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Third crewman from cattle ship rescued on lifeboat off Japan

Third crewman from cattle ship rescued on lifeboat off Japan

A third crewman from a cargo ship that capsized this week off the coast of Japan with more than 40 crew and some 6,000 cattle on board was found alive on Friday after he was spotted by a search plane ...

Over 120 migrants rescued by NGO ships disembark in Italy

Over 120 migrants rescued by NGO ships disembark in Italy

Two charity vessels brought on Wednesday a total of 121 migrants rescued from the central Mediterranean to two ports in Sicily, Italy.

Seven people drown, 12 rescued as Greece grapples with migrant influx

Seven people drown, 12 rescued as Greece grapples with migrant influx

Six migrants, including a baby, drowned in the Aegean Sea on Friday when a dinghy carrying them sank off the Greek island of Chios, state broadcaster ERT reported, citing Greece's coastguard.

More than 80 migrants rescued off Italy's Lampedusa

More than 80 migrants rescued off Italy's Lampedusa

Eighty-seven migrants in a wooden boat have been rescued off the Italian island of Lampedusa and are due to arrive in Malta on Wednesday, officials said.

Qatar Airways flies 12 Thai boys rescued from cave to UK for ‘Pride of Britain’ Awards Ceremony

Qatar Airways flies 12 Thai boys rescued from cave to UK for ‘Pride of Britain’ Awards Ceremony

‎In recognition of a truly inspirational story of strength and survival, Qatar Airways flew the Wild Boars football team, consisting of the 12 Thai children and their coach who were trapped inside a cave in Thailand ...

Four boys saved, the rest wait for rescue to resume Monday

Four boys saved, the rest wait for rescue to resume Monday

Four of 12 Thai schoolboys were rescued from a flooded cave on Sunday in a daring and dangerous operation to save the children and their soccer coach who have been trapped underground for more than two weeks.

Park visitors rescued from bushfire as heatwave strikes Australia

Park visitors rescued from bushfire as heatwave strikes Australia

Holidaymakers trapped by bushfire had to be rescued by boat from a national park south of Australia's largest city of Sydney and 200 people were evacuated by firefighters ...

Drivers rescued after being trapped overnight by snowstorm in Spain

Drivers rescued after being trapped overnight by snowstorm in Spain

After hours of being trapped in heavy snow and freezing conditions, the last of travellers stranded overnight in their vehicles on a motorway near Spain’s capital Madrid ...

Four more survivors pulled from Italy avalanche hotel

Four more survivors pulled from Italy avalanche hotel

Emergency workers on Saturday pulled four more survivors from the ruins of an Italian hotel buried under an avalanche three days ago, after the ‘miracle’ rescue of a woman and four children on Friday.

135 are rescued by oil tanker off Libya coast

135 are rescued by oil tanker off Libya coast

Workers on a Libyan oil tanker helped to rescue 135 people from boats in the Mediterranean yesterday

Trapped lensman rescued from 48th floor of burning Dubai hotel

Trapped lensman rescued from 48th floor of burning Dubai hotel

A newspaper photographer who was on a 48th floor of the 63-storey Address Downtown hotel on New Year’s Eve in Dubai to take pictures of the fireworks when the fire erupted said he had spent a harrowing 30 minutes standing on a ledge outside the building, only metres from the raging blaze.