Local policemen petrol near coastal line at Konark in Puri district on the eve of cyclone Fani’s landfall in Odisha coast, India. Photograph: EPA/STR

India has accelerated efforts to evacuate more than a million people along its northeast coastline as a cyclone intensifies ahead of landfall on Frida(...)

An Indian woman cries as she waits to take a flight back to her country after at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal April 28th, 2015. Photograph: Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar

Nepal has told aid agencies it does not need more foreign rescue teams to help search for survivors of Saturday’s 7.9 magnitude earthquake, because i(...)