Aleppo evacuations resume ahead of UN vote on monitors

Aleppo evacuations resume ahead of UN vote on monitors

Convoys of evacuees travelled from a rebel-held area of Aleppo and two Shiite villages besieged by insurgents on Monday, a war monitor and rebels said, as a deal enabling evacuations held after a tense, days-long stand-off and before a UN vote. About 10 buses left the Shiite Muslim villages of al-Foua and Kefraya, north of […]

Evacuations underway as Hurricane Matthew nears Caribbean

Evacuations underway as Hurricane Matthew nears Caribbean

  Haiti and Jamaica urged residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as bands of rain from Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace Caribbean nations since 2007, drenched the Jamaican capital. Matthew’s slow-moving center was expected to come near southwestern Haiti and Jamaica on Monday as a major […]