Police evacuate over 4,000 in flood-hit Poonch district

Police have so far evacuated over 4,000 people in relief operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir's border district of Poonch.

Philippines evacuate thousands as volcano glows red

The Philippines has evacuated more than 12,000 people from around the foot of its most active volcano as the crater glows red and authorities warn of a possible eruption.

J&K floods: Carriers continue evacuation spree

 Carrying out their evacuation spree, several hundred marooned people were flown out of flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir today, as Air India mounted 21 flights between Jammu, Srinagar and Leh to carry military personnel for aiding rescue and relief operations.

Taiwan city evacuates residents from fatal gas blast site

Authorities in Taiwan`s second largest city today temporarily sealed off two streets and evacuated residents over reports of a fresh leak at the site of last week`s fatal gas explosions.

Bihar stops evacuation in three districts after easing of flood threat

In view of easing of flood threat, following assurance from Nepal that accumulated water in Bhote Kosi will be released in a regulated manner, Bihar on Tuesday decided to halt evacuation process in Supaul, Madhepura and Saharsa but the alert remained in force.

50 Keralite nurses to be shifted from Libya to Tunisia

In the first phase of evacuation of Keralite nurses from strife-torn Libya, 50 of them are expected to be moved to Tunisia by road tomorrow as per the plan worked out by the Ministry of External Affairs.

Evacuation of Indians from Iraq big challenge for Centre: Omar

Terming the evacuation of stranded Indians from strife-torn Iraq as a "big challenge" for the Union government, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said he hoped the Centre would do everything to bring them back from the Gulf nation safely.

China oil giants prepare Iraq evacuation plans: Report

Major Chinese oil firms have prepared evacuation plans in case spreading violence in Iraq -- a key energy provider to the Asian giant -- threatens their operations, state media reported Thursday.

India evacuates 1,000 nationals from Ukrainian city

The first batch of 500 Indians, mostly students, are leaving violence-hit Ukrainian city of Lugansk to Kyiv Tuesday as India made arrangements to evacuate close to 1000 of its nationals from that city, the biggest such exercise after thousands of Indians were evacuated from Libya in 2011.

Evacuation of Chinese nationals from Vietnam begins

Four ships tasked with evacuating Chinese nationals from anti-China riot-hit Vietnam arrived at the central Vung Ang port Monday.

4,000 Chinese nationals await Vietnam evacuation: Report

Thousands of Chinese nationals are awaiting evacuation from riot-hit Vietnam, state-run media said Monday, as Hanoi moved to stifle fresh protests over a territorial dispute between the two countries. 

Vietnam moves to silence anti-Beijing protests as China evacuates its citizens

In a sign of intensifying anti-China mood in Vietnam, the government here evacuated over 3000 Chinese nationals who were shipped to Beijing with asistance of Chinese government.

Wildfire forces 20,000 evacuations near San Diego

A wildfire roaring through Southern California forced evacuation orders for more than 20,000 homes, but so far only one mobile home burned as a high-pressure system brought unseasonable heat and gusty winds to the parched state.

One killed, thousands evacuated after floods in China

One person was killed and over 10,000 people were evacuated as heavy rains and flooding hit a county in central China today.

Syria rebels to complete Homs evacuation Thursday: Governor

At least 80 percent of rebel fighters have already pulled out of the battleground Syrian city of Homs and the rest will leave on Thursday, the provincial governor told AFP.

Rebels evacuated from Homs, cradle of Syrian uprising

Hundreds of Syrian rebels on Wednesday abandoned their last stronghold in the heart of Homs city, an epicentre of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, handing him a symbolic victory weeks before his likely re-election.

Bomb scare causes evacuation in US school

Students and staff were evacuated from a high school in the US state of Texas Wednesday after a bomb threat on the campus, a media report said. Police with sniffer dogs searched the campus but found no explosives.

Only evacuate threatened C.Africans as last resort: UN experts

The international community must do more to protect threatened religious minorities in the conflict-ravaged Central African Republic, UN experts said Friday, insisting evacuation should only be a last resort.

Homs Governor says detained evacuees to be freed

Men arrested by the Syrian authorities after being evacuated from besieged districts of Homs under a UN-brokered ceasefire will be released on Thursday, the provincial governor said.

Homs operation extended until Wednesday night, says UN

The United Nations said an operation to allow civilians to leave besieged districts of the Syrian city of Homs will be extended until Wednesday night.