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World - International
8/1/2023 1:45:35 PM
At least 20 people were killed and 19 were missing after heavy rains lashed Beijing and surrounding provinces, state media said Tuesday, in downpours that have submerged roads and deluged neighbourhoods with mud.

World - Africa
8/1/2023 12:34:30 PM
France prepared to evacuate French and other European citizens from Niger on Tuesday, six days after a coup that toppled one of the last pro-Western leaders in the jihadist-plagued Sahel and stoked anti-French demonstrations.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
7/31/2023 11:39:03 AM
The Sudanese civil aviation authority has extended the closure of Sudan's airspace until 15 August, with the exception of humanitarian aid and evacuation flights, Khartoum International Airport announced on Monday.

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 - International
7/23/2023 6:18:44 PM
Locals and tourists fled hotspots on the Greek island of Rhodes on Sunday, as firefighters battled a blaze that had sparked the country's largest-ever fire evacuation.

World - International
7/23/2023 12:14:22 PM
The Rhodes wildfires have sparked the biggest Greek evacuation operation ever in response to a fire, Greek police told AFP Sunday.

World - International
7/22/2023 10:45:00 PM
Officials on the Greek island of Rhodes said Saturday they had moved 30,000 people threatened by wildfires to safety -- including 2,000 who had to be ferried off beaches.

World - War in Ukraine
7/22/2023 1:47:18 PM
A Ukrainian drone attack on Moscow-annexed Crimea caused the "detonation" of an ammunition depot Saturday, the Moscow-installed leader of the peninsula said, ordering the evacuation of people living within five kilometres of the attack and halting rail traffic.

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.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
7/18/2023 6:12:04 PM
Egypt's light rail transit (LRT) will suspend operations for several hours late Wednesday, 19 July, to conduct routine tests of its fire safety and smoke evacuation systems, the National Tunnel Authority (NAT) said in a statement on Tuesday.

World - International
6/13/2023 2:09:25 PM
More than 40,000 people have been evacuated across India and Pakistan as a cyclone approaches their coast, officials said Tuesday, with gales of up to 150 kilometres per hour predicted.

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
6/11/2023 11:57:49 AM
Thousands of people living near a Philippine volcano have taken shelter in evacuation centres as officials warned Sunday of health risks from ash and toxic gases spewing from the rumbling crater.

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.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/22/2023 9:24:58 PM
The evacuation flight scheduled to evacuate Egyptian citizens from the Dongola Airport in Sudan on Tuesday has been postponed to a later date, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday in a statement.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/21/2023 9:09:41 PM
Egypt has urged citizens willing to return from Sudan to gather at Dongola Airport on Tuesday, 23 May, to be evacuated by air before 6 am amid ongoing unrest in Sudan.

World - International
5/18/2023 12:36:13 PM
Authorities in Ravenna issued an immediate evacuation order Thursday for three villages threatened by floods after heavy rains left nine people dead across northeastern Italy.

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