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800,000 people ordered to evacuate due to heavy rain in Japan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has asked residents of the cities to 'take steps to protect their lives'.

03 Jul 2019 4:35 PM

Bomb threat at Facebook, campus evacuated

A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate the headquarters of Facebook Inc near San Francisco.

12 Dec 2018 10:01 AM

Hong Kong begins massive clean-up after Typhoon Mangkhut chaos

The death toll in the Philippines, where the main island of Luzon was mauled with fierce winds and rain, rose to 65 overnight.

17 Sep 2018 1:06 PM

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano spews lava into residential area after eruption

Hawaii County said steam and lava poured out of a crack in Leilani Estates, which is near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island.

04 May 2018 11:34 AM

Fruit's pungent smell mistaken for gas leak, prompts panic

Durian is a tropical fruit known for its strong smell

30 Apr 2018 8:58 AM

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Havana in waist-deep water after Hurricane irma lashes Cuba

In other streets near the seafront, the water reached up to people's waists and flooded their homes, leaving timber floating in the streets.

11 Sep 2017 1:44 PM

Japan: Huge fire breaks out near Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market

A total of 43 fire engines were deployed to extinguish the fire, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said.

03 Aug 2017 5:49 PM

US: Amtrak train derails in Washington, several passengers injured

The railroad tracks on which the locomotive derailed was reopened shortly before 6 pm for service at limited speeds, Amtrak said.

03 Jul 2017 8:59 AM

Indonesia: Aid helicopter crashes after volcano erupts; 8 killed

The helicopter reportedly hit a cliff about 3 minutes from arriving at Dieng Plateau, where a volcanic erupted injuring at least 10 people.

03 Jul 2017 7:59 AM

Spain fights forest fire near nature reserve, 1,000 evacuate

The flames have advanced westward and have entered Donana National Park, one of Spain's most important nature reserves.

25 Jun 2017 5:01 PM

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No evacuation of Indians from Qatar: MEA

Baglay said Indians in Qatar are safe and secure. There are regional political developments which is why there is connectivity problem.

22 Jun 2017 9:52 PM

8 dead as storm brings rain to drought-hit Cape Town

Cape Town workers said they had taken measures to protect some poor residents, who live in sprawling neighbourhoods of makeshift homes.

07 Jun 2017 9:18 PM

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh coast

At least 2.5 million people in ten districts risk falling in the way of the severe cyclonic storm.

30 May 2017 8:35 AM

Blast kills at least 112 during Syria's population transfer

The bloody mayhem that followed the Saturday attack only deepened the resentment of the transfer criticised as population engineering.

16 Apr 2017 8:08 AM

1 dead, 28 feared buried in Indonesia landslide

In September, almost thirty people died in devastating floods and landslides in Garut, West Java. 

01 Apr 2017 7:54 PM

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350 people leave rebel-held Aleppo despite militants burning buses

Syrian state television said earlier Sunday that 100 buses would take people out of east Aleppo.

19 Dec 2016 8:55 AM