The Philippines has begun evacuating thousands of people, local officials said Sunday, as a powerful typhoon rumbling in from the Pacific forced Southeast Asian Games organisers to cancel or reschedule some events.
Nearly 800,000 people in eastern India have been evacuated ahead of a major cyclone packing winds gusting up to 200 kilometres (125 miles) per hour and torrential rains, officials said Thursday.
Hawaii Governor David Ige set up an emergency task force to remove the pentane used in the power plant's turbines.
The first fighters from the last rebel bastion in Eastern Ghouta left on Sunday for insurgent-held territory in the country's northwest, state media said, raising hopes of an end to conflict in the enclave.
Syrian civilians in the last rebel-held pockets of besieged Eastern Ghouta have been urged to flee as Russia-backed regime forces storm into the beleaguered area near Damascus ...
More than 1,000 people quit a rebel-held district of Damascus on Monday, its governor said, in the final phase of a deal bringing Syria's government closer to controlling the entire capital.
More than 3,000 people left the rebel enclave of Aleppo on Monday, raising hope for many others still stranded, as Russia eased its objections to sending UN observers to oversee the evacuations.
Wildfires near Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank have forced hundreds to flee their homes, after mass evacuations in Israel and more than a dozen arrests, police said on Saturday.
The United Nations hopes to carry out the first medical evacuations from Aleppo on Friday, if a ‘humanitarian pause’ in the Syrian army's Russian-backed assault on the city holds.
Los Angeles airport police said on Monday they were investigating whether passengers had mistaken loud noises of some kind for gunfire, leading to panicked evacuations the night before ...