Thursday, as pensioners waited to collect their Christmas bonus payments from the government.
German police have detained the suspected driver of a truck that ploughed into a crowd at a Christmas market in Berlin, killing at least nine people and injuring up to 50.
Across a frozen lake, lights dance to the sound of popular Christmas carols. This is the scene that welcome visitors toThe Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew in London.
The man elected the next president of the United States by a mainly disgruntled, poor, white working class vote is championing Christmas.