Residents told to flee as Taliban gains ground in Lashkar Gah

Fierce battles between the Taliban militant group and government forces have forced the army to call on local residents to evacuate the capital of the Afghan province that once was the centrepiece of Britain’s military presence in the country. Lashkar Gah, the

Thousands flee as wildfires devastate Turkish coast

Eight people have been killed and more than 10,000 evacuated after wildfires ravaged southern Turkey, in the latest extreme weather event to hit Europe this summer. Almost 120 cities erupted in 32 towns with most brought under control. However, authorities said that