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Sam Smith cancels Australia tour over vocal hemorrhage
Sam Smith cancels Australia tour over vocal hemorrhage

Young singing sensation Sam Smith canceled the rest of an Australian tour after developing a hemorrhage on his vocal cords.

Sam Smith cancels Australia tour over vocal hemorrhage
Rolling Stones band members (L-R) Charles Watts, Mick Jagger, and Keith Richards. ©REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Rolling Stones in insurance feud over Scott suicide

The Rolling Stones are embroiled in a legal feud with insurance underwriters who refused to pay for a tour cancellation.

Rolling Stones in insurance feud over Scott suicide
U.S. blues legend B.B. King greets his fans.  ©REUTERS
89-year-old B.B. King cancels tour

B.B. King, who has pursued an improbably rigorous touring schedule at age 89, has canceled his remaining shows after suffering from exhaustion.

89-year-old B.B. King cancels tour
DJ Avicii.  ©Reuters
Swedish DJ Avicii calls off shows due to health

Acclaimed Swedish DJ Avicii called off all his remaining shows for health reasons after undergoing surgery earlier this year.

Swedish DJ Avicii calls off shows due to health
©Reuters/Dwi Oblo
Volcanic ash halts flights to north Australian city

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.

Volcanic ash halts flights to north Australian city
French Jewish group urges Hitler furniture auction ban
French Jewish group urges Hitler furniture auction ban

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.

French Jewish group urges Hitler furniture auction ban
US singer Kesha. ©Reuters/Danny Moloshok
Malaysia bans Ke$ha concert over religious fears

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.

Malaysia bans Ke$ha concert over religious fears
Obama cancels US exercises, but not aid, with Egypt
Obama cancels US exercises, but not aid, with Egypt

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.

Obama cancels US exercises, but not aid, with Egypt
ANA to cancel more Dreamliner flights: media
ANA to cancel more Dreamliner flights: media

Japan's All Nippon Airways plans to cancel at least 379 flights in February due to the worldwide grounding of Boeing's Dreamliner.

ANA to cancel more Dreamliner flights: media
Air Astana will abandon using Fokker 50 aircrafts. Photo courtesy of ngs.ru
Air Astana cancels Semey and Uralsk flights

Air Astana will stop flying to Uralsk and Semey because the airports of these cities require a complete overhaul of runways.

Air Astana cancels Semey and Uralsk flights
Lufthansa cancels two-thirds of Friday flights over strike
Lufthansa cancels two-thirds of Friday flights over strike

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.

Lufthansa cancels two-thirds of Friday flights over strike
China's Xi cancels Clinton meeting: US official
China's Xi cancels Clinton meeting: US official

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.

China's Xi cancels Clinton meeting: US official
 Batman movie director laments 'savage' massacre
Batman movie director laments 'savage' massacre

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."

Batman movie director laments 'savage' massacre

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