Australian ‘lives and homes’ at risk as fire nears Perth

Australian firefighters are battling an out-of-control bushfire that is threatening lives and homes in Perth An out-of-control bushfire threatened lives and homes in Australia’s west coast city of Perth Monday, with locals told to shelter in place from toxic fumes. Residents in several suburbs south of Perth have been warned to be on watch as […]

Philippines evacuates nearly 1 million as Typhoon Goni nears

Coastguard workers evacuate residents from the coastal villages of Buhi town, Camarines Sur province, south of Manila Nearly a million people in the Philippines were evacuated from their homes Saturday as the most powerful typhoon of the year so far barrelled towards the country, with authorities warning of “destructive” winds and flooding. Typhoon Goni is […]