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