Young singing sensation Sam Smith canceled the rest of an Australian tour after developing a hemorrhage on his vocal cords.
The Rolling Stones are embroiled in a legal feud with insurance underwriters who refused to pay for a tour cancellation.
B.B. King, who has pursued an improbably rigorous touring schedule at age 89, has canceled his remaining shows after suffering from exhaustion.
Acclaimed Swedish DJ Avicii called off all his remaining shows for health reasons after undergoing surgery earlier this year.
Flights into and out of the northern Australian city of Darwin were cancelled Saturday and some to Bali affected due to huge ash clouds thrown up by an Indonesian volcano.
France's main Jewish body on Sunday called for the cancellation of an auction of Adolf Hitler and Nazi air force chief Hermann Goering's personal effects due in Paris next month.
US pop singer Ke$ha has been forced to cancel a concert due to take place in Muslim-majority Malaysia after authorities said it would undermine religious and cultural sensitivities.
US President Barack Obama on Thursday canceled exercises with Egypt's military to protest the killing of hundreds of demonstrators but stopped short of suspending $1.3 billion in annual aid.
Japan's All Nippon Airways plans to cancel at least 379 flights in February due to the worldwide grounding of Boeing's Dreamliner.
Air Astana will stop flying to Uralsk and Semey because the airports of these cities require a complete overhaul of runways.
German flag-carrier Lufthansa said it would cancel two-thirds of its Friday flights after a cabin crew union announced a 24-hour stoppage at six major airports.
China's likely next president Xi Jinping has cancelled a meeting with the visiting US Secretary of State, a US official said Wednesday, amid friction between the two global powers.
Batman movie director Christopher Nolan lamented Friday the "senseless tragedy' and "unbearably savage" gunning down of 12 movie goers at a Colorado theater screening of "The Dark Knight Rises."
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