Philippines authorities urged some 450,000 people to flee a potential “hazardous explosive eruption” of the Taal volcano

Philippines authorities urged some 450,000 people to flee a potential “hazardous explosive eruption” of the Taal volcano, which has been spewing ash and lava since Sunday.

Lava was sent half a mile into the sky overnight on Tuesday as Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said it supported a “total evacuation” of people within a 14km radius of the volcano.

The footballer, who turns 30 next month, recently returned from a New Year holiday with Yeltsin’s granddaughter and her parents in St Barts.

Reports say it is the second year the footballer has been with the family in the Caribbean.

President Rouhani pitched himself on the side of the people yesterday as he demanded a thorough and transparent investigation into the “unforgivable error” by the IRGC.

He has often clashed with the guardians of the regime. According to an assessment made public by Israeli intelligence yesterday, the balance of power may be tilting in his favour.

The catastrophe has also put Tehran on the back foot with Washington after it vowed revenge for the US drone strike which killed its highest ranking general Qassem Soleimani. 

Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested several people over the missile strike following ‘extensive investigations.’

Other divisions were also on display. Sanders was also ready to get into it with former vice-president Joe Biden. And all the contenders were eager to talk about healthcare. Six were on the stage: Sanders, Warren, Biden, Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar, former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg, and businessman Tom Steyer.

The debate began with a wide-ranging discussion on foreign policy, including the war in Iraq and whether to leave some American troops in the Middle East or pull them out. Some divisions were on display. Biden defended his vote on the Iraq war, for which he has been criticized for recently . Sanders contrasted himself with Biden.