Scandinavian Airlines medevac plane lands in Malaysian island where Norwegian king is hospitalized

LANGKAWI, Malaysia (AP) — A Scandinavian Airlines medical evacuation plane arrived Friday on Malaysia’s northern resort island of Langkawi, where Norway’s king is hospitalized and being treated for an infection. King Harald V, at 87 years old the oldest monarch in Europe, was admitted to hospital after falling ill while on holiday, the royal palace … Read more

WWII-era bomb safely detonated at sea after one of the largest peacetime evacuations in UK history

LONDON (AP) — A World War II bomb whose discovery prompted one of the largest peacetime evacuations in British history has been detonated at sea, the Defense Ministry said Saturday. The 500-kilogram explosive was discovered on Tuesday in the backyard of a house in Plymouth, a port city on Britain’s southwest coast. More than 10,000 … Read more

A World War II bomb prompted an evacuation in England before being taken to sea to be blown up

An unexploded World War II bomb has been safely transported through the eerily empty streets of the southwestern English port city of Plymouth By means of PAN PYLAS Associated Press February 23, 2024, 8:33 am ET • 3 minutes reading LONDON — An unexploded World War II bomb was safely transported through the eerily empty … Read more

Israel-Hamas war: Netanyahu orders Gaza’s crowded Rafah evacuated ahead of an expected ground invasion

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday that he has ordered the army to prepare a plan to evacuate civilians from Rafah ahead of an expected Israeli invasion of the Palestinian territories. densely populated city in southern Gaza. The announcement came after heavy international criticism, including from the US, over Israeli intentions … Read more