PARIS/BRUSSELS Shaken by a year of militant attacks, Europeans will ring in 2016 in subdued fashion on Friday, with soldiers on the streets of Paris, a heightened police presence at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, and silence across the vast cobbled emptiness of Moscow's Red Square.
Bookended by deadly Islamist assaults on Paris, the departing year limped to a close with security forces on raised alert in many capitals and Belgian authorities announcing a series of terrorism-related arrests.
15:49 British police make ‘significant’ arrests in widening probes after London attack14
18:48 Italy federation to honour Claudio Ranieri for work with Leicester13
16:07 British police identify attacker who killed three in London rampage21
11:22 Marco Verratti's agent clarifies 'misinterpreted' PSG comments14