• Evacuation call at starving Syrian town

    Some 400 people in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya need to be urgently evacuated for medical treatment, says UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien.

  • Syria war: Yarmouk camp evacuation 'on hold'

    The expected evacuation of thousands of rebels from in and around Yarmouk refugee camp in southern Damascus puts on hold, reports say.

  • Typhoon sparks flooding in Japan

    Areas of Japan are on high alert as heavy rains and flooding continue for a second day, following Typhoon Etau.

  • Passengers flee as BA jet catches fire

    A British Airways plane bound for London catches fire at Las Vegas airport, forcing the evacuation of 172 people on board on emergency slides.

  • Yemen evacuation: 337 Bangladeshis reach home

    The 337 Bangladeshis, who were evacuated recently from strife-torn Yemen and brought to south Indian port city of Kochi by two ships, reach home. Two special fights of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Bangladeshis land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka around 4:30am and 5:15am.