Pakistan evacuates more than 500 citizens from Yemen: officials

Pakistan on Sunday evacuated more than 500 of its citizens from Yemen by jumbo jet and sent a naval frigate to rescue others stranded in the war-torn country, officials said.

US evacuates some staff, ups pressure on Syria

The United States has ordered embassy families and some staff out of Syria as it has hardened its tone on Damascus`s crackdown on protests without calling for President Bashar al-Assad to go.

Mexico evacuates thousands ahead of hurricane

Heavy winds, battering waves and intense rain pummelled residents and tourists in this vacation resort as Hurricane Jimena, one of the largest hurricanes this year, raked the coast late Tuesday.