Tigerair cancels Bali flights amid ‘new requirements’ from Indonesia

Tigerair cancels Bali flights amid ‘new requirements’ from Indonesia

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tigerair has cancelled flights between Australia and Bali Hundreds of passengers have been stranded in Bali after Indonesia imposed “new requirements” on Tigerair flights to Australia, the airline said. All flights between Bali and Australia will be cancelled until at least Friday morning, Tigerair said in a statement.. The […]

US church attacker sentenced to death

US church attacker sentenced to death

Image copyright AP A white supremacist has been sentenced to death for the racially motivated killings of nine black people at a South Carolina church. Dylann Roof was convicted last month of 33 federal charges, including hate crimes, after opening fire on a Bible study group in 2015. He remained unrepentant and had told the […]

Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, named top adviser

Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, named top adviser

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Kushner is married to Mr Trump’s daughter Ivanka President-elect Donald Trump has named his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as one of his senior White House advisers. The 35-year-old played a key role in the presidential campaign and his new White House job will cover both domestic and foreign policy. Mr […]

US sanctions five prominent Russians including Litvinenko suspects

US sanctions five prominent Russians including Litvinenko suspects

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitry Kovtun are wanted in the UK for the murder of Alexander Litvinenko The Obama administration has blacklisted five prominent Russians, just 11 days before he leaves office. Chief federal investigator Alexander Bastrykin and two men wanted in the UK for the murder of Russian dissident Alexander […]

Storm fells famous ‘drive-through’ tree

Storm fells famous ‘drive-through’ tree

Image copyright Calaveras Big Trees State Park Image caption The giant sequoia, which was carved into a living tunnel over a century ago, has fallen Storms in California have toppled one of America’s most famous trees – the Pioneer Cabin Tree. The giant sequoia was known for having a hole cut through its trunk – […]

Jerusalem lorry attack: Four Israeli soldiers killed

Media captionBenjamin Netanyahu: “We will overcome terror attacks” Four people have been killed in Jerusalem by a Palestinian man who drove a lorry into a group of soldiers, in what police called a terror attack. Three women and one man, all in their twenties, were killed and 17 others were wounded, police said. Israeli Prime […]

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect charged

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect charged

Image copyright AP Image caption Suspect Esteban Santiago is an Iraq war veteran The man suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting at a Florida airport has been charged by prosecutors. Esteban Santiago, 26, is accused of opening fire on passengers at Fort Lauderdale airport , killing five people and injuring others. He is charged […]

Ivory Coast mutiny deal reached, says president, but unclear if unrest is over

Ivory Coast mutiny deal reached, says president, but unclear if unrest is over

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mutinous soldiers stand behind Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi (front centre) President Alassane Ouattara of Ivory Coast says he has reached an agreement with soldiers who have mutinied. He said he had taken into account their demands over pay and conditions and asked troops to return to barracks. But some soldiers […]

Obama urges fellow Democrats to fight for Obamacare

Media captionPresident Obama arrives on Capitol Hill for strategy meetings President Barack Obama has urged fellow Democrats to fight for his healthcare bill, as the incoming Trump team vowed to make a repeal of the law a priority. In a two-hour private meeting Mr Obama sought to rally members of his party, as Republicans took […]

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Hawaii for landmark Pearl Harbor visit

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Hawaii for landmark Pearl Harbor visit

Image copyright AP Image caption Shinzo Abe will pay tribute to the dead at the naval base Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has landed in Hawaii, ahead of a visit to Pearl Harbor, the US naval base attacked by the Japanese in 1941. Mr Abe will be accompanied by US President Barack Obama, making the […]

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