Gulf Times - Typhoon-Jebi
Japan evacuates major airport after typhoon wreaks havoc

Japan evacuates major airport after typhoon wreaks havoc

Japan scrambled Wednesday to evacuate passengers trapped at a major airport when a tanker slammed into its only access bridge during the most powerful typhoon to hit the country for 25 years.

Powerful typhoon hits western Japan, killing at least six

Powerful typhoon hits western Japan, killing at least six

Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than a million people and cancelled hundreds of flights as Typhoon Jebi sliced across the west on Tuesday, killing at least six people.

First Palm Sunday near Mosul in three years

First Palm Sunday near Mosul in three years

Hundreds of Christians flocked to the Iraqi town of Qaraqosh yesterday to celebrate Palm Sunday for the first time in three years, packing into a church torched by Islamic State to take communion at its ruined altar.