Two thirds of Alitalia's workers have voted to reject a management restructuring plan. The loss-making airline is set to run out of cash in weeks.
The Italian Coast Guard has donated two rescue boats to its Libyan counterpart as part of an agreement to fight the trafficking of migrants across the…
Rescue ships took on thousands of survivors from dinghies in deteriorating weather in the Mediterranean between Friday and Sunday.
Migrants struggled to stay afloat in the Mediterranean during a rescue operation by the Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station on Friday (April 14), as thousands were plucked from the sea in a singl
European research project TRADR has allowed scientists and firefighters to use ground robots and drones to assist in post-disaster rehabilitation.
Some 700 migrants were rescued at sea on Wednesday by humanitarian groups operating rescue ships off the coast of Libya, said Italy’s coast guard.
Explosives powerful enough to blow up a house are being used to keep skiers safe from the risk of avalanches.
Rescue teams have begun the desperate search for survivors after an avalanche hit a group of high school students and teachers climbing in central Japan.
A team of firefighters in California are being hailed as heroes after performing mouth-to-muzzle resuscitation on a much-loved dog to bring it back from the dead.
Dozens of tourists had to be evacuated on Thursday morning after a malfunctioning cable-car system forced them to spend the night stranded 3,500 metres up Mount Teide on…
A rescued sperm whale, which was trapped in fishing nets in Shenzhen City, south China, is now awaiting further help to be guided back to deeper seas.
It was feared many people had been swept away by an avalanche which struck on a busy blue run near the popular resort in the French Alps. Rescuers now think no was caught up in the emergency.
Rescuers have been continuing the search for possible victims after the collapse of a roof at a hospital in Johannesburg.
NGOs react angrily to suggestions that their efforts to rescue migrants off the Libyan coast are encouraging smugglers
Dramatic images from Peru's Andes after a bus is dragged into a swollen river
Some 70 women and children are among hundreds of migrants brought to the shores of Sicily after being rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday (February…
An Italian coast guard ship, the Spanish humanitarian group Proactiva Open Arms and a Caribbean-registered supply vessel went to the aid of six rubber dinghies and three wooden vessels.
The first funerals for victims killed in the hotel Rigopiano in central Italy, which was destroyed by an avalanche last week, have been held.
Six people have been killed in central Italy after a rescue helicopter crashed.
The mood of rescue workers at the Hotel Rigopiano has been sombre over the weekend.
Rescue workers in Italy are in a race against time to find further survivors following last week's avalanche.
Despite worsening weather conditions, rescue teams in central Italy say they haven’t given up hope of finding more survivors from a hotel which was completely buried by an…
A heat wave and high winds are fueling the flames, which have already scorched 50,000 hectares of land
11 people have now reportedly been pulled alive from the rubble of an Italian hotel which was destroyed by an avalanche.
Buried under snow for two days, four children and a woman have been pulled from the wreckage of a hotel in central Italy flattened by an avalanche.