Tag: evacuation

Imported camels evacuated from Libya’s capital after port comes under fire

The camels left Tripoli's port shortly after midnight on Wednesday, and were herded along a highway leading west to the city of Zawiya, some 45 km (30 miles) away, where they arrived on Thursday morning, according to a local merchant.

Italian city evacuates 54,000 people to defuse WW2 bomb

Around 54,000 people were evacuated from the southern Italian city of Brindisi on Sunday as experts worked to defuse a World War Two bomb, authorities said.

Photos: Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands

A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the...

Update 2: AFM disembarks 8 migrants in Malta

The Armed Forces of Malta have confirmed that eight migrants have been medically evacuated from the OPEN ARMS vessel and brought to Malta.The migrants...

Watch: Unsafe parts at Mount Carmel have been evacuated – Fearne

Health Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne said that the unsafe parts at Mount Carmel Hospital have been evacuated. He insisted that the...

Town halls across Germany evacuated after threats – Police

Town halls in several German cities were evacuated on Tuesday after threats, in some cases bomb threats, were received by email overnight, a number...

Rome’s Ciampino airport partially re-opens after fire alert

Rome's Ciampino airport, used by budget airline Ryanair, partially reopened on Tuesday following a fire alert in the terminal, the company managing the site...

Update: Vienna police gives all-clear after bomb threat at cathedral

Vienna police found no bomb at St. Stephen's Cathedral after an anonymous caller phoned in a threat on Thursday, prompting an evacuation of the...

New Caledonia issues tsunami evacuation alert after 7.6 quake

New Caledonia on Wednesday ordered the evacuation of coastal areas following a tsunami warning, after a powerful undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck off...

French police begin clearout of Dunkirk migrant camp

French police began to remove over 1,800 people from makeshift migrant camps near the northern port city of Dunkirk on Tuesday, as they renew...