(CNN)At least 36 people were killed and six injured when a bus fell down a cliff north of Lima, Peru, on Tuesday, according to a tweet from the Ministry of Health. The injured were taken to a hospital, authorities said.
Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/02/americas/peru-bus-crash/index.html
British number one Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Brisbane International because of a hip injury. More to follow.
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/42539620
The pitch used for the Boxing Day Test between Australia and England in Melbourne has been rated as “poor” by the International Cricket Council. Only 24 wickets fell over the five days of the drawn fourth Ashes Test.
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/42541481
Bus carrying 58 passengers to Lima, many returning home from the New Year’s holiday, was struck by tractor on treacherous stretch of coastal highway At least 30 people have been killed when a bus fell down a cliff onto a rocky beach along a narrow stretch of highway known as the
Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/02/peru-bus-accident-devils-curve-lima
MEXICO CITY — To commemorate the new year, an aspiring mayoral candidate of a small Mexican town sent a Facebook message on Sunday morning asking residents to unite to improve society.
Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/five-mexican-politicians-killed-in-past-week-ahead-of-national-elections/2018/01/02/218fb274-efd6-11e7-95e3-eff284e71c8d_story.html
President Trump has tweeted his support for protesters in Iran. But what could the U.S. realistically do to help? NPR’s Robert Siegel talks with Gary Sick of Columbia University about U.S. policy options on Iran.
Read more: https://www.npr.org/2018/01/02/575168267/risks-and-benefits-of-the-u-s-speaking-out-about-iran
President Trump’s first tweet of 2018 was extremely critical of Pakistan, threatening to withhold U.S. aid to the country. Former Pakistani ambassador to the U.S. Husain Haqqani speaks with NPR’s Ari Shapiro about the implications of such a threat.
Read more: https://www.npr.org/2018/01/02/575168199/former-pakistani-ambassador-to-the-u-s-considers-implications-of-trumps-tweet
Violent protests in Iran are continuing since they began six days ago. They’re highlighting economic problems and the question of what impact U.S. sanctions have on Iranians.
Read more: https://www.npr.org/2018/01/02/575168241/protests-in-iran-continue-with-reports-of-20-killed-and-hundreds-arrested
Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 3 January.
Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/jan/03/morning-mail-facts-melbourne-youth-crime
Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, speaks in a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday. Khamenei said the country’s enemies have meddled in recent protest rallies.
Read more: https://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2018/01/02/575067922/the-key-players-in-the-iran-protests