Friday 23rd December 2016 - 7:00 am

The news: Friday December 23

by Alan Thornhill

The Syrian army has retaken control of the besieged city of Aleppo, following the evacuation of the last group of civilians and rebels, a statement says.BBC  file:




Donald Trump says the US must expand its nuclear arsenal until the world  comes to its senses on the use of nuclear weapons  BBC




Christian lobby group chief, whose building was attacked by a van bomber, has described the driver’s argument – that the attack was not related to religion- as “unconvincing.” ABC

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