Hurricane Irma: Military planes evacuate tourists to Europe

Hurricane Irma: Military planes evacuate tourists to Europe

Two military planes were due to land in Paris and Eindhoven in the southern Netherlands with 278 and 100 people onboard respectively, authorities in both countries said.


Sep 11, 2017, 21:05 PM IST

Pakistan prepares to evacuate citizens from Yemen

Pakistan said Saturday it was preparing to evacuate its citizens and diplomatic staff stranded in war-torn Yemen, as Saudi-led air strikes hammered Shiite Huthi rebel targets.

Mar 29, 2015, 02:14 AM IST

Iceland evacuates area north of rumbling volcano

Iceland`s civil protection agency has decided to evacuate an area north of the country`s Bardarbunga volcano, saying it could not rule out an eruption.

Aug 20, 2014, 17:52 PM IST

Barack Obama considers option to evacuate trapped Iraqi civilians

The establishment of humanitarian corridors and airlifts are among options being considered by the US President Barack Obama to evacuate the Iraqi civilians trapped on a mountain to avoid Islamist militants` onslaught, the White House said Wednesday.

Aug 14, 2014, 01:24 AM IST

European countries evacuate citizens from Gaza

European countries from Britain to Romania have announced dozens of evacuations from Gaza amid violence in the region.

Jul 15, 2014, 03:15 AM IST

Hundreds flee wildfire in Spain`s Costa del Sol

Around 600 people were evacuated from a village in Spain`s Costa del Sol as a wildfire threatened to engulf homes in the tourist hotspot, local authorities said.

Jun 30, 2014, 06:01 AM IST

Brazil floods force 6,000 to evacuate

Nearly a week of torrential rain has triggered widespread floods in southern Brazil that have forced 6,000 people from their homes, officials said Saturday.

Jun 28, 2014, 21:38 PM IST

7,000 Japanese told to evacuate due to rains

At least 7,000 people in Japan have been advised to evacuate due to threats of landslide and flooding caused by a typhoon, authorities said.

Sep 04, 2013, 09:52 AM IST

N Korea warns it cannot protect embassies after April 10

North Korea on Friday warned foreign embassies in Pyongyang that it was unable to guarantee their safety after April 10 and they should consider evacuating their missions amid soaring nuclear tensions.

Apr 05, 2013, 18:03 PM IST

Israeli forces evacuate Palestinian encampment

The operation today marks the fifth time in the past month that Israeli forces have broken up a Palestinian encampment.

Feb 10, 2013, 11:01 AM IST

Pak evacuates 120 stranded foreign tourists

The foreigners were flown in a C-130 Hercules
transport aircraft from Gilgit town to Chaklala airbase in

Apr 08, 2012, 23:54 PM IST

500 tourists evacuated from Havelock island

Nearly 500 tourists, stranded on Havelock Island, have been evacuated to Port Blair after Cyclone Thane passed over Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Dec 28, 2011, 18:14 PM IST

Typhoon nears Japan, 1.3 million told to evacuate

Typhoon Roke follows on the heels of tropical storm Talas, which left about 100 people dead or missing this month.

Sep 20, 2011, 21:50 PM IST

IOM evacuates another 1,000 people from Misrata

At least 4,000 more
are awaiting rescue in the Libyan city.

Apr 18, 2011, 22:34 PM IST

Indian envoy in Ivory Coast evacuated by UN, French forces

Indian Ambassador to Ivory
Coast, Shamma Jain, was on Friday evacuated from her residence by
UN and French forces in capital Abidjan in the wake of heavy
fighting even as India said all its citizens there were safe.

Apr 09, 2011, 00:47 AM IST

All Indians to be evacuated from Libya by Mar 10: Govt

India on Friday said it will evacuate
all its citizens desirous of leaving strife-torn Libya by
March 10.

Mar 04, 2011, 18:31 PM IST

Navy to evacuate Indians from Libya next week

Naval warships INS Jalashwa and
INS Mysore which have been dispatched to evacuate the Indian nationals stranded in strife-torn Libya would start their operations from March 8, Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma said here Thursday.

Mar 03, 2011, 18:54 PM IST

China evacuates 35,860 of its citizens from Libya

China has managed to pull out all its citizens numbering 35,860 from war torn Libya in what was stated to be its largest overseas evacuation operations in which it also deployed a warships, luxury liners besides chartered flights.

Mar 03, 2011, 13:51 PM IST

Pakistan evacuates expatriates from Libya

Two special chartered flights
on Tuesday evacuated 354 stranded Pakistani expatriates from
strife-torn Libya.

Mar 01, 2011, 11:31 AM IST

Turkey evacuates some 7,000 people from Libya

A total of 25,000 Turks were based in Libya prior to the deadly unrest.

Feb 24, 2011, 23:45 PM IST