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Chile hit by powerful 7.7 magnitude earthquake

Coastal areas were evacuated after a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 hit south Chile sparking a tsunami warning for 600 miles of coast.
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Posted 2016/12/25 14:31:00

Chile hit by powerful 7.7 magnitude earthquake

Thousands of people were evacuated from coastal areas in Chile after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami warning.
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Posted 2016/12/25 14:31:00

So what does Santa get up to at Christmas?

Sky News takes a look at some fun ways Christmas is being celebrated around the globe:
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Posted 2016/12/25 13:42:00

Christmas roast: Oz city breaks heat record

Adelaide is having its hottest Christmas Day in decades and has become the hottest capital city in Australia.
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Posted 2016/12/25 09:20:00

Giant WWII bomb forces mass Xmas evacuation

Authorities in the German city of Augsburg have evacuated more than 54,000 people from their homes while a giant 1.8-tonne bomb from World War II is defused.
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Posted 2016/12/25 07:41:00

Missing Russian defence ministry plane has crashed over Black Sea - Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian Defence Ministry TU-154 plane that had disappeared from radar over the Black Sea with 91 people on board has crashed, the Interfax news agency reported on Sunday, citing an unidentified source.


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Posted 2016/12/25 06:14:07

South Korea prosecutor says to raid presidential office - Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's special prosecutor investigating a corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye said on Sunday it had no choice but to raid the presidential offices, Yonhap News reported.


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Posted 2016/12/25 06:10:56

Russian jet carrying 91 crashes over Black Sea

A Russian military jet with 91 people on board has crashed shortly after take-off near Sochi, the Defence ministry said.
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Posted 2016/12/25 04:47:00

Terror attack not discounted in plane crash

All possible causes for the crash of a military jet which plunged into the Black Sea are being considered, including a terror attack, according to Russia's transport minister.
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Posted 2016/12/25 04:47:00

Terror attack not ruled out in Russia crash

All possible causes for the crash of a military jet which plunged into the Black Sea are being considered, including a terror attack, according to Russia's transport minister.
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Posted 2016/12/25 04:47:00

Trump says he will axe charitable foundation

President-elect Donald Trump has said he will axe his charitable foundation to eliminate conflicts of interest before taking office next month.
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Posted 2016/12/25 03:35:00

Israel to re-assess U.N. ties after settlement resolution, says Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will re-assess its ties with the United Nations following the adoption by the Security Council of a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday.


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Posted 2016/12/25 03:18:42

Russian jets step up raids on rebel-held Idlib and rural Aleppo

AMMAN (Reuters) - Russian jets stepped up strikes on several towns in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province and rural Aleppo two days after the evacuation of rebels from their last pocket in the northern city of Aleppo, rebels and residents said on Saturday.


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Posted 2016/12/25 02:51:28

Chinese grandmothers who love to video-chat

Early morning at a Tai Chi centre in the suburbs of Beijing.
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Posted 2016/12/25 00:15:00

Chinese grandmothers who love to video chat

Early morning at a Tai Chi centre in the suburbs of Beijing.
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Posted 2016/12/25 00:15:00

Under scrutiny, Trump decides to dissolve his foundation

(Reuters) - U.S President-elect Donald Trump said on Saturday he intends to dissolve his charitable foundation, the Donald J. Trump Foundation, which has been under investigation by the New York attorney general.


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Posted 2016/12/24 23:14:48

Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt dies aged 68

LONDON (Reuters) - Rick Parfitt, the guitarist of British rock group Status Quo, died in hospital on Saturday in Spain aged 68 after suffering from a severe infection.


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Posted 2016/12/24 19:05:37

Pope contrasts Jesus with children in war zones

The Pope has urged Christians to celebrate the birth of Jesus by thinking about the plight of today's children who must dodge bombs or flee in migrant boats.
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Posted 2016/12/24 17:33:00

Tunisian security forces arrest three for links to Berlin market attack suspect

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces have arrested three suspected militants after uncovering their links to Anis Amri, the Tunisian national believed responsible for the Berlin Christmas market attack that killed 12 people, the interior ministry said on Saturday.


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Posted 2016/12/24 16:26:43

Europe on Christmas high alert after truck attack in Berlin

ROME (Reuters) - Security was heightened for the Christmas weekend in Italy and at the Vatican on Saturday after Italian police killed the man believed to be responsible for the Berlin market truck attack while other European cities kept forces on high alert.


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Posted 2016/12/24 16:18:09