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Rescue dog hailed a hero after finding Taiwan quake survivors

Rescue dog hailed a hero after finding Taiwan quake survivors

Agencies reported that the dog discovered one survivor who had been trapped in the rubble for 15 hours, and another person who subsequently died.

Taiwan rescuers scour tilting buildings after quake kills 7

Taiwan rescuers scour tilting buildings after quake kills 7

Rescue workers pulled survivors and bodies from buildings tilting precariously in the Taiwanese city of Hualien on Wednesday after an overnight earthquake killed at least seven people and injured more than 250.

20 dead as search for California mudslide survivors grinds on

20 dead as search for California mudslide survivors grinds on

Another 900 emergency personnel arrived this weekend to join the relief effort conducted by more than 2,100 personnel from local, state and federal agencies.

Cambodia marks 39 years since fall of 'killing fields' regime

Cambodia marks 39 years since fall of 'killing fields' regime

Thousands of Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge on Sunday marked 39 years since the fall of the brutal regime that killed an estimated 1.7 million people.

Argentina formally ends search for sub survivors

Argentina formally ends search for sub survivors

Argentina's navy on Thursday formally ended its search for survivors from the San Juan submarine, two weeks after the vessel went missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew aboard.

Iran ends quake rescue operations as hungry survivors battle the cold

Iran ends quake rescue operations as hungry survivors battle the cold

Rescue operations have ended in areas of Iran hit by a powerful weekend earthquake that killed at least 450 people and injured thousands, state television reported on Tuesday ...

Hopes fade for 8 Russians missing in Arctic helicopter accident

Hopes fade for 8 Russians missing in Arctic helicopter accident

Hopes of finding survivors from a Russian helicopter which disappeared off the coast of the Arctic Svalbard archipelago faded on Friday as Norwegian rescuers searched in vain for a second day in ice-cold waters.

Hopes fade in Mexico City quake rescue operations

Hopes fade in Mexico City quake rescue operations

Foreign teams from Japan, the US and elsewhere were working with dogs and hi-tech gear to try to detect signs of life under the rubble.

Race to rescue survivors from ruins of Mexico quake

Race to rescue survivors from ruins of Mexico quake

Police, soldiers and emergency workers raced to rescue survivors from the ruins of Mexico's most powerful earthquake in a century, which killed at least 61 people, as storm Katia menaced the country's east Saturday.

21 killed as old Mumbai building collapses after rains

21 killed as old Mumbai building collapses after rains

Rescuers were searching for survivors at the site of the collapsed five-storey building, believed to be about 100 years old, in the busy Bhendi Bazar market area.

27 injured as building collapses in Sri Lanka's capital

27 injured as building collapses in Sri Lanka's capital

At least 27 people were injured after a five-storey building collapsed in Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Thursday and police and the army were looking for survivors.

11 migrants dead, 200 missing in Mediterranean sinkings

11 migrants dead, 200 missing in Mediterranean sinkings

Eleven migrants have died and nearly 200 are missing after two boats sank off the coast of Libya, UN agencies said on Monday citing survivors, in the latest such tragedy.