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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/13/2023 9:00:00 PM
As the genocidal Israeli war on Gaza enters its 68th day, Israeli airstrikes and heavy artillery bombardment struck both Rafah and Khan Younis, killing 23 Palestinians in an area supposed to be a safe zone for evacuations. The UN is pushing for an immediate ceasefire while the Palestinian foreign minister accuses Israel of starving Gaza's 2.3 million residents.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/4/2023 10:07:51 AM
The Israeli occupation military on Monday renewed its calls for mass evacuations from the southern town of Khan Younis, where tens of thousands of displaced Palestinians have sought refuge in recent weeks, as it widened its ground offensive and bombarded targets across the Gaza Strip.

World - International
8/22/2023 3:59:00 PM
Hundreds of firefighters struggled Tuesday to control major wildfires burning out of control for days in northeastern Greece and on Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands, with strong winds fanning the flames and prompting evacuations of villages and a city hospital in Greece.

World - International
8/19/2023 7:31:49 PM
Firefighters battling wildfires in British Columbia on Saturday sought to stop flames that swept through West Kelowna suburbs and forced the evacuation of the University of British Columbia campus in Kelowna.

World - International
7/28/2023 5:21:21 PM
The fight against deadly wildfires raging in Greece for more than a week is improving, the fire service said on Friday, warning it remained on alert as fierce winds were forecast that could rekindle blazes.

World - International
7/25/2023 6:10:55 PM
A Greek air force's water-dropping plane crashed while diving into a wildfire in southern Greece on Tuesday, with both pilots feared dead, as authorities battled blazes that have been raging for days across the country amid a return of heat wave temperatures.

World - Africa
7/24/2023 10:50:00 PM
Wildfires raging across Algeria during a blistering heatwave have killed more than 30 people and forced mass evacuations, the government said on Monday.

World - International
7/24/2023 7:57:52 PM
Authorities evacuated nearly 2,500 people from the Greek island of Corfu on Monday as the prime minister warned that the heat-battered nation was "at war" with several wildfires.

World - War in Ukraine
7/19/2023 12:30:21 PM
Ukraine said Wednesday its forces had carried out a successful operation in the Russian-annexed Crimea peninsula after authorities there said a fire at a military facility prompted mass civilian evacuations.

World - International
6/12/2023 5:49:05 PM
Pakistan authorities on Monday began an evacuation effort to move 80,000 citizens out of the path of an approaching cyclone, which is expected to bring winds of up to 120 kilometres per hour.

World - International
6/10/2023 4:15:03 PM
Thousands of people who fled their homes in the central Philippines to escape a restive volcano have to contend with another threat that's complicating the ongoing evacuations: monsoon rains that could be unleashed by an approaching typhoon.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
4/27/2023 9:24:11 AM
Warring factions trying to seize control of the east African nation of Sudan have plunged the country into chaos, and thousands are fleeing the capital of Khartoum and nearby battle zones. Some countries, including the U.S., have shuttered their embassies and many are coordinating daring evacuations of their staffs and other residents in an array of convoys, flights and frantic getaway drives.

World - Region
4/24/2023 12:51:01 PM
As foreign governments airlifted hundreds of their diplomats and other citizens from Sudan, Sudanese on Monday desperately sought ways to escape the chaos amid fears the country’s two rival generals could escalate their all-out battle for power once evacuations were completed.

World - Region
4/22/2023 7:02:00 PM
More than 150 people, including foreign diplomats and officials, rescued from battle-scarred Sudan arrived Saturday in Jeddah, the Saudi foreign ministry said, in the first announced evacuation of civilians since fighting began.

World - Region
4/22/2023 2:34:00 PM
The Sudanese army said Saturday it was coordinating efforts to evacuate American, British, Chinese and French citizens and diplomats from Sudan on military aircraft, as the bloody fighting that has engulfed the vast African nation entered its second week.

World - International
3/4/2023 12:48:35 PM
At least four people have died and nearly 41,000 were evacuated in Malaysia after floodwaters caused by "unusual" torrential rains lasting days swept through several states, officials said Saturday.

World - International
1/10/2023 1:05:13 PM
The latest in a relentless string of storms slammed California on Monday, swamping roads, battering coastlines with high surf, turning rivers into gushing flood zones and forcing the evacuation of thousands in towns with histories of deadly mudslides.

World - War in Ukraine
11/28/2022 1:56:09 PM
​Ukraine prepared for more Russian strikes on Monday and warned of the possibility for a new round of evacuations from the capital during a relative lull from the airstrikes on energy facilities and other key infrastructure in recent weeks.

World - War in Ukraine
10/27/2022 1:06:17 PM
Tens of thousands of residents have been evacuated from an area around the strategic city of Kherson as heavy fighting and attacks on power infrastructure continue, Moscow-appointed authorities in southern Ukraine said Thursday.

World - International
10/19/2022 3:55:13 PM
Russian forces launched mass evacuations of civilians Wednesday from one of the first major cities they seized in the invasion of Ukraine, a tacit acknowledgement that yet another stinging battlefield defeat may be unfolding for President Vladimir Putin.

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