Japan ramps up rescue efforts

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 - 09:30 GMT

Japan ramped up rescue efforts on Sunday for survivors of a typhoon that brought record-breaking amounts of rain.

Supertyphoon Hagibis gives new wind to Philippine disco band

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 - 10:41 GMT

For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act.

Japan sends in troops after massive typhoon hammers Tokyo, kills 23

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 - 10:15 GMT

Japan sent tens of thousands of troops to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history.

Wider Tokyo area braces for travel chaos as typhoon approaches

Sun, 08 Sep 2019 - 02:01 GMT

The weather agency warned that central and eastern Japan including Tokyo could see record winds as Typhoon Faxai approaches, forcing airlines to cancel a number of flights and some major roads to be closed.

Parts of Japan warned of powerful typhoon

Sun, 08 Sep 2019 - 11:10 GMT

The Japanese weather agency Sunday warned that central and eastern Japan regions including Tokyo areas could see some of their most powerful ever winds as Typhoon Faxai is approaching.

Powerful typhoon approaches southern Japan, charts course for main island

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 - 11:07 GMT

A powerful typhoon brought heavy rain and high winds as it approached southern Japan, leading to flight cancellations and power outages in several cities.

Super typhoon slams into China after pummeling Philippines

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 01:27 GMT

A super typhoon made landfall in China’s Guangdong on Sunday, the country’s most populous province.

Seven dead as strongest typhoon in quarter century batters Japan

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 12:40 GMT

The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years battered the west of the country Tuesday with violent winds and heavy rain.

Strong typhoon expected to make landfall on Japan

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 - 11:40 GMT

Residents already reeling from deadly floods sand-bagged rivers and prepared for more evacuations as a powerful typhoon neared on Saturday.

Germany, France agree main needs of new joint fighter programme

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Germany and France have agreed on the central requirements for a new fighter jet to replace Eurofighter Typhoon and Rafale warplanes beginning in 2040.

Saudi Crown Prince signs off UK visit with push for fighter deal

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Britain and Saudi Arabia took a step closer to a multi-billion- pound arms deal on Friday.

Philippines storm toll tops 200, tens of thousands displaced

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 08:56 GMT

Some 200 people have been killed in the southern Philippines after a tropical storm battered the archipelago nation's second-largest island.

Defense News magazine: Doha to recruit militants

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 - 12:37 GMT

Qatar started a huge air power buildup, raising questions about its ability to improve its technology amidst the crisis with the Arab Quartet.

Qatar’s military deals since rift

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 07:17 GMT

Qatar signed a €6 billion (about $7 billion) deal to purchase 24 Typhoon fighters from Britain, BBC reported Sunday.

Death toll from Vietnam typhoon rises to 61

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 10:22 GMT

The death toll from typhoon downpours and floods wreaking havoc along Vietnam's south-central coast has risen to 61, an official said Tuesday.

Death toll from typhoon in Vietnam rises to 27

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 09:51 GMT

The death toll rose to at least 27 on Sunday from the typhoon that pummelled central and southern Vietnam just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.

Typhoon charts course in general direction of Tokyo

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 09:09 GMT

A typhoon was barrelling up the Pacific coast of Japan on Sunday in the general direction of Tokyo, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Typhoon leaves flooding, 4 dead in Japan before moving out to sea

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 02:29 GMT

A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people.

Egypt Today's evening international news

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 03:50 GMT

World news varied Sunday between political, social and others issues.

Powerful typhoon drenches Japan, tens of thousands advised to evacuate

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 12:15 GMT

Tens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and train services were disrupted on Sunday .