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Oregon wildfires destroy five towns, as three fatalities confirmed in California
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Oregon wildfires destroy five towns, as three fatalities confirmed in California

(Reuters) – An unprecedented spate of fierce, wind-driven wildfires in Oregon have all but destroyed five small towns, leaving a…
Egypt evacuates its citizens from Wuhan, EgyptAir suspends flights as coronavirus death toll climbs
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Egypt evacuates its citizens from Wuhan, EgyptAir suspends flights as coronavirus death toll climbs

Egypt has started evacuating Egyptians residing in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has…
Foreigners airlifted from China virus epicentre, death toll hits 132
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Foreigners airlifted from China virus epicentre, death toll hits 132

Hundreds of Americans and Japanese escaped the quarantined Chinese city at the centre of a coronavirus epidemic aboard charter flights…
Philippines starts massive evacuations as huge typhoon nears
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Philippines starts massive evacuations as huge typhoon nears

  MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials have begun evacuating thousands of people in the path of the most powerful…
Magnitude of Irma drives massive evacuation from Florida
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Magnitude of Irma drives massive evacuation from Florida

Hurricane Irma’s relentless advance on Florida narrowed the window for residents to get to safety, with the latest forecasts shifting…
Greek island wildfires prompt state of emergency
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Greek island wildfires prompt state of emergency

Authorities in Greece have declared a state of emergency on the island of Zakynthos where wildfires are burning for a…
UN braces for new evacuations from IS-held parts of Iraq
Middle East

UN braces for new evacuations from IS-held parts of Iraq

The UN’s humanitarian aid coordinator for Iraq says aid providers are bracing for the possible evacuation of hundreds of thousands…
Over 1,500 rebels, families evacuate devastated Damascus district
Middle East

Over 1,500 rebels, families evacuate devastated Damascus district

More than 1,500 rebels and their family members left the devastated district of Qaboun on the edge of the Syrian…
Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing
Middle East

Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

Syria's military media says the evacuation and transfer of thousands of Syrians from four besieged areas has resumed.The reciprocal evacuations…
Evacuations of opposition fighters resume in Syria’s Homs
Middle East

Evacuations of opposition fighters resume in Syria’s Homs

Syrian state TV says scores of opposition fighters and their families have left the central city of Homs after being…
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