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Australians ordered to evacuate as bushfire hits towns

Australians ordered to evacuate as bushfire hits towns

As firefighters struggled to contain bushfires on Wednesday, Australian authorities ordered immediate evacuations for the people most threatened, including those in coastal tourist destinations.

‘Leave now’: Australians urged to evacuate as ‘catastrophic’ fires loom

‘Leave now’: Australians urged to evacuate as ‘catastrophic’ fires loom

Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia's east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming ‘catastrophic’ fire conditions.

UN urges Australia to evacuate offshore refugees over health crisis

UN urges Australia to evacuate offshore refugees over health crisis

The United Nations has asked Australia to urgently evacuate detainees from the Pacific islands of Nauru and Papua New Guinea, saying it bears responsibility for their deteriorating health conditions.

UN seeking to evacuate aid workers from Yemen: sources tell Reuters

UN seeking to evacuate aid workers from Yemen: sources tell Reuters

The United Nations is trying to evacuate at least 140 aid workers from the Yemeni capital amid fighting that has cut off the airport road but it awaits approval from the Saudi-led coalition ...

Islamic State readies to evacuate Syria-Lebanon border zone

Islamic State readies to evacuate Syria-Lebanon border zone

The Syrian army and Hezbollah on Monday prepared to escort Islamic State fighters to eastern Syria from their enclave on the border with Lebanon under an agreement following a week-long offensive ...

Police evacuate Paris migrant camp that grew after Calais

Police evacuate Paris migrant camp that grew after Calais

French police started evacuating thousands of migrants on Friday from an illegal camp in northeastern Paris where numbers soared after the closure of the large ‘Jungle’ camp in the port city of Calais last week.

Oman plane to evacuate 115 wounded from Yemen funeral raid

Oman plane to evacuate 115 wounded from Yemen funeral raid

An Omani aircraft landed in the rebel-held Yemeni capital on Saturday to evacuate 115 of the most seriously wounded from a Saudi-led coalition strike on a funeral last weekend, a rebel official said.

Fire damages building's rooftop at Al Hilal

Fire damages building's rooftop at Al Hilal

A fire damaged the rooftop of a villa being built in East Al Hilal, prompting dozens of workers to evacuate the construction site.

Hundreds evacuated from besieged Syria towns

Hundreds evacuated from besieged Syria towns

Hundreds of sick or wounded Syrians and their families were being evacuated from besieged rebel- and regime-held towns for treatment Thursday ...