Two ships leaves Kochi to Djibouti Port to evacuate Indians in Yemen

India on Monday sent two passenger ships to Djibouti Port to evacuate Indians stranded in conflict-hit Yemen.

Halifax mall evacuated over 'potential threat': police

A mall in Canada's port city of Halifax, which is home to the navy's Atlantic fleet, was shuttered on Tuesday over a potential threat, police said.

Mauritius seeks India's coop in construction of mobile bridges

Mauritius Wednesday sought India's cooperation in construction of mobile bridges to be used for evacuation of people in event of natural disasters like floods.

Massive evacuation as Typhoon Hagupit nears Philippines

 More than half a million people in the Philippines have fled from a powerful typhoon in one of the world`s biggest peacetime evacuations, as the storm threatens to wreak more destruction on areas still bearing the scars of a super typhoon 13 months ago.

Cyclone Hudhud: PM Modi to chair meet today; over one lakh evacuated in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha
Cyclone Hudhud: PM Modi to chair meet today; over one lakh evacuated in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

Evacuation of lakhs of people began in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, a day before Cyclone Hudhud is expected to make a landfall near Visakhapatnam coast.

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.