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War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/6/2022 5:53:51 PM
Russian leader Vladimir Putin in a telephone call with the French president blamed Kyiv for failed civilian evacuations from the key Ukrainian port city of Mariupol which is surrounded by Russian troops, the Kremlin said Sunday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/6/2022 5:13:55 PM
The civilian safe passage from Ukraine's besieged eastern port city of Mariupol was "halted" on Sunday for a second consecutive day, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/5/2022 1:36:44 PM
The Ukrainian president's office says civilian evacuations have halted in an area of the country where Russian defense officials had announced a cease-fire, as Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that any country that sought to impose a no-fly zone over Ukraine would be considered by Moscow to have entered the conflict.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/5/2022 9:53:40 AM
The Russian military is observing a ceasefire in two areas of Ukraine to allow civilians to evacuate, Russian state media reported Saturday, but there was no immediate confirmation from Ukraine. It would be the first breakthrough in allowing civilians to escape the war.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/1/2022 4:40:13 PM
Egypt will send a plane to Romania’s capital of Bucharest on Tuesday to repatriate Egyptian students who crossed the border of war-torn Ukraine into its western neighbour.

World - International
2/18/2022 6:59:49 PM
Spiking tensions in eastern Ukraine on Friday aggravated Western fears of a Russian invasion and a new war on the edge of Europe, with a humanitarian convoy hit by shelling and pro-Russian rebels ordering the evacuation of civilians from the conflict zone.

World - International
2/12/2022 7:30:52 PM
The United States is evacuating almost all of the staff from its embassy in Kyiv as Western intelligence officials warn that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is increasingly imminent.

World - International
2/5/2022 12:41:26 AM
The military investigation into the deadly attack during the Afghanistan evacuation has concluded that a suicide bomber, carrying 20 pounds of explosives packed with ball bearings, acted alone, and that the deaths of more than 170 Afghans and 13 U.S. service members were not preventable.

World - Region
2/1/2022 9:47:57 AM
President Joe Biden on Monday designated Qatar a major non-NATO ally, a largely symbolic honor but one that was meant to convey his administration's gratitude for the tiny Persian Gulf nation's assistance with evacuations from Afghanistan and in ending last year's Israel-Hamas war in Gaza.

World - Region
1/17/2022 5:47:32 PM
Palestinian residents of a flashpoint east Jerusalem neighborhood held a tense standoff with Israeli authorities on Monday as police came to evict them from a disputed property.

World - Region
1/13/2022 11:19:22 PM
Thousands of Israeli nationalists staged a protest Thursday outside the parliament building in Jerusalem, urging the government not to demolish a West Bank settlement outpost.

World - Region
12/4/2021 11:52:46 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron, on a visit to the Gulf, expressed appreciation to Qatar on Saturday for helping to organise the latest evacuation to France of more than 250 threatened Afghans.

World - International
12/2/2021 10:50:36 AM
If Ethiopia's conflict devolves into communal violence it could "fracture" society and possibly spark an exodus reminiscent of the chaotic evacuation at Kabul's airport in August, the UN aid chief warned.

World - Africa
11/29/2021 1:02:03 PM
Greece's foreign ministry on Monday urged Greek nationals to leave Ethiopia, warning that conditions in the war-torn country were becoming "increasingly unpredictable".

World - International
10/11/2021 9:26:34 PM
Madrid confirmed on Monday that it was expecting the arrival of Afghans who had worked for Spain, whose evacuation it had arranged via Pakistan.

World - International
10/9/2021 9:36:13 AM
Senior Taliban officials and US representatives are to hold talks Saturday and Sunday about containing extremist groups in Afghanistan and easing the evacuation of foreign citizens and Afghans from the country, officials from both sides said.

World - International
9/21/2021 12:22:25 PM
Fire Service officials in Greece said Tuesday they have contained a wildfire that threatened homes and prompted overnight evacuations at a resort northeast of Athens

World - Region
9/11/2021 8:40:24 PM
The UAE is one of a number of Gulf states that have been key staging posts for evacuation flights for foreigners and Afghans, alongside Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain

World - International
9/9/2021 7:09:57 PM
The flight to Doha comes as the Taliban continue their transition from insurgents to governing power, less than a month after they marched into Kabul and ousted former president Ashraf Ghani

World - International
9/8/2021 10:51:33 AM
The Americans trying to evacuate hundreds of Afghans and American citizens pleaded for action from the Biden administration to get the would-be evacuees aboard charter flights that are standing by to fly them from Afghanistan

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