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What Caused The Russian Plane Crash?

A Russian military plane with 92 people on board crashes into the Black Sea on its way to Syria. President Putin has ordered an investigation.

Also on the programme: the Israeli Prime Minister summons the US ambassador as UN vote row intensifies; Afghanistan's first female pilot requests asylum in the US; and the Texan Pianist who conquered Moscow at the height of the Cold War.

(Photograph shows flowers and candles being placed in memory of victims of the crashed plane in Russia. Credit: Associated Press)

Russian Military Plane Crash

President Putin has ordered an inquiry into the Russian military plane crash into the Black Sea. The crash happened shortly after the aircraft took off from Sochi on its way to Syria. None of the more than 90 people on board survived. Most of the passengers were members of the army's celebrated band, the Alexandrov Ensemble.

(Photo: singers of the Red Army Choir performing in Moscow in March 2016. Credit: Reuters)

Tunisia Arrests Berlin Attacker's Nephew

Tunisian security forces said they have arrested the nephew of the Berlin Christmas market attacker and two other suspects, as Germany searches for the jihadist's possible accomplices.

Also on the programme, the Bangladeshi journalist who reported on the garment industry has been arrested; the Serbian who fell 33,000 feet from an exploding aeroplane; and the Spanish town that won the El Gordo lottery

(Photograph shows people mourning at a makeshift memorial for the victims of the Christmas market attack in Berlin. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Israel Rejects UN Settlement Vote

Netanyahu calls vote 'shameful; Bethlehem Icon School; Zimbabwean novelist: Petina Gappah

(Photo: A Palestinian protester in front of the Israeli settlement of Qadumim during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. Credit: AFP)

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Berlin Attack Suspect Shot Dead in Milan

The main suspect in the Berlin market attacks is fatally wounded in a shootout with police in Milan. Joseph Janning from the European Council on Foreign Relations says police in Germany have to co-ordinate with those in other countries to be effective.

Also on the programme: the deputy director of the World Health Organisation, Marie-Paule Kieny, on the new vaccine against Ebola. Plus we visit a Santa Claus training camp.

(Photo: Covered body surrounded by police and forensics team Credit:AP)