Western troops at Kabul airport worked frantically on Tuesday to evacuate people from Afghanistan before an Aug. 31 deadline as U.S. President Joe Biden faced pressure to negotiate more time for the airlift of thousands trying to flee.
A group of Indian pilgrims in Iran have gathered in front of their country’s embassy in Tehran to denounce the New Delhi government’s failure to consider their demand for evacuation after more than two weeks of being stranded over fears of exposure to the new coronavirus.
The strong 7.7-magnitude earthquake registered in the waters of the Caribbean was felt in several provinces of Cuba and provoked the evacuation of people from buildings in Havana, without any immediate damage being reported.
Nearly 90 buses and several ambulances arrived in Kefraya and al-Foua, both in Syria’s northwestern Idlib Province, as part of an evacuation deal to get locals out of the Shia-majority towns, which have been besieged by terrorists since March 2015.
Terrorists and their relatives began evacuating Syria’s southern city of Dara’a on Sunday under a deal to bring the cradle of the protests that sparked the country’s seven-year war back under government control.
Molten rock from several lava-spewing fissures opened by Kilauea Volcano crept toward clusters of homes and vacation rentals on the eastern tip of Hawaii's Big Island on Wednesday, prompting authorities to usher residents out of the area as a precaution. Evacuation of the area came on the 28th day of what geologists rank as one of the biggest upheavals in a century from one of the world's most active volcanoes.