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Hundreds of people flee as Philippines' Mayon Volcano spews ash

Hundreds of people flee as Philippines' Mayon Volcano spews ash

The Philippines' most active volcano on Saturday spewed a thick cloud of ash, prompting hundreds of people to flee homes surrounding the mountain, officials said.

Vanuatu steps up evacuation as volcano spews ash

Vanuatu steps up evacuation as volcano spews ash

Vanuatu hopes to evacuate all 11,000 people from its northern island of Ambae by Wednesday, with a flotilla of boats ferrying people to nearby islands as a volcano spewing rock and ash into the air ...

Canada firm fights gold mine ban by Greek govt

Canada firm fights gold mine ban by Greek govt

A Canadian company appealed to Greece’s top court yesterday to overturn a ban on its plans to develop a gold mine in a forested area of northern Greece.

European stocks recover on eurozone growth data

European stocks recover on eurozone growth data

Europe’s main stock markets closed higher yesterday, recovering some of the previous session’s sharp losses as investors reacted positively to eurozone growth data.

Fofana out of France opener against Italy

Fofana out of France opener against Italy

Wesley Fofana has not yet recovered from a thigh injury with Alexandre Dumoulin starting at inside centre in a France side with two changes for their Rugby World ...

Doha beat Abu Dhabi Saracens in West Asia Champions Cup opener

Doha beat Abu Dhabi Saracens in West Asia Champions Cup opener

Action from the West Asia Champions Cup opener between Doha RFC (in maroon) and Abu Dhabi Saracens (in grey) in Doha yesterday.