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US, Japan pull nationals from China, big virus economic hit forecast

US, Japan pull nationals from China, big virus economic hit forecast

The United States and Japan flew nationals out of China's virus epicentre on Wednesday and some big-name airlines suspended flights as deaths leapt to 133 and a senior economist predicted a major impact on growth.

India evacuates hundreds of thousands as cyclone Vayu builds fury

India evacuates hundreds of thousands as cyclone Vayu builds fury

India evacuated hundreds of thousands of people to shelters along the coast in its western state of Gujarat as a cyclone gathering intensity over the Arabian Sea was expected to hit land on Thursday.

Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Christmas typhoon

Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Christmas typhoon

Philippine authorities began evacuating thousands of people and shut down dozens of ports on Saturday as a strong typhoon threatened to wallop the country's east coast on Christmas Day.

Oman evacuates American from Yemen: ministry

Oman evacuates American from Yemen: ministry

Omani armed forces have evacuated an American from Yemen's rebel-held capital following a request for assistance from the United States, the sultanate's foreign ministry said.