For this special Christmas edition of Eye on Africa, we've prepared a range of feel-good and culturally significant stories for you to enjoy. Families in Cairo of all religions drop by the city's Christmas market to enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of the annual bazaar.
The pandemic is once again forcing the closure of many popular Christmas markets across Germany. But, in some regions where infection rates are low, authorities are cautiously moving ahead.
25 Dec 2016
Tunisian security forces have arrested three suspected militants after uncovering their links to Anis Amri, the prime suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack.
23 Dec 2016
Forensic teams examine the scene of the shooting of Berlin truck attack suspect Anis Amri in Milan.
22 Dec 2016
German police raid two apartments in Berlin as they continue to hunt for a Tunisian asylum-seeker suspected of being behind an attack on a Christmas market in which 12 people died
21 Dec 2016
Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti says he hopes for a safe Europe following attack on Christmas market in Berlin.
20 Dec 2016
The assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, and its implications for Turkish-Russian diplomacy. In our other main story, we look at reactions from the German press and abroad after a deadly truck attack at Berlin's Christmas market.
20 Dec 2016
At least nine are dead and 50 injured in what authorities say appears to be an attack on a Christmas market in Berlin.