A Russian serial killer known locally as “the werewolf”, already serving a life-sentence for murdering 22 women, admitted to police he murdered 59 others, says the Russian Investigative Committee.
At least 10 people, mostly police officers, have been killed in northern Sinai after a suicide bomber rammed a lorry into a security check point.
Berlin (Germany) - German authorities have taken a 26-year old Tunisian into custody in connection with December’s deadly truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin.
ISIL says it was behind the New Year’s Day mass shooting in a crowded nightclub in Istanbul in which 39 people died.
In a plot-twist worthy of a telenovela, a policeman from Rio de Janeiro has confessed to murdering the Greek ambassador to Brazil, who is said to have been his lover’s husband.
Milan (Italy) - The chief suspect in the Berlin Christmas Market truck attack has been shot dead by police in a suburb of Milan in northern Italy.
More details are emerging about the man all Europe’s police are now looking for on a European arrest warrant.
Mexican authorities have found the remains of dozens of people in a series of clandestine graves in the restive southwestern state of Guerrero, the impoverished southwestern state where 43 trainee teachers went missing in 2014.