Rescue operations continued late on Thursday in the Iranian capital Tehran following the collapse of a shopping centre which had caught fire.
Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str
Impossible to reach by car, emergency workers have been trying to access the Hotel Rigopiano by alternative methods.
Heavy snowfall is hampering rescue operations in regions of central Italy affected by Wednesday's earthquakes. Lazio, Marche and Abruzzo were shaken by a wave of strong tremors on Wednesday.
Four people have died and up to 25 are missing after an avalanche struck the Hotel Rigopiano in central Italy.
An Australian mother and her three sons who had been missing for a day from a Japanese ski resort have been rescued.
Twenty people have been rescued after they were left dangling for almost two hours at the top of a roller coaster in Australia.
The search has resumed for 17 people reported missing after a ferry fire off the coast of Indonesia. At least five ships and a number of smaller craft have been deployed in the search, according to of
A fire on board a ferry in Indonesia has killed at least 23 people.
The Italian Coast Guard rescued 192 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday (11/12), also recovering six bodies during the operation.
As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…
A group of man splash water on a dolphin after it became beached on Itacoatiara beach in Niteroi.
Figures from the International Organisation for Migration suggest there was a big surge in migrant arrivals in Italy between the 14th and the 20th of November.
Seismologists are still recording hundreds of aftershocks. An estimated 2,000 have rattled the region since the initial tremor shook shortly after midnight on Sunday.
Farmer Derrick to the rescue! Three cows stranded in New Zealand after Monday's earthquake have been rescued by their owner.
Almost 700 migrants were taken to the Italian port town of Augusta on Monday (November 7) after being rescued at sea by Italian and Spanish ships.
A video released by Italian firefighters on Tuesday (1 November) shows statues, paintings and a crucifix being salvaged from a cathedral in the town of Norcia, following a…
Farmers in central Italy have been trying to find their herds after Sunday's quake and worry about a lack of winter shelter.
Thousands of people are in temporary accommodation after the fiercest quake in over a quarter of a century hit the central region at the weekend.
Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) on Tuesday rescued 342 migrants, including women and children, who were trying to reach Italy.
Italian researchers are developing a humanoid robot to replace humans in search and rescue operations following disasters.
They were picked up off one large boat, three smaller ones and 20 rubber vessels.