Pope, on Christmas Eve, says faith demands respect of immigrants
Pope Francis conducts the traditional Christmas Eve midnight mass at St Peter's Basilica.
Trump wishes U.S. troops "Merry Christmas"
President Donald Trump greets U.S. troops on Christmas Eve, telling them they can now proudly say “Christmas” again, and thanking them for their service.
24 hours to Christmas, Lagos traffic jam enters day two
24 hours to Christmas, Lagos traffic jam enters day two.
Last-minute shoppers rush out to finish holiday shopping
With Christmas less than a day away, the holiday shopping season is coming to an end, but thanks to a strong start, research groups are expecting retailers to end on a high note.
Christmas in Pakistan is overshadowed by Quetta church attack
Security will be high at Pakistan churches this Christmas after nine people were killed in an attack on a church in Quetta last week.
Astronauts reflect on holiday memories from space
With Christmas and New Years just days away, astronauts working on the International Space Station (ISS) reflect on some of their fondest memories of the holidays back down on Earth.
Man accused of plotting attack for Islamic State at San Francisco pier
A tow truck driver in California was arrested on Friday and charged with attempting to provide support to terrorists by plotting to attack people, possibly with explosives, at a crowded pier in San Francisco before Christmas.
Fuel Scarcity - motorists lament situation as christmas approaches
Fuel Scarcity - motorists lament situation as Christmas approaches.