Two months of nonstop bombardments, without medicine or enough food: A civilian spoke with DW about her rescue from a bunker in the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol.
Capitol Police told staff to evacuate on Wednesday evening, citing an "aircraft that poses a probable threat." The flight, it later transpired, was routine. Politicians were quick to lambast the communication breakdown.
A photo showing scores of Ukrainians under a destroyed bridge in Irpin has been used to argue that Ukrainian forces have been preventing civilians from fleeing the conflict. The photo in question is a snapshot in time; other photos and footage show the Ukrainian army helping civilians evacuate to safety. Also, we debunk a video that has nothing to do with the war in Ukraine.
2 Sep 2021
Hundreds of people still awaiting evacuation. And that is only inside the perimeter of Kabul Airport. On the day after twin attacks targeting the US-led evacuation operation, flights out resuming ahead of an August 31st deadline. The death toll from the blasts continues to rise. Thirteen military personnel killed, that is the United States' highest casualty toll since an attack in Mosul, Iraq in 2004.
29 Aug 2021
At an emergency G-7 summit, US allies pushed Washington to keep troops in Afghanistan beyond next Tuesday in order to facilitate evacuation flights. But President Biden is refusing to budge.
24 Aug 2021
The US is under pressure to extend its deadline for evacuating thousands of people from Afghanistan. But the Taliban warned there would be "consequences."
23 Aug 2021
The emergency evacuation from Kabul's airport in Afghanistan is among the most "difficult" airlifts ever, US President Joe Biden says in a televised address from the White House.
13 Aug 2021
Fueled by hot and dry weather, the Dixie Fire in Northern California continues to grow, prompting more orders for residents to flee their homes. The blaze has swelled to almost 255,000 acres in size and is 35 percent contained, local authorities say.
24 May 2021
The Congolese government said it was evacuating Goma, a city of nearly 2 million people, after the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo. Lava reached the city's airport but stopped short of the urban areas.
9 Aug 2020
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27 Jun 2020
Smelly durian fruit forces evacuation of Bavarian post office. An overwhelming smell coming from a suspicious package at a Bavarian post office caused six workers to be taken to hospital and many more to be evacuated – only for police to discover that durian fruit, and not a dangerous gas, was the reason for the panic.
16 Apr 2017
Syrians wait by buses on the outskirts of Aleppo as an evacuation deal stalls.